1948 Monaco Grand Prix
|1948 Monaco Grand Prix|
|Date||16 May 1948|
|Official name||X Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco|
|Course||Circuit de Monaco|
|Course length||3.145 km (1.954 mi)|
|Distance||100 laps, 314.46 km (195.46 mi)|
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 1,430 cc (87 cu in) 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.
- "1948 Grands Prix". GEL Motorsport Information. Retrieved 2010-08-01.
- Kettlewell, Mike. "Monaco: Road Racing on the Riviera", in Northey, Tom, editor. World of Automobiles (London: Orbis, 1974), Volume 12, p.1383.
- Kettlewell, p.1383.
- 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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