1955 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Aintree circuit. Full information

1955 Britain Grand Prix poster

1955 Britain Grand Prix poster

1955 Britain Grand Prix

1955 Britain Grand Prix is 47th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Aintree circuit. Stirling Moss won the pole position and this race. This was his 1st victory. Juan Manuel Fangio and Karl Kling also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 90 laps (435 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1955 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1955 Italy Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1955 Britain Grand Prix

8th victory for the Mercedes team
1st victory for the Stirling Moss
4th podium for the Stirling Moss
23rd podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
2nd podium for the Karl Kling

Stirling Moss - Winner of the 1955 Britain Grand Prix

Stirling Moss - Winner of the 1955 Britain Grand Prix

1955 Britain Grand Prix

1955 Britain Grand Prix

Mercedes W196 - 1955 Britain Grand Prix winner

Mercedes W196 - 1955 Britain Grand Prix winner

1955 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Stirling Moss 9.00  3h 07m 21.2s  ( 139.155 km/h ) 90 Daimler-Benz
2 Juan Manuel Fangio 6.00  3h 07m 21.4s  ( +00.2s ) 90 Daimler-Benz
3 Karl Kling 4.00  3h 08m 33.0s  ( +1m 11.8s ) 90 Daimler-Benz
4 Piero Taruffi 3.00   89 Daimler-Benz
5 Luigi Musso 2.00   89 Officine Alfieri Maserati
6 Mike Hawthorn 0   60 Scuderia Ferrari
6 Eugenio Castellotti 0   27 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Mike Sparken 0   81 Equipe Gordini
8 Lance Macklin 0   79 Stirling Moss Ltd
9 Ken Wharton 0   50 Vandervell Products Ltd
9 Harry Schell 0   22 Vandervell Products Ltd
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Overheating 59 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Roberto Mieres 0  Engine 47 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Ken Mcalpine 0  Oil line 30 Connaught Engineering
ab Jack Brabham 0  Valve 30 Cooper Car Company
ab Peter Collins 0  Clutch 29 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Hermano Da Silva Ramos 0  Engine 26 Equipe Gordini
ab Roy Salvadori 0  Gearbox 23 Gilby Engineering
ab Horace Gould 0  Brakes 22 Gould's Garage
ab Harry Schell 0  Throttle 20 Vandervell Products Ltd
ab Leslie Marr 0  Brakes 18 Privé
ab Eugenio Castellotti 0  Transmission 16 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Tony Rolt 0   11 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Jean Behra 0  Oil line 9 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab André Simon 0  Gearbox 9 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Peter Walker 0  Throttle 8 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Robert Manzon 0  Transmission 4 Equipe Gordini
np Jack Fairman 0  Engine   Connaught Engineering

List of all cars for the 1955 Britain Grand Prix on the Aintree circuit

Ferrari 625

Ferrari 555 L4 2.5

Cooper T40

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

Mercedes W196

Mercedes M196 L8 2.5

Connaught Bs

Alta GP L4 2.5

Gordini T16

Gordini 23 L6 2.5

Vanwall VW 55

Vanwall 254 L4 2.5

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Connaught B

Alta GP L4 2.5