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1956 Naples GP
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1956 Monaco GP

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

Details
DateSunday 13 May 1956
Start time14:00
EventMonaco GP
CircuitMonte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 100 laps
Race8 of 24
Championship race50
Circuit
Laps100
Circuit Perimeter3145 m
Race Distance3145 × 100 = 314.500 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries18
Qualifiers17
Finishers8
Championship Debutants
Giorgio Scarlatti (Driver),
Tony Brooks (Driver),
BRM P25 (Car Model),
   Vanwall 56 (Car Model),
Giorgio Scarlatti (Entrant),
Scuderia Centro Sud (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 28 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 36 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Eugenio Castellotti - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Gordini - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 20th Pole Position (Driver)
Peter Collins - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Robert Manzon - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Stirling Moss - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Vandervell Products - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Vanwall - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Vanwall - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 11th Place Qualifications Robert Manzon (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (107),
2. Most RetirementsMaserati (127),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (77),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio (32),
5. Most Retirements Maurice Trintignant (20),
6. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (26),
7. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (32),
8. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (18),
9. Most 7th Place FinishesMaserati (15),
10. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (14.55%),
11. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (18),
12. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (18),
13. Most Race EntriesMaserati (233),
14. Most Race Entries Juan Manuel Fangio (37),
15. Most PolesFerrari (21),
16. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (20),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (21),
18. Most 7th Place QualificationsMaserati (14),
19. Most 13th Place QualificationsMaserati (13),
20. Most 13th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (7),
21. Most 18th Place QualificationsMaserati (8)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 10.5 
up
2  Jean Behra 10 
down
3  Stirling Moss 8 
up
4  Luigi Musso 5 
down
5  Peter Collins 4 
up
  Mike Hawthorn 4 
down
7  Olivier Gendebien 2 
down
  Hermano da Silva Ramos 2 
up
9  Eugenio Castellotti 1.5 
down
10  Gerino Gerini 1.5 
down
  Chico Landi 1.5 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 28Car 20Car 26
EntrantOfficine Alfieri MaseratiScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
Driver Stirling Moss Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
CarMaserati 250FFerrari D50Ferrari D50
EngineMaserati 2.5 L6Ferrari 2.5 V8Ferrari 2.5 V8
Time3:00'32.91'44.01'44.4
Speed104.515 km/h108.865 km/h108.448 km/h


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