1935 French Grand Prix

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The 1935 French Grand Prix (formally the XXIX Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France) was a Grand Prix motor race which was held at Montlhéry, France on 23 June 1935. The race lasted 500km (12.5 km x 40 laps) and was won by Rudolf Caracciola driving a Mercedes-Benz.

Starting Grid (3x2)[edit]

Grid No Driver Car Time
1 8 Achille Varzi Auto Union B 5:20.1
2 14 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 5:23.6
3 10 Hans Stuck Auto Union B 5:28.8
4 2 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W25 5:31.6
5 16 Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 5:31.9
6 12 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union B 5:36.6
7 6 Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz W25 5:37.9
8 4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W25 5:46.6
9 24 Robert Benoist Bugatti T59/50
10 18 Goffredo Zehender Maserati Tipo 34 6:10.8
11 20 Raymond Sommer Maserati 8CM
DNQ 22 Marcel Lehoux SEFAC Practiced only

Classification[1][edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retire
1 2 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W25B 40 4h00m54.6
2 4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W25B 40 +0.5
3 18 Goffredo Zehender Maserati Tipo 34 38 +2 laps
4 6 Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz W25B 37 +3 laps
SHR 8 Achille Varzi Auto Union B 35 +5 laps
SHR 8 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union B 35 +5 laps
6 20 Raymond Sommer Maserati 8CM 35 +5 laps
NC 24 Robert Benoist Bugatti T59/50 16 Not Classified
Ret 14 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 14 Transmission
Ret 12 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union B 11 Spark plugs/transmission?
Ret 16 Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 8 Transmission
Ret 10 Hans Stuck Auto Union B 7 Brakes

Fastest Lap: Tazio Nuvolari (Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3) 5:29.1, 136.74 kph

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