Formula 1 World Championship 1953 Round 05 France

The 1953 French Grand Prix was Round 5 of the 1953 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Reims-Gueux, France on Sunday, 5 July 1953. Alberto Ascari started on pole position for Ferrari and his team-mate Mike Hawthorn was the race winner.

1953 French Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
116Mike HawthornGreat BritainFerrariPirelli602:44:18.600--2:41.7008
218Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaMaseratiPirelli602:44:19.600+1.000+1.0002:41.000256.5
320Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinaMaseratiPirelli602:44:20.000+1.400+0.4002:41.9004
410Alberto AscariItalyFerrariPirelli602:44:23.200+4.600+3.2002:41.1003.5
514Nino FarinaItalyFerrariPirelli602:45:26.200+1:07.600+1:03.0002:41.6002
612Luigi VilloresiItalyFerrariPirelli602:45:34.500+1:15.900+8.3002:41.800
746Emmanuel de GraffenriedSwitzerlandMaseratiPirelli582 laps2 laps2:47.500
844Louis RosierFranceFerrariPirelli564 laps2 laps2:51.900
922Onofre MarimonArgentinaMaseratiPirelli555 laps1 lap2:42.200
102Jean BehraFranceGordini555 laps2:47.800
1138Bob GerardGreat BritainCooper Bristol555 laps2:55.700
1248Johnny ClaesBelgiumConnaught Lea Francis537 laps2 laps2:57.100
1328Peter CollinsGreat BritainHWM Alta528 laps1 lap2:59.800
1430Yves Giraud-CabantousFranceHWM Alta5010 laps2 laps3:04.500
1532Louis ChironMonacoOSCA4317 laps7 laps2:51.800
DNF24Felice BonettoItalyMaseratiPirelli422:44.500
DNF36Stirling MossGreat BritainCooper Alta382:52.500
DNF42Prince BiraThailandConnaught Lea292:49.000
DNF34Elie BayolFranceOsca182:55.600
DNF40Ken WhartonGreat BritainCooper Bristol172:55.300
DNF4Maurice TrintignantFranceGordini142:45.300
DNF26Lance MacklinGreat BritainHWM Alta92:58.100
DNF6Harry SchellUnited StatesGordini42:53.400
DNF8Roberto MieresArgentinaGordini42:51.400
DNF50Roy SalvadoriGreat BritainConnaught Lea Francis22:54.500