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1956 Grand Prix of France qualifying results


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Formula One race number 5 of 8
Sunday, July 1, 1956 at Circuit de Reims, Reims, France
61 laps on a 8.302 kilometer road course (506.4 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:34:23.4
Average Speed: 196.817 kph
Pole Time: 143.3 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.3 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1956 Formula One results   /   1956 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Juan Manuel Fangio10143.300   208.564  
2   Eugenio Castellotti12144.600   206.689  
3   Peter Collins14144.900   206.261  
4   Harry Schell22146.100   204.567  
5   Colin Chapman26146.800   203.591  
6   Mike Hawthorn24147.000   203.314  
7   Jean Behra4147.800   202.214  
8   Stirling Moss2149.900   199.381  
9   Alfonso de Portago16152.800   195.597  
10   Luigi Villoresi38153.300   194.959  
11   Olivier Gendebien44154.500   193.445  
12   Louis Rosier36154.500   193.445  
13   Piero Taruffi8155.300   192.448  
14   Hermano da Silva Ramos32155.900   191.708  
15   Robert Manzon30156.000   191.585  
16   Cesare Perdisa6156.400   191.095  
17   Paco Godia40160.400   186.329  
18   Maurice Trintignant28161.900   184.603  
19   Andre Pilette34166.800   179.180  
20   Andre Simon42177.900   168.000  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   none