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
Race Date Winning Driver Team Laps Time
Argentine Grand Prix January 18 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 97 03:01:04.600
Indianapolis 500 May 30 United States Bill Vukovich
United States Kurtis Kraft 200 03:53:01.690
Dutch Grand Prix June 7 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 90 02:53:35.800
Belgian Grand Prix June 21 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 36 02:48:30.300
French Grand Prix July 5 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Italy Ferrari 60 02:44:18.600
British Grand Prix July 18 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 90 02:50:00.000
German Grand Prix August 2 Italy Nino Farina
Italy Ferrari 18 03:02:25.000
Swiss Grand Prix August 23 Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari 65 03:01:34.400
Italian Grand Prix September 13 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio
Italy Maserati 80 02:49:45.900

1953 Formula 1 Drivers Championship Table

PosDriverARGINDYDUTBELFREBRIGERSWIITAPts
1Italy Alberto Ascari1* 1141*81*DNF34.5 (46.5)
2Argentina Juan Manuel FangioDNF DNFDNF2*2241*28 (29.5)
3Italy Nino FarinaDNF 2DNF5312226 (32)
4United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn4 461533419 (27)
5Italy Luigi Villoresi2 DNF*26DNF86317
6Argentina José Froilán González3 3DNF*34*   13.5 (14.5)
7United States Bill Vukovich 1*       9
8Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried  547DNF5DNFDNF7
9Italy Felice BonettoDNF 3 DNF644DNF6.5
10United States Art Cross 2       6
11France Maurice Trintignant7 65DNFDNFDNFDNF54
12Argentina Onofre Marimón   39DNFDNFDNFDNF4
13United States Duane Carter 3       2
14Germany Hermann Lang       5 2
15United States Jack McGrath 5       2
16United States Sam Hanks 3       2
17Argentina Óscar Alfredo Gálvez5        2
18United States Fred Agabashian 4       1.5
19United States Paul Russo 4       1.5
20France Élie Bayol    DNF   DNF0
21Monaco Louis Chiron    15   100
22United Kingdom Kenneth McAlpine  DNF  DNF13 NC0
23Argentina Pablo BirgerDNF        0
24Germany Oswald Karch      DNF  0
25Germany Kurt Adolff      DNF  0
26United Kingdom Lance Macklin  DNFDNFDNFDNF DNFDNF0
27Germany Wolfgang Seidel      16  0
28United States Manny Ayulo 13       0
29United States Mike Nazaruk 21       0
30France Yves Giraud Cabantous    14   150
31Switzerland Max de Terra       8 0
32France Louis Rosier  7881010DNF160
33United States Marshall Teague 18       0
34Italy Luigi Musso        70
35United States Pat Flaherty 22       0
36United States Walt Faulkner 17       0
37Belgium Paul Frère   10   DNF 0
38Italy Sergio Mantovani        70
39Germany Willi Heeks      DNF  0
40United Kingdom Tony Rolt     DNF   0
41United Kingdom Tony Crook     DNF   0
42United States Tony Bettenhausen 9       0
43Germany Theo Helfrich      12  0
44Germany Theo Fitzau      DNF  0
45United Kingdom Stirling Moss  9 DNF 6 130
46United States Spider Webb 19       0
47Germany Rudolf Krause      14  0
48United Kingdom Peter Collins  8DNF13DNF   0
49United Kingdom Roy Salvadori  DNF DNFDNFDNF DNF0
50United Kingdom Rodney Nuckey      11  0
51United States Rodger Ward 16       0
52Argentina Roberto Mieres  DNF DNF   60
53France Robert ManzonDNF        0
54Thailand Prince Bira    DNF7DNF 110
55Italy Piero Carini        DNF0
56United Kingdom Peter Whitehead     9   0
57Italy Umberto Maglioli        80
58Switzerland Peter Hirt       DNF 0
59Argentina Adolfo Schewelm CruzDNF        0
60United Kingdom Ken Wharton  DNF DNF8 7NC0
61Brazil Chico Landi       DNFDNF0
62Germany Ernst Klodwig      15  0
63United States Ernie McCoy 8       0
64Germany Edgar Barth      DNF  0
65United States Eddie Johnson 7       0
66United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton     DNF   0
67United States Duke Nalon 11       0
68United States Duke Dinsmore 16       0
69United States Don Freeland 27       0
70United States Chuck Stevenson 9       0
71Argentina Carlos MenditeguyDNF        0
72Germany Erwin Bauer      DNF  0
73United States Carl Scarborough 12       0
74United States Cal Niday 30       0
75United States Bob Sweikert 20       0
76United States Bob Scott 12       0
77United Kingdom Bob Gerard    11    0
78United States Bill Holland 15       0
79Belgium Arthur Legat   DNF     0
80United States Andy Linden 16       0
81Belgium André Pilette   11     0
82Switzerland Albert Scherrer       9 0
83Germany Ernst Loof      DNF  0
84United States Fred Wacker   9     0
85United States Johnny Thomson 19       0
86United States Jim Rathmann 7       0
87United States Johnny Mantz 17       0
88United Kingdom Alan Brown9    DNFDNF 120
89United States Johnnie Parsons 26       0
90United States John Fitch        DNF0
91United Kingdom John Barber8        0
92United Kingdom Jimmy Stewart     DNF   0
93United States Jimmy Daywalt 6       0
94United States Jimmy Davies 10       0
95United States Jimmy Bryan 14       0
96United States Jerry Hoyt 23       0
97United States Gene Hartley 9       0
98France Jean Behra6  DNF10DNFDNFDNF 0
99Belgium Jacques Swaters      7DNF 0
100United States Jackie Holmes 19       0
101United Kingdom Jack Fairman     DNF  NC0
102United Kingdom Ian Stewart     DNF   0
103United States Harry Schell7 DNF7DNFDNFDNF 90
104Germany Hans Von Stuck      DNF 140
105Germany Hans Herrmann      9  0
106Germany Günther Bechem      DNF  0
107Belgium Georges Berger   DNF     0
108Belgium Johnny Claes  NCDNF12 DNF DNF0

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

The constructor championship did not exist until 1958.

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