1927 Gran Premio d'Italia
4 September - Monza: 50 laps x 10.000 km = 500.000 km


Pole position: N/A
Fastest lap: Robert Benoist (Delage 155B) 3.57.3

Results:

 1   4  2 Robert Benoist        Delage 155B             3:26.59.7                    
 2  12  6 Giuseppe Morandi      OM 865                  3:49:32.5           
 3* 10  5 Earl Cooper           Miller 91               4:02.05.7                    
 4   6  3 Ferdinando Minoia     OM 865                  4:02:28.5

Did Not Finish:

     8  4 George Souders        Duesenberg                 12  Carburettor, magneto
     2  1 Peter Kreis           Miller 91                   1  Crankcase

Shared car:

    10    Peter Kreis           Miller 91                   

RACE NOTES
 1) Grand Prix
 2) Combined road and banked track.
 3) grid formation: 3-3, positions drawn on entry numbers.
 4) Also known as "V Grand Prix d'Europe"
 5) There is some confusion about the distance. Sheldon gives 60 laps but Autocourse gives 50
    laps. Both give an average speed of 89.66 mph. The average speed given the Guinness Guide to
    International Motor Racing is 108,072 which is equal to the calculated average speed based on
    60 laps. However this cannot be the right since the fastest lap was only 94,266 mph. Grand
    Prix Racing (George Monkhouse), The Grand Prix Car (Laurence Pomeroy), Power and Glory 
    (William Court) and The Chequered Flag (Ivan Rendall) give all 90.04 mph. The calculated
    speed based on 50 laps is 90.056 mph, which is close. My conclusion. The race must have been
    run over 50 laps.