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1956 Grand Prix of France


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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

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
2 212   Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V861+0.311
5136   Cesare Perdisa Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L659+2 laps0
61236   Louis Rosier Ecurie RosierMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L658+3 laps0
71740   Paco Godia Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L657+4 laps0
81432   Hermano da Silva Ramos Equipe GordiniGordini T32 / Gordini 2.5 L857+4 laps0
91530   Robert Manzon Equipe GordiniGordini T32 / Gordini 2.5 L856+5 laps0
10 624   Mike Hawthorn Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L456+5 laps0
111934   Andre Pilette Equipe GordiniGordini T16 / Gordini 2.5 L655+6 laps0
3 74   Jean Behra Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L661+89.90
4 110   Juan Manuel Fangio Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V861+95.135
1 314   Peter Collins Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V8612:34:23.415
ret1038   Luigi Villoresi Luigi PiottiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L623brakes0
ret1144   Olivier Gendebien Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V838clutch0
dns 526   Colin Chapman Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L40did not start0
ret2042   Andre Simon Andre SimonMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L641engine0
ret168   Piero Taruffi Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L640engine0
ret 422   Harry Schell Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L45engine0
ret 916   Alfonso de Portago Scuderia FerrariLancia Ferrari D50 / Lancia Ferrari 2.5 V820gearbox0
ret 82   Stirling Moss Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L612gearbox0
ret1828   Maurice Trintignant Automobiles BugattiBugatti T251 / Bugatti 2.5 L818throttle0

Relief Drivers:
Car #6: Stirling Moss (39 laps)
Car #24: Harry Schell (46 laps)

Fastest Lap: 204.988 kph by Juan Manuel Fangio

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Peter Collins111
  Eugenio Castellotti232
  Juan Manuel Fangio43835
  Eugenio Castellotti39468
  Peter Collins47482
  Eugenio Castellotti49491
  Peter Collins506112