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1955 Indianapolis 500
1954 Belgian GP

1955 Belgian GP

1955 Dutch GP
1956 Belgian GP
 XVII  Grand Prix de Belgique


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

Details
DateSunday 5 June 1955
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 36 laps
Race14 of 24
Championship race45
Circuit
Laps36
Circuit Perimeter14120 m
Race Distance14120 × 36 = 508.320 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries15
Qualifiers15
Finishers9
Championship DebutantsEsso (Lubricant Manufacturer)
MilestonesCar 30 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Englebert - 10th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Esso - 1st Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Esso - 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Eugenio Castellotti - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Harry Schell - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Lancia - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Lancia - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Paul Frère - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Scuderia Lancia - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Stirling Moss - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Race EntriesMaserati (198),
2. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier,  Nino Farina (33),
3. Most 7th Place QualificationsMaserati (10)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (98),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (72),
3. Most RetirementsMaserati (111),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (26),
5. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (21),
6. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (15),
7. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (22),
8. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (16),
9. Most 5th Place FinishesMaserati (13),
10. Most 7th Place FinishesMaserati (13),
11. Most 9th Place FinishesMaserati (8),
12. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (16),
13. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (25),
14. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (16),
15. Most 11th Place QualificationsMaserati (11),
16. Most 12th Place QualificationsMaserati (10),
17. Most 13th Place QualificationsMaserati (10),
18. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (13)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 19 
up
2  Maurice Trintignant 11.3 
down
3  Nino Farina 10.3 
up
4  Bob Sweikert 8 
down
5  Stirling Moss 7 
up
6  Eugenio Castellotti 6 
down
7  Jimmy Davies 4 
down
8  Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
  Johnny Thomson 3 
down
  Paul Frère 3 
up
  Paul Russo 3 
down
12  Roberto Mières 3 
down
  Jean Behra 3 
down
14  Cesare Perdisa 2 
down
  Luigi Villoresi 2 
down
  José Froilan González 2 
down
17  Umberto Maglioli 1.3 
down
18  Bill Homeier 1 
down
  Hans Herrmann 1 
down
  Walt Faulkner 1 
down
  Bill Vukovich 1 
down
  Karl Kling 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 10Car 30Car 10
EntrantDaimler Benz AGScuderia LanciaDaimler Benz AG
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Eugenio Castellotti Juan Manuel Fangio
CarMercedes W196Lancia D50Mercedes W196
EngineMercedes 2.5 L8Lancia 2.5 V8Mercedes 2.5 L8
Time2:39'29.04'18.14'20.6
Speed191.238 km/h196.947 km/h195.058 km/h


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