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1957 Caen GP
1957 British GP
1956 German GP

1957 German GP

1957 Pescara Circuit
1958 German GP
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Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 4 August 1957
Start time14:00
Event German GP
Circuit Nürburgring
Event FormatRace of 22 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#6 of 8 in 1957
#62 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps22
Circuit Perimeter22810 m
Race Distance22810 × 22 = 501.820 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries24
Qualifiers24
Finishers15
Debutants
Brian Naylor (Driver),
Carel Godin de Beaufort (Driver),
Paul England (Driver),
Porsche (Car Manufacturer),
Porsche (Engine Manufacturer),
Porsche 550RS (Car Model),
   Dr Ing F. Porsche KG (Entrant),
Ecurie Maarsbergen (Entrant),
Francesco Godia Sales (Entrant),
J.B. Naylor (Entrant),
Ridgeway Management (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 24 – 50th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 26 – 50th Race Entry (Car Number)
Records Broken 1. Most 6th Place Finishes Maserati (19),
2. Most 7th Place Finishes Harry Schell (5),
3. Most 19th Place Qualifications Maserati (9)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (131),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (93),
3. Most Retirements Maserati (169),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio (40),
5. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (33),
6. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (24),
7. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (41),
8. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (26),
9. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (23),
10. Most 6th Place Finishes Jean Behra (6),
11. Most 7th Place Finishes Maserati (21),
12. Most 10th Place Finishes Maserati (8),
13. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (22),
14. Most Races Led Ferrari (54),
15. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (37),
16. Most Laps Led Ferrari (1536),
17. Most Laps Led Juan Manuel Fangio (1319),
18. Most Race Entries Maserati (319),
19. Most Race Entries Juan Manuel Fangio (48),
20. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (27),
21. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (23),
22. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (20),
23. Most 10th Place Qualifications Maserati (15),
24. Most 11th Place Qualifications Maserati (17),
25. Most 13th Place Qualifications Maserati (20),
26. Most 16th Place Qualifications Maserati (20),
27. Most 21st Place Qualifications Maserati (10)

World Championship standings
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 34 
2  Luigi Musso 16 
3  Mike Hawthorn 13 up
4  Tony Brooks 10 up
5  Stirling Moss 8 up
6  Sam Hanks 8 up
7  Peter Collins 8 up
8  Jim Rathmann 7 up
9  Jean Behra 6 up
10  Harry Schell 5 up
  Maurice Trintignant 5 up
12  Jimmy Bryan 4 up
  Carlos Menditéguy 4 up
  Masten Gregory 4 up
15  Stuart Lewis-Evans 3 
  Paul Russo 3 
17  Andy Linden 2 
  Roy Salvadori 2 
19  Alfonso de Portago 1 
  José Froilan González 1 
1  Maserati / Maserati 32 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 22 
3  Vanwall / Vanwall 16 
4  Connaught / Alta 3 
5  Cooper / Climax 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 1
EntrantOfficine Alfieri MaseratiOfficine Alfieri MaseratiOfficine Alfieri Maserati
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
Car Maserati 250F Maserati 250F Maserati 250F
EngineMaserati 2.5 L6Maserati 2.5 L6Maserati 2.5 L6
Time3:30'38.39'25.69'17.4
Speed142.943 km/h145.184 km/h147.320 km/h