1956 Buenos Aires Grand Prix

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Argentina  1956 Buenos Aires Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1956 Formula One season
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Date 5 February 1956
Official name X Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Location Mendoza, Argentina
Course Circuito Gral San Martin (Mendoza)
4.183 km (2.600 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 251.020 km (155.976 mi)
Pole position
Driver Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari
Fastest lap
Driver Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari
Time 1:49.2
Podium
First Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari
Second United Kingdom Stirling Moss Maserati
Third France Jean Behra Maserati

The 1956 Buenos Aires Grand Prix was a non-championship Formula One race, held of 5 February 1956, in Mendoza, Argentina. The race was won over a distance of 60 laps by Argentine driver Juan Manuel Fangio in his Scuderia Ferrari entered Lancia D50.

Results[edit]

Entry List[edit]

No Driver Entrant Car Engine
2 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati
4 France Jean Behra Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati
6 Argentina Carlos Menditéguy Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati
8 Italy Luigi Piotti Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati
10 Brazil Chico Landi Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati
12 Argentina Pablo Gulle Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati
14 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Owen Racing Organisation Maserati 250F Maserati
16 Uruguay Alberto Uria Alberto Uria Maserati A6GCM Maserati
30 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 Lancia
32 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 Lancia
34 Italy Luigi Musso Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 Lancia
36 United Kingdom Peter Collins Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 555 Ferrari
38 Belgium Olivier Gendebien Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 555 Ferrari
Source:[1]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired
1 30 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari 60 1:52'38.9
2 2 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Maserati 60 +38.6
3 4 France Jean Behra Maserati 60 +1:45.7
4 6 Argentina Carlos Menditéguy Maserati 59 +1 Lap
5 36 United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari 58 +2 Laps
6 38 Belgium Olivier Gendebien Ferrari 57 +3 Laps
7 10 Brazil Chico Landi Maserati 57 +3 Laps
8 12 Argentina Pablo Gulle Maserati 54 +6 Laps
9 14 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Maserati 54 +6 Laps
10 8 Italy Luigi Piotti Maserati 52 +8 Laps
Ret 32 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Ferrari 14 Oil Cooler
Ret 34 Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari 9 Accident
DNS 16 Uruguay Alberto Uria Maserati 0 -
Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Buenos Aires GP Entry List". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 
  2. ^ "1956 Buenos Aires GP". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 


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