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
RaceDateWinnerTeamLapsTime
1953 Argentine F1 GPJanuary 18Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari9703:01:04.600
1953 Indianapolis 500May 30United States Bill Vukovich
United States Kurtis Kraft20003:53:01.690
1953 Dutch F1 GPJune 7Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari9002:53:35.800
1953 Belgian F1 GPJune 21Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari3602:48:30.300
1953 French F1 GPJuly 5United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Italy Ferrari6002:44:18.600
1953 British F1 GPJuly 18Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari9002:50:00.000
1953 German F1 GPAugust 2Italy Nino Farina
Italy Ferrari1803:02:25.000
1953 Swiss F1 GPAugust 23Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Ferrari6503:01:34.400
1953 Italian F1 GPSeptember 13Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio
Italy Maserati8002:49:45.900

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

DriverGP1st2nd3rdPodPoleLapsFLPTS
Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio1013042397229.5
Italy Alberto Ascari950056531446.5
Italy Luigi Villoresi902130483117
Italy Nino Farina813150368032
United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn810230529027
Italy Felice Bonetto80011040406.5
France Maurice Trintignant80000036404
Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried70000035107
France Louis Rosier70000033500
United States Harry Schell70000027300
Argentina José Froilán González600330366214.5
Argentina Onofre Marimón60011028904
France Jean Behra60000023200
United Kingdom Lance Macklin60000010100
Belgium Johnny Claes50000015900
United Kingdom Roy Salvadori50000010000
United Kingdom Ken Wharton50000023500
Thailand Prince Bira40000018900
United Kingdom Kenneth McAlpine40000013500
United Kingdom Peter Collins40000019600
United Kingdom Alan Brown40000022800
United Kingdom Stirling Moss40000020800
United States Andy Linden30000028700
Argentina Roberto Mieres30000010900
United States Chuck Stevenson30000034500
United States Duane Carter20011029402
United States Paul Russo20000028901.5
Monaco Louis Chiron20000011500
United Kingdom Jack Fairman20000011500
United States Gene Hartley20000024900
France Yves Giraud Cabantous20000011700
United States Jim Rathmann20000037700
Brazil Chico Landi2000007200
United States Johnny Thomson20000017200
Belgium Jacques Swaters2000001700
United States Bob Scott20000020400
France Élie Bayol2000003500
Belgium Paul Frère2000003100
Germany Hans Von Stuck2000006700
United States Bill Vukovich11001120019
United States Art Cross10101020006
Germany Hermann Lang1000006202
Argentina Óscar Alfredo Gálvez1000009602
United States Sam Hanks10011020002
United States Jack McGrath10000020002
United States Fred Agabashian10000020001.5
United States Jimmy Daywalt10000020000
United States Pat Flaherty10000011500
Germany Hans Herrmann1000001700
United States Walt Faulkner10000017600
Switzerland Albert Scherrer1000004900
United States Manny Ayulo10000018400
France Robert Manzon1000006700
Germany Kurt Adolff100000300
United States John Fitch1000001400
Italy Luigi Musso1000007600
United States Cal Niday1000003000
Germany Ernst Klodwig1000001500
United States Spider Webb10000016600
United Kingdom Peter Whitehead1000007900
United Kingdom Bob Gerard1000005500
Germany Ernst Loof100000000
United States Duke Nalon10000019100
Belgium Arthur Legat100000000
United Kingdom Ian Stewart1000002400
Germany Edgar Barth1000001200
United States Jerry Hoyt10000010700
United Kingdom Rodney Nuckey1000001600
United States Marshall Teague10000016900
United States Jimmy Bryan10000018300
Argentina Carlos Menditeguy1000002400
Germany Günther Bechem100000200
United States Fred Wacker1000003200
United States Tony Bettenhausen10000019600
Italy Sergio Mantovani1000007600
Germany Wolfgang Seidel1000001400
United States Bob Sweikert10000015100
United Kingdom Jimmy Stewart1000007900
United States Duke Dinsmore10000017700
United States Carl Scarborough10000019000
Italy Piero Carini1000004000
United States Eddie Johnson10000020000
United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton1000001400
Germany Oswald Karch1000001000
United States Johnnie Parsons1000008600
Germany Theo Helfrich1000001600
Switzerland Peter Hirt1000001700
United States Bill Holland10000017700
Argentina Pablo Birger1000002100
Germany Erwin Bauer100000100
Belgium André Pilette1000002900
Italy Umberto Maglioli1000007500
United Kingdom Tony Rolt1000007000
United States Mike Nazaruk10000014600
United States Johnny Mantz10000017600
Switzerland Max de Terra1000005100
United Kingdom John Barber1000009000
Germany Theo Fitzau100000300
United States Ernie McCoy10000020000
United Kingdom Tony Crook100000000
Germany Willi Heeks100000800
United States Don Freeland1000007600
Germany Rudolf Krause1000001600
United States Jackie Holmes10000016600
United States Rodger Ward10000017700
Argentina Adolfo Schewelm Cruz1000002000
United States Jimmy Davies10000019300
Belgium Georges Berger100000300

The constructor championship did not exist until 1958.

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