1954 Argentine Grand Prix
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1954 Argentine Grand Prix

1954 Argentine Grand Prix
Autódromo Oscar y Juan Gálvez Circuito N° 2 (-) (Histórico).svg
Race details
Date 17 January 1954
Official name II Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina
Location Autódromo 17 de Octubre, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.912 km (2.431 miles)
Distance 87 laps, 340.344 km (211.480 miles)
Weather Overcast, wet
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:44.8
Fastest lap
Driver Argentina José Froilán González Ferrari
Time 1:48.2
Podium
First Maserati
Second
  • Italy Nino Farina
Ferrari
Third
  • Argentina José Froilán González
Ferrari
Lap leaders

The 1954 Argentine Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Autódromo 17 de Octubre in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 17 January 1954. It was race 1 of 9 in the 1954 World Championship of Drivers. Giuseppe Farina scored the pole position at an age of 47 years and 79 days, which still is a record today.[1]

This was Juan Manuel Fangio's first home victory, following Alberto Ascari's win in 1953. He would repeat this with three consecutive victories in the following three years.

Classification

Qualifying

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 10 Italy Nino Farina Ferrari 1:44.8 --
2 12 Argentina José Froilán González Ferrari 1:44.9 + 0.1
3 2 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 1:45.6 + 0.8
4 14 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 1:47.0 + 2.2
5 26 France Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 1:47.4 + 2.6
6 4 Argentina Onofre Marimón Maserati 1:47.4 + 2.6
7 6 Italy Luigi Musso Maserati 1:48.2 + 3.4
8 32 Argentina Roberto Mieres Maserati 1:49.0 + 4.2
9 36 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy Maserati 1:49.2 + 4.4
10 8 Thailand Prince Bira Maserati 1:49.3 + 4.5
11 28 United States Harry Schell Maserati 1:50.0 + 5.2
12 16 Italy Umberto Maglioli Ferrari 1:50.2 + 5.4
13 30 Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried Maserati 1:50.7 + 5.9
14 24 France Louis Rosier Ferrari 1:51.1 + 6.3
15 20 France Élie Bayol Gordini 1:51.6 + 6.8
16 22 France Roger Loyer Gordini 1:52.6 + 7.8
17 18 France Jean Behra Gordini 1:53.0 + 8.2
18 34 Argentina Jorge Daponte Maserati 1:56.7 + 11.9
Source:[2]

Race

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 87 3:00:55.8 3 8
2 10 Italy Nino Farina Ferrari 87 +1:19.0 1 6
3 12 Argentina José Froilán González Ferrari 87 +2:01.0 2 51
4 26 France Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 86 +1 lap 5 3
5 20 France Élie Bayol Gordini 85 +2 laps 15 2
6 28 United States Harry Schell Maserati 84 +3 laps 11
7 8 Thailand Prince Bira Maserati 83 +4 laps 10
8 30 Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried Maserati 83 +4 laps 13
9 16 Italy Umberto Maglioli Ferrari 82 +5 laps 12
DSQ 18 France Jean Behra Gordini 61 Push Start 17
DSQ 14 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 52 Push Start 4
Ret 4 Argentina Onofre Marimón Maserati 48 Engine 6
Ret 32 Argentina Roberto Mieres Maserati 37 Oil Leak 8
Ret 22 France Roger Loyer Gordini 19 Oil Pressure 16
Ret 34 Argentina Jorge Daponte Maserati 19 Gearbox 18
Ret 24 France Louis Rosier Ferrari 1 Accident 14
DNS 6 Italy Luigi Musso Maserati Engine 7
DNS 36 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy Maserati Engine 9
Source:[3]
Notes
  • ^1 - Includes 1 point for fastest lap

Championship standings after the race

Drivers' Championship standings
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included. Only the best 5 results counted towards the Championship.

References

  1. ^ "Statistics Drivers - Pole positions - By age". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Argentina 1954 - Qualifications". statsf1.com. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "1954 Argentine Grand Prix". formula1.com. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Argentina 1954 - Championship o STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 2019.



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