GPX Historic will bring 11 F1s to Monaco while awaiting the Tour Auto and Goodwood!

GPX Historic will bring 11 F1s to Monaco while awaiting the Tour Auto and Goodwood!

23.03.2021: While GPX Racing has made a scintillating start to the season with three victories in five outings for its Gulf-liveried Porsches, another branch of GP Extreme is making preparations to take part in three major events on the international calendar of hist


While GPX Racing has made a scintillating start to the season with three victories in five outings for its Gulf-liveried Porsches, another branch of GP Extreme is making preparations to take part in three major events on the international calendar of historic car races.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Before criss-crossing the roads of France in the Tour Auto and reliving the Goodwood Revival, the team will bring 11 Formula 1 single-seaters to the start of the Monaco Historic Grand Prix.



GPX Historic’s activities revolving around exceptional historic cars and historic racing cars range from storage to restoration, preparation for racing as well as operating the cars at the event itself. GPX Historic employs technicians at its European base to carry out its missions all of whom have a wide-ranging culture of motor sport and its heritage.



Bastien Leguay, who joined GP Extreme in 2019, is now in charge of the development of GPX Historic. “We’re preparing to live an intense season with a programme of three really great events on the road and on track, in speed and regularity and from the town to the countryside.


However, our most extreme operation, because of its size and evocative powers, will bring us to the Principality of Monaco where we’re running eleven Formula 1 cars in two series according to the year in which they were built between 1974 and 1980.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then from 30th August to 4th September we’ll be taking part in the Tour Auto with a 1965 2-litre Porsche 911. Two weeks later, GPX Historic will bathe in the incomparably vintage atmosphere of the Goodwood Revival. The choice of the cars we’ll enter will depend on the fields on offer by the organizers.”



Here’s a look at the GPX Historic entry for the 12th Historic Grand Prix of Monaco three years after the team’s first outing in the Principality crowned by their first podium finish!



Token RJ02-Ford Cosworth 1974 (series F class 1) Axcil Jefferies (ZWE)

Amon AS101-Ford Cosworth 1974 (series F class 1) Driver: TBA

Shadow DN5-Ford Cosworth 1975 (series F class 1) Matt Campbell (AUS)

Hesketh 308B-Ford Cosworth 1975 (series F class 1) Driver: TBA

March 761-Ford Cosworth 1976 (series F class 1) Driver: TBA

Surtees TS19-Ford Cosworth 1976 (series F class 1) Jordan Grogor (ZA)

Shadow DN8-Ford Cosworth 1977 (series G class 1) Pierre-Brice Mena (F)

ATS D3-Ford Cosworth 1979 (series G class 2) Tiziano Carugati (CH)

ATS D4-Ford Cosworth 1980 (series G class 2) Jean-Denis Delétraz (CH)

Arrows A3-Ford Cosworth 1980 (series G class 2) Jordan Grogor (ZA)

Arrows A3-Ford Cosworth 1980 (series G class 2) Driver: TBA



The Automobile-Club de Monaco’s schedule for the weekend comprises free practice on Friday 23rd April followed on Saturday 24th by qualifying with the races the next day, Sunday 25th!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GPX Racing record:

2019:
24 Hours of Spa overall winner.

2020:
GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup runner-up (Drivers and Teams)
Coppa Florio – 12H of Sicily at Enna Pergusa winner.

2021:
Dubai 24 Hours overall winner
Asian Le Mans Series runner-up (Drivers and Teams).




 Romane Didier (future racing agency) photos Antoine Truchet


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