1953 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Reims circuit. Full information

1953 France Grand Prix poster

1953 France Grand Prix poster

1953 France Grand Prix

1953 France Grand Prix is 28th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Reims circuit. Alberto Ascari won the pole position, Mike Hawthorn won this race. This was his 1st victory. Juan Manuel Fangio and Jose-Froilan Gonzalez also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 60 laps (501 km).

Previous race: 1953 Belgium Grand Prix
Next race: 1953 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1953 France Grand Prix

14th victory for the Ferrari team
1st victory for the Mike Hawthorn
2nd podium for the Mike Hawthorn
9th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
9th podium for the Jose-Froilan Gonzalez

1953 France Grand Prix

1953 France Grand Prix

Ferrari 500 - 1953 France Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 500 - 1953 France Grand Prix winner

1953 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Mike Hawthorn 8.00  2h 44m 18.6s  ( 182.881 km/h ) 60 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Juan Manuel Fangio 7.00  2h 44m 19.6s  ( +01.0s ) 60 Officine Alfieri Maserati
3 Jose-Froilan Gonzalez 4.00  2h 44m 20.0s  ( +01.4s ) 60 Officine Alfieri Maserati
4 Alberto Ascari 3.00  2h 44m 23.2s  ( +04.6s ) 60 Scuderia Ferrari
5 Giuseppe Farina 2.00  2h 45m 26.2s  ( +1m 07.6s ) 60 Scuderia Ferrari
6 Luigi Villoresi 0  2h 45m 34.5s  ( +1m 15.9s ) 60 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Emmanuel De Graffenried 0   58 Privé
8 Louis Rosier 0   56 Ecurie Rosier
9 Onofre Marimon 0   55 Officine Alfieri Maserati
10 Jean Behra 0   55 Equipe Gordini
11 Bob Gerard 0   55 Privé
12 Johnny Claes 0   53 Ecurie Belge
13 Peter Collins 0   52 HW Motors
14 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 0   50 HW Motors
15 Louis Chiron 0   43 Privé
ab Felice Bonetto 0  Engine 42 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Stirling Moss 0  Clutch 38 Cooper Car Company
ab Prince Bira 0  Differential 29 Connaught Engineering
ab Elie Bayol 0  Engine 18 Privé
ab Ken Wharton 0  Engine 17 Privé
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Transmission 14 Equipe Gordini
ab Lance Macklin 0  Clutch 9 HW Motors
ab Harry Schell 0  Connecting rod 4 Equipe Gordini
ab Roberto Mieres 0  Transmission 4 Equipe Gordini
ab Roy Salvadori 0  Ignition 2 Connaught Engineering

List of all cars for the 1953 France Grand Prix on the Reims circuit

HWM 53

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Cooper T23

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

Cooper Special

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Gordini T16

Gordini 20 L6 2.0

Maserati A6GCM

Maserati A6 L6 2.0

OSCA 20

OSCA 2000 L6 2.0

Connaught A

Lea Francis L4 2.0

Ferrari 500

Ferrari 500 L4 2.0