The Grand Prix de Monaco Historique will celebrate in 2016 its 10th edition, an unmissable event for worldwide collectors and classic motorsport fanatics.
A real sprint race, contested on the legendary circuit of Monaco, The Grand Prix de Monaco Historique is designed for worldwide collectors, nostalgic enthusiasts, drivers, spectators and ardent supporters of former days’ mechanics, who definitely won’t miss this world event.
Organized since 1997 by the Automobile Club de Monaco, this “biennial” event will take place two weeks before the Grand Prix de Monaco de Formule 1.
Within two and a half days, from Friday 13th afternoon to Sunday, May 15th, 20164, the Principality of Monaco is going to be transformed into a real temple to turn back the clock. It is indeed about 50 years of motor racing that will be commemorated, through 8 exceptional series:
Event A : Pre-war Grand-Prix Cars
Race B : Pre-1961 front-engined F1 Grand Prix and F2 cars
Race C : Front engine Sports Racing cars raced from 1952 to 1955 (included)
Race D : Front-engined, drum brakes Formula Junior Cars from 1958 to 1960 (included)
Race E : 1500 F1 Grand Prix Cars from 1961 to 1965 (included)
Race F : F1 Grand Prix Carsfrom 1966 to 1972 (included)
Race G : F1 Grand Prix Carsfrom 1973 to 1976 (included)
Race H : « Solo Ferrari » – Sports and GT cars with front engine and drum brakes from January 1st, 1955 onward
This 10th edition of this Grand Prix de Monaco Historique will be an occasion to distribute the fiftieth’s cup in order to celebrate the Formula One – 3 liters – including the cars involved in the F1 Grand Prix between 1 January 1966 and 31 December 1969 (Race F – Class 1). The two races for Formula 1 – 3 liters – will not accept cars after 1976 (1978 at the latest edition).
By the end, the Formula 3 car’s gives way to the Formula Junior (with front-engine, equipped with drum brakes – Race D) who will be celebrating their Diamond Jubilee.