1956 Belgium Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Full information

1956 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1956 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1956 Belgium Grand Prix

1956 Belgium Grand Prix is 52nd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Juan Manuel Fangio won the pole position, Peter Collins won this race. This was his 1st victory. Paul Frere and Cesare Perdisa also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 36 laps (508 km).

Previous race: 1956 Indianapolis 500
Next race: 1956 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1956 Belgium Grand Prix

23rd victory for the Ferrari team
1st victory for the Peter Collins
2nd podium for the Peter Collins
1st podium for the Paul Frere
2nd podium for the Cesare Perdisa

Peter Collins - Winner of the 1956 Belgium Grand Prix

Peter Collins - Winner of the 1956 Belgium Grand Prix

1956 Belgium Grand Prix

1956 Belgium Grand Prix

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Belgium Grand Prix winner

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Belgium Grand Prix winner

1956 Belgium Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Peter Collins 8.00  2h 40m 00.3s  ( 190.614 km/h ) 36 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Paul Frere 6.00  2h 41m 51.6s  ( +1m 51.3s ) 36 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Cesare Perdisa 2.00   24 Officine Alfieri Maserati
3 Stirling Moss 3.00  2h 43m 16.9s  ( +3m 16.6s ) 12 Officine Alfieri Maserati
4 Harry Schell 3.00   35 Vandervell Products Ltd
5 Luigi Villoresi 2.00   34 Scuderia Centro Sud
6 André Pilette 0   33 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Jean Behra 0   33 Officine Alfieri Maserati
8 Louis Rosier 0   33 Ecurie Rosier
ab Juan Manuel Fangio 0  Transmission 23 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Engine 11 Vandervell Products Ltd
ab Eugenio Castellotti 0  Transmission 10 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Piero Scotti 0  Oil pressure 10 Privé
ab Stirling Moss 0  Wheel lost 10 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Horace Gould 0  Gearbox 2 Gould's Garage
f Tony Brooks 0  Car unavailable   Owen Racing Organisation
ab Francisco Godia-Sales 0  Accident 0 Officine Alfieri Maserati
f Mike Hawthorn 0  Withdrew   Owen Racing Organisation

List of all cars for the 1956 Belgium Grand Prix on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit

Vanwall VW 2

Vanwall 254 L4 2.5

BRM P25

BRM P25 L4 2.5

Ferrari D50

Ferrari DS50 V8 2.5

Connaught B

Alta GP L4 2.5

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5