1956 Formula 1 World Championship

The 1956 Formula 1 World Championship was the seventh F1 season. It consisted of 8 Grand Prix rounds, held across 8 different countries. Juan Manuel Fangio won the Drivers’ Championship.

1956 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace Time
1ArgentinaAutódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez22 January 1956Luigi MussoFerrari983:00:03.700
Juan Manuel Fangio
2MonacoCircuit de Monaco13 May 1956Stirling MossMaserati1003:00:32.900
3Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor Speedway30 May 1956Pat FlahertyWatson Offenhauser2003:53:28.840
4BelgiumCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps3 June 1956Peter CollinsFerrari362:40:00.300
5FranceCircuit de Reims-Gueux1 July 1956Peter CollinsFerrari612:34:23.400
6Great BritainSilverstone Circuit14 July 1956Juan Manuel FangioFerrari1012:59:47.000
7GermanyNürburgring5 August 1956Juan Manuel FangioFerrari223:38:43.700
8ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza2 September 1956Stirling MossMaserati502:23:41.300
1956 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityTeamPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaFerrari30
2Stirling MossGreat BritainMaserati27
3Peter CollinsGreat BritainFerrari25
4Jean BehraFranceMaserati22
5Pat FlahertyUnited StatesWatson Offenhauser8
6Eugenio CastellottiItalyFerrari7.5
7Sam HanksUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser6
7Paul FrereBelgiumFerrari6
7Paco GodiaSpainMaserati6
10Jack FairmanGreat BritainConnaught Alta5
11Mike HawthornGreat BritainBRM4
11Luigi MussoItalyFerrari4
11Don FreelandUnited StatesPhillips Offenhauser4
11Ron FlockhartGreat BritainConnaught Alta4
15Johnnie ParsonsUnited StatesKuzma Offenhauser3
15Harry SchellUnited StatesVanwall3
15Alfonso de PortagoSpainFerrari3
15Cesare PerdisaItalyMaserati3
19Olivier GendebienBelgiumFerrari2
19Hermano da Silva RamosBrazilGordini2
19Dick RathmannUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2
19Luigi VilloresiItalyMaserati2
19Horace GouldGreat BritainMaserati2
19Louis RosierFranceMaserati2
25Gerino GeriniItalyMaserati1.5
25Chico LandiBrazilMaserati1.5
27Paul RussoUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Novi1
1956 Constructor Standings
The Constructors Championship was not awarded until 1958   
1956 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverTeamTime
1ArgentinaJuan Manuel FangioFerrari1:45.300
2MonacoJuan Manuel FangioFerrari1:44.400
3Indianapolis 500Paul RussoKurtis Kraft Novi1:02.320
4BelgiumStirling MossMaserati4:14.700
5FranceJuan Manuel FangioFerrari2:25.800
6Great BritainStirling MossMaserati1:43.200
7GermanyJuan Manuel FangioFerrari9:41.600
8ItalyStirling MossMaserati2:45.500