Coppa Acerbo facts for kids
|Circuit length||25.579 km (15.894 mi)|
|Race length||460.422 km (286.093 mi)|
|Last race (1957):|
|Pole position|| Juan Manuel Fangio
|Podium||1. Stirling Moss
2. Juan Manuel Fangio
3. Harry Schell
|Fastest lap|| Stirling Moss
The Coppa Acerbo was an motor race held in Italy. Following Italy's defeat in World War II, the race was renamed the Circuito di Pescara, and in some years was also referred to as the Pescara Grand Prix (Gran Premio di Pescara). The race was run between 1924 and 1961 with a variety of vehicle classes. In 1957 the Pescara Grand Prix was one round of the Formula One World Championship. This race which holds the record of the longest circuit length ever used for a Championship event.
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Mike Hawthorn and Umberto Maglioli won the 1953 race in Ferrari 375 MM #0320AM.
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