1930 Rome Grand Prix

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Italy  1930 Rome Grand Prix
Race details
Date 25 May 1930
Official name VI Reale Premio di Roma
Location Circuito Tre Fontane
Rome, Italy
Course Road course
Course length 13.050 km (8.11 mi)
Distance 20 laps, 261.0 km (162.2 mi)
Weather Overcast, warm
Pole position
Driver Maserati
Fastest lap
Driver Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti
Time 5:36.6
Podium
First Maserati
Second
Bugatti
Third
  • Germany Heinrich Joachim von Morgen
Bugatti

The 1930 Rome Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Circuito Tre Fontane on 25 May 1930. Maserati driver Luigi Arcangeli won the race, ahead of the shared works Bugatti of Guy Bouriat and Louis Chiron, and the privateer Bugatti of Heinrich Joachim von Morgen.[1]

Entries[edit]

No Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine
2 Italy Luigi Arcangeli Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati Maserati 26M 2.5 L8
4 Monaco Louis Chiron Automobiles Ettore Bugatti Bugatti Bugatti T35B 2.3 L8
6 Italy Clemente Biondetti Scuderia Materassi Talbot Talbot 700 1.5 L8
8 Pietro Nicolotti Private entry Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 1.5 L6
10 Italy Cleto Nenzioni Private entry Maserati Maserati 26B 2.1 L8
12 Italy Luigi Fagioli Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati Maserati 26 1.7 L8
14 Switzerland Fritz Caflisch Private entry Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz SS 7.1 L6
16 Italy Achille Varzi SA Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo P2 2.0 L8
18 Italy Giuseppe Campari Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GS 1.8 L6
20 Arrigo Sartorio Private entry Maserati Maserati 26 1.5 L8
22 Italy Mario Tadini Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GS 1.8 L6
24 Germany Heinrich Joachim von Morgen Private entry Bugatti Bugatti T35B 2.3 L8
26 Austria Emil Frankl Private entry Steyr Steyr 4.5 Liter 4.5 L6
28 Italy Tazio Nuvolari SA Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo P2 2.0 L8
30 France Guy Bouriat Automobiles Ettore Bugatti Bugatti Bugatti T35B 2.3 L8
32 Italy Cesare Renzi Private entry Bugatti Bugatti T37A 1.5 L8
34 Italy Cesare Pastore Private entry Maserati Maserati 26B 2.1 L8
36 Colonna de Stigliano Private entry Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 1.8 L6
 ? Filippo Sartorio Enrico or F. Sartorio Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 1.5 L6
 ? Arrigo Nenzioni A. or E. Nenzioni Maserati Maserati 26 1.5 L8
 ? United Kingdom William Grover-Williams Automobiles Ettore Bugatti Bugatti Bugatti T35B 2.3 L8
 ?  ? Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo P2 2.0 L8
 ?  ? Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 1.5 L6

Starting grid[edit]

Starting grid — 1930 Rome Grand Prix
Italy Arcangeli
Maserati
Monaco Chiron
Bugatti
Italy Biondetti
Talbot
Nicolotti
Alfa Romeo
Italy C. Nenzioni
Maserati
Italy Fagioli
Maserati
Switzerland Caflisch
Mercedes-Benz
Italy Varzi
Alfa Romeo
Italy Campari
Alfa Romeo
A. Sartorio
Maserati
Italy Tadini
Alfa Romeo
Germany von Morgen
Bugatti
Italy Nuvolari
Alfa Romeo
France Bouriat
Bugatti
Italy Renzi
Bugatti

Classification[edit]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 2 Italy Luigi Arcangeli Maserati 26M 20 1:56:37.8 1
2 30 France Guy Bouriat
Monaco Louis Chiron
Bugatti T35B 20 +1.8 14
3 24 Germany Heinrich Joachim von Morgen Bugatti T35B 20 +7:47.0 12
4 6 Italy Clemente Biondetti Talbot 700 20 +10:26.2 3
5 18 Italy Giuseppe Campari Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GS 20 +10:41.6 9
6 14 Switzerland Fritz Caflisch Mercedes-Benz SS 20 +14:34.4 7
7 22 Italy Mario Tadini Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GS 20 +22:31.4 11
8 32 Italy Cesare Renzi Bugatti T35C 20 +24:38.6 15
NC 8 Pietro Nicolotti Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 20 Exceeded maximum time 4
Ret 12 Italy Luigi Fagioli Maserati 26 19 Rear axle bearing 6
Ret 28 Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo P2 19 Broken piston 13
NC 20 Arrigo Sartorio Maserati 26 18 +2 laps 10
Ret 10 Italy Cleto Nenzioni Maserati 26 12  ? 5
Ret 16 Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo P2 6 Clutch 8
Ret 4 Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti T35B 2 Engine bearing 2
DNS  ? Filippo Sartorio Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Raced 1100 cc
DNS  ? United Kingdom William Grover-Williams Bugatti T35B Reserve driver
DNA 26 Austria Emil Frankl Steyr 4.5 Liter Did not appear
DNA 34 Italy Cesare Pastore Maserati 26B Did not appear
DNA 36 Colonna de Stigliano Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Did not appear
DNA  ? Arrigo Nenzioni Maserati 26 Did not appear
DNA  ?  ? Alfa Romeo P2 Did not appear
DNA  ?  ? Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Did not appear
Source:[1]
  • Louis Chiron took over the #30 Bugatti of Guy Bouriat on lap five, driving it for the remainder of the race.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "VI REALE PREMIO DI ROMA". kolumbus.fi. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 


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