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1955 Daily Telegraph Trophy
1955 British GP
1954 Italian GP

1955 Italian GP

1955 International Gold Cup
1956 Argentine GP
1956 Italian GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 11 September 1955
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 50 laps
Race21 of 24
Championship race48
Circuit
Laps50
Circuit Perimeter10000 m
Race Distance10000 × 50 = 500.000 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries23
Qualifiers23
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
Jean Lucas (Driver),
Luigi Piotti (Driver),
Arzani-Volpini (Car Manufacturer),
Arzani-Volpini Special (Car Model),
   Ferrari D50 (Car Model),
Gordini T32 (Car Model),
Scuderia Volpini (Entrant),
Monza (10000 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 38 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 40 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Englebert - 25th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Maserati - 200th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Officine Alfieri Maserati - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Highest Race Win RatioMercedes (23.08%),
2. Most 5th Place Finishes in a SeasonMaserati (5),
3. Most 7th Place Finishes in a SeasonMaserati (5),
4. Most Race Entries Juan Manuel Fangio (35)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (73),
2. Most RetirementsMaserati (122),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (100),
4. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (24),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio (29),
6. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (17),
7. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (23),
8. Most 5th Place FinishesMaserati (15),
9. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (14),
10. Most 7th Place FinishesMaserati (14),
11. Most 8th Place FinishesFerrari (12),
12. Most 9th Place FinishesMaserati (10),
13. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (28),
14. Most Race EntriesMaserati (219),
15. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (18),
16. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (17),
17. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (18),
18. Most 7th Place QualificationsMaserati (12),
19. Most 10th Place QualificationsMaserati (11),
20. Most 11th Place QualificationsMaserati (12),
21. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (15),
22. Most 20th Place QualificationsMaserati (8),
23. Most 21st Place QualificationsMaserati (8)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 40 
2  Stirling Moss 23 
3  Eugenio Castellotti 12 
up
4  Maurice Trintignant 11.3 
down
5  Nino Farina 10.3 
down
6  Piero Taruffi 9 
up
7  Bob Sweikert 8 
down
8  Roberto Mières 7 
down
9  Luigi Musso 6 
down
10  Jean Behra 6 
up
11  Karl Kling 5 
down
12  Jimmy Davies 4 
down
13  Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
  Paul Frère 3 
down
  Johnny Thomson 3 
down
  Paul Russo 3 
down
17  Carlos Menditéguy 2 
up
  Luigi Villoresi 2 
  José Froilan González 2 
  Cesare Perdisa 2 
21  Umberto Maglioli 1.3 
down
22  Walt Faulkner 1 
down
  Bill Homeier 1 
down
  Hans Herrmann 1 
down
  Bill Vukovich 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 18Car 18Car 16
EntrantDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AG
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Stirling Moss
CarMercedes W196Mercedes W196Mercedes W196
EngineMercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8
Time2:25'04.42'46.52'46.9
Speed206.792 km/h216.216 km/h215.698 km/h


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