Formula 1 World Championship 1953 Round 08 Switzerland

The 1953 Swiss Grand Prix was Round 8 of the 1953 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Bremgarten in Bern, Switzerland on Sunday, 23 August 1953. Juan Manuel Fangio started on pole position in the Maserati and Alberto Ascari was the race winner for Ferrari.

1953 Swiss Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
146Alberto AscariItalyFerrari653:01:34.400--2:41.300509
224Nino FarinaItalyFerrariPirelli653:02:47.330+1:12.930+1:12.9306
326Mike HawthornGreat BritainFerrariPirelli653:03:10.360+1:35.960+23.0304
432Felice BonettoItalyMaseratiPirelli641 lap1.5
Juan Manuel FangioArgentina1.5
534Hermann LangGermanyMaserati623 laps2
628Luigi VilloresiItalyFerrariPirelli623 laps
720Ken WhartonGreat BritainCooper Bristol623 laps
840Max de TerraSwitzerlandFerrari5114 laps11 laps
918Albert ScherrerSwitzerlandHWM Alta4916 laps2 laps
DNF4Chico LandiBrazilMaseratiPirelli54
DNF42Emmanuel de GraffenriedSwitzerlandMaserati49
DNF36Onofre MarimonArgentinaMaserati46
DNF8Maurice TrintignantFranceGordini43
DNF6Jean BehraFranceGordini37
DNF30Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaMaserati29
Felice BonettoItaly
DNF16Lance MacklinGreat BritainHWM Alta29
DNF38Peter HirtSwitzerlandFerrari17
DNF14Paul FrereBelgiumHWM Alta1
DNF2Jacques SwatersBelgiumFerrariPirelli
DNF10Louis RosierFranceFerrariPirelli