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1953 German Grand Prix

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Date  2 August 1953
Course length  22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Course  Permanent road course
1953 German Grand Prix
Official name  XVI Großer Preis von Deutschland
Location  Nürburgring, Nürburg, West Germany
Distance  18 laps, 410.580 km (255.123 mi)

The 1953 German Grand Prix was a Formula Two race held on 2 August 1953 at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. It was the seventh 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.

This race was won by Nino Farina in a Ferrari, just over 1 minute ahead of Juan Manuel Fangio. This was Farina's last victory in Formula One.

During his tour of Europe that saw Japan's 19-year old Crown Prince Akihito visit the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, he also attended the German Grand Prix.

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 German Grand Prix Wikipedia


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