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1955 Dutch GP
1954 British GP

1955 British GP

1955 London Trophy
1955 Italian GP
1956 British GP
 VIII  RAC British Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSaturday 16 July 1955
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitAintree
Event FormatRace of 90 laps
Race16 of 24
Championship race47
Circuit
Laps90
Circuit Perimeter4828 m
Race Distance4828 × 90 = 434.520 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
Jack Brabham (Driver),
Mike Sparken (Driver),
Connaught B (Car Model),
   Cooper T40 (Car Model),
Aintree (Circuit)
MilestonesEnglebert - 20th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Luigi Musso - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Stirling Moss - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Stirling Moss - 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (13)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (119),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio (28),
3. Most Retirements Maurice Trintignant (19),
4. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (23),
5. Most 5th Place FinishesMaserati (14),
6. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (27),
7. Most Race EntriesMaserati (212),
8. Most 8th Place QualificationsMaserati (12),
9. Most 9th Place QualificationsMaserati (11),
10. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (14),
11. Most 20th Place QualificationsMaserati (7)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 33 
2  Stirling Moss 22 
3  Maurice Trintignant 11.3 
4  Nino Farina 10.3 
5  Bob Sweikert 8 
6  Eugenio Castellotti 8 
7  Roberto Mières 7 
8  Luigi Musso 6 
9  Karl Kling 5 
up
10  Jimmy Davies 4 
down
11  Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
  Paul Frère 3 
down
  Piero Taruffi 3 
up
  Johnny Thomson 3 
down
  Paul Russo 3 
down
16  Jean Behra 3 
down
17  José Froilan González 2 
down
  Luigi Villoresi 2 
down
  Cesare Perdisa 2 
down
20  Umberto Maglioli 1.3 
down
21  Bill Homeier 1 
down
  Bill Vukovich 1 
down
  Walt Faulkner 1 
down
  Hans Herrmann 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 12Car 12
EntrantDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AG
Driver Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
CarMercedes W196Mercedes W196Mercedes W196
EngineMercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8
Time3:07'21.22'00.42'00.4
Speed139.155 km/h144.359 km/h144.359 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led