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The 1948 French Grand Prix was a Grand Epreuve held on July 18 at Reims-Gueux. The race was dominated by the factory Alfa Romeo team, with polesitter Jean-Pierre Wimille leading home teammates Consalvo Sanesi and Alberto Ascari. Wimille also logged the fastest lap, giving him a hat trick on home ground.


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RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos Driver Car Laps Time/Retired Grid[1]
1 France Jean-Pierre Wimille Italy Alfa Romeo 64 3:01:07.5 1
2 Italy Consalvo Sanesi Italy Alfa Romeo 64 + 24.5 3
3 Italy Alberto Ascari Italy Alfa Romeo 64 + 25.0 2
4 Italy Franco Comotti France Talbot-Lago 62 + 2 Laps 6
5 France "Raph" France Talbot-Lago 62 + 2 Laps 8
6 France Louis Rosier France Talbot-Lago 60 + 4 Laps 10
7 Italy Luigi Villoresi
Italy Tazio Nuvolari
Italy Maserati 59 + 5 Laps 16
8 France Eugène Chaboud France Delahaye 59 + 5 Laps 9
9 Monaco Louis Chiron France Talbot-Lago 56 + 15 Laps 5
10 France Charles Pozzi France Talbot-Lago 45 + 19 Laps 13
Ret Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio France Simca-Gordini 41 Engine 11
Ret Italy Nello Pagani Italy Maserati 37 Oil leak 19
Ret France Yves Giraud-Cabantous France Talbot-Lago 31 Fuel Tank 7
Ret France Philippe Étancelin France Talbot-Lago 22 Engine 4
Ret Italy Soave Besana Italy Ferrari 19 Engine 14
Ret Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Italy Maserati 11 Oil leak 15
Ret United Kingdom John Heath United Kingdom Alta 7 Clutch 18
Ret France Pierre Veyron France Simca-Gordini 5 Engine 17
Ret France Raymond Sommer Italy Maserati 2 Oil pressure 12
DNA France Eugène Martin France CTA-Arsenal
DNA Thailand B. Bira United Kingdom ERA

MilestonesEdit

External LinksEdit

  1. Hodges, David (1967). The French Grand Prix. pp. 135-138.


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