lenght : 4.743 miles
circuit of Ain-Diab is very fast and very dangerous for motor races, it is
rather ideal for motorcycles or bicycles.
It is located at the west of
one speaks about motor race in
cars, cycle races took place.
the starting line.
first motor race takes place on the circuit of Ain-Diab. It was designed the
“12 hours of
Ferrari, also, had especially made a car for this type of race in 1952, “Ferrari Mondial
the Ferrari Mondial 500.
Below Mrs. Gilberte Thirion who did not finish the race with her Porsche 356.
The start of the race :
The standings of
1. Charles Pozzi - Lucien Vincent in
2. Jean Lucas - Jacques Péron - 1 lap
3. George de Tudert - Robert Lacaze - 14 lap
the 12 hours of
Ferrari 375 MM :
The start of the 12 hourss of Casablanca in 1953
© Automobile Club des Deux-Sèvres
Plantivaux's private collection
no races were organized in Ain-Diab. They were organized on the circuit of
the true history
of the Grand Prix of Morocco started. Indeed, a race except championship was
organized at the request of the FIA. It was a race
intended to evaluate the layout and the organization of the RACM (Royal Car Club
Grand prix of Morocco 1957
following the conclusive experiment of the previous year, the 2nd
Grand Prix of Morocco will be organized and will be included in the world
In this year 2005, no country in Africa - excepted
Every year there were same organizers: the ACF which organized its Grand Prix de France in Reims - most of the time -, Royal Car club of Belgium with its Grand Prix on the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, Italy with Monza, the United States with its traditional “
With these circuits, the “challengers” who only wants to participate. During 1958 they were the circuits of
1958 Grand Prix remained famous, due to an astonishing history which take place
during the race. Considering the danger, a permanent show attracted spectators.
Grand prix of Morocco 1958
The 2 hours of Casablanca 1958
the RACM renewed
its candidature for a 3rd Grand Prix of Morocco. Unfortunately
FIA refused, after
the incidents of the previous year.
It was the end of the circuit of Ain-Diab.