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1955 R.A.C. British Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 6 of 7
Saturday, July 16, 1955 at Aintree Circuit, Liverpool, England
90 laps on a 4.828 kilometer road course (434.5 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:07:21.2
Average Speed: 139.158 kph
Pole Time: 120.4 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.2 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1955 Formula One results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 112   Stirling Moss Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L8903:07:21.280
2 210   Juan Manuel Fangio Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L890+0.210
3 414   Karl Kling Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L890+71.80
4 550   Piero Taruffi Daimler Benz AGMercedes W196 / Mercedes 2.5 L889+1 lap0
5 94   Luigi Musso Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L689+1 lap0
61216   Mike Hawthorn Scuderia FerrariFerrari 625 / Ferrari 10687+3 laps0
72326   Mike Sparken Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.5 L681+9 laps0
81646   Lance Macklin Stirling Moss Ltd.Maserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L679+11 laps0
91528   Ken Wharton Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L472+18 laps0
ret1318   Maurice Trintignant Scuderia FerrariFerrari 625 / Ferrari 10659overheating0
ret 66   Roberto Mieres Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L647engine0
ret2540   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T40 / Bristol 2.0 L630engine0
ret1732   Kenneth McAlpine Connaught EngineeringConnaught B / Alta 1.530oil pressure0
ret2442   Peter Collins Owen Racing OrganisationMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L628clutch0
ret1824   Hermano da Silva Ramos Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.5 L626oil pressure0
ret2044   Roy Salvadori Gilby Engineering Ltd.Maserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L623gearbox0
ret2248   Horace Gould Gould's Garage (Bristol)Maserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L622brakes0
ret 730   Harry Schell Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L420throttle0
ret1436   Tony Rolt Rob Walker Racing TeamConnaught B / Alta 1.519transmission0
ret1938   Leslie Marr Leslie MarrConnaught B / Alta 1.518brakes0
ret1020   Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia FerrariFerrari 625 / Ferrari 10616transmission0
ret 88   Andre Simon Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L69gearbox0
ret 32   Jean Behra Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L69oil leak0
ret1122   Robert Manzon Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.5 L64transmission0
dns2134   Jack Fairman Connaught EngineeringConnaught B / Alta 1.50did not start0

Relief Drivers:
Car #16: Eugenio Castellotti (27 laps)
Car #28: Harry Schell (22 laps)
Car #36: Peter Walker (9 laps)

Fastest Lap: 144.359 kph by Stirling Moss

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Juan Manuel Fangio122
  Stirling Moss31715
  Juan Manuel Fangio18258
  Stirling Moss269065