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1956 Formula 1 World Championship

1st
Juan Manuel Fangio
Ferrari
30 pts
2nd
Stirling Moss
Maserati
27 pts
3rd
Peter Collins
Ferrari
25 pts
8
Races
Jan 22, 1956
Date first race
Sep 2, 1956
Date last race
FAN (3)
Most wins
FAN (6)
Most pole positions
BEH (5), FAN (5)
Most podiums
FAN (6), MOS (6)
Most in points
FAN (4)
Most fastest laps
CAS (6)
Most DNF

1956 standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari 3 5 30
2 Stirling Moss Maserati 2 4 27 -3
3 Peter Collins Ferrari 2 5 25 -5
4 Jean Behra Maserati 0 5 22 -8
5 Pat Flaherty Watson 1 1 8 -22
6 Eugenio Castellotti Ferrari 0 1 7.5 -22.5
7 Sam Hanks Kurtis 0 1 6 -24
8 Paul Frère Ferrari 0 1 6 -24
9 Paco Godia Maserati 0 0 6 -24
10 Jack Fairman Connaught 0 0 5 -25
11 Luigi Musso Ferrari 1 1 4 -26
12 Mike Hawthorn BRM 0 1 4 -26
13 Don Freeland Phillips 0 1 4 -26
14 Ron Flockhart Connaught 0 1 4 -26
15 Alfonso de Portago Ferrari 0 1 3 -27
16 Cesare Perdisa Maserati 0 1 3 -27
17 Johnnie Parsons Kuzma 0 0 3 -27
18 Harry Schell Vanwall 0 0 3 -27
19 Olivier Gendebien Ferrari 0 0 2 -28
20 Hermano da Silva Ramos Gordini 0 0 2 -28
21 Dick Rathmann Kurtis 0 0 2 -28
22 Luigi Villoresi Maserati 0 0 2 -28
23 Horace Gould Maserati 0 0 2 -28
24 Louis Rosier Maserati 0 0 2 -28
25 Chico Landi Maserati 0 0 1.5 -28.5
26 Gerino Gerini Maserati 0 0 1.5 -28.5
27 Paul Russo Kurtis 0 0 1 -29

1956 schedule

Race Date Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
1 1956 Argentine Grand Prix Jan 22 #34 Luigi Musso Jean Behra Mike Hawthorn Juan Manuel Fangio
2 1956 Monaco Grand Prix May 13 #28 Stirling Moss Peter Collins Jean Behra Juan Manuel Fangio
3 1956 Indianapolis 500 May 30 #8 Pat Flaherty Sam Hanks Don Freeland Pat Flaherty
4 1956 Belgian Grand Prix Jun 3 #8 Peter Collins Paul Frère Cesare Perdisa Juan Manuel Fangio
5 1956 French Grand Prix Jul 1 #14 Peter Collins Eugenio Castellotti Jean Behra Juan Manuel Fangio
6 1956 British Grand Prix Jul 14 #1 Juan Manuel Fangio Alfonso de Portago Jean Behra Stirling Moss
7 1956 German Grand Prix Aug 5 #1 Juan Manuel Fangio Stirling Moss Jean Behra Juan Manuel Fangio
8 1956 Italian Grand Prix Sep 2 #36 Stirling Moss Peter Collins Ron Flockhart Juan Manuel Fangio
Juan Manuel Fangio is the 1956 Formula 1 World Champion. Fangio won 3 out of 8 races and scored a total of 30 points. With 3 points behind Stirling Moss finished the season in second place and Peter Collins as third.

The season started with the 1956 Argentine Grand Prix on January 22. The last race of the season was the 1956 Italian Grand Prix on September 2.