1953 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1953 Britain Grand Prix poster

1953 Britain Grand Prix poster

1953 Britain Grand Prix

1953 Britain Grand Prix is 29th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. Alberto Ascari won the pole position and this race. This was his 12th victory. Juan Manuel Fangio and Giuseppe Farina also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 90 laps (424 km).

Previous race: 1953 France Grand Prix
Next race: 1953 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1953 Britain Grand Prix

15th victory for the Ferrari team
12th victory for the Alberto Ascari
16th podium for the Alberto Ascari
10th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
13th podium for the Giuseppe Farina

Alberto Ascari - Winner of the 1953 Britain Grand Prix

Alberto Ascari - Winner of the 1953 Britain Grand Prix

1953 Britain Grand Prix

1953 Britain Grand Prix

Ferrari 500 - 1953 Britain Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 500 - 1953 Britain Grand Prix winner

1953 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alberto Ascari 8.50  2h 50m 00s  ( 149.644 km/h ) 90 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Juan Manuel Fangio 6.00  2h 51m 00s  ( +1m 00.000s ) 90 Officine Alfieri Maserati
3 Giuseppe Farina 4.00   88 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Jose-Froilan Gonzalez 3.50   88 Officine Alfieri Maserati
5 Mike Hawthorn 2.00   87 Scuderia Ferrari
6 Felice Bonetto 0   82 Officine Alfieri Maserati
7 Prince Bira 0   82 Connaught Engineering
8 Ken Wharton 0   80 Cooper Car Company
9 Peter Whitehead 0   79 Atlantic Stable
10 Louis Rosier 0   78 Ecurie Rosier
ab Jimmy Stewart 0  Accident 79 Ecurie Ecosse
ab Tony Rolt 0  Transmission 71 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Luigi Villoresi 0  Transmission 65 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Onofre Marimon 0  Engine 65 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Peter Collins 0  Accident 56 HW Motors
ab Alan Brown 0  Radiator 56 RJ Chase
ab Jack Fairman 0  Clutch 54 HW Motors
ab Roy Salvadori 0  Suspension 50 Connaught Engineering
ab Emmanuel De Graffenried 0  Clutch 34 Privé
ab Lance Macklin 0  Clutch 31 HW Motors
ab Jean Behra 0  Fuel pump 30 Equipe Gordini
ab Ian Stewart 0  Engine 24 Ecurie Ecosse
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Transmission 15 Equipe Gordini
ab Duncan Hamilton 0  Clutch 14 HW Motors
ab Bob Gerard 0  Suspension 8 Bob Gerard
ab Harry Schell 0  Magneto 5 Equipe Gordini
ab Ken Mcalpine 0  Water pipe 0 Connaught Engineering
f Stirling Moss 0  Not present   Cooper Car Company
ab Tony Crook 0  Fuel injection 0 Privé
np Louis Chiron 0     Privé

List of all cars for the 1953 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Cooper T20

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

OSCA 20

OSCA 2000 L6 2.0

HWM 53

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Cooper T23

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

Maserati A6GCM

Maserati A6 L6 2.0

Cooper T24

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Gordini T16

Gordini 20 L6 2.0

Ferrari 500

Ferrari 500 L4 2.0

Cooper Special

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Connaught A

Lea Francis L4 2.0