1946 Nice Grand Prix

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France  1946 Nice Grand Prix
Race details
1946 Grand Prix season
Date 22 April 1946
Official name V Grand Prix de Nice
Location Nice, France
Course Street circuit
3.218 km ( mi)
Distance 65 laps, 209.170 km ( mi)
Pole position
Driver Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati 4CL
Time 1:45.0
Fastest lap
Driver France Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 308
Time 1:44.8
Podium
First Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati
Second France Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo
Third France Eugène Chaboud Delahaye

The 1946 Nice Grand Prix (officially the V Grand Prix de Nice) was a Grand Prix motor race held in Nice on Monday, 22 April 1946. According to some sources this was the first official Formula 1 race.[1]

Entry list[edit]

No Driver Car Engine
2 Monaco Louis Chiron Talbot-Lago T26 Talbot-Lago
4 France Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 308 Alfa Romeo
6 France Philippe Étançelin Maserati 6CM Maserati
8 Italy Arialdo Ruggieri / Italy Franco Cortese Maserati 4CL Maserati
10 Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati 4CL Maserati
12 France Henri Trillaud Delahaye 135S Delahaye
14 France Maurice Trintignant Bugatti T35C/51 Bugatti
16 France Robert Mazaud Maserati 4CL Maserati
18 France Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 135S Delahaye
20 France Henri Louveau Maserati 6CM Maserati
22 France Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago T150C Talbot-Lago
24 France Marcel Balsa Talbot-Lago T150C Talbot-Lago
26 France Fernand Bianchi Bugatti T51A Bugatti
28 France Raph Maserati 4CL Maserati
30 Italy Discoride Lanza Maserati 4CL Maserati
32 France Georges Grignard Delahaye 135S Delahaye
34 France Charles Pozzi Delahaye 135S Delahaye
36 France Maurice Varet Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 Alfa Romeo
38 France Roger Deho Maserati 6CM Maserati
40 United States Harry Schell Maserati 6CM Maserati
42 Italy Franco Cortese Maserati 4CL Maserati
44 France Paul Friderich Delahaye 155 Delahaye

Classification[edit]

Pos
[2][3][4]
No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 10 Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati 65 2:00:04.5 (104.52 km/h) 1
2 4 France Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 64 +1 lap
3 18 France Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 61 +4 laps
4 32 France Georges Grignard Delahaye 59 +6 laps
5 8 Italy Arialdo Ruggieri / Italy Franco Cortese Maserati 58 +7 laps
6 2 Monaco Louis Chiron Talbot-Lago 58 +7 laps
7 36 France Maurice Varet Alfa Romeo 55 +10 laps
8 34 France Charles Pozzi Delahaye 51 +14 laps
9 26 France Fernand Bianchi Bugatti 48 +17 laps
10 20 France Henri Louveau Maserati 44 +21 laps
ret 22 France Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago 41 Rear axle
ret 14 France Maurice Trintignant Bugatti 30 Ignition
ret 16 France Robert Mazaud Maserati 22 Magneto
ret 12 France Henri Trillaud Delahaye 20 Connecting rod
ret 40 United States Harry Schell Maserati 20 Accident
ret 28 France Raph Maserati 15
ret 24 France Marcel Balsa Talbot-Lago 15
ret 6 France Philippe Étançelin Maserati 8 Magneto
ret 38 France Roger Deho Maserati 5
ret 42 Italy Franco Cortese Maserati 0 Supercharger
DNS 30 Italy Discoride Lanza Maserati 0
DNS 44 France Paul Friderich Delahaye 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ silodrome.com/the-first-ever-formula-1-race-nice-1946/
  2. ^ I Grand Prix de Nice silhouet.com
  3. ^ 1946 Grand Prix de Nice statsf1.com
  4. ^ 1946 Nice Grand Prix ChicaneF1.com