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1934 Grand Prix season

Sports season

1934 Grand Prix season
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Grid of the 1934 French Grand Prix, which was won by Louis Chiron.

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.

1934 Grand Prix season Intro articles: 3

Season review

Grandes Épreuves

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

Other Grands Prix

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


Grand Prix winners


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


Manufacturer Wins
Total Grandes
Alfa Romeo 18 2
Maserati 7 0
Mercedes-Benz 4 2
Auto Union 3 1
Bugatti 3 1


  • 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.