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Event: 2. Internationales ADAC 1000 Kilometer Rennen auf dem NürburgringDate: 27.5.1956
Track: Nürburgring Nordschleife (Germany), 22.810 kmsOrganiser: ADAC

Nürburgring 1000 Kilometres

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:9:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:70000
Entered:71
Practiced:61
Qualified:57
Started:57
Finished:26
Classified:26
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports +200011114
Sports 2000000
Sports 150011113
Series Sports 1500732
Grand Touring & Special Touring +2000552
Grand Touring & Special Touring 2000664
Grand Touring & Special Touring 1300181811
Race notes:
Other classes continue to 44 or 1 hour past overall winner, general classification based on standing at end of overall winner's 44th lap.
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying session held for a total od 1590 minutes on 24-26/5
Winners:
Overall:6Maserati 300STaruffi / Schell / Behra / Moss
Sports 1500:21Porsche 550 RSvon Trips / Maglioli
Series Sports 1500:43Porsche 550 SpyderKretschmann / Liebl
Grand Touring & Special Touring +2000:56Mercedes-Benz 300 SLMartenson / Einsiedel
Grand Touring & Special Touring 2000:61Porsche 356A Carrera 1500 GSNathan / Kaiser
Grand Touring & Special Touring 1300:81Alfa Romeo Giulietta SVBonnier / Mackay-Fraser
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Ferrari 860 MonzaJuan Manuel Fangio (RA)10:05.300135.662 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Ferrari 860 MonzaJuan Manuel Fangio (RA)10:03.600136.044 km/h
Sports 1500:20Porsche 550 RSRichard von Frankenberg (D)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (24), Alfa Romeo (9), Maserati (7), Ferrari (4), Mercedes-Benz (4)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (24), Alfa Romeo (9), Maserati (7), Ferrari (4), Mercedes-Benz (4)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 550 (9), Porsche 356 Super (6), Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce (5)
Driver nationalities:D (53), I (13), GB (11), CH (7), F (5), B (5), USA (5), DDR (4), NL (4), RA (3), S (3)
Engine positions:front-engined (55%), rear-engined (27%), mid-engined (18%)
Average engine size:1842 cc
Oldest known drivers:Louis Chiron (57), Piero Taruffi (50), Luigi Villoresi (47)
Youngest known drivers:Hans Herrmann (18), Herbert Mackay-Fraser (19), Michael May (22)
Woman drivers:Ada Pace, Gilberte Thirion

Official Race Programme:

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