1949 Italian Grand Prix

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Race details
1949 Grand Prix season
Monza 1950.jpg
Date 11 September 1949
Official name XIX Gran Premio d'Italia
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy
Course Permanent racing facility
6.280 km (3.902 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 502.380 km (312.164 mi)
Pole position
Driver Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari
Time 2:05.0
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari
Time 2:06.8
Podium
First Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari
Second France Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago-Talbot
Third Thailand B. Bira Maserati

The 1949 Italian Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Monza on 11 September 1949. The race was won by Alberto Ascari.[1][2]

Entries[edit]

No Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine
2 Argentina Benedicto Campos Squadra Argentina Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
4 Italy Giuseppe Farina Scuderia Milano Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
6 Thailand B. Bira Enrico Platé Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
8 Italy Alberto Ascari Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s
10 France Louis Rosier Private Talbot-Lago-Talbot Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
14 Italy Nello Pagani Private Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago 700 Talbot L8s
16 Italy Felice Bonetto Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s
20 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Private Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
22 France Guy Mairesse SFACS Ecurie France Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
24 United Kingdom David Murray Private Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
26 Italy Clemente Biondetti Private Maserati Maserati 4CLT Maserati L4s
28 France Eugène Chaboud Private Delahaye Delahaye 135 Delahaye L6
30 France Henri Louveau Private Maserati Maserati 4CL Maserati L4s
32 Italy Franco Rol Private Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
34 Italy Luigi Villoresi Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s
36 United Kingdom Leslie Brooke Private Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
40 France Raymond Sommer Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s
42 Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Scuderia Enrico Platé Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
44 United Kingdom Cuth Harrison Private ERA ERA B ERA L6s
50 Belgium Johnny Claes Ecurie Belge Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
52 Italy Piero Taruffi Scuderia Milano Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
54 France Philippe Étancelin Private Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
56 France Pierre Levegh Private Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
 ? United Kingdom Peter Whitehead Private Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 8 Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari 2:05.0
2 34 Italy Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 2:05.4 + 0.4
3 4 Italy Giuseppe Farina Maserati 2:07.8 + 2.8
4 40 France Raymond Sommer Ferrari 2:09.8 + 4.8
5 2 Argentina Benedicto Campos Maserati 2:11.8 + 6.8
6 42 Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 2:12.6 + 7.6
7 6 Thailand B. Bira Maserati 2:13.0 + 8.0
8 54 France Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago-Talbot 2:13.8 + 8.8
9 26 Italy Clemente Biondetti Maserati 2:14.0 + 9.0
10 10 France Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago-Talbot 2:15.0 + 10.0
11 32 Italy Franco Rol Maserati 2:16.4 + 11.4
12 16 Italy Felice Bonetto Ferrari 2:16.6 + 11.6
13 20 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Maserati 2:16.8 + 11.8
14 56 France Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago-Talbot 2:17.4 + 12.4
15 44 United Kingdom Cuth Harrison ERA 2:17.4 + 12.4
16 50 Belgium Johnny Claes Talbot-Lago-Talbot 2:19.2 + 14.2
17 8 United Kingdom David Murray Maserati 2:21.4 + 16.4
18  ? United Kingdom Peter Whitehead Ferrari 2:22.8 + 17.8
19 22 France Guy Mairesse Talbot-Lago-Talbot 2:22.8 + 17.8
20 28 France Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 2:23.4 + 18.4
21 30 France Henri Louveau Maserati 2:31.0 + 26.0
22 14 Italy Nello Pagani Talbot-Lago-Talbot 2:33.8 + 28.8
23 36 United Kingdom Leslie Brooke Maserati 2:37.8 + 32.8
24 52 Italy Piero Taruffi Maserati

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 8 Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari 80 2:58:53.6 1
2 54 France Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago-Talbot 79 + 1 Lap 8
3 6 Thailand B. Bira Maserati 77 + 3 Laps 7
4 42 Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 76 + 4 Laps 6
5 40 France Raymond Sommer Ferrari 75 + 5 Laps 4
6 44 United Kingdom Cuth Harrison ERA 75 + 5 Laps 15
7 52 Italy Piero Taruffi Maserati 64 + 16 Laps 24
8 50 Belgium Johnny Claes Talbot-Lago-Talbot 62 + 18 Laps 16
9 30 France Henri Louveau Maserati 59 + 21 Laps 21
Ret 2 Argentina Benedicto Campos Maserati 55 Connecting rod 5
Ret 28 France Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 50 Overheating 20
Ret 10 France Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago-Talbot 49 Engine 10
Ret 24 United Kingdom David Murray Maserati 46 Accident 17
Ret 56 France Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago-Talbot 33 Rear axle 14
Ret 32 Italy Franco Rol Maserati 30 Engine 11
Ret 22 France Guy Mairesse Talbot-Lago-Talbot 28 Accident 19
Ret 34 Italy Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 26 Gearbox 2
Ret 4 Italy Giuseppe Farina Maserati 16 Engine 3
Ret 36 United Kingdom Leslie Brooke Maserati 16 Fuel pump 23
Ret 16 Italy Felice Bonetto Ferrari 14 Cylinder head gasket 12
Ret  ? United Kingdom Peter Whitehead Ferrari 9 Engine 18
Ret 20 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Maserati 3 Connecting rod 13
Ret 26 Italy Clemente Biondetti Maserati 2 Withdrew 9
Ret 14 Italy Nello Pagani Talbot-Lago-Talbot 1 Engine 22

References[edit]


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