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1949 Grand Prix season
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The 1949 Grand Prix season was the fourth post-war year for Grand Prix racing and the final year before the beginning of the Formula One World Championship. It was the third season of FIA Formula One motor racing, though some of that season's Grands Prix still used other formulas. Races were run to Formula One criteria restricted engines to 1.5 litres supercharged or 4.5 litres naturally aspirated. There was no organised championship in 1949, although several of the more prestigious races were recognised as Grandes Épreuves (great trials) by the FIA.[1] Alberto Ascari and Juan Manuel Fangio proved to be the most successful drivers, each winning five Grands Prix. Maserati's cars were the most successful brand, winning 10 of the season's 27 Grand Prix races.

1949 Grand Prix season Intro articles: 4

Season review

Grandes Épreuves

Date Name Circuit Pole Position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning constructor Report
15 May British Grand Prix Silverstone Luigi Villoresi B. Bira Toulo de Graffenried Maserati Report
19 June Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps Luigi Villoresi Giuseppe Farina Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
3 July Swiss Grand Prix Bremgarten Giuseppe Farina Giuseppe Farina Alberto Ascari Ferrari Report
17 July French Grand Prix Reims-Gueux Luigi Villoresi Peter Whitehead Louis Chiron Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
11 September Italian Grand Prix Monza Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari Ferrari Report

Other Grands Prix

Date Name[2][3][4] Circuit Winning driver Winning constructor Report
29 January III Gran Premio del General Juan Perón y de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Palermo Alberto Ascari Maserati Report
6 February III Gran Premio Eva Duarte de Perón Palermo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez Alfa Romeo Report
27 March X Grande Prêmio Cidade do Rio de Janeiro Rio-La Gavea Luigi Villoresi Maserati Report
3 April IV San Remo Grand Prix Ospedaletti Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati Report
18 April X Grand Prix du Pau Circuit de Pau Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati Report
18 April I Richmond Grand Prix Goodwood Reg Parnell Maserati Report
24 April III Grand Prix de Paris Linas-Montlhéry Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
28 April III JCC Jersey Road Race St Helier Bob Gerard ERA Report
8 May IV Grand Prix du Roussillon Perpignan Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati Report
14 May Grand Prix de Marseille Marseilles Juan Manuel Fangio Simca Gordini Report
26 May XI British Empire Trophy Douglas Bob Gerard ERA Report
5 June XVIII Grand Prix des Frontières Chimay Guy Mairesse Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
10 July XI Grand Prix de l'Albigeois Albi, Les Planques Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati Report
31 July II Zandvoort Grand Prix Zandvoort Luigi Villoresi Ferrari Report
7 August XXXVI Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France Saint-Gaudens Charles Pozzi Delahaye Report
20 August I BRDC International Trophy Silverstone Alberto Ascari Ferrari Report
27 August Lausanne Grand Prix Lausanne Giuseppe Farina Maserati Report
17 September I Goodwood Trophy Goodwood Reg Parnell Maserati Report
18 September Australian Grand Prix Leyburn John Crouch Delahaye Report
25 September I Velka cena Ceskoslovenska Brno Peter Whitehead Ferrari Report
9 October V Grand Prix du Salon Linas-Montlhéry Raymond Sommer Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
18 December IV Gran Premio del General Juan Perón y de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Palermo Alberto Ascari Ferrari Report


Grand Prix Winners


Drivers Wins
Total Grandes


Alberto Ascari 5 2
Juan Manuel Fangio 5 0
Luigi Villoresi 2 0
Reg Parnell 2 0
Bob Gerard 2 0
Toulo de Graffenried 1 1
Louis Rosier 1 1
Louis Chiron 1 1
Oscar Alfredo Galvez 1 0
Philippe Étancelin 1 0
Guy Mairesse 1 0
Charles Pozzi 1 0
Giuseppe Farina 1 0
John Crouch 1 0
Peter Whitehead 1 0
Raymond Sommer 1 0
Manufacturer Wins
Total Grandes


Maserati 10 1
Ferrari 6 2
Talbot-Lago-Talbot 5 2
ERA 2 0
Delahaye 2 0
Alfa Romeo 1 0
Simca Gordini 1 0

1949 Grand Prix season Season review articles: 20


  1. ^ Etzrodt, Hans. "Grand Prix Winners 1895-1949". The Golden Age. Retrieved 2007-04-03.
  2. ^ GP Hors Championnat du Monde, 1949 statsf1.com
  3. ^ 1949 Grands Prix silhouet.com
  4. ^ Resultate Formel 1, 1949 f1-images.de