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1953 Dutch GP
1952 Belgian GP

1953 Belgian GP

1953 West Essex CC
1953 ACF GP
1954 Belgian GP
 XV  Grand Prix de Belgique

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

Details
DateSunday 21 June 1953
Start time14:00
Event Belgian GP
Circuit Spa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 36 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#4 of 9 in 1953
#27 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps36
Circuit Perimeter14120 m
Race Distance14120 × 36 = 508.320 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers11
Debutants
Georges Berger (Driver),    Georges Berger (Entrant)
MilestonesMaserati – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Officine Alfieri Maserati – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
 Maserati – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alberto Ascari (17),
2. Highest Race Win Ratio Alberto Ascari (52.38%)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (40),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (53),
3. Most Retirements Maserati (51),
4. Most Podium Finishes Alberto Ascari (15),
5. Most Race Wins Ferrari (13),
6. Most Race Wins Alberto Ascari (11),
7. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (18),
8. Most 6th Place Finishes Ferrari (7),
9. Highest 10th Place Finish Ratio HWM (9.09%),
10. Most Races Led Alberto Ascari (15),
11. Most Laps Led Ferrari (784),
12. Most Laps Led Alberto Ascari (660),
13. Most Race Entries Ferrari (111),
14. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (23),
15. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (11),
16. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (9),
17. Most 5th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (5)

World Championship standings
1  Alberto Ascari 25 
2  Luigi Villoresi 13 up
3  Bill Vukovich 9 up
4  José Froilan González 7 up
5  Art Cross 6 up
  Nino Farina 6 up
7  Mike Hawthorn 6 
8  Emmanuel de Graffenried 5 up
9  Onofre Marimón 4 
10  Felice Bonetto 2 up
  Duane Carter 2 up
  Sam Hanks 2 up
13  Maurice Trintignant 2 
  Jack McGrath 2 up
  Oscar Gálvez 2 up
16  Paul Russo 1.5 up
  Fred Agabashian 1.5 up
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 24 
2  Maserati / Maserati 12 
3  Gordini / Gordini 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 10Car 4Car 2
EntrantScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri MaseratiOfficine Alfieri Maserati
Driver Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio José Froilan González
Car Ferrari 500 Maserati A6GCM-53 Maserati A6GCM-53
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Maserati 2.0 L6Maserati 2.0 L6
Time2:48'30.34'30.04'34.0
Speed180.999 km/h188.267 km/h185.518 km/h