1934 Grand Prix season

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1934 Grand Prix season
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The 1934 Grand Prix season was the final year of a two-year hiatus for the European Championship. Achille Varzi proved to be the most successful driver, winning six Grands Prix. Alfa Romeo's cars proved difficult to beat, winning 18 of the season's 35 Grands Prix.

Season review[edit]

Grandes Épreuves[edit]

Date Name Circuit Winning drivers Winning
constructor
Report
2 April Monaco Monaco Grand Prix Monaco France Guy Moll Alfa Romeo Report
1 July France French Grand Prix Montlhéry Monaco Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Report
15 July Nazi Germany German Grand Prix Nürburgring Nazi Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union Report
29 July Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps France René Dreyfus Bugatti Report
9 September Italy Italian Grand Prix Monza Nazi Germany Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
Kingdom of Italy Luigi Fagioli
23 September Spain Spanish Grand Prix Lasarte Kingdom of Italy Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz Report

Other Grands Prix[edit]

Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning
constructor
Report
18 February Sweden Vallentunaloppet Vallentunasjön Nazi Germany Paul Pietsch Alfa Romeo Report
25 February Norway Norwegian Grand Prix Mjøsa, Lillehammer Sweden Per-Viktor Widengren Alfa Romeo Report
22 April Kingdom of Italy Alessandria Circuit Alessandria Kingdom of Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
6 May Kingdom of Italy Tripoli Grand Prix Mellaha Kingdom of Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
13 May Finland Finnish Grand Prix Eläintarharata Norway Eugen Bjørnstad Alfa Romeo Report
20 May France Casablanca Grand Prix Anfa Circuit Monaco Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Report
20 May Kingdom of Italy Targa Florio Madonie Kingdom of Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
20 May Belgium Grand Prix des Frontières Chimay Belgium Willy Longueville Bugatti Report
27 May Nazi Germany Avusrennen AVUS France Guy Moll Alfa Romeo Report
27 May France Picardy Grand Prix Péronne France Benoît Falchetto Maserati Report
2 June United Kingdom Mannin Moar Douglas United Kingdom Brian Lewis Alfa Romeo Report
3 June Nazi Germany Eifelrennen Nürburgring Nazi Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz Report
3 June Switzerland Montreux Grand Prix Montreux Kingdom of Italy Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo Report
17 June Spain Penya Rhin Grand Prix Montjuïc Park Kingdom of Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
8 July France Grand Prix de la Marne Reims-Gueux Monaco Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Report
15 July France Vichy Grand Prix Vichy Kingdom of Italy Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo Report
22 July Kingdom of Italy Coppa Ciano Montenero Kingdom of Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
22 July France Albi Grand Prix Albi United Kingdom Rupert Featherstonhaugh Maserati Report
22 July France Dieppe Grand Prix Dieppe France Philippe Étancelin Maserati Report
15 August Kingdom of Italy Coppa Acerbo Pescara Kingdom of Italy Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz Report
19 August France Nice Grand Prix Nice Kingdom of Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
26 August France Grand Prix du Comminges Saint-Gaudens Kingdom of Italy Gianfranco Comotti Alfa Romeo Report
26 August Switzerland Swiss Grand Prix Bremgarten Nazi Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union Report
2 September Kingdom of Italy Biella Circuit Biella Kingdom of Italy Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo Report
9 September France U.M.F. Grand Prix Montlhéry France Benoît Falchetto Alfa Romeo Report
30 September Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakian Grand Prix Masaryk Circuit Nazi Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union Report
3 October Brazil Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix Gávea Brazil Irineu Corrêa Ford Report
6 October United Kingdom Donington Park Trophy Donington Park United States Whitney Straight Maserati Report
13 October United Kingdom Mountain Championship Brooklands United States Whitney Straight Maserati Report
14 October Kingdom of Italy Modena Grand Prix Modena Kingdom of Italy Tazio Nuvolari Maserati Report
21 October Kingdom of Italy Naples Grand Prix Posillipo Kingdom of Italy Tazio Nuvolari Maserati Report
28 October France Algerian Grand Prix Algiers France Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti Report

Statistics[edit]

Grand Prix winners[edit]

Drivers[edit]

Driver Wins
Total Grandes
Épreuves
Kingdom of Italy Achille Varzi 6 0
Monaco Louis Chiron 3 1
Kingdom of Italy Luigi Fagioli 3 2 (1 shared)
Nazi Germany Hans Stuck 3 1
Kingdom of Italy Carlo Felice Trossi 3 0
France Benoit Falchetto 2 0
France Guy Moll 2 1
Kingdom of Italy Tazio Nuvolari 2 0
United States Whitney Straight 2 0
Norway Eugen Bjørnstad 1 0
Nazi Germany Rudolf Caracciola 1 1 (1 shared)
Kingdom of Italy Gianfranco Comotti 1 0
France René Dreyfus 1 1
France Philippe Étancelin 1 0
United Kingdom Rupert Featherstonhaugh 1 0
United Kingdom Brian Lewis 1 0
Belgium Willy Longueville 1 0
Nazi Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch 1 0
France Jean-Pierre Wimille 1 0

Manufacturers[edit]

Manufacturer Wins
Total Grandes
Épreuves
Kingdom of Italy Alfa Romeo 18 2
Kingdom of Italy Maserati 7 0
Nazi Germany Mercedes-Benz 4 2
Nazi Germany Auto Union 3 1
France Bugatti 3 1

References[edit]

  • Leif Snellman and Hans Etzrodt. "1934". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 1 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05. 
  • Galpin, Darren. "1934 Grands Prix". The GEL Motorsport Information Page. Retrieved 2007-08-05.