1955 Formula 1 World Championship

The 1955 Formula 1 World Championship was the sixth F1 season. It consisted of 7 Grand Prix rounds, held across 7 different countries. Juan Manuel Fangio won the Drivers’ Championship.

1955 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace Time
1ArgentinaAutódromo 17 de Octubre16 January 1955Juan Manuel FangioMercedes-Benz963:00:38.600
2MonacoCircuit de Monaco22 May 1955Maurice TrintignantFerrari1002:58:09.700
3Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor Speedway30 May 1955Bob SweikertKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2003:53:59.530
4BelgiumCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps5 June 1955Juan Manuel FangioMercedes-Benz362:39:29.000
5NetherlandsCircuit Park Zandvoort19 June 1955Juan Manuel FangioMercedes-Benz1002:54:23.800
6Great BritainAintree Racecourse16 July 1955Stirling MossMercedes-Benz903:07:21.200
7ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza11 September 1955Juan Manuel FangioMercedes-Benz502:25:04.400
1955 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityTeamPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaMercedes-Benz40
2Stirling MossGreat BritainMercedes-Benz23
3Eugenio CastellottiItalyFerrari12
4Maurice TrintignantFranceFerrari11.3
5Nino FarinaItalyFerrari10.3
6Piero TaruffiItalyMercedes-Benz9
7Bob SweikertUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser8
8Roberto MieresArgentinaMaserati7
9Luigi MussoItalyMaserati6
9Jean BehraFranceMaserati6
11Karl KlingGermanyMercedes-Benz5
12Jimmy DaviesUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser4
13Paul RussoUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser3
13Tony BettenhausenUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser3
13Johnny ThomsonUnited StatesKuzma Offenhauser3
13Paul FrereBelgiumFerrari3
17Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinaFerrari2
17Cesare PerdisaItalyMaserati2
17Luigi VilloresiItalyLancia2
17Carlos MenditeguyArgentinaMaserati2
21Umberto MaglioliItalyFerrari1.3
22Hans HerrmannGermanyMercedes-Benz1
22Walt FaulknerUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1
22Bill HomeierUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1
22Bill VukovichUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1
1955 Constructor Standings
The Constructors Championship was not awarded until 1958
1955 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverTeamTime
1ArgentinaJuan Manuel FangioMercedes-Benz1:48.300
2MonacoJuan Manuel FangioMercedes-Benz1:42.400
3Indianapolis 500Bill VukovichKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1:03.670
4BelgiumJuan Manuel FangioMercedes-Benz4:20.600
5NetherlandsRoberto MieresMaserati1:40.900
6Great BritainStirling MossMercedes-Benz2:00.400
7ItalyStirling MossMercedes-Benz2:46.900