Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
1930

French Grand Prix
21 September 1930
Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques; Road course
Race 3 of 3 in the 1931 Grandes Épreuves

France

The racecars were divided into four groups. Group I (over 3000 cc), Group II (2000 cc to 3000 cc), Group III (1500 cc to 2000 cc) and Group IV (1100 cc to 1500 cc) starting all together. The fastest car over 25 laps was to be the winner.

 

Entries and results:
No.   Driver: Car: Engine:   Entrant: Position:
2 Jean Poniato Alphi CIME 1.1 S-6 Jean Poniato dna
4 Louis Casali La Perle Six 1.5 S-6 Louis Casali  
6 Stanislav Czaykowski Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Count S. Czaykowski  
8 Babe Stapp Duesenberg A 4.0 S-8 Babe Stapp dna
10 Marcel Lehoux Bugatti T35B 2.3 S-8 Marcel Lehoux  
12 Georges Bouriano Bugatti T35B 2.3 S-8 Georges Bouriano dna
14 Louis Chiron Bugatti T35B 2.0 S-8 Automobiles Ettore Bugatti  
16 Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti T37A 1.5 S-4 Jean-Pierre Wimille  
18 Sir Henry Birkin Bentley 4.5 SC 4.5 S-4 Captain H.R.S. Birkin  
20 Robert Sénéchal Delage 15-S8 1.5 S-8 Robert Sénéchal  
22 ″Grimaldi″ Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 ″Grimaldi″  
24 Claude Arthez Bugatti T35 2.0 S-8 Claude Arthez dna
26 "Lenart" Bugatti T35 2.0 S-8 "Lenart" dna
28 Jean de Maleplane Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Jean de Maleplane  
30 Ferdinand Montier Montier Ford 3.2 S-4 Montier  
32 Juan Zanelli Bugatti T35B 2.3 S-8 Juan Zanelli  
34 Albert Divo Bugatti T35 2.0 S-8 Automobiles Ettore Bugatti dna
36 Albert de Bondeli Bugatti T37A 1.5 S-4 Albert de Bondeli  
38 Jean de l'Espee Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Baron J. de l'Espée  
40 "Sabipa" Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 "Sabipa"  
42 Guy Daniel Bugatti T35B 2.3 S-8 Guy Daniel  
44 Philippe Étancelin Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Philippe Étancelin  
46 René Dreyfus Bugatti T35B 2.3 S-8 René Dreyfus dna
48 Henri Stoffel Peugeot 174S 4.0 S-4 H. Stoffel/M. Henry  
50 Etiénne Lepicard Donnet 1.1 S-4 Etiénne Lepicard dna
52 Georges Delaroche Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Georges Delaroche  
54 Jean Gaupillat Bugatti T37A 1.5 S-4 Jean Gaupillat  
56 Jose Scaron Amilcar C6 1.1 S-6 Jose Scaron dna
58 "Williams" Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Automobiles Ettore Bugatti  
60 Arthur Duray Amilcar C6 1.1 S-6 Arthur Duray dna
62 "Rodansky" Bugatti T35 2.0 S-8 "Rodansky" dna
64 Aristide Lumachi Bugatti T35B 2.3 S-8 Aristide Lumachi  
66 Charles Montier Montier Ford 3.2 S-4 Montier  
68 Max Fourny Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Max Fourny  
70 Guy Bouriat Bugatti T35C 2.0 S-8 Guy Bouriat drove #14 car
72 Robert Laly Ariès 3.3 S-4 Robert Laly  
74 René Ferrand Peugeot 174S 4.0 S-4 R. Ferrand/M. Henry  

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time: Group:
1st 44 Philippe Étancelin Bugatti T35C 25 2h43m18.4s 1st Gr.3
2nd 18 Sir Henry Birkin Bentley 4.5 SC 25 2h46m44.6s 1st Gr.1
3rd 32 Juan Zanelli Bugatti T35B 25 2h46m54.8s 1st Gr.2
4th 6 Stanislav Czaykowski Bugatti T35C 25 2h51m27.0s  
5th 38 Jean de l'Espee Bugatti T35C 25 2h54m28.8s  
6th 20 Robert Sénéchal Delage 15-S8 25 2h56m28.6s 1st Gr.4
7th 28 Jean de Maleplane Bugatti T35C 25 3h00m58.0s  
8th 48 Henri Stoffel Peugeot 174S 25 3h01m06.2s  
9th 74 René Ferrand Peugeot 174S 25 3h09m08.4s  
10th 72 Robert Laly Ariès 25 3h21m19.2s  
dnf 14 Guy Bouriat / Louis Chiron Bugatti T35B 24 failure  
dnc 66 Charles Montier Montier Ford 21 flagged off  
dnc 22 ″Grimaldi″ Bugatti T35C 21 flagged off  
dnc 4 Louis Casali La Perle Six 19 flagged off  
dnf 42 Guy Daniel Bugatti T35B 16    
dnf 36 Albert de Bondeli Bugatti T37A 15    
dnf 58 "Williams" Bugatti T35C 12 failure  
dnf 40 "Sabipa" Bugatti T35C 10 acc.  
dnf 54 Jean Gaupillat Bugatti T37A 7    
dnf 30 Ferdinand Montier Montier Ford 4    
dnf 64 Aristide Lumachi Bugatti T35B 3 failure  
dnf 16 Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti T37A 2 failure  
dnf 68 Max Fourny Bugatti T35C 2 failure  
dnf 52 Georges Delaroche Bugatti T35C 2 failure  
dnf 10 Marcel Lehoux Bugatti T35B 0 failure  
Fastest lap: "W.Williams" (Bugatti)
lap 9 in 6m10s = 154.070 km/h (95.739 mph)
Winner's average speed: 2h43m18.4s = 145.447 km/h (90.381 mph)