1932 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 3 in the 1932 European Championship
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Date 3 July 1932
Official name XVIII Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
Location Reims-Gueux
Reims, France
Course Public roads
7.826 km (4.863 mi)
Distance 92 laps, 719.992 km (447.382 mi)
Pole position
Driver France Jean Gaupillat Bugatti
Grid positions set by ballot
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo
Time 3:00.0
Podium
First Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo
Second Italy Baconin Borzacchini Alfa Romeo
Third Germany Rudolf Caracciola Alfa Romeo
Grid before the race
Winner Tazio Nuvolari

The 1932 French Grand Prix (official name: XVIII Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France) was a Grand Prix motor race held at Reims-Gueux on 3 July 1932.


Classification[edit]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo B 92 5 1
2 30 Italy Baconin Borzacchini Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo B 92 2
3 18 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo B 92 7 3
4 32 Monaco Louis Chiron Ettore Bugatti Bugatti T51 91 +1 Lap 11 4
5 44 France René Dreyfus R. Dreyfus Bugatti T51 90 +2 Laps 15 4
6 42 United Kingdom William Grover-Williams Williams Bugatti T51 90 +2 Laps 14 4
7 24 Italy Goffredo Zehender G. Zehender Alfa Romeo Monza 84 +8 Laps 8 4
8 46 France Pierre Félix P. Félix Alfa Romeo Monza 82 +10 Laps 16 4
France Armand Girod n/a
9 28 United Kingdom Earl Howe Earl Howe Bugatti T54 77 +15 Laps 10 4
United Kingdom Hugh Hamilton n/a
Ret 4 France Philippe Étancelin M. Lehoux Alfa Romeo Monza 70 Gearbox 2 5
Ret 6 France Max Fourny M. Fourny Bugatti T35C 62 3 5
Ret 16 France Jean-Pierre Wimille J.P. Wimille Alfa Romeo Monza 54 Out of fuel 6 5
Ret 38 France Albert Divo Ettore Bugatti Bugatti T54 52 Fuel tank 13 5
Ret 36 France Marcel Lehoux M. Lehoux Bugatti T54 37 Gearbox 12 7
Ret 2 France Jean Gaupillat J. Gaupillat Bugatti T51 20 1 7
Ret 8 Italy Achille Varzi Ettore Bugatti Bugatti T54 12 Gearbox 4 7
DNS 8 France Jean Pesato J. Pesato Alfa Romeo Monza 9 8
Sources: [1]


Starting grid positions[edit]

Row 1 Pos. 3 Pos. 2 Pos. 1
France
Fourny
Bugatti
France
Étancelin
Alfa Romeo
France
Gaupillat
Bugatti
Row 2 Pos. 5 Pos. 4
Italy
Nuvolari
Alfa Romeo
Italy
Varzi
Bugatti
Row 3 Pos. 8 Pos. 7 Pos. 6
Italy
Zehender
Alfa Romeo
Germany
Caracciola
Alfa Romeo
France
Wimille
Alfa Romeo
Row 4 Pos. 10 Pos. 9
United Kingdom
Howe
Bugatti
France
Pesato
Alfa Romeo
Row 5 Pos. 13 Pos. 12 Pos. 11
France
Divo
Bugatti
France
Lehoux
Bugatti
Monaco
Chiron
Bugatti
Row 6 Pos. 15 Pos. 14
France
Dreyfus
Bugatti
United Kingdom
Grover-Williams
Bugatti
Row 7 Pos. Pos. Pos.16
France
Félix
Alfa Romeo


Grand Prix Race
Previous race:
1932 Italian Grand Prix
1932 Grand Prix season
Grandes Épreuves
Next race:
1932 German Grand Prix
Previous race:
1931 French Grand Prix
French Grand Prix Next race:
1933 French Grand Prix


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1932 Grand Prix de l'ACF". Leif Snellman. Retrieved July 14, 2014. 


Coordinates: 49°15′14.67″N 3°55′50.02″E / 49.2540750°N 3.9305611°E / 49.2540750; 3.9305611