1953 Switzerland Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Bremgarten circuit. Full information

1953 Switzerland Grand Prix poster

1953 Switzerland Grand Prix poster

1953 Switzerland Grand Prix

1953 Switzerland Grand Prix is 31st Formula 1 race. Passed at the Bremgarten circuit. Juan Manuel Fangio won the pole position, Alberto Ascari won this race. This was his 13th victory. Giuseppe Farina and Mike Hawthorn also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 65 laps (473 km).

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

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1953 Switzerland Grand Prix

17th victory for the Ferrari team
13th victory for the Alberto Ascari
17th podium for the Alberto Ascari
15th podium for the Giuseppe Farina
4th podium for the Mike Hawthorn

1953 Switzerland Grand Prix

1953 Switzerland Grand Prix

Ferrari 500 - 1953 Switzerland Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 500 #46 - 1953 Switzerland Grand Prix winner

1953 Switzerland Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alberto Ascari Ferrari 500, #46 9.00  3h 01m 34.40s  ( 156.367 km/h ) 65 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Giuseppe Farina Ferrari 500, #24 6.00  3h 02m 47.33s  ( +1m 12.93s ) 65 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 500, #26 4.00  3h 03m 10.36s  ( +1m 35.96s ) 65 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Felice Bonetto Maserati A6GCM, #32 1.50   52 Officine Alfieri Maserati
4 Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati A6GCM, #32 1.50   12 Officine Alfieri Maserati
5 Hermann Lang Maserati A6GCM, #34 2.00   62 Officine Alfieri Maserati
6 Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 500, #28 0   62 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Ken Wharton Cooper T23, #20 0   62 Privé
8 Max De Terra Ferrari 166, #40 0   51 Ecurie Espadon
9 Albert Scherrer HWM 53, #18 0   49 HW Motors
ab Chico Landi Maserati A6GCM, #4 0  Gearbox 54 Escuderia Bandeirantes
ab Emmanuel De Graffenried Maserati A6GCM, #42 0  Distributor 49 Privé
ab Onofre Marimon Maserati A6GCM, #36 0  Oil line 46 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Maurice Trintignant Gordini T16, #8 0  Transmission 43 Equipe Gordini
ab Jean Behra Gordini T16, #6 0  Oil pressure 37 Equipe Gordini
ab Lance Macklin HWM 53, #16 0  Valve 29 HW Motors
ab Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati A6GCM, #30 0  Valve 17 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Peter Hirt Ferrari 500, #38 0  Oil leak 17 Ecurie Espadon
ab Felice Bonetto Maserati A6GCM, #30 0   12 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Paul Frere HWM 53, #14 0  Connecting rod 1 HW Motors
ab Jacques Swaters Ferrari 500, #2 0  Collision 0 Ecurie Francorchamps
ab Louis Rosier Ferrari 500, #10 0  Collision 0 Ecurie Rosier
np Louis Chiron OSCA 20, #12 0     Privé
np Elie Bayol OSCA 20, #22 0     Privé
np Fred Wacker Gordini T16, #44 0  Accident   Equipe Gordini

Qualifying Results for the 1953 Switzerland Grand Prix on the Bremgarten circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati A6GCM, #32 2'40''1 Officine Alfieri Maserati
2 Alberto Ascari Ferrari 500, #46 2'40''7 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Giuseppe Farina Ferrari 500, #24 2'42''6 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Maurice Trintignant Gordini T16, #8 2'43''8 Equipe Gordini
5 Onofre Marimon Maserati A6GCM, #36 2'44''5 Officine Alfieri Maserati
6 Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 500, #28 2'44''6 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 500, #26 2'48''1 Scuderia Ferrari
8 Emmanuel De Graffenried Maserati A6GCM, #42 2'49''9 Privé
9 Ken Wharton Cooper T23, #20 2'51''5 Privé
10 Felice Bonetto Maserati A6GCM, #30 2'52''0 Officine Alfieri Maserati
11 Hermann Lang Maserati A6GCM, #34 2'54''8 Officine Alfieri Maserati
12 Jean Behra Gordini T16, #6 2'55''0 Equipe Gordini
13 Jacques Swaters Ferrari 500, #2 2'55''1 Ecurie Francorchamps
14 Louis Rosier Ferrari 500, #10 2'55''4 Ecurie Rosier
15 Lance Macklin HWM 53, #16 2'57''1 HW Motors
16 Paul Frere HWM 53, #14 2'57''9 HW Motors
17 Peter Hirt Ferrari 500, #38 3'01''5 Ecurie Espadon
18 Albert Scherrer HWM 53, #18 3'07''4 HW Motors
19 Max De Terra Ferrari 166, #40 3'21''1 Ecurie Espadon
20 Chico Landi Maserati A6GCM, #4 3'29''1 Escuderia Bandeirantes
21 Louis Chiron OSCA 20, #12 - Privé
22 Elie Bayol OSCA 20, #22 - Privé
23 Fred Wacker Gordini T16, #44 - Equipe Gordini
0 Felice Bonetto Maserati A6GCM, #32 0 Officine Alfieri Maserati
0 Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati A6GCM, #30 0 Officine Alfieri Maserati

List of all cars for the 1953 Switzerland Grand Prix on the Bremgarten circuit

Ferrari 166

Ferrari 125 V12 1.5

Gordini T16

Gordini 20 L6 2.0

Maserati A6GCM

Maserati A6 L6 2.0

HWM 53

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Ferrari 500

Ferrari 500 L4 2.0

OSCA 20

OSCA 2000 L6 2.0

Cooper T23

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0