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1952 Rio GP
1952 Italian GP

1953 Argentine GP

1953 Syracuse GP
1953 Indianapolis 500
1954 Argentine GP
 I  Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 18 January 1953
Start time14:00
Event Argentine GP
Circuit Buenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 97 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#1 of 9 in 1953
#24 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps97
Circuit Perimeter3912 m
Race Distance3912 × 97 = 379.464 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries16
Qualifiers16
Finishers9
Debutants
Adolfo Schwelm Cruz (Driver),
Carlos Menditéguy (Driver),
John Barber (Driver),
Oscar Gálvez (Driver),
Pablo Birger (Driver),
   Cooper T23 (Car Model),
Maserati A6GCM-53 (Car Model),
Cooper Car Co (Entrant),
Argentine GP (Event),
Buenos Aires (Circuit)
MilestonesCar 10 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 10 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Records Broken 1. Most 4th Place Finishes Mike Hawthorn (3),
2. Most Consecutive 9th Place Finishes Cooper (2),
3. Most Laps Led Ferrari (671),
4. Most Poles Ferrari (11),
5. Most 11th Place Qualifications Jean Behra (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Maserati (45),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (36),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (47),
4. Most Podium Finishes Alberto Ascari (13),
5. Most Race Wins Alberto Ascari (9),
6. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (16),
7. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (8),
8. Most Consecutive Retirements Ferrari (11),
9. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alberto Ascari (7),
10. Most Consecutive Race Wins Ferrari (7),
11. Most Consecutive Race Wins Alberto Ascari (7),
12. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Ferrari (16.16%),
13. Most Laps Led Alberto Ascari (547),
14. Most Race Entries Ferrari (99),
15. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (21),
16. Most Perfect Weekends Alberto Ascari (6),
17. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (10),
18. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (9),
19. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (9),
20. Most 15th Place Qualifications Maserati (7)

World Championship standings
1  Alberto Ascari 9 
2  Luigi Villoresi 6 
3  José Froilan González 4 
4  Mike Hawthorn 3 
5  Oscar Gálvez 2 
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 8 
2  Maserati / Maserati 4 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 10Car 10Car 10
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
Driver Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari
Car Ferrari 500 Ferrari 500 Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:01'04.61'55.41'48.4
Speed125.736 km/h122.038 km/h129.919 km/h