Racing – Grand Prix of Monaco

With high speed, the drivers race through tight bends, following the famous route of the City course, sometimes uphill, sometimes downhill. About two weeks before the Monaco Grand Prix,The Historic Grand Prix of Monaco of theAutomobile Club of Monaco, ACM, is also rapidly racing on the 3.34-kilometer slope, just as in the Formula 1 .  Collectors, fans and nostalgics meet from 13 to 15. May. For this weekend the clocks are turned back in Monaco and 50 years of automobile history is presented in an unforgettable event. The prestigious event was set out in 1997 for the very first time and since then inspires curious and fans in a rota of just two years.

Seven races in various categories can be experienced by the spectators at this years exciting Grand Prix. At the historic edition the drivers in their classic racing cars are racing the same route as the race cars of the following Formel-1-Race on 29. May. Riders from more than 20 countries will cross the starting line. Approved formula-1 cars build until 1976, racing cars from 1952 to 1955 and formula junior racecar from 1958 to 1960. This year, the youngest classic cars at the 10th historic prize of Monaco are from in 1976. The oldest vehicles includes the field of pre-war grand prix cars, but will not be speeding across the track at this year’s Historic Grand Prix, but amaze the fans with an extraordinary parade.

The historic Grand Prix has been founded in 1997, due to the 700th reign of the ruling Family Grimaldi on the request of Prince Rainier III.  The celebrations in the small Principality should be extended this way by a further motor sport event. After all, the Prince was a fan of fast cars. Originally planned as a one-off event, the huge success of this special motor sport event was obvious. Today, the historical Grand Prix goes into its tenth round and is titled, even on the European mainland, as the best event of its kind.

Tip: who would like to experience the unique race live, should hurry up. The coveted tickets can be purchased on the Website of the historic Grand Prix . Also, the website presents a selection of beautiful hotels that make the stay in the Sunshine State, as, for example, the Fairmont Monte Carlo, the Le Méridien Beach Plaza or the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & resortThere are a round-trip flights for 192 euros.

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