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Event: Sveriges Grand PrixDate: 12.8.1956
Track: Rabelövsbanan, Kristianstad (Sweden), 6.537 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sveriges Grand Prix

Weather:drying, warm, cloudy
Start time:12:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:37500
Entered:29
Practiced:28
Qualified:27
Started:27
Finished:14
Classified:14
Classes:PractStartClass
Class 1: Special Sportscars15156
Class 3: Serie Sportscar over 2000 ccm663
Class 4: Serie Sportscar under 2000 ccm655
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sesion held for a total of 570 minutes on 4-6/8
Winners:
Overall:3Ferrari 290 MMHill / Trintignant
Class 3: Serie Sportscar over 2000 ccm:33Ferrari 750 MonzaKvarnström / Lundgren
Class 4: Serie Sportscar under 2000 ccm:43Porsche 550 Spyder von Frankenberg / Buff
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Ferrari 290 MMPeter Collins (GB)2:26.200160.966 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:8Maserati 300SStirling Moss (GB)2:23.000164.568 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (13), Porsche (5), Maserati (5), Jaguar (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (13), Porsche (5), Maserati (5), Jaguar (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 550 (5), Maserati 300S (5), Ferrari 750 Monza (4)
Driver nationalities:GB (16), S (13), F (6), D (6), B (5), USA (5), I (4), E (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (81%), mid-engined (19%)
Average engine size:2946 cc
Oldest known drivers:Piero Taruffi (50), Luigi Villoresi (47), Juan Manuel Fangio (45)
Youngest known drivers:Hans Herrmann (18), Herbert Mackay-Fraser (19), Peter Collins (25)
Woman drivers:Gilberte Thirion

Official Race Programme:

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