Samiksha Jaiswal

1941 Buenos Aires Grand Prix

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Date  23 November 1941
Course length  2.410 km (1.497 mi)
Course  Public streets
1941 Buenos Aires Grand Prix
Official name  Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Location  Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Distance  40 laps, 96.4 km (59.9 mi)

The Buenos Aires Grand Prix, (also known as the Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires) was a Formula Libre handicap race, organized by the ACA (Autom├│vil Club Argentino) and held at the Retiro Circuit on 23 November 1941.

Entries were open for the national mechanic "Mecánica Nacional" class, based on series cars (Ford, Chevrolet, Hudson) and the "Coches Especiales" Grand Prix cars. Racing started with a preliminary Mecanica Nacional class elimination round (best five qualifying for the GP) which was won by Mario P. Chiozza (Bi-Motor Mercury). The class group received a one-minute handicap at the start of the GP main event.

The GP class included Riganti's new Maserati 8CL (chassis 3034) that was entered in the 1940 Indianapolis.

References

1941 Buenos Aires Grand Prix Wikipedia


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