1953 Belgium Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Full information

1953 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1953 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1953 Belgium Grand Prix

1953 Belgium Grand Prix is 27th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Juan Manuel Fangio won the pole position, Alberto Ascari won this race. This was his 11th victory. Luigi Villoresi and Onofre Marimon also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 36 laps (508 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1953 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1953 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1953 Belgium Grand Prix

13th victory for the Ferrari team
11th victory for the Alberto Ascari
15th podium for the Alberto Ascari
7th podium for the Luigi Villoresi
1st podium for the Onofre Marimon

1953 Belgium Grand Prix

1953 Belgium Grand Prix

Ferrari 500 - 1953 Belgium Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 500 - 1953 Belgium Grand Prix winner

1953 Belgium Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alberto Ascari 8.00  2h 48m 30.3s  ( 180.999 km/h ) 36 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Luigi Villoresi 6.00  2h 51m 18.5s  ( +2m 48.2s ) 36 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Onofre Marimon 4.00   35 Officine Alfieri Maserati
4 Emmanuel De Graffenried 3.00   35 Privé
5 Maurice Trintignant 2.00   35 Equipe Gordini
6 Mike Hawthorn 0   35 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Harry Schell 0   33 Equipe Gordini
8 Louis Rosier 0   33 Ecurie Rosier
9 Fred Wacker 0   32 Equipe Gordini
10 Paul Frere 0   30 HW Motors
11 André Pilette 0   29 Ecurie Belge
ab Juan Manuel Fangio 0   22 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Lance Macklin 0  Engine 19 HW Motors
ab Giuseppe Farina 0  Engine 16 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Juan Manuel Fangio 0  Engine 13 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Johnny Claes 0   13 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Jose-Froilan Gonzalez 1.00  Throttle 11 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Jean Behra 0  Cylinder head gasket 9 Equipe Gordini
ab Peter Collins 0  Clutch 4 HW Motors
ab Georges Berger 0  Engine 3 Privé
ab Arthur Legat 0  Transmission 0 Privé
np Jacques Swaters 0     Ecurie Francorchamps
np Charles De Tornaco 0     Ecurie Francorchamps

List of all cars for the 1953 Belgium Grand Prix on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit

Simca Gordini T15

Gordini 1500 L4 1.5

Gordini T16

Gordini 20 L6 2.0

Veritas Meteor

Veritas L6 2.0

Ferrari 500

Ferrari 500 L4 2.0

HWM 53

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Maserati A6GCM

Maserati A6 L6 2.0

Connaught A

Lea Francis L4 2.0