French Grand Prix

The Grand Prix of France ( to 1967 Grand Prix de l' ACF also ) is carried out since 1906 French motor racing event. Up to the first " Grand Prix de France " in 1968, the French Grands Prix were always officially as the " Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France " (abbreviated " Grand Prix de l' ACF " ) referred.

The first Formula 1 World Championship race, even as the Grand Prix de l' ACF, took place on July 1, 1950 at the Circuit de Reims - Gueux Reims in the Marne department in north-eastern France instead. This 1952 Grand Prix of the French Automobile Club was held on the track Rouen -les- Essarts. By 1968, Rouen was five times the venue of this Grand Prix and the Grand Prix of France in irregular alternation with the Circuit de Reims - Gueux. In the 1967 season of Formula 1 Grand Prix was held for the only time in Le Mans.

From 1969 to 1973, the races were held alternately at the Circuit de Charade at Clermont -Ferrand and on the Circuit Paul Ricard in Bandol near Toulon in the Var. 1974 to 1984, the Circuit de Dijon -Prenois alternated at Dijon in the department of Côte- d'Or and the Circuit Paul Ricard. From 1985 to 1990 was driven exclusively on the Circuit Paul Ricard.

As of 1991, the Circuit de Nevers Magny -Cours, about 15 kilometers south of Nevers in the department of Nièvre in Burgundy, regular venue. On 24 July 2007 F1 promoter Bernie Ecclestone announced after a meeting with the French Prime Minister François Fillon that the track in 2008 and - would be included in the calendar in 2009 - if no alternative would be found. In May 2008, Ecclestone said in an interview with the French sports newspaper L' Équipe, Magny- Cours will be the last time the venue for a Formula 1 World Championship race on June 22, 2008 this was also the last Grand Prix of France.

Rouen -les- Dessessart

Circuit de Reims - Gueux

Circuit Bugatti in Le Mans

Circuit de Charade

Circuit Paul Ricard

Circuit de Dijon -Prenois

Circuit Magny -Cours


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