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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. Giuseppe Farina would take the win, after Jean-Pierre Wimille hit mechanical problems.

Background Edit


Practice Edit

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 Italy Giuseppe Farina Italy Maserati 1:53.8
2 France Jean-Pierre Wimille France Simca-Gordini 1:54.2 + 0.4
3 Italy Luigi Villoresi Italy Maserati 1:54.3 + 0.5
4 Italy Piero Taruffi Italy Cisitalia-Fiat 1:55.7 + 1.9
5 France Raymond Sommer France Simca-Gordini 1:55.8 + 2.0
6 Italy Alberto Ascari Italy Maserati 1:56.6 + 2.8
7 Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Italy Maserati 1:58.1 + 4.3
8 Argentina Clemar Bucci Italy Maserati 1:59.7 + 5.9
9 Italy Nello Pagani Italy Maserati 1:59.8 + 6.0
10 Thailand B. Bira France Simca-Gordini 2:00.4 + 6.6
11 Monaco Louis Chiron France Talbot-Lago 2:00.4 + 6.6
12 France Yves Giraud-Cabantous France Talbot-Lago 2:00.6 + 6.8
13 France Maurice Trintignant France Simca-Gordini 2:00.8 + 7.0
14 France Louis Rosier France Talbot-Lago 2:01.0 + 7.2
15 Italy Tazio Nuvolari Italy Cisitalia-Fiat 2:01.8 + 8.0
16 France Igor Troubetzkoy Italy Ferrari 2:05.0 + 11.2
17 United Kingdom Cuth Harrison United Kingdom ERA 2:06.0 + 12.2
18 United Kingdom Reg Parnell United Kingdom ERA 2:08.0 + 14.2
19 France Eugène Chaboud France Delahaye No time

RaceEdit

Results Edit

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

NotesEdit

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