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1956 Grand Prix of Argentina


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Formula One race number 1 of 8
Sunday, January 22, 1956 at Autodromo Oscar Alfredo Galvez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
98 laps on a 3.912 kilometer road course (383.4 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:00:03.7
Average Speed: 127.756 kph
Pole Time: 102.5 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 24.4 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1956 Formula One results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
2 44   Jean Behra Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L698+24.40
ret 232   Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V840gearbox0
ret 936   Peter Collins Scuderia FerrariFerrari 555 / Ferrari 2.5 L458crash0
ret 130   Juan Manuel Fangio Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V822fuel pump0
51038   Olivier Gendebien Scuderia FerrariFerrari 555 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V891+7 laps0
ret 512   Jose Froilan Gonzalez Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L624engine3
3 814   Mike Hawthorn Owen Racing OrganisationMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L698+2 laps0
41110   Chico Landi Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L692+6 laps0
ret 66   Carlos Menditeguy Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L642halfshaft39
ret 72   Stirling Moss Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L681engine24
1 334   Luigi Musso Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V8983:00:03.732
ret128   Luigi Piotti Luigi PiottiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L657crash0
61316   Alberto Uria Alberto UriaMaserati A6GCM / Maserati 2.5 L688+10 laps0

Relief Drivers:
Car #34: Juan Manuel Fangio (68 laps)
Car #10: Gerino Gerini (46 laps)
Car #16: Oscar Gonzalez (44 laps)

Fastest Lap: 133.744 kph by Juan Manuel Fangio

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jose Froilan Gonzalez133
  Carlos Menditeguy44239
  Stirling Moss436624
  Juan Manuel Fangio679832