1956 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1956 Britain Grand Prix poster

1956 Britain Grand Prix poster

1956 Britain Grand Prix

1956 Britain Grand Prix is 54th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. Stirling Moss won the pole position, Juan Manuel Fangio won this race. This was his 19th victory. Alfonso De Portago and Peter Collins also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 101 laps (476 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1956 France Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1956 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1956 Britain Grand Prix

25th victory for the Ferrari team
19th victory for the Juan Manuel Fangio
27th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
1st podium for the Alfonso De Portago
4th podium for the Peter Collins

Juan Manuel Fangio - Winner of the 1956 Britain Grand Prix

Juan Manuel Fangio - Winner of the 1956 Britain Grand Prix

1956 Britain Grand Prix

1956 Britain Grand Prix

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Britain Grand Prix winner

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Britain Grand Prix winner

1956 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 8.00  2h 59m 47s  ( 158.795 km/h ) 101 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Alfonso De Portago 3.00   70 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Peter Collins 3.00   30 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Jean Behra 4.00   99 Officine Alfieri Maserati
4 Jack Fairman 3.00   98 Connaught Engineering
5 Horace Gould 2.00   97 Gould's Garage
6 Luigi Villoresi 0   96 L Piotti
7 Cesare Perdisa 0   95 Officine Alfieri Maserati
8 Francisco Godia-Sales 0   94 Officine Alfieri Maserati
9 Robert Manzon 0   94 Equipe Gordini
10 Eugenio Castellotti 0   80 Scuderia Ferrari
10 Alfonso De Portago 0   12 Scuderia Ferrari
11 Bob Gerard 0   88 Privé
ab Stirling Moss 1.00  Rear axle 94 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Harry Schell 0  Fuel line 86 Vandervell Products Ltd
ab Desmond Titterington 0  Connecting rod 74 Connaught Engineering
ab Hermano Da Silva Ramos 0  Rear axle 71 Equipe Gordini
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Fuel line 70 Vandervell Products Ltd
ab Peter Collins 0  Oil pressure 64 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Roy Salvadori 0  Fuel pressure 59 Gilby Engineering
ab Tony Brooks 0  Throttle 39 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Mike Hawthorn 0  Oil leak 24 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Louis Rosier 0  Engine 23 Ecurie Rosier
ab Bruce Halford 0  Engine 23 Privé
ab Umberto Maglioli 0  Gearbox 21 Scuderia Guastalla
ab Archie Scott-Brown 0  Wheel lost 16 Connaught Engineering
ab Paul Emery 0  Ignition 12 Emeryson Cars
ab Jack Brabham 0  Engine 4 Privé
ab Ron Flockhart 0  Engine 2 Owen Racing Organisation
f Olivier Gendebien 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari
f Ottorino Volonterio 0  Not present   Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Jose-Froilan Gonzalez 0  Transmission 0 Vandervell Products Ltd
f Mike Oliver 0  Not present   Connaught Engineering

List of all cars for the 1956 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Gordini T32

Gordini 25 L8 2.5

Vanwall VW 2

Vanwall 254 L4 2.5

BRM P25

BRM P25 L4 2.5

Connaught B

Alta GP L4 2.5

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Cooper T23

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

Ferrari D50

Ferrari DS50 V8 2.5

Emeryson 56

Alta GP L4 2.5