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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1953
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race44 of 50
Championship race32
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter6300 m
Race Distance6300 × 80 = 504.000 km
Grid Format3-3-3-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers30
Finishers16
Championship Debutants
John Fitch (Driver),
Luigi Musso (Driver),
Sergio Mantovani (Driver),
   Umberto Maglioli (Driver),
Ferrari 553 Squalo (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 26 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 48 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 50 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 50 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Connaught Engineering - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Emmanuel de Graffenried - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 10th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Maserati - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Maserati - 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Maurice Trintignant - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
OSCA - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Officine Alfieri Maserati - 1st Win (Entrant)
Pirelli - 200th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Stirling Moss - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 15th Place FinishesHWM (3),
2. Highest 10th Place Finish RatioOSCA (11.11%),
3. Most Retirements in a Season Lance Macklin (6),
4. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season Mike Hawthorn (3),
5. Most 8th Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (6),
6. Most 9th Place Qualifications Emmanuel de Graffenried (4),
7. Most 17th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (3),
8. Most 23rd Place QualificationsMaserati (3),
9. Most Poles in a Season Alberto Ascari (6),
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season Nino Farina (4),
11. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season Maurice Trintignant (3),
12. Most 9th Place Qualifications in a Season Emmanuel de Graffenried (3),
13. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonOSCA (2),
14. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season Louis Chiron (2),
15. Most 27th Place Qualifications in a SeasonHWM (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (68),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (50),
3. Most RetirementsMaserati (64),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (20),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Nino Farina (7),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (13),
7. Most 3rd Place Finishes Luigi Villoresi (6),
8. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (11),
9. Most 4th Place Finishes Mike Hawthorn (5),
10. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (13.99%),
11. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonFerrari (24),
12. Most Races LedFerrari (29),
13. Most Races Led Alberto Ascari (19),
14. Most Laps LedFerrari (1037),
15. Most Laps Led Alberto Ascari (865),
16. Most Race EntriesFerrari (143),
17. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (28),
18. Most PolesFerrari (16),
19. Most Poles Alberto Ascari (13),
20. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (16),
21. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (7),
22. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (11),
23. Most 5th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (6),
24. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (15),
25. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (7),
26. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (7)

Championships
1  Alberto Ascari 34.5 
2  Juan Manuel Fangio 28 
up
3  Nino Farina 26 
down
4  Mike Hawthorn 19 
5  Luigi Villoresi 17 
6  José Froilan González 13.5 
7  Bill Vukovich 9 
8  Emmanuel de Graffenried 7 
9  Felice Bonetto 6.5 
10  Art Cross 6 
11  Onofre Marimón 4 
12  Maurice Trintignant 4 
13  Oscar Gálvez 2 
down
  Hermann Lang 2 
down
  Sam Hanks 2 
down
  Jack McGrath 2 
down
  Duane Carter 2 
down
18  Fred Agabashian 1.5 
  Paul Russo 1.5 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 50Car 4Car 50
EntrantOfficine Alfieri MaseratiScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri Maserati
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio
CarMaserati A6GCM-53Ferrari 500Maserati A6GCM-53
EngineMaserati 2.0 L6Ferrari 2.0 L4Maserati 2.0 L6
Time2:49'45.92'02.72'04.5
Speed178.129 km/h184.841 km/h182.169 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led