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1955 Grand Prix of Argentina


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Formula One race number 1 of 7
Sunday, January 16, 1955 at Autodromo Oscar Alfredo Galvez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
96 laps on a 3.912 kilometer road course (375.6 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:00:38.6
Average Speed: 124.745 kph
Pole Time: 103.1 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 89.6 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1955 Formula One results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 32   Juan Manuel Fangio Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L8963:00:38.665
2 112   Jose Froilan Gonzalez Scuderia FerrariFerrari 625 / Ferrari 10696+89.69
3 510   Nino Farina Scuderia FerrariFerrari 625 / Ferrari 10694+2 laps0
4108   Hans Herrmann Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L894+2 laps0
51618   Roberto Mieres Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L691+5 laps2
6 728   Harry Schell Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L688+8 laps0
71822   Luigi Musso Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L683+13 laps0
ret1920   Sergio Mantovani Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L654engine0
ret2026   Clemar Bucci Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L654fuel pressure0
ret1742   Jesus Iglesias Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.5 L638transmission0
ret1414   Maurice Trintignant Scuderia FerrariFerrari 625 / Ferrari 10636engine0
ret1236   Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia LanciaLancia D50 / Lancia 2.5 V835crash0
ret 816   Stirling Moss Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L829fuel system0
ret2130   Alberto Uria Alberto UriaMaserati A6GCM / Maserati 2.5 L622out of fuel0
ret 232   Alberto Ascari Scuderia LanciaLancia D50 / Lancia 2.5 V821crash14
ret1538   Elie Bayol Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.5 L67transmission0
ret 416   Jean Behra Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L62crash0
ret 614   Karl Kling Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L82crash0
ret1134   Luigi Villoresi Scuderia LanciaLancia D50 / Lancia 2.5 V82fuel leak0
ret 940   Pablo Birger Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.5 L61crash0
ret1324   Carlos Menditeguy Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L61crash0

Relief Drivers:
Car #12: Nino Farina (20 laps) ; Maurice Trintignant (16) laps
Car #10: Maurice Trintignant (22 laps) ; Umberto Maglioli (22) laps
Car #8: Karl Kling (30 laps) ; Stirling Moss (34) laps
Car #28: Jean Behra (38 laps)
Car #22: Sergio Mantovani (20 laps) ; Harry Schell (13) laps
Car #20: Jean Behra (14 laps) ; Luigi Musso (10) laps
Car #26: Harry Schell (14 laps) ; Carlos Menditeguy (10) laps
Car #36: Luigi Villoresi (15 laps)

Fastest Lap: 130.039 kph by Juan Manuel Fangio

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Juan Manuel Fangio122
  Alberto Ascari353
  Jose Froilan Gonzalez6105
  Alberto Ascari112111
  Jose Froilan Gonzalez22254
  Juan Manuel Fangio26349
  Harry Schell35406
  Roberto Mieres41422
  Juan Manuel Fangio439654