1956 Syracuse Grand Prix

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Italy  1956 Syracuse Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1956 Formula One season
Date 15 April 1956
Official name VI Gran Premio di Siracusa
Location Syracuse, Sicily
Course Permanent racing facility
5.599 km (3.479 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 447.688 km (278.167 mi)
Pole position
Driver Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari
Time 1:58.0
Fastest lap
Driver Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari
Time 1:59.8
Podium
First Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari
Second Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari
Third United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari

The 1956 Syracuse Grand Prix was a motor race, set to Formula One rules, held on 15 April 1956 at the Syracuse Circuit, Sicily. The race was won by Argentinean Juan Manuel Fangio, in his Scuderia Ferrari entered Lancia D50.

Classification[edit]

Entry List[edit]

No Driver Entrant Car Engine
2 Italy Gerino Gerini Scuderia Guastalla Maserati 250F Maserati
4 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 Lancia
6 United Kingdom Horace Gould Gould's Garage Maserati 250F Maserati
8 Italy Giorgio Scarlatti Giorgio Scarlatti Ferrari 500 Ferrari
10 Italy Piero Scotti Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B Alta
12 Italy Luigi Villoresi Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati
14 Italy Luigi Piotti Luigi Piotti Maserati 250F Maserati
16 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 Lancia
18 Italy Berardo Taraschi Berardo Taraschi Ferrari 166 Ferrari
20 Brazil Hermano da Silva Ramos Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini
22 United Kingdom Desmond Titterington Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B Alta
24 France Robert Manzon Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini
26 Italy Luigi Musso Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 Lancia
28 United Kingdom Peter Collins Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 Lancia
30 France Jean Behra Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati
Source:[1]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 4 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari 1:58.0  –
2 16 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Ferrari 1:58.9 +0.9
3 30 France Jean Behra Maserati 1:59.6 +1.6
4 26 Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari 2:00.3 +2.3
5 12 Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati 2:01.5 +3.5
6 28 United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari 2:02.1 +4.1
7 24 France Robert Manzon Gordini 2:05.1 +7.1
8 22 United Kingdom Desmond Titterington Connaught-Alta 2:06.6 +8.6
9 14 Italy Luigi Piotti Maserati 2:07.1 +9.1
10 6 United Kingdom Horace Gould Maserati 2:09.1 +11.1
11 2 Italy Gerino Gerini Maserati 2:10.5 +12.5
12 20 Brazil Hermano da Silva Ramos Gordini 2:11.8 +13.8
13 8 Italy Giorgio Scarlatti Ferrari - -
14 18 Italy Berardo Taraschi Ferrari - -
15 10 Italy Piero Scotti Connaught-Alta - -
Source:[2]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 4 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari 80 2:48'59.9 1
2 26 Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari 80 +0.2 4
3 28 United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari 80 +0.5 6
4 12 Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati 77 +3 Laps 5
5 2 Italy Gerino Gerini Maserati 77 +6 Laps 11
6 24 France Robert Manzon Gordini 76 +4 Laps 7
7 24 Italy Luigi Piotti Maserati 74 +6 Laps 9
Ret 20 Brazil Hermano da Silva Ramos Gordini 42 Mechanical 12
Ret 16 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Ferrari 40 Accident 2
Ret 22 United Kingdom Desmond Titterington Connaught-Alta 23 Ignition 8
Ret 10 Italy Piero Scotti Connaught-Alta 21 Gearbox 15
Ret 18 Italy Berardo Taraschi Ferrari 20 Mechanical 14
Ret 8 Italy Giorgio Scarlatti Ferrari 20 Mechanical 13
Ret 6 United Kingdom Horace Gould Maserati 2 Final Drive 10
Ret 30 France Jean Behra Maserati 1 Lubrication 3
Source:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Syracuse GP Entry List". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 
  2. ^ "1956 Syracuse GP Qualifying". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 
  3. ^ "1956 Syracuse GP". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-09-25. 


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