Meticulous research based on official records, the memories of those who competed, and newspaper coverage of the day. Background, history and evolution of the event. Comprehensive results. British entrants as diverse as Healeys, HWM-Jaguars, Triumph TR2s, Cooper-Jaguars and C-type Jaguars. Famous drivers - Clemente Biondetti, Tazio Nuvolari, Alberto Ascari, Stirling Moss, Piero Taruffi, Giuseppe Farina, Rudolf Caracciola. Famous marques - Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati, Lancia, Mercedes-Benz, Fiat, BMW, Aston Martin. Aftermath, retrospectives, and circuit maps.