XXII Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
1939

French Grand Prix
9 July 1939
Reims-Gueux race track
Race 2 of 4 in the 1939 European Championship

France

Entries and results:
No.   Driver: Car: Engine:   Entrant:  
2     Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Alfa Corse dna
4     Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Alfa Corse dna
6     Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Alfa Corse dna
2 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Raymond Sommer  
4 Luigi Chinetti Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Christian Kautz  
res. Christian Kautz Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Christian Kautz dns
6 Yves Matra Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Christian Kautz  
8 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  
10 Hans Stuck Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  
12 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  
14 Georg Meier Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  
res. Rudolf Hasse Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union dns
16 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
18 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
20 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
res. Walter Bäumer Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG dns
res. Hans Hugo Hartmann Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG dns
22 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG dna
24     Maserati 8CTF 3.0 S-8 Officine A. Maserati dna
26     Maserati 8CTF 3.0 S-8 Officine A. Maserati dna
28 Jean Trémoulet SEFAC 3.0 2x4 SEFAC dna
30 René Dreyfus Delahaye 145 4.5 V-12   Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell  
32 "Raph" Delahaye 145 4.5 V-12   Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell  
34 Philippe Étancelin Talbot MD 4.5 S-6 Talbot-Darracq  
36 René Le Bègue Talbot MD 4.5 S-6 Talbot-Darracq  
38 Raymond Mays Talbot MC 4.5 S-6 Talbot-Darracq  

 

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time:
1st 12 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union D 51 2h 21m 11.8s
2nd 14 Georg Meier Auto Union D 50  
3rd 36 René Le Bègue Talbot MD 48  
4th 34 Philippe Étancelin Talbot MD 48  
5th 2 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 47  
6th 10 Hans Stuck Auto Union D 47  
7th 30 René Dreyfus Delahaye 145 45  
8th 4 Luigi Chinetti Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 45  
9th 32 "Raph" Delahaye 145 44  
dnf 20 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 36 failure
dnf 18 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 17 failure
dnf 6 Yves Matra Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 17  
dnf 38 Raymond Mays Talbot MC 10 failure
dnf 8 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 8 failure
dnf 16 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W154 1 acc.
Fastest lap: Hermann Lang (Mercedes-Benz)
2m 32.2s (2m 32.9s?) = 184.9 km/h (114.9 mph)
Winner's average speed: 169.4 km/h (105.3 mph)