1933 Monaco Grand Prix

Grand Prix de Monaco

Sunday, April 23, 1933
Laps:
100
Pole position:
Fastest Lap:
Varzi, 1m59.0
Country:
Monaco
Circuit:
1933 season:
Report

AN HISTORIC MONACO GRAND PRIX

ACHILLE VARZI (BUGATTI) AFTER A TENSE DUAL WITH NUVOLARI (ALFA ROMEO) WINS ONE OF THE MOST THRILLING RACES EVER KNOWN

NEVER has there been a more thrilling race! For the whole distance, occupying nearly 3½, hours, the blue and the red, France and Italy, Varzi and Nuvolari, Bugatti and Alfa Romeo, have waged a battle that will live for ever in the annals of motor-racing history. As the two cars roared up the hill on that last 99th lap, and Nuvolari's car slowed down in a wreath of smoke, I have never seen such intense, hysterical excitement in a crowd before. But let me begin at the beginning.

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