1953 F1 Championship Standings

1953 British Grand Prix Highlights

Alberto Ascari driving the Ferrari 500 on Silverstone during the 1953 British F1 GP

See all 1953 F1 results for each race, driver and team.

Alberto Ascari won the 4th Formula One season in history. It was the second time in a row that the Italian driver became world champion.

Ascari was also the first driver to become double champion and the last Italian born F1 champions since.

Don't forget he won this championship while competing against F1's greatest ever drivers: Juan Manuel Fangio.

Here you can find the 1953 F1 teams overview.

 

1953 F1 Championship Overview

1953 F1 World Championship
NO Grand Prix Date Winner Team Laps Time
1 1953 Argentine F1 GP January 18 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 97 03:01:04.600
2 1953 Indianapolis 500 May 30 United States Bill Vukovich
United States Kurtis Kraft 200 03:53:01.690
3 1953 Dutch F1 GP June 7 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 90 02:53:35.800
4 1953 Belgian F1 GP June 21 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 36 02:48:30.300
5 1953 French F1 GP July 5 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Italy Ferrari 60 02:44:18.600
6 1953 British F1 GP July 18 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 90 02:50:00.000
7 1953 German F1 GP August 2 Italy Nino Farina
Italy Ferrari 18 03:02:25.000
8 1953 Swiss F1 GP August 23 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 65 03:01:34.400
9 1953 Italian F1 GP September 13 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio
Italy Maserati 80 02:49:45.900

1953 Formula 1 Drivers Championship Table

PosDriverPtsARGINDYDUTBELFREBRIGERSWIITA
1Italy Alberto Ascari34.5 (46.5)1* 1141*81*DNF
2Italy Nino Farina26 (32)DNF 2DNF53122
3Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio28 (29.5)DNF DNFDNF2*2241*
4United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn19 (27)4 4615334
5Italy Luigi Villoresi172 DNF*26DNF863
6Argentina José Froilán González13.5 (14.5)3 3DNF*34*
7United States Bill Vukovich9 1*
8Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried7 547DNF5DNFDNF
9Italy Felice Bonetto6.5DNF 3 DNF644DNF
10United States Art Cross6 2
11France Maurice Trintignant47 65DNFDNFDNFDNF5
12Argentina Onofre Marimón4 39DNFDNFDNFDNF
13United States Duane Carter2 3
14Germany Hermann Lang2 5
15United States Jack McGrath2 5
16United States Sam Hanks2 3
17Argentina Óscar Alfredo Gálvez25
18United States Fred Agabashian1.5 4
19United States Paul Russo1.5 4
20Switzerland Albert Scherrer0 9
21Belgium André Pilette0 11
22United States Andy Linden0 16
23United States Bill Holland0 15
24United Kingdom Bob Gerard0 11
25United States Bob Scott0 12
26United States Bob Sweikert0 20
27United States Cal Niday0 30
28United States Carl Scarborough0 12
29United States Chuck Stevenson0 9
30United States Don Freeland0 27
31United States Duke Dinsmore0 16
32United States Duke Nalon0 11
33United States Eddie Johnson0 7
34United States Ernie McCoy0 8
35Germany Ernst Klodwig0 15
36United States Fred Wacker0 9
37United States Gene Hartley0 9
38Germany Hans Herrmann0 9
39United States Jackie Holmes0 19
40United States Jerry Hoyt0 23
41United States Jim Rathmann0 7
42United States Jimmy Bryan0 14
43United States Jimmy Davies0 10
44United States Jimmy Daywalt0 6
45United Kingdom John Barber08
46United States Johnnie Parsons0 26
47United States Johnny Mantz0 17
48United States Johnny Thomson0 19
49Monaco Louis Chiron0 15 10
50Italy Luigi Musso0 7
51United States Manny Ayulo0 13
52United States Marshall Teague0 18
53Switzerland Max de Terra0 8
54United States Mike Nazaruk0 21
55United States Pat Flaherty0 22
56United Kingdom Peter Whitehead0 9
57United States Rodger Ward0 16
58United Kingdom Rodney Nuckey0 11
59Germany Rudolf Krause0 14
60Italy Sergio Mantovani0 7
61United States Spider Webb0 19
62Germany Theo Helfrich0 12
63United States Tony Bettenhausen0 9
64Italy Umberto Maglioli0 8
65United States Walt Faulkner0 17
66Germany Wolfgang Seidel0 16
67France Yves Giraud Cabantous0 14 15
68Argentina Adolfo Schewelm Cruz0DNF
69Belgium Arthur Legat0 DNF
70Argentina Carlos Menditeguy0DNF
71United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton0 DNF
72Germany Edgar Barth0 DNF
73Germany Ernst Loof0 DNF
74Germany Erwin Bauer0 DNF
75Belgium Georges Berger0 DNF
76Germany Günther Bechem0 DNF
77Germany Hans Von Stuck0 DNF 14
78United Kingdom Ian Stewart0 DNF
79Belgium Jacques Swaters0 7DNF
80United Kingdom Jimmy Stewart0 DNF
81United States John Fitch0 DNF
82Germany Kurt Adolff0 DNF
83France Louis Rosier0 7881010DNF16
84Germany Oswald Karch0 DNF
85Argentina Pablo Birger0DNF
86Belgium Paul Frère0 10 DNF
87Switzerland Peter Hirt0 DNF
88Italy Piero Carini0 DNF
89France Robert Manzon0DNF
90United Kingdom Stirling Moss0 9 DNF 6 13
91Germany Theo Fitzau0 DNF
92United Kingdom Tony Crook0 DNF
93United Kingdom Tony Rolt0 DNF
94Germany Willi Heeks0 DNF
95United Kingdom Alan Brown09 DNFDNF 12
96Brazil Chico Landi0 DNFDNF
97United Kingdom Jack Fairman0 DNF NC
98United Kingdom Peter Collins0 8DNF13DNF
99Thailand Prince Bira0 DNF7DNF 11
100Argentina Roberto Mieres0 DNF DNF 6
101France Élie Bayol0 DNF DNF
102United Kingdom Ken Wharton0 DNF DNF8 7NC
103United Kingdom Kenneth McAlpine0 DNF DNF13 NC
104United States Harry Schell07 DNF7DNFDNFDNF 9
105France Jean Behra06 DNF10DNFDNFDNF
106Belgium Johnny Claes0 NCDNF12 DNF DNF
107United Kingdom Roy Salvadori0 DNF DNFDNFDNF DNF
108United Kingdom Lance Macklin0 DNFDNFDNFDNF DNFDNF

1953 F1 results distribution of points: 1st = 9, 2nd = 6, 3rd = 4, 4th = 3, 5th = 2, fastest lap=1 point

DNQ = Did Not Qualify, DNS = Did Not Start, Ret = Retired, DSQ = Disqualified, NC = Not Classified

1953 F1 Drivers Statistics Table

Driver GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL RET PTS
Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio 10 1 3 0 4 2 397 2 5 29.5
Italy Alberto Ascari 9 5 0 0 5 6 531 4 2 46.5
Italy Luigi Villoresi 9 0 2 1 3 0 483 1 3 17
Italy Nino Farina 8 1 3 1 5 0 368 0 3 32
United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn 8 1 0 2 3 0 529 0 0 27
Italy Felice Bonetto 8 0 0 1 1 0 404 0 4 6.5
France Maurice Trintignant 8 0 0 0 0 0 364 0 4 4
Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried 7 0 0 0 0 0 351 0 3 7
France Louis Rosier 7 0 0 0 0 0 335 0 1 0
United States Harry Schell 7 0 0 0 0 0 273 0 4 0
Argentina José Froilán González 6 0 0 3 3 0 366 2 2 14.5
Argentina Onofre Marimón 6 0 0 1 1 0 289 0 4 4
France Jean Behra 6 0 0 0 0 0 232 0 4 0
United Kingdom Lance Macklin 6 0 0 0 0 0 101 0 6 0
United Kingdom Ken Wharton 5 0 0 0 0 0 235 0 3 0
Belgium Johnny Claes 5 0 0 0 0 0 159 0 4 0
United Kingdom Roy Salvadori 5 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 5 0
United Kingdom Stirling Moss 4 0 0 0 0 0 208 0 1 0
United Kingdom Alan Brown 4 0 0 0 0 0 228 0 2 0
Thailand Prince Bira 4 0 0 0 0 0 189 0 2 0
United Kingdom Kenneth McAlpine 4 0 0 0 0 0 135 0 3 0
United Kingdom Peter Collins 4 0 0 0 0 0 196 0 2 0
United States Andy Linden 3 0 0 0 0 0 287 0 3 0
United States Chuck Stevenson 3 0 0 0 0 0 345 0 3 0
Argentina Roberto Mieres 3 0 0 0 0 0 109 0 2 0
United States Duane Carter 2 0 0 1 1 0 294 0 1 2
United States Paul Russo 2 0 0 0 0 0 289 0 1 1.5
United States Gene Hartley 2 0 0 0 0 0 249 0 2 0
United States Johnny Thomson 2 0 0 0 0 0 172 0 2 0
Belgium Jacques Swaters 2 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 1 0
United States Jim Rathmann 2 0 0 0 0 0 377 0 1 0
Belgium Paul Frère 2 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 1 0
United Kingdom Jack Fairman 2 0 0 0 0 0 115 0 2 0
France Élie Bayol 2 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 2 0
Brazil Chico Landi 2 0 0 0 0 0 72 0 2 0
Monaco Louis Chiron 2 0 0 0 0 0 115 0 0 0
France Yves Giraud Cabantous 2 0 0 0 0 0 117 0 0 0
United States Bob Scott 2 0 0 0 0 0 204 0 1 0
Germany Hans Von Stuck 2 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 1 0
United States Bill Vukovich 1 1 0 0 1 1 200 1 0 9
United States Art Cross 1 0 1 0 1 0 200 0 0 6
United States Sam Hanks 1 0 0 1 1 0 200 0 0 2
Argentina Óscar Alfredo Gálvez 1 0 0 0 0 0 96 0 0 2
United States Jack McGrath 1 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 2
Germany Hermann Lang 1 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 0 2
United States Fred Agabashian 1 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 1.5
United States Jimmy Davies 1 0 0 0 0 0 193 0 0 0
United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 1 0
Germany Wolfgang Seidel 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0
United States Bob Sweikert 1 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 1 0
France Robert Manzon 1 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 1 0
Germany Kurt Adolff 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
United Kingdom Tony Rolt 1 0 0 0 0 0 70 0 1 0
Germany Theo Helfrich 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0
Belgium Arthur Legat 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
United States Johnny Mantz 1 0 0 0 0 0 176 0 0 0
United States Fred Wacker 1 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0
United States Rodger Ward 1 0 0 0 0 0 177 0 1 0
Italy Piero Carini 1 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 1 0
Switzerland Albert Scherrer 1 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 0 0
United States Manny Ayulo 1 0 0 0 0 0 184 0 1 0
Italy Umberto Maglioli 1 0 0 0 0 0 75 0 0 0
Germany Oswald Karch 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1 0
United States Johnnie Parsons 1 0 0 0 0 0 86 0 1 0
United Kingdom Bob Gerard 1 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 0 0
Germany Ernst Loof 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
United States Duke Nalon 1 0 0 0 0 0 191 0 1 0
United Kingdom Tony Crook 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
United States Mike Nazaruk 1 0 0 0 0 0 146 0 1 0
Argentina Carlos Menditeguy 1 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 1 0
Germany Günther Bechem 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
United States Tony Bettenhausen 1 0 0 0 0 0 196 0 1 0
Germany Rudolf Krause 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0
United States Jackie Holmes 1 0 0 0 0 0 166 0 1 0
United Kingdom Peter Whitehead 1 0 0 0 0 0 79 0 0 0
Germany Hans Herrmann 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0
United States Walt Faulkner 1 0 0 0 0 0 176 0 0 0
Belgium André Pilette 1 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0 0
United States Eddie Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 0
United States Jimmy Bryan 1 0 0 0 0 0 183 0 0 0
Germany Willi Heeks 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 1 0
United States Don Freeland 1 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 1 0
United States Carl Scarborough 1 0 0 0 0 0 190 0 0 0
Italy Luigi Musso 1 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 0 0
United States Pat Flaherty 1 0 0 0 0 0 115 0 1 0
Argentina Pablo Birger 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 1 0
Germany Erwin Bauer 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
United Kingdom Ian Stewart 1 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 1 0
Germany Ernst Klodwig 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0
United States Spider Webb 1 0 0 0 0 0 166 0 1 0
United Kingdom John Barber 1 0 0 0 0 0 90 0 0 0
Germany Theo Fitzau 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
United States Ernie McCoy 1 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 0
United Kingdom Jimmy Stewart 1 0 0 0 0 0 79 0 1 0
United Kingdom Rodney Nuckey 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0
United States Marshall Teague 1 0 0 0 0 0 169 0 1 0
Belgium Georges Berger 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
United States Duke Dinsmore 1 0 0 0 0 0 177 0 1 0
United States John Fitch 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 1 0
United States Jimmy Daywalt 1 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 0
Switzerland Peter Hirt 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 1 0
United States Bill Holland 1 0 0 0 0 0 177 0 1 0
United States Cal Niday 1 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 1 0
Switzerland Max de Terra 1 0 0 0 0 0 51 0 0 0
Italy Sergio Mantovani 1 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 0 0
Germany Edgar Barth 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 1 0
United States Jerry Hoyt 1 0 0 0 0 0 107 0 1 0
Argentina Adolfo Schewelm Cruz 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 1 0

The constructor championship did not exist until 1958.

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