1955 Season

standings

Drivers' Championship

Pos   Driver Car (Team) Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 BS/BF
1 Juan Manuel Fangio Mercedes-Benz W196 (Daimler Benz) C 40 (41) 6 6 3 3 4 1 1/1
2 Stirling Moss Mercedes-Benz W196 (Daimler Benz) C 23 6 6 1 2 1 2 1 1/1
3 Eugenio Castellotti Lancia D50 (Lancia)
Ferrari 625; 555 Supersqualo (Ferrari)
P
E
12 3
3
3
3
1


1

1


1
1/2
4/3
4 Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 625; 555 Supersqualo (Ferrari) E 11.33 6 6 1 1 1 8/1
5 Nino Farina Ferrari 625; 555 Supersqualo; D50 (Ferrari) E 10.33 4 3 1 2 1 4/2
6 Piero Taruffi Ferrari 555 Supersqualo (Ferrari)
Mercedes-Benz W196 (Daimler Benz)
E
C
9 1
2
1
2




1


1

15/8
5/2
7 Bob Sweikert* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (John Zink) F 8 1 1 1 14/1
8 Roberto Mieres Maserati 250F (Maserati) P 7 6 6 1 1 2 6/4
9 Jean Behra Maserati 250F (Maserati) P 6 6 6 1 1 1 3/3
9 Luigi Musso Maserati 250F (Maserati) P 6 6 6 1 1 4/3
11 Karl Kling Mercedes-Benz W196 (Daimler Benz) C 5 5 5 1 1 3/3
12 Jimmy Davies* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500B (Bardahl/Pat Clancy) F 4 1 1 1 10/3
13 Tony Bettenhausen* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Chapman) F 3 1 1 1 2/2
13 Paul Russo* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Chapman) F 3 1 1 1 dns/2
13 Paul Frère Ferrari 555 Supersqualo (Ferrari) E 3 2 2 1 8/4
13 Johnny Thomson* Kuzma Offenhauser (Peter Schmidt) F 3 1 1 1 33/4
17 José Froilán González Ferrari 625 (Ferrari) E 2 1 1 1 1 1/2
17 Cesare Perdisa Maserati 250F (Maserati) P 2 2 2 1 11/3
17 Luigi Villoresi Lancia D50 (Lancia)
Ferrari D50 (Ferrari)
P
P
2 2
1
2






1
7/5
8/dns
17 Carlos Menditeguy Maserati 250F (Maserati) P 2 2 2 1 13/5
21 Umberto Maglioli Ferrari 625; 555 Supersqualo (Ferrari) E 1.33 2 2 1 12/3
22 Hans Herrmann Mercedes-Benz W196 (Daimler Benz) C 1 2 1 1 10/4
22 Walt Faulkner* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Merz Engineering) F 1 1 1 1 7/5
22 Bill Homeier* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Merz Engineering) F 1 1 1 1 dns/5
22 Bill Vukovich* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Lindsey Hopkins) F 1 1 1 1 5/25
Mike Hawthorn Vanwall VW 55 (Vandervell)
Ferrari 625; 555 Supersqualo; D50 (Ferrari)
P
E
0 2
3
2
3







9/ret
5/6
Harry Schell Maserati 250F (Maserati)
Ferrari 555 Supersqualo (Ferrari)
Vanwall VW 55 (Vandervell)

P
E
P

0 1
2
2
1
1
2














7/6
18/ret
7/9
Louis Chiron Lancia D50 (Lancia) P 0 1 1 19/6
Andy Linden* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Joseph Massaglia) F 0 1 1 8/6
Jacques Pollet Gordini Type 16 (Gordini) E 0 3 3 12/7
Sergio Mantovani Maserati 250F (Maserati) P 0 1 1 19/7
Al Herman* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser (T.W. & W.T. Martin) F 0 1 1 16/7
Mike Sparken Gordini Type 16 (Gordini) E 0 1 1 23/7
Nano da Silva Ramos Gordini Type 16; 32 (Gordini) E 0 3 3 14/8
Pat O'Connor* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500D (Ansted Rotary) F 0 1 1 19/8
Lance Macklin Maserati 250F (Stirling Moss) D 0 2 1 16/8
Louis Rosier Maserati 250F (Ecurie Rosier) P 0 3 3 12/9
Jimmy Daywalt* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser (Sumar/Chapman Root) F 0 1 1 17/9
Ken Wharton Vanwall VW 55 (Vandervell) P 0 2 2 15/9
John Fitch Maserati 250F (Stirling Moss) D 0 1 1 20/9
Pat Flaherty* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500B (Dunn Engineering) F 0 1 1 12/10
Duane Carter* Kuzma Offenhauser (J.C. Agajanian) F 0 1 1 18/11
Johnny Claes Maserati 250F (Stirling Moss)
Ferrari 500 (ENB)
D
E
0 1
1

1







dns
16/11
Chuck Weyant* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 3000 (Federal Engineering) F 0 1 1 25/12
Eddie Johnson* Trevis Offenhauser (McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports) F 0 1 1 32/13
Jim Rathmann* Epperly Offenhauser (Belond Miracle/Calif. Muffler) F 0 1 1 20/14
Don Freeland* Phillips Offenhauser (Bob Estes) F 0 1 1 21/15
Cal Niday* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500B (D-A Lubricants/Racing Assoc) F 0 1 1 9/16
Art Cross* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Belanger Motors) F 0 1 1 24/17
Shorty Templeman* Trevis Offenhauser (Central Excavating) F 0 1 1 31/18
Sam Hanks* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Jones & Maley Cars) F 0 1 1 6/19
Keith Andrews* Schroeder Offenhauser (John McDaniel) F 0 1 1 28/20
Johnnie Parsons* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Trio Brass/Carl Anderson) F 0 1 1 27/21
Eddie Russo* Pawl Offenhauser (Dr. R.N. Sabourin) F 0 1 1 13/22
Ray Crawford* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500B (Ray Crawford) F 0 1 1 23/23
Jimmy Bryan* Kuzma Offenhauser (Dean Van Lines) F 0 1 1 11/24
Jack McGrath* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Hinkle) F 0 1 1 3/26
Al Keller* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 2000 (Sam Traylor Offy) F 0 1 1 22/27
Rodger Ward* Kuzma Offenhauser (Aristo Blue/E.R. Casale) F 0 1 1 30/28
Johnny Boyd* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500D (Sumar/Chapman Root) F 0 1 1 26/29
Ed Elisian* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Westwood Gauge/Wales) F 0 1 1 29/30
Jerry Hoyt* Stevens Offenhauser (Jim Robbins) F 0 1 1 1 1/31
Fred Agabashian* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500C (Federal Engineering) F 0 1 1 4/32
Jimmy Reece* Pankratz Offenhauser (Emmett Malloy) F 0 1 1 15/33
Alberto Ascari Lancia D50 (Lancia) P 0 2 2 2/ret
Pablo Birger Gordini Type 16 (Gordini) E 0 1 1 9/ret
Élie Bayol Gordini Type 16 (Gordini) E 0 2 2 15/ret
Jesus Iglesias Gordini Type 16 (Gordini) E 0 1 1 17/ret
Clemar Bucci Maserati 250F (Maserati) P 0 1 1 20/ret
Alberto Uria Maserati A6GCM (Alberto Uria) ? 0 1 1 21/ret
André Simon Mercedes-Benz W196 (Daimler Benz)
Maserati 250F (Ecurie Rosier; Maserati)
C
P
0 1
2
1
1







10/ret
8/ret
Robert Manzon Gordini Type 16; 32 (Gordini) E 0 3 3 11/ret
Peter Walker Maserati 250F (Stirling Moss)
Connaught Alta B Type (RRC Walker)
D
D
0 1
1
1
1







10/ret
dns/ret
Horace Gould Maserati 250F (Gould's Garage (Bristol); Maserati) D 0 3 3 15/ret
Tony Rolt Connaught Alta B Type (RRC Walker) D 0 1 1 14/ret
Kenneth McAlpine Connaught Alta B Type (Connaught) D 0 1 1 17/ret
Leslie Marr Connaught Alta B Type (Leslie Marr) D 0 1 1 19/ret
Roy Salvadori Maserati 250F (Gilby) D 0 1 1 20/ret
Peter Collins Maserati 250F (Owen Racing Organisation; Maserati) D; P 0 2 2 11/ret
Jack Brabham Cooper Bristol T40 (Cooper) D 0 1 1 25/ret
Jean Lucas Gordini Type 16; 32 (Gordini) E 0 1 1 22/ret
Jack Fairman Connaught Alta B Type (Connaught) D 0 1 21/dns
Luigi Piotti Arzani Volpini Maserati Special (Volpini) P 0 1 dns
Ted Whiteaway HWM Alta 53 (E N Whiteaway) D 0 1 dnq

Championship points awarded to the top five finishers in each race on an 8-6-4-3-2 basis. 1 point awarded for the fastest lap of each race.
Points for shared drives are divided equally between the drivers, regardless of how many laps each driver completed during the race.
Only the best 5 results counted towards the Championship.

* Drivers who participated only in Indianapolis 500.

 

Unofficial Constructors' Rank

Pos   Constructor Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 BS/BF
1 Mercedes-Benz C 79 6 6 4 5 5 4 1 2 1/1
2 Ferrari E 34 6 6 1 1 1 3 2 1 1/1
3 Maserati P; D; E 23 6 6 1 2 2 4 3/3
4 Lancia P 8 3 3 1 1 1 1/2
Gordini E 0 5 5 9/7
Vanwall P 0 4 4 7/9
Connaught Alta D 0 1 1 14/ret
Cooper Bristol D 0 1 1 25/ret
Arzani Volpini Maserati P 0 1 dns
HWM Alta D 0 1 dnq

 

Legend
GP – Grand Prix; ST – starts; PP – pole positions; FL – fastest laps; 1–10 – finish places; BS – best start; BF – best finish;
nc – not classified; ret – retired; dsq – disqualified; dns – did not start; dnq – did not qualify; dnpq – did not pre-qualify; ex – excluded

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