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Buenos Aires Grand Prix (motor racing)

The Buenos Aires Grand Prix was a motor race held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was first held at the Costanera circuit from the early 1930s until 1936 and then continued in 1941 at the Retiro circuit. After a six-year break and General Juan Peron in office, racing resumed at Retiro in 1947 with the start of the South American "Temporada" Grand Prix series to be contested twice a year under Formula Libre regulations. Italian Luigi Villoresi won all 1947 Temporada events. The race regularly attracted Brazilian and European drivers and also Argentine drivers such as Juan Manuel Fangio and José Froilán González were now competing in Europe on a regular basis. For the 1948 Grand Prix season, the race was moved to the Palermo circuit where it would remain to host six of twelve "Peron Cup" races until the end of 1950. In 1951, the Costanera Norte circuit would host its last three Grand Prix events before the 1951 completion of the Autodromo 17 de Octubre (October 17), a purpose-built circuit for major Grand Prix series which would host various editions of the Buenos Aires Grand Prix from 1952 until 2009 with the exception of the 1956 event held at the General San Martin circuit in Mendoza.

  • 1930-1952 Argentine Formula Libre and various Sports Car Grand Prix events
  • 1953-1960 Formula Libre races
  • 1964-1968 (1978) Formula 2, Formula 3 and Formula Junior races
  • 1987-2009 Formula Three Sudamericana
Buenos Aires Grand Prix
Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez
Autódromo Oscar y Juan Gálvez Circuito N° 6.svg
Race information
Number of times held44
First held1930
Last held2009
Most wins (drivers)Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio (6)
Most wins (constructors)Italy Dallara (11)
Circuit length4.259 km (2.647 mi)
Race length2 x 93.698 km (2 x 58.234 mi)
Laps2 x 22
Last race (2009)
Pole position
Podium
Fastest lap
Circuit Palermo 1948-1950
Circuit Costanera Norte 1951
Circuit Galvez No.4 1952
Circuit Galvez No.2 1953-1960
Circuit Galvez No.15 1966-1968
Circuit Galvez No.12 1978
Circuit Galvez No.6 1987-2009

ResultsEdit

Formula Libre - Temporada - Pre WW2 - General Juan Perón and Eva Perón Cup Series
Year Name Circuit Date Winning drivers Winning constructor Regulations Report
1932   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires Costanera Sur July 3   Domingo Bucci De Soto-Chrysler Formula Libre Report
1936   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires Costanera Sur October 18   Carlos Arzani Alfa Romeo 2900 GP Fuerza Libre [1] Report
1941   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires Retiro Circuit November 23   José Canziani Alfa Romeo 8C-35 Formula Libre Report
1947   I General Juan Perón Grand Prix Retiro Circuit February 8–9   Luigi Villoresi Maserati 4CL Fuerza Libre Report
1947   I Eva Duarte Perón Grand Prix Retiro Circuit February 15–16   Luigi Villoresi Maserati 4CL Fuerza Libre Report
1948   II Gran Premio del Gral Juan Perón (C) Palermo Circuit January 17   Luigi Villoresi Maserati 4CL Formula Libre Report
1948   II Eva Duarte Perón Grand Prix (Castex) Palermo Circuit February 14   Luigi Villoresi Maserati 4CL Formula Libre Report
1949   III Gran Premio del Gral Juan Perón (C) Palermo Circuit January 29   Alberto Ascari Maserati 4CL Formula Libre Report
1949   III Gran Premio Eva Duarte de Perón Palermo Circuit February 6   Óscar Alfredo Gálvez Alfa Romeo 308 Formula Libre Report
1949   IV Gran Premio del Gral Juan Perón (C) Palermo Circuit December 18   Alberto Ascari Ferrari 166 FL Formula Libre Report
1950   IV Gran Premio Eva Perón (Ciudad) Palermo Circuit January 8   Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 166 FL Formula Libre Report
1951   V Gran Premio Gral Perón (C) Costanera Norte February 18   José Froilán González Ferrari 166 FL Formula Libre Report
1951   V Gran Premio Eva Perón (C) Costanera Norte February 25   José Froilán González Ferrari 166 FL Formula Libre Report
1951   V Gran Premio Eva Perón (C)(Sport) Costanera Norte March 18   John Fitch Allard J2-Cadillac Formula Libre Report
1952   VI Gran Premio Presidente Perón Gálvez Circuit No.4 March 9   Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari 166 FL Formula Libre Report
1952   VI Gran Premio Eva Duarte de Perón Gálvez Circuit No.4 March 16   Juan Manuel Fangio Ferrari 166 FL Formula Libre Report
(C = de la Ciudad) Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]
Formula Libre - Formula 2 - Formula 3 - Formula Junior
Year Name Circuit Date Winning drivers Winning constructor Regulations Report
1953   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires Gálvez Circuit No.4 February 1   Nino Farina Ferrari 500 Formula Libre Report
1954   Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Gálvez Circuit No.4 January 31   Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 625 Formula Libre Report
1955   Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Gálvez Circuit No.4 January 30   Juan Manuel Fangio Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula Libre Report
1956   Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Mendoza (San Martin) February 5   Juan Manuel Fangio Lancia Ferrari D-50 Formula Libre Report
1957   Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Gálvez Circuit No.4 January 27   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 250F Formula Libre Report
1958   XIV Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Gálvez Circuit No.4 February 2   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 250F Formula Libre Report
1960   XV Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Sarmiento Córdoba February 14   Maurice Trintignant Cooper T51-Climax Formula Libre Report
1964   Gran Premio Internacional (Ciudad) Gálvez Circuit No.2 February 16   Silvio Moser Brabham BT6-Ford/Holbay Formula Junior Report
1964   Gran Premio Internacional ACA Gálvez Circuit No.4 March 7   Silvio Moser Brabham BT6-Ford/Holbay Formula Junior Report
1966   Gran Premio Internacional (Ciudad) Gálvez Circuit No.15 January 23   Chris Irwin Brabham BT16-Cosworth Formula 3 Report
1967   Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Gálvez Circuit No.15 January 22   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra MS5-Cosworth Formula 3 Report
1967   Gran Premio de Buenos Aires * Gálvez Circuit No.15 February 22   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra MS5-Cosworth Formula 3 Report
1968   Gran Premio YPF 1968 Gálvez Circuit No.15 December 1   Ernesto Brambilla Ferrari Dino 166 V6 Formula 2 Report
1968   Gran Premio Argentine Airlines Gálvez Circuit No.15 December 22   Piers Courage Brabham BT23C-Cosworth Formula 2 Report
1978   I Premio de Buenos Aires * Gálvez Circuit No.12 November 11   Ingo Hoffmann March 782-BMW Formula 2 Report
(* Full name = Ciudad de Buenos Aires) Sources:[10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18]
Formula 2 (Codasur *)
Year Name Circuit Date Winning drivers Winning constructor Regulations Report
1983   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1983* Gálvez Circuit No.4 September 4   Guillermo Kissling Berta-Renault Formula 2 * Report
1983   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1983 II* Gálvez Circuit No.4 December 18   Miguel Ángel Guerra Berta-Renault Formula 2 * Report
1985   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1985* Gálvez Circuit No.4 September 8   Gustavo Sommi Berta-Renault Formula 2 * Report
Formula Three Sudamericana
Year Name Circuit Date Winning drivers Winning constructor Report
1987   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1987 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Guillermo Maldonado Berta-Volkswagen Report
1987   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1987 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Leonel Friedrich Berta-Volkswagen Report
1987   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1987 Gálvez Circuit No.6 December 6   Gabriel Furlán Berta-Volkswagen Report
1989   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1989 Gálvez Circuit No.6 September 17   Leonel Friedrich Reynard-Volkswagen Report
1989   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1989 Gálvez Circuit No.6 December 17   Gabriel Furlán Dallara-Alfa Romeo Report
1990   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1990 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Tom Stefani Reynard-Volkswagen Report
1991   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1991 Gálvez Circuit No.6 April 14   Affonso Giaffone Ralt-Volkswagen Report
1991   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1991 Gálvez Circuit No.6 September 15   Marcos Gueiros Ralt-Honda Report
1992   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1992 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Guillermo Kissling Ralt-Honda Report
1992   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires - Formula 3000 Gálvez Circuit No.6 December 13   Andrea Montermini Reynard-Cosworth Report
1993   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1993 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Helio Castro Neves Ralt-Honda Report
1994   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1994 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Omar Martínez Tom's-Toyota Report
1994   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1994 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Gabriel Furlán Dallara-Fiat Report
1995   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1995 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Max Wilson Dallara-Opel Report
1995   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1995 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Gabriel Furlán Dallara-Fiat Report
1995   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1995 Gálvez Circuit No.6   Max Wilson Dallara-Opel Report
1996   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1996 Gálvez Circuit No.6 May 12   Gabriel Furlán Dallara-Fiat Report
1996   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1996 Gálvez Circuit No.6 November 10   Juan Manuel Silva Tom's-Toyota Report
1997   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1997 Gálvez Circuit No.6 September 14   Gabriel Furlán Dallara-Mitsubishi Report
1998   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1998 Gálvez Circuit No.6 November 8   Martín Basso Dallara-Mitsubishi Report
1999   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1999 Gálvez Circuit No.6 August 29   Eduardo Pamplona Dallara-Opel Report
1999   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 1999 Gálvez Circuit No.6 August 30   Rodrigo Sperafico Dallara F394-Mugen Report
2001   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2001 Gálvez Circuit No.6 June 17   Juliano Moro Dallara F301-Mugen Report
2006   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2006 Gálvez Circuit No.6 October 29   Diego Nunes Dallara-Berta Report
2006   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2006 Gálvez Circuit No.6 October 29   Diego Nunes Dallara-Berta Report
2006   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2006 Gálvez Circuit No.6 October 30   Clemente Faria Dallara-Berta Report
2008   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2008 Gálvez Circuit No.6 August 9   Nelson Merlo Dallara-Berta Report
2008   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2008 Gálvez Circuit No.6 August 10   Nelson Merlo Dallara-Berta Report
2009   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2009 Gálvez Circuit No.6 September 12   Leonardo Cordeiro Dallara-Berta Report
2009   Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires 2009 Gálvez Circuit No.6 September 13   Leonardo Cordeiro Dallara-Berta Report

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