Roberto Mieres, in a Maserati 300S (#70) chases the Maserati of Jean Behra during the 1955 Supercortemaggiore Grand Prix at Monza. Mieres and co-driver Perdisa went on to finish 3rd behind the winning 300S of Behra/Musso and the 2nd place Ferrari 750 Monza of Hawthorn/Maglioli (#16).
Photo: Libreria Autodromo
I first raced at Monaco in 1955, a famous year for the Grand Prix, when Ascari went into the water. I remember, because I was behind him…not very far…at one stage. I started in 6th place and I was going well, but there was this big fight at the front, and Fangio and Moss got away from us. Then Castellotti, Ascari and Behra were having a big battle. I remember Castellotti started smashing up his car, and I thought, “I…
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