1932 Grand Prix season

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1932 AIACR European Championship season
European Champion
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Tazio Nuvolari
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1932 Grand Prix season
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The 1932 Grand Prix season was the second AIACR European Championship season. The championship was won by Tazio Nuvolari, driving for the Alfa Corse team. Nuvolari won two of the three events that counted towards the championship. All championship races were between five and ten hour events.

Season review[edit]

European Championship Grands Prix[edit]

Rd Date Name Circuit Winning drivers Winning
constructor
Report
1 5 June Italy Italian Grand Prix Monza Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
2 3 July France French Grand Prix Reims-Gueux Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
3 17 July Germany German Grand Prix Nürburgring Germany Rudolf Caracciola Alfa Romeo Report

Non-championship Grands Prix[edit]

Grandes Épreuves are denoted by a yellow background.

Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning
constructor
Report
28 February Sweden Swedish Winter Grand Prix Rämen Sweden Olle Bennström Ford Report
3 April France Tunis Grand Prix Carthage Italy Achille Varzi Bugatti Report
17 April Monaco Monaco Grand Prix Monaco Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
24 April Italy Rome Grand Prix Littorio Italy Luigi Fagioli Maserati Report
24 April France Oran Grand Prix Arcole France Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti Report
30 April United Kingdom British Empire Trophy Brooklands United Kingdom John Cobb Delage Report
8 May Italy Targa Florio Madonie Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
8 May Finland Finnish Grand Prix Eläintarharata Sweden Per-Viktor Widengren Mercedes-Benz Report
15 May Belgium Grand Prix des Frontières Chimay Belgium Arthur Legat Bugatti Report
16 May France Provence Trophy Nîmes Poland Stanislas Czaykowski Bugatti Report
16 May France Nîmes Grand Prix Nîmes France Benoît Falchetto Bugatti Report
22 May Germany Avusrennen AVUS Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz Report
22 May France Casablanca Grand Prix Anfa Circuit France Marcel Lehoux Bugatti Report
29 May Germany Eifelrennen Nürburgring Germany Rudolf Caracciola Alfa Romeo Report
29 May France Torvilliers Circuit Troyes France Robert Gauthier Bugatti Report
5 June France Picardy Grand Prix Péronne France Philippe Étancelin Alfa Romeo Report
19 June Poland Lviv Grand Prix Lviv Germany Rudolf Caracciola Alfa Romeo Report
26 June France Lorraine Grand Prix Nancy France Jean-Pierre Wimille Alfa Romeo Report
24 July France Dieppe Grand Prix Dieppe Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti Report
31 July France Nice Circuit Race Nice Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti Report
31 July Italy Coppa Ciano Montenero Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
14 August Italy Coppa Acerbo Pescara Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
14 August France Grand Prix du Comminges Saint-Gaudens Italy Goffredo Zehender Alfa Romeo Report
17 August France La Baule Grand Prix La Baule United Kingdom William Grover-Williams Bugatti Report
4 September Czechoslovakia Masaryk Grand Prix Brno Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti Report
10 September United Kingdom Mountain Championship Brooklands United Kingdom Malcolm Campbell Sunbeam Report
11 September Italy Monza Grand Prix Monza Germany Rudolf Caracciola Alfa Romeo Report
11 September France Antibes Grand Prix Garoupe France Benoît Falchetto Bugatti Report
25 September France Marseille Grand Prix Miramas France Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Reportf
25 September Finland Munkkiniemenajo Helsinki Sweden Per-Viktor Widengren Alfa Romeo Report

Championship Final Standings[edit]

Pos Driver ITA
Italy
FRA
France
GER
Germany
Pts
1 Italy Tazio Nuvolari 1 1 2 4
2 Italy Baconin Borzacchini 3 2 3 8
3 Germany Rudolf Caracciola NC 3 1 9
4 France René Dreyfus 5 5 4 12
5 Monaco Louis Chiron Ret 4 Ret 17
= France Albert Divo 6 Ret 17
7 Italy Luigi Fagioli 2 18
8 Italy Amedeo Ruggeri 8 Ret 19
9 Italy Giuseppe Campari 4 20
= Italy Pietro Ghersi 7 20
= Italy Eugenio Siena 9 20
= United Kingdom William Grover-Williams 6 20
= Italy Goffredo Zehender 7 20
= France Pierre Félix 8 20
= United Kingdom Earl Howe 9 20
16 France Marcel Lehoux Ret Ret Ret 21
= Italy Achille Varzi Ret Ret 21
= Italy Luigi Premoli 10 21
= France Philippe Étancelin Ret 21
= France Max Fourny Ret 21
= France Jean-Pierre Wimille Ret 21
22 Italy Luigi Castelbarco Ret 23
= France Jean Gaupillat Ret 23
= Germany Hans Lewy Ret 23
= Germany Paul Pietsch Ret 23
Pos Driver ITA
Italy
FRA
France
GER
Germany
Pts
Colour Result Points
Gold Winner 1
Silver 2nd place 2
Bronze 3rd place 3
Green Completed more than 75% 4
Blue Completed between 50% and 75% 5
Purple Completed between 25% and 50% 6
Red Completed less than 25% 7
Black Disqualified 8
Blank Did not participate 8

References[edit]

Etzrodt, Hans. "Grand Prix Winners 1895–1949 : Part 2 (1919–1933)". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 29 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-04. 

Galpin, Darren. "1932 Grands Prix". The GEL Motorsport Information Page. Retrieved 2007-08-04.