1948 Monaco Grand Prix

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Template:Coord Template:Infobox Grand Prix race report The 1948 Monaco Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race, held in Monte Carlo on 16 May 1948.

The first event under a new formula, 1½ litres supercharged or 4½ litres naturally aspirated, it featured a motley crowd of marques. Jean-Pierre Wimille's Template:Convert Simca-Gordini took an early lead, but was overwhelmed by the Maserati 4CLs of Giuseppe Farina and then Luigi Villoresi. Farina would take the win.

Classification

Pos Driver Car Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 Template:Flagicon Giuseppe Farina Maserati 4CLT 100 3:18:26.9 1
2 Template:Flagicon Louis Chiron Talbot-Lago T26 100 + 35.2 11
3 Template:Flagicon Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 4CL 98 laps + 2 laps 7
4 Template:Flagicon Maurice Trintignant Simca-Gordini 15 98 laps + 2 laps 13
5 Template:Flagicon Luigi Villoresi
Template:Flagicon Alberto Ascari
Maserati 4CLT 97 laps + 3 laps 3
6 Template:Flagicon Yves Giraud-Cabantous Talbot-Lago 95 laps + 5 laps 12
7 Template:Flagicon Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 135S 88 laps + 12 laps 19
NC Template:Flagicon Clemar Bucci Maserati 4CLT 65 laps + 35 laps 8
Ret Template:Flagicon Nello Pagani Maserati 4CL 64 laps Gearbox 9
Ret Template:Flagicon Alberto Ascari Maserati 4CL 61 laps Oil pump 6
Ret Template:Flagicon Jean-Pierre Wimille Simca-Gordini T11 60 laps Engine 2
Ret Prince Igor Troubetzkoy Ferrari 166C 58 laps Accident 16
Ret Template:Flagicon Cuth Harrison ERA B-Type 47 laps Engine 17
Ret Template:Flagicon Reg Parnell ERA E-Type 22 laps Oil line 18
Ret Template:Flagicon Piero Taruffi Cisitalia D.46 16 laps Engine 4
Ret Template:Flagicon Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago T26 16 laps Engine 14
Ret Template:Flagicon Raymond Sommer Simca-Gordini T15 5 laps Valve 5
Ret Template:Flagicon 'B.Bira' Simca-Gordini T15 5 laps Oil 10

References

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Source

  • Kettlewell, Mike. "Monaco: Road Racing on the Riviera", in Northey, Tom, editor. World of Automobiles, Volume 12, pp.1381–4. London: Orbis, 1974.

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