1938 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 1 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship
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Date 3 July 1938
Official name XXXII Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Reims-Gueux
Reims, France
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 7.816 km (4.857 mi)
Distance 64 laps, 500.22 km (310.82 mi)
Pole position
Driver Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:39.2
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:45.1
Podium
First Mercedes-Benz
Second Mercedes-Benz
Third Mercedes-Benz

The 1938 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Reims-Gueux on 3 July 1938.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26 Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 64 3:04:38.5 2 1
2 24 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 64 +1:31.1 3 2
3 28 Germany Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 63 +1 Lap 1 3
4 4 France René Carrière Talbot Darracq Talbot T150C 54 +10 Laps 6 4
DNF 2 France Philippe Étancelin Talbot Darracq Talbot T150C 38 Engine 7 5
DNF 10 France Eugène Chaboud SEFAC SEFAC 2 8 7
DNF 16 Switzerland Christian Kautz Auto Union Auto Union C/D 1 Accident 4 7
DNF 22 France Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti Bugatti T59/50B3 1 Oil line 9 7
DNF 18 Germany Rudolf Hasse Auto Union Auto Union C/D 1 Accident 5 7


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