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1953 Skarpnacksloppet
1953 Swiss GP
1952 Italian GP

1953 Italian GP

1953 London Trophy
1954 Argentine GP
1954 Italian GP
 XXIV  Gran Premio d'Italia

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

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1953
Start time14:00
Event Italian GP
Circuit Monza
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#9 of 9 in 1953
#32 (of all time)
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
Debutants
John Fitch (Driver),
Luigi Musso (Driver),
Sergio Mantovani (Driver),
   Umberto Maglioli (Driver),
Ferrari 553 Squalo (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 50 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 50 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Maserati – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Officine Alfieri Maserati – 1st Win (Entrant)
Pirelli – 200th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
 Maserati – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 15th Place Finishes HWM (3),
2. Highest 10th Place Finish Ratio OSCA (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 Season Ferrari (6),
6. Most 9th Place Qualifications Emmanuel de Graffenried (4),
7. Most 17th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (3),
8. Most 23rd Place Qualifications Maserati (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 Season OSCA (2),
14. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season Louis Chiron (2),
15. Most 27th Place Qualifications in a Season HWM (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Maserati (64),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (50),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (68),
4. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (20),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Nino Farina (7),
6. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (13),
7. Most 3rd Place Finishes Luigi Villoresi (6),
8. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (11),
9. Most 4th Place Finishes Mike Hawthorn (5),
10. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Ferrari (13.99%),
11. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Ferrari (24),
12. Most Races Led Ferrari (29),
13. Most Races Led Alberto Ascari (19),
14. Most Laps Led Ferrari (1037),
15. Most Laps Led Alberto Ascari (865),
16. Most Race Entries Ferrari (143),
17. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (28),
18. Most Poles Ferrari (16),
19. Most Poles Alberto Ascari (13),
20. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (16),
21. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (7),
22. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (11),
23. Most 5th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (6),
24. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (15),
25. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (7),
26. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (7)

World Championship standings
1  Alberto Ascari 34.5 
2  Juan Manuel Fangio 28 up
3  Nino Farina 26 up
4  Mike Hawthorn 19 
5  Luigi Villoresi 17 up
6  José Froilan González 13.5 up
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 up
13  Duane Carter 2 up
  Sam Hanks 2 up
15  Jack McGrath 2 up
  Hermann Lang 2 up
  Oscar Gálvez 2 up
18  Paul Russo 1.5 
  Fred Agabashian 1.5 
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
2  Maserati / Maserati 26 
3  Gordini / Gordini 4 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 50Car 4Car 50
EntrantOfficine Alfieri MaseratiScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri Maserati
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio
Car Maserati A6GCM-53 Ferrari 500 Maserati 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