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1953 British Grand Prix

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Date  18 July 1953
Course length  4.7105 km (2.927 mi)
1953 British Grand Prix
Official name  VI RAC British Grand Prix
Location  Silverstone Circuit Silverstone, England
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  90 laps, 423.949 km (263.43 mi)

The 1953 British Grand Prix was a Formula Two motor race held on 18 July 1953 at Silverstone Circuit. It was the sixth round of the 1953 World Drivers' Championship, which was run to Formula Two rules in 1952 and 1953, rather than the Formula One regulations normally used. The 90-lap race was won by Ferrari driver Alberto Ascari after he started from pole position. Juan Manuel Fangio finished second for the Maserati team and Ascari's teammate Nino Farina came in third.

Championship standings after the race

Drivers' Championship standings
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included. Only the best 4 results counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.
  • References

    1953 British Grand Prix Wikipedia


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