Mediterranean Grand Prix

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Mediterranean Grand Prix
Autodromo di Pergusa
Pergusa circuit.png
Race information
Number of times held35
First held1962
Last held1998
Most wins (drivers)Switzerland Jo Siffert (2)
Belgium Thierry Boutsen (2)
New Zealand Mike Thackwell (2)
Most wins (constructors)United Kingdom Reynard (6)
Circuit length4.950 km (3.076 mi)
Last race (1998)
Pole position
Fastest lap
  • Colombia J.P Montoya
  • Lola-Zytek (Super Nova Racing)

The Mediterranean Grand Prix was a non-Championship motor race, held at the Autodromo di Pergusa, in Sicily, Italy. The first event, run to Formula One rules, took place in 1962. The last Formula One event took place in 1965 before the race switched to Formula Two rules. In 1985, Formula Two was replaced by Formula 3000 and the Mediterranean Grand Prix remained on the calendar.


Year Date Winning driver Winning constructor Report
1998 September 6 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Lola-Zytek Report
1997 July 20 United Kingdom Jamie Davies Lola-Zytek Report
1996 July 21 Belgium Marc Goossens Lola-Zytek Report
1995 July 23 Brazil Ricardo Rosset Reynard-Ford Report
1994 July 17 Brazil Gil de Ferran Reynard-Zytek Judd Report
1993 July 18 United Kingdom David Coulthard Reynard-Ford Report
1992 July 12 Italy Luca Badoer Reynard-Ford Report
1991 July 7 Italy Emanuele Naspetti Reynard-Ford Report
1990 July 22 Italy Gianni Morbidelli Lola-Ford Report
1989 July 23 Switzerland Andrea Chiesa Reynard-Ford Report
1988 July 17 Italy Pierluigi Martini March-Judd Report
1987 July 19 Brazil Roberto Moreno Ralt-Honda Report
1986 July 20 Spain Luis Pérez-Sala Ralt-Ford Report
1985 July 28 New Zealand Mike Thackwell Ralt-Ford Report
1984 July 29 New Zealand Mike Thackwell Ralt-Honda Report
1983 July 31 United Kingdom Jonathan Palmer Ralt-Honda Report
1982 August 1 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Spirit-Honda Report
1981 July 26 Belgium Thierry Boutsen March-BMW Report
1980 August 2 Italy Siegfried Stohr Toleman-Hart Report
1979 July 29 Sweden Eje Elgh March-BMW Report
1978 July 23 Italy Bruno Giacomelli March-BMW Report
1977 July 24 Finland Keke Rosberg Chevron-Hart Report
1976 July 25 France René Arnoux Martini-Renault Report
1975 July 27 France Jacques Laffite Martini-BMW Report
1974 August 25 Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck March-BMW Report
1973 August 27 France Jean-Pierre Jarier March-BMW Report
1972 August 20 France Henri Pescarolo Brabham-Ford Report
1971 Not held
1970 August 23 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Tecno-Ford Report
1969 August 24 United Kingdom Piers Courage Brabham-Ford Report
1968 August 25 Austria Jochen Rindt Brabham-Ford Report
1967 August 20 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford Report
1966 Not held
1965 August 15 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM Report
1964 August 16 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM Report
1963 August 18 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari Report
1962 August 19 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari Report