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1955 Formula One season

sports season

The 1955 Formula One season was the 6th of the championship. The champion was Juan Manuel Fangio in a close battle.

Season reviewEdit

1955 Drivers Championship final standingsEdit

Pos. Driver ARG
 
MON
 
500
 
BEL
 
NED
 
GBR
 
ITA
 
Pts.
1   Juan Manuel Fangio 1* Ret* 1* 1 2 1 40 (41)
2   Stirling Moss 4† / Ret 9 2 2 1* Ret* 23
3   Eugenio Castellotti Ret† 2 Ret 5 6† / Ret 3 12
4   Maurice Trintignant 2† / 3† / Ret 1 6 Ret Ret 8 11.33
5   Nino Farina 2† / 3† 4 3 DNS 10.33
6   Piero Taruffi 8† 4 2 9
7   Bob Sweikert 1 8
8   Roberto Mieres 5 Ret 5† 4* Ret 7 7
9   Jean Behra 6† / Ret† / Ret 3† / Ret† 5† / Ret 6 Ret 4 6
10   Luigi Musso 7† / Ret† Ret 7 3 5 Ret 6
11   Karl Kling 4† / Ret Ret Ret 3 Ret 5
12   Jimmy Davies 3 4
13   Tony Bettenhausen 2† 3
14   Paul Russo 2† 3
15   Paul Frère 8† 4 3
16   Johnny Thomson 4 3
17   José Froilán González 2† 2
18   Cesare Perdisa 3† / Ret† 8 2
19   Luigi Villoresi Ret† / Ret 5 DNS 2
20   Carlos Menditéguy Ret† / Ret 5 2
21   Umberto Maglioli 3† 6 1.33
22   Hans Herrmann 4† 1
23   Walt Faulkner 5† 1
24   Bill Homeier 5† 1
25   Bill Vukovich Ret* 1
26   Mike Hawthorn Ret Ret 7 6† 10 0
27   Harry Schell 6† / 7† / Ret† Ret 9† / Ret Ret 0
28   Louis Chiron 6 0
29   Andy Linden 6 0
30   Jacques Pollet 7 10 Ret 0
31   Al Herman 7 0
32   Mike Sparken 7 0
33   Sergio Mantovani 7† / Ret† 0
34   Hernando da Silva Ramos 8 Ret Ret 0
35   Lance Macklin DNQ 8 0
36   Pat O'Connor 8 0
37   Louis Rosier Ret 9 9 0
38   Ken Wharton 9† Ret 0
39   Jimmy Daywalt 9 0
40   John Fitch 9 0
41   Pat Flaherty 10 0
42   Duane Carter 11 0
43   Johnny Claes 11 0
44   Chuck Weyant 12 0
45   Eddie Johnson 13 0
46   Jim Rathmann 14 0
  Robert Manzon Ret Ret Ret 0
  Horace Gould Ret Ret Ret 0
  Alberto Ascari Ret Ret 0
  Elie Bayol Ret Ret 0
  Andre Simon Ret Ret 0
  Peter Collins Ret Ret 0
  Peter Walker Ret Ret† 0
  Jesus Iglesias Ret 0
  Pablo Birger Ret 0
  Alberto Uria Ret 0
  Don Freeland Ret 0
  Cal Niday Ret 0
  Art Cross Ret 0
  Shorty Templeman Ret 0
  Sam Hanks Ret 0
  Keith Andrews Ret 0
  Johnnie Parsons Ret 0
  Eddie Russo Ret 0
  Ray Crawford Ret 0
  Jimmy Bryan Ret 0
  Jack McGrath Ret 0
  Al Keller Ret 0
  Johnny Boyd Ret 0
  Ed Elisian Ret 0
  Rodger Ward Ret 0
  Jerry Hoyt Ret 0
  Jimmy Reece Ret 0
  Fred Agabashian Ret 0
  Kenneth McAlpine Ret 0
  Jack Brabham Ret 0
  Roy Salvadori Ret 0
  Leslie Marr Ret 0
  Jean Lucas Ret 0
  Clemar Bucci Ret† 0
  Tony Rolt Ret† 0
  Ted Whiteaway DNQ 0
Pos. Driver ARG
 
MON
 
500
 
BEL
 
NED
 
GBR
 
ITA
 
Pts.
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(starting in 2003)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
  • * Fastest lap (1 point awarded)
  • † Position shared between more drivers of the same car
  • Only the best 5 results counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.

Non-Championship race resultsEdit