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Monaco Grand Prix Historique 2008

Submitted by on December 4, 2008

This is a great video of the 2008 Monaco Grand Prix Historique.

It features some excellent footage, including some good onboard and some interesting interviews with some of the Historic drivers. Duncan Dayton, Hamish Somerville and Michael Fitzgerald share their thoughts on trying to come to grips with one of the world’s most challenging tracks.

The Historic Grand Prix was first held in 1997, and has been run every two years since 2000 by the Automobile Club of Monaco.

The event, which is a retrospective of the golden age of racing in Monaco, is run on the world-famous Grand Prix Formula One circuit and is considered one of the three top historic car races, along with the Goodwood Revival Festival and Le Mans Classic.

The 2008 event comprised of seven series and two retrospectives:

  • Race A – Pre 1947 Voiturettes and Grand Prix cars
  • Race B – Pre 1961 Front engined Grand Prix cars
  • Race C – Pre 1953 Sports cars
  • Race D – Formula Junior
  • Race E – Pre 1966 Rear engined Grand Prix cars (1954 – 1965)
  • Race F – Pre 1975 Formula 1
  • Race G – Formula 1 (1975 – 1978)
  • Ferrari F1 Historic Parade
  • Parade celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the GP Moto de Monaco 1948 Roll on 2010!
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