1932 French Grand Prix

1932 French Grand Prix
Race 2 of 3 in the 1932 European Championship
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Race details
Date3 July 1932
Official nameXVIII Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
LocationReims-Gueux
Reims, France
CoursePublic roads
Course length7.826 km (4.863 mi)
Distance92 laps, 719.992 km (447.382 mi)
Pole position
Driver
  • France Jean Gaupillat
Bugatti
Grid positions set by ballot
Fastest lap
DriverItaly Tazio NuvolariAlfa Romeo
Time3:00.0
Podium
FirstAlfa Romeo
SecondAlfa Romeo
ThirdAlfa Romeo
Grid before the race
Winner Tazio Nuvolari

The 1932 French Grand Prix (official name: XVIII Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France) was a Grand Prix motor race held at Reims-Gueux on 3 July 1932. The race lasted for 5 hours, and was not run over a fixed distance.[1]

Classification

Race

PosNoDriverTeamCarLapsTime/RetiredGridPoints
112Italy Tazio NuvolariAlfa CorseAlfa Romeo Tipo B9251
230Italy Baconin BorzacchiniAlfa CorseAlfa Romeo Tipo B922
318Germany Rudolf CaracciolaAlfa CorseAlfa Romeo Tipo B9273
432Monaco Louis ChironEttore BugattiBugatti T5191+1 Lap114
544France René DreyfusR. DreyfusBugatti T5190+2 Laps154
642United Kingdom William Grover-WilliamsWilliamsBugatti T5190+2 Laps144
724Italy Goffredo ZehenderG. ZehenderAlfa Romeo Monza84+8 Laps84
846France Pierre FélixP. FélixAlfa Romeo Monza82+10 Laps164
France Armand Girodn/a
928United Kingdom Earl HoweEarl HoweBugatti T5477+15 Laps104
United Kingdom Hugh Hamiltonn/a
Ret4France Philippe ÉtancelinM. LehouxAlfa Romeo Monza70Gearbox25
Ret6France Max FournyM. FournyBugatti T35C6235
Ret16France Jean-Pierre WimilleJ.P. WimilleAlfa Romeo Monza54Out of fuel65
Ret38France Albert DivoEttore BugattiBugatti T5452Fuel tank135
Ret36France Marcel LehouxM. LehouxBugatti T5437Gearbox127
Ret2France Jean GaupillatJ. GaupillatBugatti T512017
Ret8Italy Achille VarziEttore BugattiBugatti T5412Gearbox47
DNS8France Jean PesatoJ. PesatoAlfa Romeo Monza98
Sources:[2]

Starting grid positions

Row 1Pos. 3Pos. 2Pos. 1
France
Fourny
Bugatti
France
Étancelin
Alfa Romeo
France
Gaupillat
Bugatti
Row 2Pos. 5Pos. 4
Italy
Nuvolari
Alfa Romeo
Italy
Varzi
Bugatti
Row 3Pos. 8Pos. 7Pos. 6
Italy
Zehender
Alfa Romeo
Germany
Caracciola
Alfa Romeo
France
Wimille
Alfa Romeo
Row 4Pos. 10Pos. 9
United Kingdom
Howe
Bugatti
France
Pesato
Alfa Romeo
Row 5Pos. 13Pos. 12Pos. 11
France
Divo
Bugatti
France
Lehoux
Bugatti
Monaco
Chiron
Bugatti
Row 6Pos. 15Pos. 14
France
Dreyfus
Bugatti
United Kingdom
Grover-Williams
Bugatti
Row 7Pos.Pos.Pos.16
France
Félix
Alfa Romeo


References

  1. ^ Hodges, David (1967). The French Grand Prix. pp. 97–100.
  2. ^ "1932 Grand Prix de l'ACF". Leif Snellman. Retrieved July 14, 2014.

Coordinates:49°15′14.67″N 3°55′50.02″E / 49.2540750°N 3.9305611°E / 49.2540750; 3.9305611

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