1956 Italian Grand Prix

The 1956 Italian Grand Prix was Round 8 of the 1956 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Monza circuit in Italy on Sunday, 2 September 1956. Juan Manuel Fangio started on pole position for Ferrari and Stirling Moss was the race winner for Maserati. The result of this Grand Prix sealed the outcome of the 1956 Drivers’ Championship and Fangio won the title for the fourth time.

1956 Italian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
136Stirling MossGreat BritainMaseratiPirelli502:23:41.3002:23:41.300--2:45.500479
226Peter CollinsGreat BritainFerrariEnglebert35+5.7002:23:47.000+5.700+5.7003
Juan Manuel FangioArgentina1520 laps3
34Ron FlockhartGreat BritainConnaught Alta49+1 lap1 lap4
438Paco GodiaSpainMaseratiPirelli49+1 lap1 lap3
56Jack FairmanGreat BritainConnaught Alta47+3 laps3 laps2 laps2
640Luigi PiottiItalyMaseratiPirelli47+3 laps3 laps
714Emmanuel de GraffenriedSwitzerlandMaseratiPirelli46+4 laps4 laps1 lap
822Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaFerrariEnglebert30+4 laps20 laps16 laps
Eugenio CastellottiItaly1634 laps14 laps
912Andre SimonFranceGordini45+5 laps5 laps
1042Gerino GeriniItalyMaseratiPirelli42+8 laps8 laps3 laps
1144Roy SalvadoriGreat BritainMaseratiPirelli41+9 laps9 laps1 lap
DNF28Luigi MussoItalyFerrariEnglebert47DNF
DNF46Umberto MaglioliItalyMaseratiPirelli42DNF
Jean BehraFrance
DNF18Harry SchellUnited StatesMaserati32DNF
DNF32Jean BehraFranceVanwallPirelli23DNF
DNF48Bruce HalfordGreat BritainVanwallPirelli16DNF
DNF20Maurice TrintignantFranceFerrari13DNF
DNF16Piero TaruffiItalyVanwall12DNF
DNF24Eugenio CastellottiItalyFerrariEnglebert9DNF
DNF34Luigi VilloresiItalyMaseratiPirelli7DNF
Jo BonnierSweden
DNF10Robert ManzonFranceGordini7DNF
DNF30Alfonso de PortagoSpainFerrariEnglebert6DNF
DNF2Les LestonGreat BritainConnaught Alta6DNF
DNF8Nano da Silva RamosBrazilGordini3DNF
DNS50Wolfgang von TripsGermanyFerrariEnglebertDNS