city in Abruzzo, Central Italy
Pescara at night

Pescara is an Italian city in Abruzzo of 123,400 inhabitants. In 1957, the only Pescara Formula One Grand Prix was held, and won by British driver, Stirling Moss.[1] It was the longest ever Formula One track, using over 16 mi (26 km) of local roads. It was first used for motor car racing in 1924, and closed in 1961.


  1. "Pescara Grand Prix". Nation Master Encycopedia. Retrieved 2009-10-30.