1954 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Points Graph
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Participations Matrix
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
o  Line-Up
o  Calendar

o  Drivers
o  Teams
o  Cars
o  Engines
o  Tyres
o  Lubricants
o  Entrants
o  Designers
o  Car Numbers
o  Sponsors
o  Events
o  Circuits

o  Drivers' Championships
o  Constructors' Championships
o  Race Results
o  All-Time Calendar

o  Data Search

o  Acknowledgments
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1954 Belgian GP
1953 ACF GP

1954 ACF GP

1954 Rouen GP
1954 British GP
1956 ACF GP
 XLI  Grand Prix de l'ACF

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

DateSunday 4 July 1954
Start time14:00
Event ACF GP
Circuit Reims
Event FormatRace of 61 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#4 of 9 in 1954
#36 (of all time)
Circuit Perimeter8302 m
Race Distance8302 × 61 = 506.422 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
WeatherOvercast, Wet
Karl Kling (Driver),
Mercedes (Car Manufacturer),
Mercedes (Engine Manufacturer),
Continental (Tyre Manufacturer),
   Mercedes W196 (Car Model),
Daimler Benz AG (Entrant),
Owen Racing Organisation (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 18 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Continental – 1st Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Continental – 1st Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Continental – 1st Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Daimler Benz AG – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Daimler Benz AG – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Daimler Benz AG – 1st Win (Entrant)
Mercedes – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Mercedes – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Mercedes – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
 Hans Herrmann – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Mercedes – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Mercedes – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Mercedes – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Highest Race Win Ratio Mercedes (33.33%),
2. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Mercedes (33.33%),
3. Most 10th Place Qualifications Maserati (6),
4. Most 11th Place Qualifications Maserati (8)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (54),
2. Most Retirements Maserati (76),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (75),
4. Most Retirements Maurice Trintignant (14),
5. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (15),
6. Most 5th Place Finishes Maserati (8),
7. Most Race Entries Ferrari (159),
8. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (14),
9. Most 13th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (5),
10. Most 16th Place Qualifications Maserati (10)

World Championship standings
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 25 
2  Maurice Trintignant 9 
3  Bill Vukovich 8 
4  José Froilan González 6.5 
5  Karl Kling 6 
  Jimmy Bryan 6 
  Nino Farina 6 
8  Jack McGrath 5 up
9  Robert Manzon 4 
  Stirling Moss 4 up
11  Prince Bira 3 
12  Luigi Villoresi 2 
  Élie Bayol 2 up
  Mike Nazaruk 2 up
  André Pilette 2 up
16  Mike Hawthorn 1.5 up
  Duane Carter 1.5 up
  Troy Ruttman 1.5 up
19  Hans Herrmann 1 
1  Maserati / Maserati 19 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 16 
3  Mercedes / Mercedes 8 
4  Gordini / Gordini 4 up

 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 18Car 18Car 22
EntrantDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AG
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Hans Herrmann
Car Mercedes W196 Mercedes W196 Mercedes W196
EngineMercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8
Speed186.644 km/h200.048 km/h195.469 km/h