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1956 R.A.C. British Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 6 of 8
Saturday, July 14, 1956 at Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, England
101 laps on a 4.710 kilometer road course (475.710 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:59:47.0
Average speed: 158.778 kph
Pole time: 101 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 Formula One results   /   1956 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 21   Juan Manuel Fangio Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V81012:59:47.0338
2124   Alfonso de Portago Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V8100+1 lap06
3138   Jean Behra Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L699+2 laps04
42121   Jack Fairman Connaught EngineeringConnaught B / Alta 1.598+3 laps03
51431   Horace Gould Gould's Garage (Bristol)Maserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L697+4 laps02
61911   Luigi Villoresi Luigi PiottiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L696+5 laps00
7159   Cesare Perdisa Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L695+6 laps00
82510   Paco Godia Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L694+7 laps00
91815   Robert Manzon Equipe GordiniGordini T32 / Gordini 2.5 L894+7 laps00
10 83   Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V892+9 laps00
112226   Bob Gerard Bob GerardCooper T23 / Bristol 2.0 LG88+13 laps00
12 17   Stirling Moss Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L694axle531
ret 516   Harry Schell Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L487fuel system00
ret1120   Desmond Titterington Connaught EngineeringConnaught B / Alta 1.574engine00
ret1617   Maurice Trintignant Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L474fuel system00
ret2614   Hermano da Silva Ramos Equipe GordiniGordini T32 / Gordini 2.5 L871axle00
ret 42   Peter Collins Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V864oil pressure00
ret 728   Roy Salvadori Gilby Engineering Ltd.Maserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L659fuel system00
ret 924   Tony Brooks Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L439crash00
ret 323   Mike Hawthorn Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L424transmission150
ret2727   Louis Rosier Ecurie RosierMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L623electrical00
ret2029   Bruce Halford Bruce HalfordMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L622engine00
ret2412   Umberto Maglioli Scuderia GuastallaMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L621gearbox00
ret1019   Archie Scott Brown Connaught EngineeringConnaught B / Alta 1.516transmission00
ret2332   Paul Emery Emeryson CarsEmeryson / Alta 1.512ignition00
ret2830   Jack Brabham Jack BrabhamMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L63engine00
ret1725   Ron Flockhart Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L42engine00
ret 618   Jose Froilan Gonzalez Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L40transmission00

Relief Drivers:

Car #4: Peter Collins (30 laps), 3 points)
Car #3: Alfonso de Portago (12 laps)

Fastest Lap: 164.337 kph by Stirling Moss

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mike Hawthorn11515
  Stirling Moss166853
  Juan Manuel Fangio6910133