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1953 British Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 6 of 9
Saturday, July 18, 1953 at Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, England
90 laps on a 4.710 kilometer road course (423.9 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:50:00
Average Speed: 149.628 kph
Pole Time: 108 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 60.0 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1953 Formula One results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
ret121   Lance Macklin HW MotorsHWM / Alta 1.531clutch0
71910   Prince Bira Connaught EngineeringConnaught A / Lea Francis 2.0 L482+8 laps0
ret1311   Kenneth McAlpine Connaught EngineeringConnaught A / Lea Francis 2.0 L40split hose0
ret2812   Roy Salvadori Connaught EngineeringConnaught A / Lea Francis 2.0 L450wheel0
ret1014   Tony Rolt Rob Walker Racing TeamConnaught A / Lea Francis 2.0 L470halfshaft0
ret2015   Ian Stewart Ecurie EcosseConnaught A / Lea Francis 2.0 L424ignition0
81116   Ken Wharton Ken WhartonCooper T23 / Bristol 2.0 L680+10 laps0
ret1817   Bob Gerard Bob GerardCooper T23 / Bristol 2.0 L68suspension0
ret1518   Jimmy Stewart Ecurie EcosseCooper T20 / Bristol 2.0 L679spun off0
ret2119   Alan Brown R.J. ChaseCooper T23 / Bristol 2.0 L656overheating0
ret232   Peter Collins HW MotorsHWM / Alta 1.556spun off0
91420   Peter Whitehead Atlantic StableCooper T24 / Alta 1.579+11 laps0
ret2522   Tony Crook Tony CrookCooper T20 / Bristol 2.0 L60fuel system0
2 423   Juan Manuel Fangio Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L690+600
4 224   Jose Froilan Gonzalez Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L688+2 laps0
61625   Felice Bonetto Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L682+8 laps0
ret 726   Onofre Marimon Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L665engine0
dns2927   Louis Chiron Louis ChironOsca 20 / Osca0did not start0
ret 928   Harry Schell Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.0 L65electrical0
ret 829   Maurice Trintignant Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.0 L614axle0
ret173   Duncan Hamilton HW MotorsHWM / Alta 1.514clutch0
ret2230   Jean Behra Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.0 L630fuel pump0
ret2631   Toulo de Graffenried Toulo de GraffenriedMaserati A6SSG / Maserati 2.0 L634clutch0
ret274   Jack Fairman John HeathHWM / Alta 1.554clutch0
1 15   Alberto Ascari Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L4902:50:0090
3 56   Nino Farina Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L488+2 laps0
ret 67   Luigi Villoresi Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L465axle0
5 38   Mike Hawthorn Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L487+3 laps0
10249   Louis Rosier Ecurie RosierFerrari 500 / Ferrari 2.0 L478+12 laps0

Fastest Lap: 154.178 kph by Jose Froilan Gonzalez, Alberto Ascari

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alberto Ascari19090