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1939 French Grand Prix

1939 French Grand Prix
Race 2 of 4 in the 1939 European Championship
Race details
Date 9 July 1939
Official name XXXIII Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Reims-Gueux
Reims, France
Course Road course
Course length 7.816 km (4.857 mi)
Distance 51 laps, 398.61 km (247.68 mi)
Weather Wet, drying. Minor showers.
Pole position
Driver Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:27.7
Fastest lap
Driver Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:32.2
Podium
First Auto Union
Second Auto Union
Third Talbot

The 1939 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Reims-Gueux on 9 July 1939.

1939 French Grand Prix Intro articles: 3

Classification

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union Auto Union D 51 2:21:11.8 5 1
2 14 Georg Meier Auto Union Auto Union D 50 +1 lap 7 2
3 36 René Le Bègue Talbot-Darracq Talbot T26C 48 +3 laps 8 3
4 34 Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Darracq Talbot T26C 48 +3 laps 9 4
5 2 Raymond Sommer Private entry Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 47 +4 laps 13 4
6 10 Hans Stuck Auto Union Auto Union D 47 +4 laps 6 4
7 30 René Dreyfus Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell Delahaye 145 45 +6 laps 11 4
8 4 Luigi Chinetti Christian Kautz Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 45 +6 laps 12 4
9 32 "Raph" Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell Delahaye 145 44 +7 laps 15 4
Ret 20 Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 36 Engine 1 5
Ret 18 Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 17 Engine 4 6
Ret 6 Yves Matra Christian Kautz Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 17 14 6
Ret 38 Raymond Mays Talbot-Darracq Talbot T26C 10 Split tank 10 7
Ret 8 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union Auto Union D 8 Gearbox 3 7
Ret 16 Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 1 Accident 2 7
Sources:[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Hodges, David (1967). The French Grand Prix. pp. 126–131.
  2. ^ "1939 French Grand Prix". Motor Sport Magazine Database. Retrieved 10 January 2019.


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