1949 Belgian Grand Prix

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Race details
1949 Grand Prix season
Date 19 June 1949
Official name XI Grand Prix de Belgique
Location Spa-Francorchamps
Spa, Belgium
Course Road course
Course length 14.066 km (8.740 mi)
Distance 35 laps, 492.322 km (305.915 mi)
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Giuseppe Farina Maserati
Time 5:19.0
Podium
First Talbot-Lago-Talbot
Second Ferrari
Third Ferrari

The 1949 Belgian Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race which was held at Spa-Francorchamps on 19 June 1949. The race was won by Louis Rosier driving a Talbot-Lago T26C. [1][2]

Entries[edit]

No Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine
2 Italy Luigi Villoresi Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s
4 Italy Alberto Ascari Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s
6 United Kingdom Peter Whitehead Private Ferrari Ferrari 125 Ferrari V12s
8 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Automóvil Club Argentino Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
10 Argentina Benedicto Campos Automóvil Club Argentino Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
12 Italy Giuseppe Farina CSI Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
14 United Kingdom Fred Ashmore Scuderia Ambrosiana Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
16 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Scuderia Ambrosiana Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4s
18 United Kingdom Geoffrey Crossley Private Alta Alta GP Alta L4s
20 France Philippe Étancelin Automobiles Talbot-Darracq SA Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
22 France Pierre Levegh Automobiles Talbot-Darracq SA Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
24 France Louis Rosier Automobiles Talbot-Darracq SA Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
26 France Guy Mairesse Automobiles Talbot-Darracq SA Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6
28 Belgium Johnny Claes Ecurie Belge Talbot-Lago Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6

Classification[edit]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 24 France Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago-Talbot 35 3:15:17.7
2 2 Italy Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 35 + 49.1 1
3 4 Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari 35 + 4:10.7
4 6 United Kingdom Peter Whitehead Ferrari 35 + 5:17.9
5 28 Belgium Johnny Claes Talbot-Lago-Talbot 33 + 2 Laps
6 14 United Kingdom Fred Ashmore Maserati 32 + 3 Laps
7 18 United Kingdom Geoffrey Crossley Alta 29 + 6 Laps
Ret 10 Argentina Benedicto Campos Maserati 21 Oil pump
Ret 20 France Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago-Talbot 19 Gearbox 3
Ret 26 France Guy Mairesse Talbot-Lago-Talbot 16 Accident
Ret 22 France Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago-Talbot 11 Mechanical
Ret 12 Italy Giuseppe Farina Maserati 9 Accident
Ret 16 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Maserati 7 Clutch
Ret 8 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 1 Engine 2

References[edit]


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