1956 Germany Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Nürburgring circuit. Full information

1956 Germany Grand Prix poster

1956 Germany Grand Prix poster

1956 Germany Grand Prix

1956 Germany Grand Prix is 55th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Nürburgring circuit. Juan Manuel Fangio won the pole position and this race. This was his 20th victory. Stirling Moss and Jean Behra also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 22 laps (502 km).

Previous race: 1956 Britain Grand Prix
Next race: 1956 Italy Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1956 Germany Grand Prix

26th victory for the Ferrari team
20th victory for the Juan Manuel Fangio
28th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
7th podium for the Stirling Moss
7th podium for the Jean Behra

Juan Manuel Fangio - Winner of the 1956 Germany Grand Prix

Juan Manuel Fangio - Winner of the 1956 Germany Grand Prix

1956 Germany Grand Prix

1956 Germany Grand Prix

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Germany Grand Prix winner

Ferrari D50 - 1956 Germany Grand Prix winner

1956 Germany Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 9.00  3h 38m 43.7s  ( 137.656 km/h ) 22 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Stirling Moss 6.00  3h 39m 30.1s  ( +46.3s ) 22 Officine Alfieri Maserati
3 Jean Behra 4.00  3h 46m 22.0s  ( +7m 38.3s ) 22 Officine Alfieri Maserati
4 Francisco Godia-Sales 3.00   20 Officine Alfieri Maserati
5 Louis Rosier 2.00   19 Ecurie Rosier
dsq Bruce Halford 0  Push start 20 Privé
nc Ottorino Volonterio 0   16 Privé
ab André Milhoux 0  Engine 15 Equipe Gordini
ab Harry Schell 0  Overheating 13 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Luigi Villoresi 0  Engine 13 Scuderia Guastalla
ab Alfonso De Portago 0   10 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Peter Collins 0  Fuel leak 8 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Luigi Musso 0   8 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Eugenio Castellotti 0  Magneto 5 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Peter Collins 0  Accident 4 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Eugenio Castellotti 0  Accident 3 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Umberto Maglioli 0  Steering 3 Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Horace Gould 0  Oil pressure 3 Gould's Garage
ab Roy Salvadori 0  Suspension 2 Gilby Engineering
np Cesare Perdisa 0  Injury   Officine Alfieri Maserati
ab Robert Manzon 0  Suspension 0 Equipe Gordini
np André Pilette 0  Injury   Equipe Gordini
ab Giorgio Scarlatti 0  Engine 0 Scuderia Centro Sud
f Umberto Maglioli 0  Changed car   Scuderia Guastalla
np Luigi Piotti 0  Car race by team mate   L Piotti
f Luigi Villoresi 0  Changed car   L Piotti

List of all cars for the 1956 Germany Grand Prix on the Nürburgring circuit

Gordini T32

Gordini 25 L8 2.5

Ferrari D50

Ferrari DS50 V8 2.5

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Ferrari 500

Ferrari 500 L4 2.0

Maserati A6GCM

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5