1926 Grand Prix season

1926 AIACR World Manufacturers' Championship
World Champion
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1926 Grand Prix season
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The 1926 Grand Prix season was the second AIACR World Manufacturers' Championship season. The championship was won by Bugatti.

Season review

World Championship Grands Prix

Date Name Circuit Winning drivers Winning constructor Report
31 May United States Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis United States Frank Lockhart Miller Report
27 June France French Grand Prix Miramas France Jules Goux Bugatti Report
18 July Spain San Sebastián Grand Prix/European Grand Prix Lasarte France Jules Goux Bugatti Report
7 August United Kingdom British Grand Prix Brooklands France
France Louis Wagner
Delage Report
5 September Italy Italian Grand Prix Monza France Bugatti Report

The Indianapolis 500 also counted towards the 1926 AAA Championship Car title.

Other Grands Prix

Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning constructor Report
21 March Italy Pozzo Circuit Verona Italy Bugatti
28 March Italy Rome Grand Prix Valle Giulia Italy Aymo Maggi Bugatti
28 March France Provence Grand Prix Miramas United Kingdom Henry Segrave Talbot
4 April Italy Alessandria Circuit Alessandria Italy Giovanni Alloatti Bugatti
25 April Italy Coppa Florio[nb 1] Madonie Italy Meo Constantini Bugatti Report
Italy Targa Florio[nb 1]
2 May Italy Coppa Vinci Messina Italy Renato Balestrero O.M.
2 May Italian Libya Tripoli Grand Prix Tripoli France Bugatti
23 May Italy Savio Circuit Ravenna Italy Gastone Brilli-Peri Ballot
30 May Italy Perugia Cup Perugia Italy Emilio Materassi Itala
27 June Italy Mugello Circuit Mugello Italy Emilio Materassi Itala
11 July Germany German Grand Prix AVUS Germany Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes Report
18 July Italy Camaiore Circuit Camaiore Italy Baconin Borzacchini Salmson
25 July Spain Spanish Grand Prix Lasarte Italy Meo Constantini Bugatti Report
25 July France Grand Prix de la Marne Reims-Gueux France Bugatti
1 August France Grand Prix du Comminges Saint-Gaudens Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti
7 August Italy Coppa Acerbo Pescara Italy Bugatti
15 August Italy Coppa Montenero Montenero Italy Emilio Materassi Itala
28 August France Boulogne Grand Prix Boulogne United Kingdom George Eyston Bugatti
28 August France La Baule Grand Prix La Baule France Louis Wagner Delage
12 September Italy Milan Grand Prix Monza Italy Meo Constantini Bugatti Report
12 September Germany Solituderennen Solitude Germany Otto Merz Mercedes
25 September United Kingdom Junior Car Club 200 mile race Brooklands United Kingdom Henry Segrave Delage
17 October France Grand Prix du Salon Montlhéry France Albert Divo Talbot
17 October Italy Garda Circuit Salò Italy Aymo Maggi Bugatti
  1. ^ a b The Targa Florio and Coppa Florio were held simultaneously on the same circuit, but with the Coppa restricted to factory backed entries. As Meo Constantini's Bugatti was factory entered, he won both races.[1]

Championship final standings

Note: To be eligible for the championship, manufacturers had to take part in the Italian Grand Prix, in addition to at least two more World Championship Grands Prix.[2]

Pos Manufacturer 500
United States
FRA
France
SSN
Spain
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
Pts
1 France Bugatti 1 1 2 1 11
France Delage 2 1 21
United States Miller 1 25
United States Duesenberg 5 28
United Kingdom Eldridge Special Ret 29
United States Fengler Ret 29
United States Schmidt Ret 29
United States Ford Ret 29
United Kingdom Talbot Ret 29
United Kingdom Halford Special Ret 29
United Kingdom Aston Martin Ret 29
Italy Chiribiri Ret 29
Italy Maserati Ret 29
Pos Manufacturer 500
United States
FRA
France
SSN
Spain
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
Pts
Colour Result Points
Gold Winner 1
Silver 2nd place 2
Bronze 3rd place 3
Green Other finishers 4
Red Non-finishers 5
Blank Did not participate 6


References

  1. Etzrodt, Hans. "Grand Prix Winners 1895–1949 : Part 2 (1919–1933)". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 29 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
  2. Etzrodt, Hans. "The 1925 Automobile World Championship". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 13 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
  3. Galpin, Darren. "1926 Grands Prix". The GEL Motorsport Information Page. Archived from the original on 25 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
  4. "1926 Official Box Score". Indy500.com. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
  1. ^ Etzrodt, Hans. "1926 TARGA FLORIO". The Golden Era of GP Racing. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  2. ^ Etzrodt, Hans. "The 1926 Automobile World Championship". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Retrieved 23 April 2019.