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1955 Season
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1955 Dutch GP
1954 British GP

1955 British GP

1955 London Trophy
1955 Italian GP
1956 British GP
 VIII  RAC British Grand Prix

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSaturday 16 July 1955
Start time14:00
Event British GP
Circuit Aintree
Event FormatRace of 90 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#6 of 7 in 1955
#47 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps90
Circuit Perimeter4828 m
Race Distance4828 × 90 = 434.520 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers9
Debutants
Jack Brabham (Driver),
Mike Sparken (Driver),
   Connaught B (Car Model),
Cooper T40 (Car Model)
Milestones Stirling Moss – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 Stirling Moss – 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 6th Place Finishes Ferrari (13)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Maserati (119),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio (28),
3. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (23),
4. Most Retirements Maurice Trintignant (19),
5. Most 5th Place Finishes Maserati (14),
6. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (27),
7. Most Race Entries Maserati (212),
8. Most 8th Place Qualifications Maserati (12),
9. Most 9th Place Qualifications Maserati (11),
10. Most 16th Place Qualifications Maserati (14),
11. Most 20th Place Qualifications Maserati (7)

World Championship standings
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 33 
2  Stirling Moss 22 
3  Maurice Trintignant 10 
4  Nino Farina 9 
5  Bob Sweikert 8 
6  Eugenio Castellotti 8 
7  Roberto Mières 7 
8  Luigi Musso 6 
9  Karl Kling 5 up
10  Jimmy Davies 4 up
11  Paul Russo 3 up
  Tony Bettenhausen 3 up
13  Jean Behra 3 up
14  Johnny Thomson 3 up
  Paul Frère 3 up
  Piero Taruffi 3 
17  José Froilan González 2 up
18  Cesare Perdisa 2 up
19  Luigi Villoresi 2 up
20  Umberto Maglioli 1.3 up
21  Hans Herrmann 1 up
22  Walt Faulkner 1 up
  Bill Homeier 1 up
24  Bill Vukovich 1 up
1  Mercedes / Mercedes 32 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 20 
3  Maserati / Maserati 14 
4  Lancia / Lancia 6 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 12Car 12
EntrantDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AG
Driver Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
Car Mercedes W196 Mercedes W196 Mercedes W196
EngineMercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8
Time3:07'21.22'00.42'00.4
Speed139.155 km/h144.359 km/h144.359 km/h