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1933 Grand Prix season

1933 Grand Prix season
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The 1933 Grand Prix season was the first year of a two-year hiatus for the European Championship. Tazio Nuvolari proved to be the most successful driver, winning seven Grands Prix. Alfa Romeo's cars proved difficult to beat, winning 19 of the season's 36 Grands Prix.

Season reviewEdit

Grandes ÉpreuvesEdit

Date Name Circuit Winning drivers Winning
constructor
Report
23 April   Monaco Grand Prix Monaco   Achille Varzi Bugatti Report
11 June   French Grand Prix Montlhéry   Giuseppe Campari Maserati Report
9 July   Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps   Tazio Nuvolari Maserati Report
10 September   Italian Grand Prix Monza   Luigi Fagioli Alfa Romeo Report
24 September   Spanish Grand Prix Lasarte   Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Report

Other Grands PrixEdit

Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning
constructor
Report
19 February   Pau Grand Prix Pau   Marcel Lehoux Bugatti Report
26 February   Swedish Winter Grand Prix Rämen   Per-Viktor Widengren Alfa Romeo Report
5 March   Swedish Ice Race Hemfjärden   Paul Pietsch Alfa Romeo Report
26 March   Tunis Grand Prix Carthage Street Circuit   Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
30 April   Alessandria Circuit Alessandria   Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
7 May   Tripoli Grand Prix Mellaha   Achille Varzi Bugatti Report
7 May   Finnish Grand Prix Eläintarharata   Karl Ebb Mercedes-Benz Report
21 May   Avusrennen AVUS   Achille Varzi Bugatti Report
21 May   Picardy Grand Prix Péronne   Philippe Étancelin Alfa Romeo Report
28 May   Eifelrennen Nürburgring   Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
28 May   Targa Florio Madonie   Antonio Brivio Alfa Romeo Report
4 June   Grand Prix des Frontières Chimay   Willy Longueville Bugatti Report
4 June   Provence Trophy Nîmes   Marcel Jacob Bugatti Report
4 June   Nîmes Grand Prix Nîmes   Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
11 June   Florence Circuit Florence   Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo Report
11 June   Lviv Grand Prix Lviv   Eugen Bjørnstad Alfa Romeo Report
25 June   Penya Rhin Grand Prix Montjuïc Park   Juan Zanelli Alfa Romeo Report
1 July   British Empire Trophy Brooklands   Stanislas Czaykowski Bugatti Report
2 July   Grand Prix de la Marne Reims-Gueux   Philippe Étancelin Alfa Romeo Report
14 July   Mannin Moar Douglas   Brian Lewis Alfa Romeo Report
16 July   Dieppe Grand Prix Dieppe   Marcel Lehoux Bugatti Report
30 July   Coppa Ciano Montenero   Tazio Nuvolari Maserati Report
6 August   Swedish Summer Grand Prix Vram   Antonio Brivio Alfa Romeo Report
6 August   Nice Grand Prix Nice   Tazio Nuvolari Maserati Report
13 August   Coppa Acerbo Pescara   Luigi Fagioli Alfa Romeo Report
13 August   La Baule Grand Prix La Baule   William Grover-Williams Bugatti Report
20 August   Grand Prix du Comminges Saint-Gaudens   Luigi Fagioli Alfa Romeo Report
27 August   Marseille Grand Prix Miramas   Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Report
27 August   Albi Grand Prix Albi   Louis Braillard Bugatti Report
10 September   Monza Grand Prix Monza   Marcel Lehoux Bugatti Report
17 September   Masaryk Circuit Brno   Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Report
7 October   Donington Park Trophy Donington Park   Earl Howe Bugatti Report
21 October   Mountain Championship Brooklands   Whitney Straight Maserati Report

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StatisticsEdit

Grand Prix winnersEdit

DriversEdit

Driver Wins
Total Grandes
Épreuves
  Tazio Nuvolari 7 1
  Louis Chiron 3 1
  Luigi Fagioli 3 1
  Marcel Lehoux 3 0
  Achille Varzi 3 1
  Antonio Brivio 2 0
  Philippe Étancelin 2 0
  Eugen Björnstad 1 0
  Louis Brailliard 1 0
  Giuseppe Campari 1 1
  Stanislas Czaykowski 1 0
  Karl Ebb 1 0
  William Grover-Williams 1 0
  Earl Howe 1 0
  Marcel Jacob 1 0
  Brian Lewis 1 0
  Willy Longueville 1 0
  Whitney Straight 1 0
  Carlo Felice Trossi 1 0
  Juan Zanelli 1 0

ManufacturersEdit

Manufacturer Wins
Total Grandes
Épreuves
  Alfa Romeo 19 2
  Bugatti 13 1
  Maserati 3 2
  Mercedes-Benz 1 0

ReferencesEdit

Etzrodt, Hans. "Grand Prix Winners 1895–1949 : Part 2 (1919–1933)". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 29 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05.

Leif Snellman and Hans Etzrodt. "1933". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 13 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05.

Galpin, Darren. "1933 Grands Prix". The GEL Motorsport Information Page. Archived from the original on 8 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05.