1956 Argentina Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Buenos Aires circuit. Full information

1956 Argentina Grand Prix poster

1956 Argentina Grand Prix poster

1956 Argentina Grand Prix

1956 Argentina Grand Prix is 49th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Buenos Aires circuit. Juan Manuel Fangio won the pole position and this race. This was his 18th victory. Luigi Musso and Jean Behra also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 98 laps (383 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1955 Italy Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1956 Monaco Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1956 Argentina Grand Prix

22nd victory for the Ferrari team
18th victory for the Juan Manuel Fangio
25th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
3rd podium for the Luigi Musso
3rd podium for the Jean Behra

1956 Argentina Grand Prix

1956 Argentina Grand Prix

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Argentina Grand Prix winner

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Argentina Grand Prix winner

1956 Argentina Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 5.00  3h 00m 03.7s  ( 127.748 km/h ) 68 Scuderia Ferrari
1 Luigi Musso 4.00   30 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Jean Behra 6.00  3h 00m 28.1s  ( +24.3s ) 98 Officine Alfieri Maserati
3 Mike Hawthorn 4.00   96 Owen Racing Organisation
4 Chico Landi 1.50   46 Officine Alfieri Maserati
4 Gerino Gerini 1.50   46 Officine Alfieri Maserati
5 Olivier Gendebien 2.00   91 Scuderia Ferrari
6 Alberto Uria 0   44 A Uria
6 Oscar Gonzalez 0   44 A Uria
ab Stirling Moss 0  Engine 81 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Peter Collins 0  Accident 58 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Luigi Piotti 0  Accident 57 L Piotti
ab Carlos Menditeguy 0  Drive shaft 42 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Eugenio Castellotti 0  Gearbox 40 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Jose-Froilan Gonzalez 0  Valve 24 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Juan Manuel Fangio 0  Fuel pump 22 Scuderia Ferrari
f Robert Manzon 0  Not present   Equipe Gordini
f Elie Bayol 0  Team withdrawn   Equipe Gordini

List of all cars for the 1956 Argentina Grand Prix on the Buenos Aires circuit

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Ferrari D50

Ferrari DS50 V8 2.5

Gordini T32

Gordini 25 L8 2.5

Gordini T16

Gordini 23 L6 2.5

Ferrari 555

Ferrari DS50 V8 2.5

Maserati A6GCM

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Ferrari 555

Ferrari 555 L4 2.5