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The 1956 French Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 1 July 1956 at Reims.

Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 14 United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari 61 2:34:23.4 3 8
2 12 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Ferrari 61 +0.3 2 6
3 4 France Jean Behra Maserati 61 +1:29.9 7 4
4 10 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari 61 +1:35.1 1 4
5 6 Italy Cesare Perdisa
United Kingdom Stirling Moss
Maserati 59 +2 Laps 13 1
1
6 36 France Louis Rosier Maserati 58 +3 Laps 12
7 40 Spain Paco Godia Maserati 57 +4 Laps 17
8 32 Brazil Hernando da Silva Ramos Gordini 57 +4 Laps 14
9 30 France Robert Manzon Gordini 56 +5 Laps 15
10 24 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
United States Harry Schell
Vanwall 56 +5 Laps 6
11 34 Belgium André Pilette Gordini 55 +6 Laps 19
Ret 42 France André Simon Maserati 41 Engine 20
Ret 8 Italy Piero Taruffi Maserati 40 Engine 16
Ret 44 Belgium Olivier Gendebien Ferrari 38 Clutch 11
Ret 38 Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati 23 Brakes 10
Ret 16 Spain Alfonso de Portago Ferrari 20 Gearbox 9
Ret 28 France Maurice Trintignant Bugatti 18 Throttle 18
Ret 2 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Maserati 12 Gearbox 8
Ret 22 United States Harry Schell Vanwall 5 Engine 4
DNS 26 United Kingdom Colin Chapman Vanwall Accident 5

Notes

Previous race:
1956 Belgian Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1956 season
Next race:
1956 British Grand Prix
Previous race:
1954 French Grand Prix
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1957 French Grand Prix
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