1956 Formula 1 Season  Arrow Image   Constructors

The Constructors Championship did not begin until 1958.
TeamsConstructorEngineChassis
France Automobiles Bugatti Bugatti Bugatti 2.5 L8 T251
 
Italy Piero Scotti
United Kingdom Connaught Engineering 
Connaught Alta GP 2.5 L4 B-Type
 
United Kingdom Frederick Roberts 'Bob' Gerard Cooper Bristol BS1 2.0 L6 T23
 
Italy Scuderia Ferrari
Italy 
Scuderia Centro Sud 
Ferrari Ferrari 500 2.0 L4, Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 250F
500
555
D50
 
France Equipe Simca-Gordini Gordini Gordini 23 2.5 L6, Gordini 25 2.5 L8 T16, T32
 
Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati
Switzerland 
Ottorino Volonterio
Australia Sir John Arthur 'Jack' Brabham
United Kingdom Bruce Halford
United Kingdom Gilby Engineering
France 
André Simon
United Kingdom Goulds Garage
France 
Ecurie Rosier
Alberto Uria
United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation
Italy 
Luigi Piotti
Italy Scuderia Guastalla 
Maserati Maserati 2.5 L6 250F
250F
A6GCM
 
United Kingdom Emeryson Cars Emeryson Alta GP 2.5 L4 56
 
United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall Vanwall 254 2.5 L4 VW 2
 

Season Review
RaceCircuitDateWinning DriverConstructor
Argentina Argentine Grand Prix Argentine Grand PrixOscar GálvezJan 1956 Luigi MussoFerrari 
Monaco Monaco Grand Prix MonacoMay 1956 Sir Stirling MossMaserati 
United States Indianapolis 500 IndianapolisMay 1956 Watson 
Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Spa-FrancorchampsJun 1956 Peter John CollinsFerrari 
France French Grand Prix Reims-GueuxJul 1956 Peter John CollinsFerrari 
United Kingdom British Grand Prix SilverstoneJul 1956 Juan Manuel 'El Chueco' FangioFerrari 
Germany German Grand Prix NürburgringAug 1956 Juan Manuel 'El Chueco' FangioFerrari 
Italy Italian Grand Prix MonzaSep 1956 Sir Stirling MossMaserati 

1956 Drivers

France Jean Marie Behra
Sweden Joakim 'Jo' Bonnier
Australia Sir John Arthur 'Jack' Brabham
United Kingdom Charles Anthony Standish 'Tony' Brooks
United Kingdom William Archibald Scott Brown
Italy Eugenio Castellotti
United Kingdom Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman
United Kingdom Peter John Collins
Switzerland Emmanuel 'Toulo' de Graffenried
Spain Alfonso de Portago
United Kingdom Paul Emery
United Kingdom Jack Fairman
Argentina Juan Manuel 'El Chueco' Fangio
United Kingdom Alfred Lazarus 'Les Leston' Fingleston
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart
Belgium Paul Frère
Belgium Olivier Gendebien
United Kingdom Frederick Roberts 'Bob' Gerard
Italy Gerino Gerini
Spain Paco Godia
Argentina José Froilán González
Óscar Mario 'Bocha' González
United Kingdom Horace Gould
United Kingdom Bruce Halford
United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Brazil Francisco Sacco 'Chico' Landi
Italy Umberto Maglioli
France Robert Manzon
Argentina Carlos Alberto Menditeguy
Belgium André Milhoux
United Kingdom Sir Stirling Moss
Italy Luigi Musso
Italy Cesare Perdisa
Belgium André Pilette
Italy Luigi Piotti
Brazil Hernando João da Silva Ramos
France Louis Rosier
United Kingdom Roy Francesco Salvadori
Italy Giorgio Scarlatti
United States Harry Schell
Italy Piero Scotti
France André Simon
Italy Piero Taruffi
United Kingdom Desmond Titterington
France Maurice Bienvenu Jean Paul Trintignant
Alberto Uria
Italy Luigi Villoresi
Switzerland Ottorino Volonterio
Germany Wolfgang von Trips


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