1931 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 3 in the 1931 European Championship
Circuit (ébauche).svg
Date 21 June 1931
Official name XXV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry
Montlhéry, France
Course Permanent racing facility
12.505 km (7.770 mi)
Distance 155 laps, 1286.825 km (799.596 mi)
Pole position
Driver Not known
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Luigi Fagioli Maserati
Time 5:29.0
Podium
First Monaco Louis Chiron
Italy Achille Varzi
Bugatti
Second Italy Giuseppe Campari
Italy Baconin Borzacchini
Alfa Romeo
Third Italy Clemente Biondetti
Italy Luigi Parenti
Maserati

The 1931 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry on 21 June 1931.

Classification[edit]

Start of the race
Finish of the race
Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 32 Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti Bugatti T51 101 126.88 km/h 12 1
Italy Achille Varzi 1
2 18 Italy Giuseppe Campari Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 97 +4 Laps 5 2
Italy Baconin Borzacchini 2
3 46 Italy Clemente Biondetti Maserati Maserati 26M 94 +7 Laps 19 3
Italy Luigi Parenti 3
4 40 United Kingdom Henry Birkin Maserati Maserati 26M 94 +7 Laps 16 4
United Kingdom George Eyston 4
5 36 France Robert Sénéchal Delage Delage 15SB 91 +10 Laps 14 4
6 4 Italy Ferdinando Minoia Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 90 +11 Laps 2 4
Italy Goffredo Zehender 4
7 28 France Albert Divo Bugatti Bugatti T51 90 +11 Laps 10 4
France Guy Bouriat 4
8 20 France René Dreyfus Maserati Maserati 26M 88 +13 Laps 6 4
Italy Pietro Ghersi 4
9 24 France René Ferrant Private entry Peugeot 174S 85 +16 Laps 8 4
France Louis Rigal 4
10 48 France Jean Pesato Private entry Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 84 +17 Laps 20 4
France Pierre Félix 4
11 44 Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 83 +18 Laps 18 4
Italy Giovanni Minozzi 4
12 30 United Kingdom Earl Howe Private entry Bugatti T51 77 +24 Laps 11 4
United Kingdom Brian Lewis 4
Ret 38 France Jean-Pierre Wimille Private entry Bugatti T51 71 Suspension 15 5
France Jean Gaupillat 5
Ret 38 United Kingdom William Grover-Williams Private entry Bugatti T51 65 Gearbox 17 5
Italy Caberto Conelli 5
Ret 34 Italy Emilio Eminente Private entry Bugatti T35B 59 Fire 13 5
France Edmond Bourlier 5
Ret 22 France Georges d'Arnoux Private entry Bugatti T35C 58 7 5
France Max Fourny 5
Ret 50 Italy Enzo Grimaldi Private entry Bugatti T35C 49 21 6
"Borgait" 6
Ret 10 Italy Luigi Fagioli Maserati Maserati 26M 45 Brakes 3 6
Italy Ernesto Maserati 6
Ret 58 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Private entry Mercedes-Benz SSKL 39 Supercharger 23 6
Germany Otto Merz 6
Ret 2 United Kingdom William "Bummer" Scott Delage Delage 15SB 22 Rear axle 1 7
S. Armstrong-Payne 7
Ret 52 France Marcel Lehoux Bugatti Bugatti T51 15 Mechanical 22 7
France Philippe Étancelin 7
Ret 22 RussiaBoris Ivanowski[1] Private entry Mercedes-Benz SSK 11 Differential 9 7
France Henri Stoffel 7
Ret 12 United Kingdom Jack Dunfee Private entry Sunbeam GP 0 Rear axle 4 7
  1. ^ Ivanowski was a Russian national, but in exile since the Russian Revolution


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