1955 Italy Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Monza circuit. Full information

1955 Italy Grand Prix poster

1955 Italy Grand Prix poster

1955 Italy Grand Prix

1955 Italy Grand Prix is 48th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Monza circuit. Juan Manuel Fangio won the pole position and this race. This was his 17th victory. Piero Taruffi and Eugenio Castellotti also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 50 laps (500 km).

Previous race: 1955 Britain Grand Prix
Next race: 1956 Argentina Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1955 Italy Grand Prix

9th victory for the Mercedes team
17th victory for the Juan Manuel Fangio
24th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
5th podium for the Piero Taruffi
2nd podium for the Eugenio Castellotti

Juan Manuel Fangio - Winner of the 1955 Italy Grand Prix

Juan Manuel Fangio - Winner of the 1955 Italy Grand Prix

1955 Italy Grand Prix

1955 Italy Grand Prix

Mercedes W196s - 1955 Italy Grand Prix winner

Mercedes W196s - 1955 Italy Grand Prix winner

1955 Italy Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 8.00  2h 25m 04.4s  ( 206.792 km/h ) 50 Daimler-Benz
2 Piero Taruffi 6.00  2h 25m 05.1s  ( +00.6s ) 50 Daimler-Benz
3 Eugenio Castellotti 4.00  2h 25m 50.6s  ( +46.1s ) 50 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Jean Behra 3.00  2h 29m 01.9s  ( +3m 57.5s ) 50 Officine Alfieri Maserati
5 Carlos Menditeguy 2.00   49 Officine Alfieri Maserati
6 Umberto Maglioli 0   49 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Roberto Mieres 0   48 Officine Alfieri Maserati
8 Maurice Trintignant 0   47 Scuderia Ferrari
9 John Fitch 0   46 Stirling Moss Ltd
ab Mike Hawthorn 0  Gearbox 38 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Karl Kling 0  Gearbox 32 Daimler-Benz
ab Luigi Musso 0  Gearbox 31 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Horace Gould 0  Oil pump 31 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Stirling Moss 1.00  Engine 27 Daimler-Benz
ab Jacques Pollet 0  Engine 26 Equipe Gordini
ab Hermano Da Silva Ramos 0  Fuel pump 23 Equipe Gordini
ab Peter Collins 0  Suspension 22 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Jean Lucas 0  Engine 7 Equipe Gordini
ab Harry Schell 0  Suspension 7 Vandervell Products Ltd
np Giuseppe Farina 0  Tyre   Scuderia Ferrari
np Luigi Villoresi 0  Tyre   Scuderia Ferrari
ab Ken Wharton 0  Fuel pump 0 Vandervell Products Ltd
np Luigi Piotti 0  Engine   Privé

List of all cars for the 1955 Italy Grand Prix on the Monza circuit

Mercedes W196s

Mercedes M196 L8 2.5

Mercedes W196

Mercedes M196 L8 2.5

Gordini T16

Gordini 23 L6 2.5

Maserati 250Fs

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Lancia D50

Lancia DS50 V8 2.5

Gordini T32

Gordini 25 L8 2.5

Arzani Volpini F1

Maserati 4CLT L4 2.5

Vanwall VW 55

Vanwall 254 L4 2.5

Ferrari 555

Ferrari 555 L4 2.5

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5