1953 Formula 1 World Championship

The 1953 Formula 1 World Championship was the fourth F1 season. It consisted of 9 Grand Prix rounds, held across 9 different countries. Alberto Ascari won the Drivers’ Championship.

1953 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace Time
1ArgentinaAutódromo 17 de Octubre18 January 1953Alberto AscariFerrari973:01:04.600
2Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor Speedway30 May 1953Bill VukovichKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2003:53:01.690
3NetherlandsCircuit Park Zandvoort7 June 1953Alberto AscariFerrari902:53:35.800
4BelgiumCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps21 June 1953Alberto AscariFerrari362:48:30.300
5FranceCircuit de Reims-Gueux5 July 1953Mike HawthornFerrari602:44:18.600
6Great BritainSilverstone Circuit18 July 1953Alberto AscariFerrari902:50:00.000
7GermanyNürburgring2 August 1953Nino FarinaFerrari183:02:25.000
8SwitzerlandBremgarten23 August 1953Alberto AscariFerrari653:01:34.400
9ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza13 September 1953Juan Manuel FangioMaserati802:49:45.900
1953 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityTeamPoints
1Alberto AscariItalyFerrari34.5
2Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaMaserati27.5
3Nino FarinaItalyFerrari26
4Mike HawthornGreat BritainFerrari19
5Luigi VilloresiItalyFerrari17
6Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinaMaserati13.5
7Bill VukovichUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser9
8Toulo de GraffenriedSwitzerlandMaserati7
9Felice BonettoItalyMaserati6.5
10Art CrossUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser6
11Onofre MarimonArgentinaMaserati4
11Maurice TrintignantFranceGordini4
13Oscar Alfredo GalvezArgentinaMaserati2
13Sam HanksUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2
13Duane CarterUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2
13Jack McGrathUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2
13Hermann LangGermanyMaserati2
18Fred AgabashianUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1.5
18Paul RussoUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1.5
1953 Constructor Standings
The Constructors Championship was not awarded until 1958
1953 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverTeamTime
1ArgentinaAlberto AscariFerrari1:48.400
2Indianapolis 500Bill VukovichKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1:06.240
3NetherlandsLuigi VilloresiFerrari1:52.800
4BelgiumJose Froilan GonzalezMaserati4:34.000
5FranceJuan Manuel FangioMaserati2:41.100
6Great BritainAlberto AscariFerrari1:50.000
7GermanyAlberto AscariFerrari9:56.000
8SwitzerlandAlberto AscariFerrari2:41.300
9ItalyJuan Manuel FangioMaserati2:04.500