1950 Albi Grand Prix

The 1950 Albi Grand Prix was a non-championship Formula One race held on 16 July 1950.

1950 Albi Grand Prix
Circuit des Planques
Circuit des Planques
Race details
Date 16 July 1950
Official name XII Circuit de l'Albigeois
Location Albi, France
Course Street circuit
Course length 8.880 km (5.518 miles)
Distance 2x17 laps, 301.9 km (187.6 miles)
Pole position
Driver Maserati
Time 3:06.7
Fastest lap
Driver Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati
Time 3:06.7
Podium
First Talbot
Second Maserati
Third Simca-Gordini

The race was contested over two heats of 17 laps with the result decided by aggregate. The winner was Louis Rosier in a Talbot-Lago after finishing third and second in respectively Heat 1 and Heat 2. José Froilán González finished second in a Maserati and Maurice Trintignant came in third in a Simca-Gordini. Juan Manuel Fangio in a Maserati set fastest lap.

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Car Time
1 10   Juan Manuel Fangio Scuderia Achille Varzi Maserati 4CLT/48 3:06.7
2 12   José Froilán González Scuderia Achille Varzi Maserati 4CLT/48 +1.9
3 6   Raymond Sommer Raymond Sommer Talbot-Lago T26C +3.3
4 8   Giuseppe Farina Giuseppe Farina Maserati 4CLT/48 +4.3
5 2   Louis Rosier Ecurie Rosier Talbot-Lago T26C +5.9
6 16   Luigi Villoresi Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 275 +6.0
7 4   Philippe Étancelin Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago T26C +8.7
8 18   Alberto Ascari Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 125 +9.3
9 38   Yves Giraud-Cabantous Ecurie France/Yves Giraud-Cabantous Talbot-Lago T26C +10.1
10 32   Johnny Claes Ecurie Belge Talbot-Lago T26C +14.6
11 34   Pierre Levegh Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago T26C +16.7
12 14   Nello Pagani Scuderia Achille Varzi Maserati 4CLT/48 +20.8
13 22   Maurice Trintignant Equipe Gordini Simca-Gordini Type 15 +23.9
14 20   Robert Manzon Equipe Gordini Simca-Gordini Type 15 +24.8
15 24   B. Bira Enrico Platé Maserati 4CLT/48 No time
16 26   Emmanuel de Graffenried Enrico Platé Maserati 4CLT/48 No time
DNA 28   Felice Bonetto Scuderia Milano Maserati 4CLT/48 -
DNA 30   Gianfranco Comotti Scuderia Milano Maserati 4CLT/48 -
DNA 38   Pierre Meyrat Ecurie France/Yves Giraud-Cabantous Talbot-Lago T26C Reserve driver

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Heat 1
Pos. Driver Constructor Time
1   Raymond Sommer Talbot-Lago 55:53.6
2   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati +0.5
3   Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago +27.6
4   José Froilán González Maserati +1:14.6
5   Maurice Trintignant Simca-Gordini +2:42.6
6   Nello Pagani Maserati 16 laps
7   Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago 16 laps
8   Robert Manzon Simca-Gordini 16 laps
9   Alberto Ascari Ferrari 16 laps
10   Johnny Claes Talbot-Lago 15 laps
NC   Giuseppe Farina Maserati 14 laps
NC   Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 11 laps
Ret   Luigi Villoresi Ferrari Ignition
Ret   B. Bira Maserati Rear axle
Ret   Yves Giraud-Cabantous Talbot-Lago Rear axle
Ret   Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago Driver injured
Heat 2
Pos. Driver Constructor Time
1   José Froilán González Maserati 56:27.7
2   Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago +19.7
3   Giuseppe Farina Maserati +2:37.8
4   Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago +3:33.5
5   Maurice Trintignant Simca-Gordini 16 laps
6   Robert Manzon Simca-Gordini 16 laps
7   Nello Pagani Maserati 16 laps
8   Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 16 laps
NC   Johnny Claes Talbot-Lago 14 laps
Ret   Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago Valve
Ret   Alberto Ascari Ferrari
DNS   Raymond Sommer Talbot-Lago Damaged car
DNS   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati Oil leak

AggregateEdit

Pos. Driver Constructor Time
1   Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago 1:53:08.6
2   José Froilán González Maserati +27.3
3   Maurice Trintignant Simca-Gordini 33 laps
4   Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago 33 laps
5   Robert Manzon Simca-Gordini 32 laps
6   Nello Pagani Maserati 32 laps
7   Giuseppe Farina Maserati 31 laps
8   Johnny Claes Talbot-Lago 29 laps
9   Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 27 laps
NC   Alberto Ascari Ferrari -
NC   Raymond Sommer Talbot-Lago -
NC   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati -
NC   Luigi Villoresi Ferrari -
NC   Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago -
NC   Yves Giraud-Cabantous Talbot-Lago -
NC   Prince Bira Maserati -

ReferencesEdit


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