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1953 Grand Prix of Switzerland


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Formula One race number 8 of 9
Sunday, August 23, 1953 at Bremgarten Circuit, Postfach, Switzerland
65 laps on a 7.280 kilometer road course (473.2 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:01:34.40
Average Speed: 156.372 kph
Pole Time: 160.1 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 71.93 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1953 Formula One results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 246   Alberto Ascari Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L4653:01:34.4052
2 324   Nino Farina Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L465+72.9313
3 726   Mike Hawthorn Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L465+95.960
4 132   Juan Manuel Fangio Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L664+1 lap0
51134   Hermann Lang Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6GCM / Maserati 2.0 L662+3 laps0
6 628   Luigi Villoresi Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L462+3 laps0
7 920   Ken Wharton Ken WhartonCooper T23 / Bristol 2.0 L662+3 laps0
81940   Max de Terra Ecurie EspadonFerrari 166C / Ferrari 10651+14 laps0
91818   Albert Scherrer HW MotorsHWM / Alta 1.549+16 laps0
ret204   Chico Landi Escuderia BandeirantesMaserati A6GCM / Maserati 2.0 L654gearbox0
ret 842   Toulo de Graffenried Toulo de GraffenriedMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L649transmission0
ret 536   Onofre Marimon Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L646engine0
ret 48   Maurice Trintignant Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.0 L643axle0
ret126   Jean Behra Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.0 L637oil pressure0
ret1030   Felice Bonetto Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L629engine0
ret1516   Lance Macklin HW MotorsHWM / Alta 1.529engine0
ret1738   Peter Hirt Ecurie EspadonFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L417engine0
ret1614   Paul Frere HW MotorsHWM / Alta 1.51engine0
ret132   Jacques Swaters Ecurie FrancorchampsFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L40spun off0
ret1410   Louis Rosier Ecurie RosierFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L40spun off0
dns2112   Louis Chiron Louis ChironOsca 20 / Osca0did not start0
dns2244   Fred Wacker Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.0 L60did not start0
dns2322   Elie Bayol Elie BayolOsca 20 / Osca0did not start0

Relief Drivers:
Car #32: Felice Bonetto (52 laps)
Car #30: Juan Manuel Fangio (17 laps)

Fastest Lap: 162.480 kph by Alberto Ascari

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alberto Ascari14040
  Nino Farina415313
  Alberto Ascari546512