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
NOGrand PrixDateWinnerTeamLapsTime
11953 Argentine F1 GPJanuary 18Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari9703:01:04.600
21953 Indianapolis 500May 30United States Bill Vukovich
United States Kurtis Kraft20003:53:01.690
31953 Dutch F1 GPJune 7Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari9002:53:35.800
41953 Belgian F1 GPJune 21Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari3602:48:30.300
51953 French F1 GPJuly 5United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Italy Ferrari6002:44:18.600
61953 British F1 GPJuly 18Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari9002:50:00.000
71953 German F1 GPAugust 2Italy Nino Farina
Italy Ferrari1803:02:25.000
81953 Swiss F1 GPAugust 23Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari6503:01:34.400
91953 Italian F1 GPSeptember 13Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio
Italy Maserati8002:49:45.900

1953 Formula 1 Drivers Championship Table

1Italy Alberto Ascari34.5 (46.5)1*1141*81*DNF
2Italy Nino Farina26 (32)DNF2DNF53122
3Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio28 (29.5)DNFDNFDNF2*2241*
4United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn19 (27)44615334
5Italy Luigi Villoresi172DNF*26DNF863
6Argentina José Froilán González13.5 (14.5)33DNF*34*
7United States Bill Vukovich91*
8Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried7547DNF5DNFDNF
9Italy Felice Bonetto6.5DNF3DNF644DNF
10United States Art Cross62
11France Maurice Trintignant4765DNFDNFDNFDNF5
12Argentina Onofre Marimón439DNFDNFDNFDNF
13United States Duane Carter23
14Germany Hermann Lang25
15United States Jack McGrath25
16United States Sam Hanks23
17Argentina Óscar Alfredo Gálvez25
18United States Fred Agabashian1.54
19United States Paul Russo1.54
20Argentina Adolfo Schewelm Cruz0DNF
21United Kingdom Alan Brown09DNFDNF12
22Switzerland Albert Scherrer09
23Belgium André Pilette011
24United States Andy Linden016
25Belgium Arthur Legat0DNF
26United States Bill Holland015
27United Kingdom Bob Gerard011
28United States Bob Scott012
29United States Bob Sweikert020
30United States Cal Niday030
31United States Carl Scarborough012
32Argentina Carlos Menditeguy0DNF
33Brazil Chico Landi0DNFDNF
34United States Chuck Stevenson09
35United States Don Freeland027
36United States Duke Dinsmore016
37United States Duke Nalon011
38United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton0DNF
39United States Eddie Johnson07
40Germany Edgar Barth0DNF
41United States Ernie McCoy08
42Germany Ernst Klodwig015
43Germany Ernst Loof0DNF
44Germany Erwin Bauer0DNF
45United States Fred Wacker09
46United States Gene Hartley09
47Belgium Georges Berger0DNF
48Germany Günther Bechem0DNF
49Germany Hans Herrmann09
50Germany Hans Von Stuck0DNF14
51United States Harry Schell07DNF7DNFDNFDNF9
52United Kingdom Ian Stewart0DNF
53United Kingdom Jack Fairman0DNFNC
54United States Jackie Holmes019
55Belgium Jacques Swaters07DNF
56France Jean Behra06DNF10DNFDNFDNF
57United States Jerry Hoyt023
58United States Jim Rathmann07
59United States Jimmy Bryan014
60United States Jimmy Davies010
61United States Jimmy Daywalt06
62United Kingdom Jimmy Stewart0DNF
63United Kingdom John Barber08
64United States John Fitch0DNF
65United States Johnnie Parsons026
66Belgium Johnny Claes0NCDNF12DNFDNF
67United States Johnny Mantz017
68United States Johnny Thomson019
69United Kingdom Ken Wharton0DNFDNF87NC
70United Kingdom Kenneth McAlpine0DNFDNF13NC
71Germany Kurt Adolff0DNF
72United Kingdom Lance Macklin0DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF
73Monaco Louis Chiron01510
74France Louis Rosier07881010DNF16
75Italy Luigi Musso07
76United States Manny Ayulo013
77United States Marshall Teague018
78Switzerland Max de Terra08
79United States Mike Nazaruk021
80Germany Oswald Karch0DNF
81Argentina Pablo Birger0DNF
82United States Pat Flaherty022
83Belgium Paul Frère010DNF
84United Kingdom Peter Collins08DNF13DNF
85Switzerland Peter Hirt0DNF
86United Kingdom Peter Whitehead09
87Italy Piero Carini0DNF
88Thailand Prince Bira0DNF7DNF11
89France Robert Manzon0DNF
90Argentina Roberto Mieres0DNFDNF6
91United States Rodger Ward016
92United Kingdom Rodney Nuckey011
93United Kingdom Roy Salvadori0DNFDNFDNFDNFDNF
94Germany Rudolf Krause014
95Italy Sergio Mantovani07
96United States Spider Webb019
97United Kingdom Stirling Moss09DNF613
98Germany Theo Fitzau0DNF
99Germany Theo Helfrich012
100United States Tony Bettenhausen09
101United Kingdom Tony Crook0DNF
102United Kingdom Tony Rolt0DNF
103Italy Umberto Maglioli08
104United States Walt Faulkner017
105Germany Willi Heeks0DNF
106Germany Wolfgang Seidel016
107France Yves Giraud Cabantous01415
108France Élie Bayol0DNFDNF

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

Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio10130423972529.5
Italy Alberto Ascari9500565314246.5
Italy Luigi Villoresi9021304831317
Italy Nino Farina8131503680332
United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn8102305290027
Italy Felice Bonetto800110404046.5
France Maurice Trintignant800000364044
Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried700000351037
United States Harry Schell700000273040
France Louis Rosier700000335010
Argentina José Froilán González6003303662214.5
Argentina Onofre Marimón600110289044
United Kingdom Lance Macklin600000101060
France Jean Behra600000232040
United Kingdom Ken Wharton500000235030
Belgium Johnny Claes500000159040
United Kingdom Roy Salvadori500000100050
United Kingdom Kenneth McAlpine400000135030
United Kingdom Peter Collins400000196020
United Kingdom Stirling Moss400000208010
United Kingdom Alan Brown400000228020
Thailand Prince Bira400000189020
United States Chuck Stevenson300000345030
Argentina Roberto Mieres300000109020
United States Andy Linden300000287030
United States Duane Carter200110294012
United States Paul Russo200000289011.5
Monaco Louis Chiron200000115000
France Yves Giraud Cabantous200000117000
Germany Hans Von Stuck20000067010
United States Bob Scott200000204010
United States Johnny Thomson200000172020
United States Gene Hartley200000249020
Belgium Jacques Swaters20000017010
United States Jim Rathmann200000377010
Belgium Paul Frère20000031010
United Kingdom Jack Fairman200000115020
France Élie Bayol20000035020
Brazil Chico Landi20000072020
United States Bill Vukovich110011200109
United States Art Cross101010200006
Germany Hermann Lang10000062002
United States Sam Hanks100110200002
Argentina Óscar Alfredo Gálvez10000096002
United States Jack McGrath100000200002
United States Fred Agabashian100000200001.5
Germany Willi Heeks1000008010
United States Don Freeland10000076010
United States Jimmy Bryan100000183000
Italy Luigi Musso10000076000
United States Pat Flaherty100000115010
Argentina Pablo Birger10000021010
Germany Erwin Bauer1000001010
United States Carl Scarborough100000190000
United Kingdom Ian Stewart10000024010
Germany Ernst Klodwig10000015000
United States Spider Webb100000166010
United Kingdom John Barber10000090000
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United Kingdom Rodney Nuckey10000016000
United States Marshall Teague100000169010
Belgium Georges Berger1000003010
United States Ernie McCoy100000200000
United Kingdom Jimmy Stewart10000079010
United States Duke Dinsmore100000177010
United States John Fitch10000014010
United States Jimmy Daywalt100000200000
Switzerland Peter Hirt10000017010
United States Bill Holland100000177010
United States Cal Niday10000030010
Switzerland Max de Terra10000051000
Italy Sergio Mantovani10000076000
Germany Edgar Barth10000012010
United States Jerry Hoyt100000107010
Argentina Adolfo Schewelm Cruz10000020010
United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton10000014010
Germany Wolfgang Seidel10000014000
United States Bob Sweikert100000151010
France Robert Manzon10000067010
Germany Kurt Adolff1000003010
United States Jimmy Davies100000193000
United Kingdom Tony Rolt10000070010
Germany Theo Helfrich10000016000
Belgium Arthur Legat1000000010
United States Johnny Mantz100000176000
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The constructor championship did not exist until 1958.

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