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1936 Buenos Aires Grand Prix

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Date  October 18, 1936
Course length  2.65 km (1.64 mi)
Course  Public streets
1936 Buenos Aires Grand Prix
Official name  Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Location  Coctanera Norte Buenos Aires
Distance  30 laps, 79.5 km (49.39 mi)

October 18, 1936 - The first Buenos Aires Grand Prix (official name: I Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires), was a Fuerza Libre race, run at the Costanera Norte circuit in three elimination heats and 1 final of 30 laps (2,65 km = 79,5 km), qualifying the top 11 drivers for the final. The entry list consisted of South American drivers. Heat 1 was won by Enrique Moyano (Ford), Heat 2 by Brazilian Manoel de Teffé (Alfa Romeo) and Zatuszek (Mercedes Benz) won the third.

Argentinian drivers dominated the final with Arzani placing first, Zatuszek second and Brosutti taking third on the podium to give Argentina a triple victory. De Teffé in fourth place was the only non Argentinian in the top six, followed by Moyano and Angel Garabato (Chrysler). Grid or race numbers are not currently available.


1936 Buenos Aires Grand Prix Wikipedia