1934 French Grand Prix

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The 1934 French Grand Prix (formally the XXVIII Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France) was a Grand Prix motor race held on 1 July 1934 at Montlhéry. The race comprised 40 laps of a 12.5km circuit, for a total race distance of 500.0km.

The race was won by Louis Chiron driving an Alfa Romeo.

Starting grid[edit]

Grid No Driver Car Note
1 10 Hermann zu Leiningen Auto Union A
2 2 Hans Stuck Auto Union A raced Momberger's car
3 6 Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3
4 8 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W25
5 4 August Momberger Auto Union A raced zu Leiningen's car
6 12 Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3
7 14 Tazio Nuvolari Bugatti T59
8 16 Robert Benoist Bugatti T59
9 18 René Dreyfus Bugatti T59
10 20 Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3
11 22 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W25
12 24 Goffredo Zehender Maserati 8C
13 26 Philippe Étancelin Maserati 8CM
14 30 Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz W25

Classification[1][edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retire
1 12 Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 40 3h39m14.6
2 6 Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 40 3h42m31.9
SHR 20 Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 40 3h43m23.8
SHR 20 Guy Moll Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 40 3h43m23.8
4 16 Robert Benoist Bugatti T59 36 +4 laps
Ret 24 Goffredo Zehender Maserati 8C 33 Rear axle attachment
Ret 2 Hans Stuck Auto Union A 32 Engine
SHR 14 Tazio Nuvolari Bugatti T59 17 Transmission
SHR 14 Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti T59 17 Transmission
Ret 18 René Dreyfus Bugatti T59 16 Engine
Ret 8 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W25 15 Fuel feed
Ret 30 Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz W25 14 Brakes
Ret 22 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W25 11 Supercharger
Ret 26 Philippe Étancelin Maserati 8CM 11 Engine
Ret 4 August Momberger Auto Union A 10 Steering
DNS 10 Hermann zu Leiningen Auto Union A DNS
DNS Ernst Henne Mercedes-Benz W25 Reserve driver, practiced
DNS Peter de Paolo Maserati 8CM Entered, but injured in Penya Rhin

Fastest Lap: Louis Chiron (Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3), 5m06.0

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