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1955 Naples GP
1955 Argentine GP
1950 Monaco GP

1955 Monaco GP

1955 Albi GP
1955 Indianapolis 500
1956 Monaco GP
 XIII  Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco
 XV  Grand Prix d'Europe


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

Details
DateSunday 22 May 1955
Start time14:00
Event Monaco GP
Circuit Monte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 100 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#2 of 7 in 1955
#43 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps100
Circuit Perimeter3145 m
Race Distance3145 × 100 = 314.500 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers20
Finishers9
Debutants
Cesare Perdisa (Driver),
Ted Whiteaway (Driver),
Ferrari 555 Supersqualo (Car Model),
   Vanwall 55 (Car Model),
E.N. Whiteaway (Entrant),
Stirling Moss Ltd (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 44 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Equipe Gordini – 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
 Maurice Trintignant – 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Place Finishes Ferrari (11),
2. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (9),
3. Highest 3rd Place Finish Ratio Cesare Perdisa (100.00%),
4. Most Failures to Qualify HWM (4),
5. Most Failures to Qualify Lance Macklin (2),
6. Most 19th Place Qualifications Louis Chiron (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (96),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (71),
3. Most Retirements Maserati (110),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (25),
5. Most Race Wins Ferrari (20),
6. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (15),
7. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio (9),
8. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (15),
9. Most Races Led Ferrari (39),
10. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (24),
11. Most Laps Led Ferrari (1317),
12. Most Race Entries Ferrari (193),
13. Most Race Entries Alberto Ascari,  Louis Rosier,  Nino Farina (32),
14. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (16),
15. Most 8th Place Qualifications Maserati (11),
16. Most 11th Place Qualifications Maserati (10),
17. Most 17th Place Qualifications Maserati (11),
18. Most 17th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (4)

World Championship standings
1  Maurice Trintignant 10 up
2  Juan Manuel Fangio 10 up
3  Eugenio Castellotti 6 
4  Nino Farina 5 up
5  José Froilan González 2 up
6  Cesare Perdisa 2 
  Jean Behra 2 
8  Luigi Villoresi 2 
  Roberto Mičres 2 up
10  Umberto Maglioli 1.3 up
11  Stirling Moss 1 up
  Hans Herrmann 1 up
  Karl Kling 1 up
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 14 up
2  Mercedes / Mercedes 8 up
3  Lancia / Lancia 6 
4  Maserati / Maserati 6 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 44Car 2Car 2
EntrantScuderia FerrariDaimler Benz AGDaimler Benz AG
Driver Maurice Trintignant Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
Car Ferrari 625 Mercedes W196 Mercedes W196
EngineFerrari 2.5 L4Mercedes 2.5 L8Mercedes 2.5 L8
Time2:58'09.81'41.11'42.4
Speed105.914 km/h111.988 km/h110.566 km/h