Mediterranean Grand Prix

The Mediterranean Grand Prix was a non-Championship motor race, held at the Autodromo di Pergusa, in Sicily, Italy. The first event, run to Formula One rules, took place in 1962. The last Formula One event took place in 1965 before the race switched to Formula Two rules. In 1985, Formula Two was replaced by Formula 3000 and the Mediterranean Grand Prix remained on the calendar.

Mediterranean Grand Prix
Autodromo di Pergusa
Pergusa circuit.png
Race information
Number of times held35
First held1962
Last held1998
Most wins (drivers)Switzerland Jo Siffert (2)
Belgium Thierry Boutsen (2)
New Zealand Mike Thackwell (2)
Most wins (constructors)United Kingdom Reynard (6)
Circuit length4.950 km (3.076 mi)
Laps40+
Last race (1998)
Pole position
Podium
Fastest lap
  • Colombia J.P Montoya
  • Lola-Zytek (Super Nova Racing)

The event is scheduled to return in 2020 as part of the Euroformula Open Championship.[1]

ResultsEdit

Year Date Winning driver Winning constructor Report
1962 19 August   Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari Report
1963 18 August   John Surtees Ferrari Report
1964 16 August   Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM Report
1965 15 August   Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM Report
1966 Not held
1967 20 August   Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford Report
1968 25 August   Jochen Rindt Brabham-Ford Report
1969 24 August   Piers Courage Brabham-Ford Report
1970 23 August   Clay Regazzoni Tecno-Ford Report
1971 Not held
1972 20 August   Henri Pescarolo Brabham-Ford Report
1973 27 August   Jean-Pierre Jarier March-BMW Report
1974 25 August   Hans-Joachim Stuck March-BMW Report
1975 27 July   Jacques Laffite Martini-BMW Report
1976 25 July   René Arnoux Martini-Renault Report
1977 24 July   Keke Rosberg Chevron-Hart Report
1978 23 July   Bruno Giacomelli March-BMW Report
1979 29 July   Eje Elgh March-BMW Report
1980 2 August   Siegfried Stohr Toleman-Hart Report
1981 26 July   Thierry Boutsen March-BMW Report
1982 1 August   Thierry Boutsen Spirit-Honda Report
1983 31 July   Jonathan Palmer Ralt-Honda Report
1984 29 July   Mike Thackwell Ralt-Honda Report
1985 28 July   Mike Thackwell Ralt-Ford Report
1986 20 July   Luis Pérez-Sala Ralt-Ford Report
1987 19 July   Roberto Moreno Ralt-Honda Report
1988 17 July   Pierluigi Martini March-Judd Report
1989 23 July   Andrea Chiesa Reynard-Ford Report
1990 22 July   Gianni Morbidelli Lola-Ford Report
1991 7 July   Emanuele Naspetti Reynard-Ford Report
1992 12 July   Luca Badoer Reynard-Ford Report
1993 18 July   David Coulthard Reynard-Ford Report
1994 17 July   Gil de Ferran Reynard-Zytek Judd Report
1995 23 July   Ricardo Rosset Reynard-Ford Report
1996 21 July   Marc Goossens Lola-Zytek Report
1997 20 July   Jamie Davies Lola-Zytek Report
1998 6 September   Juan Pablo Montoya Lola-Zytek Report

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wood, Elliot (11 October 2019). "Mediterranean Grand Prix revived by Euroformula Open for 2020". formulascout.com. Formula Scout. Retrieved 11 October 2019.