Model produced by: Spark
Driver: Juan Manuel Fangio (Argentina)
Car: Mercedes W196
Results: 4 wins, 5 podiums, 3 poles, 3 fastest laps
Mercedes dominated the championship again with Fangio winninig 4 races and his team mate Stirling Moss winning 1. Ferrari won at Monaco after Mercedes failed to finish the race and Alberto Ascari crashed at the harbour chicane and ended up in the water. He died four days later, testing Ferrari cars in Monza. The 1955 season also saw the cancellation of four Grand Prix’s after a disaster at the 24 Hours of Le Mans which killed one driver and 80 spectators.