1955 British Grand Prix

The 1955 British Grand Prix was Round 6 of the 1955 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Aintree, United Kingdom on Sunday, 16 July 1955. Stirling Moss started on pole position for Mercedes and was the race winner. The result of this Grand Prix sealed the outcome of the 1955 Drivers’ Championship and Juan Manuel Fangio won the title for the third time.

1955 British Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
112Stirling MossGreat BritainMercedesContinental903:07:21.2003:07:21.200--2:00.400889
210Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaMercedesContinental90+0.2003:07:21.400+0.200+0.2006
314Karl KlingGermanyMercedesContinental90+71.8004
450Piero TaruffiItalyMercedesContinental89+1 lap1 lap1 lap3
54Luigi MussoItalyMaseratiPirelli89+1 lap1 lap2
616Mike HawthornGreat BritainFerrariEnglebert87+3 laps3 laps2 laps
Eugenio CastellottiItaly
726Mike SparkenFranceGordini81+9 laps9 laps6 laps
846Lance MacklinGreat BritainMaseratiPirelli79+11 laps11 laps2 laps
928Ken WhartonGreat BritainVanwall72+18 laps18 laps7 laps
Harry SchellUnited States
DNF18Maurice TrintignantFranceFerrariEnglebert59DNF
DNF6Roberto MieresArgentinaMaseratiPirelli47DNF
DNF40Jack BrabhamAustraliaCooper Bristol30DNF
DNF32Kenneth McAlpineGreat BritainConnaught Alta30DNF
DNF42Peter CollinsGreat BritainMaseratiPirelli28DNF
DNF24Nano da Silva RamosBrazilGordini26DNF
DNF44Roy SalvadoriGreat BritainMaseratiPirelli23DNF
DNF48Horace GouldGreat BritainMaseratiPirelli22DNF
DNF30Harry SchellUnited StatesVanwall20DNF
DNF36Tony RoltGreat BritainConnaught Alta19DNF
Peter WalkerGreat Britain
DNF38Leslie MarrGreat BritainConnaught Alta18DNF
DNF20Eugenio CastellottiItalyFerrari16DNF
DNF8Andre SimonFranceMaseratiPirelli9DNF
DNF2Jean BehraFranceMaseratiPirelli9DNF
DNF22Robert ManzonFranceGordini4DNF
DNS34Jack FairmanGreat BritainConnaught Alta