1958 Syracuse Grand Prix

The 8th Syracuse Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 13 April 1958 at Syracuse Circuit, Sicily. The race was run over 60 laps of the circuit, and was won by Italian driver Luigi Musso in a Ferrari Dino 246, who also took pole position and fastest lap.

1958 Syracuse Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1958 Formula One season
Race details
Date 13 April 1958
Official name VIII Gran Premio di Siracusa
Location Syracuse Circuit, Syracuse, Sicily
Course Temporary road circuit
Course length 5.60 km (3.48 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 336.00 km (208.77 mi)
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:58.4
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari
Time 1:59.1
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Maserati
Third Maserati

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 12   Luigi Musso Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Dino 246 2h 2m 44.5s, 161.33 km/h 1
2 10   Jo Bonnier Joakim Bonnier Maserati 250F 2h 4m 16.9s, 59 laps 3
3 20   Chico Godia Francesco Godia-Sales Maserati 250F 58 laps 4
4 4   Horace Gould Horace Gould Maserati 250F 57 laps 6
5 6   Maria Teresa de Filippis Maria Teresa de Filippis Maserati 250F 56 laps 8
6 14   Ken Kavanagh Ken Kavanagh Maserati 250F 54 laps 9
Ret. 24   Andre Testut Andre Testut Maserati 250F 51 laps - engine 12
Ret. 22   Masten Gregory Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F 36 laps - con-rod 5
Ret. 28   Giorgio Scarlatti Giorgio Scarlatti Maserati 250F 33 laps - magneto 2
Ret. 8   Antonio Creus Antonio Creus Maserati 250F 26 laps - crash 10
Ret. 18   Wolfgang Seidel Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F 18 laps - water in fuel 7
Ret. 2   Giulio Cabianca Officine Specializate Costruzione Automobili OSCA F2 2 laps - magneto 11
DNA 16   Carroll Smith Carroll Smith Cooper T43-Climax -
DNA 26   Geoff Richardson Geoff Richardson Connaught Type B-Alta -

ReferencesEdit

  • "1958 Syracuse Grand Prix Results". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  • "Non World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  • "VIII Gran Premio di Siracusa 1958". the-fastlane.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-12-13.


Previous race:
1958 Glover Trophy
Formula One non-championship races
1958 season
Next race:
1958 BARC Aintree 200
Previous race:
1957 Syracuse Grand Prix
Syracuse Grand Prix Next race:
1959 Syracuse Grand Prix