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1953 Newcastle Journal Trophy
1953 German GP
1952 Swiss GP

1953 Swiss GP

1953 Cadours Circuit
1953 Italian GP
1954 Swiss GP
 XIII  Großer Preis der Schweiz

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

Details
DateSunday 23 August 1953
Start time14:00
Event Swiss GP
Circuit Bremgarten
Event FormatRace of 65 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#8 of 9 in 1953
#31 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps65
Circuit Perimeter7280 m
Race Distance7280 × 65 = 473.200 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries23
Qualifiers23
Finishers9
Debutants
Albert Scherrer (Driver),    Hermann Lang (Driver)
MilestonesCar 32 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 46 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 46 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Alta – 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
 Felice Bonetto – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 2nd Place Finishes Nino Farina (6),
2. Highest Race Win Ratio Alberto Ascari (52.00%),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Ferrari (21),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Alberto Ascari (7),
5. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season Maserati (5),
6. Most Fastest Laps Alberto Ascari (10),
7. Most Races Led Ferrari (27),
8. Most 7th Place Qualifications Mike Hawthorn (4),
9. Most 10th Place Qualifications Felice Bonetto (4),
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (6),
11. Most 7th Place Qualifications in a Season Mike Hawthorn (3),
12. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a Season HWM (4),
13. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a Season Gordini (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Maserati (60),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (65),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (48),
4. Most Retirements Maurice Trintignant (13),
5. Most Podium Finishes Alberto Ascari (17),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alberto Ascari (21),
7. Most Race Wins Ferrari (17),
8. Most Race Wins Alberto Ascari (13),
9. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (19),
10. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (12),
11. Most 5th Place Finishes Maserati (7),
12. Most 6th Place Finishes Ferrari (9),
13. Most Races Led Alberto Ascari (18),
14. Most Laps Led Ferrari (971),
15. Most Laps Led Alberto Ascari (806),
16. Most Race Entries Ferrari (136),
17. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (27),
18. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (15),
19. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (6),
20. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (14),
21. Most 7th Place Qualifications Ferrari (7),
22. Most 8th Place Qualifications Maserati (8),
23. Most 19th Place Qualifications Ferrari (7),
24. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (6)

World Championship standings
1  Alberto Ascari 34.5 
2  Nino Farina 24 
3  Juan Manuel Fangio 20.5 
4  Mike Hawthorn 19 
5  José Froilan González 13.5 
6  Luigi Villoresi 13 
7  Bill Vukovich 9 
8  Emmanuel de Graffenried 7 
9  Felice Bonetto 6.5 up
10  Art Cross 6 up
11  Onofre Marimón 4 
12  Sam Hanks 2 
  Duane Carter 2 
14  Maurice Trintignant 2 
  Hermann Lang 2 
  Oscar Gálvez 2 
  Jack McGrath 2 
18  Fred Agabashian 1.5 up
  Paul Russo 1.5 up
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
2  Maserati / Maserati 22 
3  Gordini / Gordini 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 46Car 32Car 46
EntrantScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri MaseratiScuderia Ferrari
Driver Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio Alberto Ascari
Car Ferrari 500 Maserati A6GCM-53 Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Maserati 2.0 L6Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:01'34.402'40.12'41.3
Speed156.367 km/h163.698 km/h162.480 km/h