Classic Car Catalogue

Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
1935

French Grand Prix
23 June 1935
Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry
Race 2 of 5 in the 1935 Grandes Épreuves

France

For 1936 and 1937 The French GP become a national event with almost exclusively French drivers taking part in it.

Entries and results:

No.   Driver: Car: Engine:   Entrant:  
2 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W25B 4.0 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
4 Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz W25A 4.0 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
6 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W25B 4.0 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
8 Achille Varzi Auto Union B 5.6 V-16 Auto Union AG  
10 Hans Stuck Auto Union B 5.6 V-16 Auto Union AG  
12 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union B 5.6 V-16 Auto Union AG  
14 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 3.2 S-8 Scuderia Ferrari  
16 Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 3.2 S-8 Scuderia Ferrari  
18 Goffredo Zehender Maserati 6C 34 3.7 S-6 Scuderia Subalpina  
20 Raymond Sommer Maserati 6C 34 3.7 S-6 Scuderia Subalpina  
22 Marcel Lehoux SEFAC 2.8 2x4 SEFAC dns
24 Robert Benoist Bugatti T59/50 4.9 S-8 Automobiles E. Bugatti  

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time:
1st 2 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W25B 40 4h 00m 54.6s
2nd 6 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W25B 40 4h 00m 55.1s
3rd 18 Goffredo Zehender Maserati 6C 34 38  
4th 4 Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz W25A 37  
5th 8 Achille Varzi / Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union B 36  
6th 20 Raymond Sommer Maserati 6C 34 35  
dnf 24 Robert Benoist Bugatti T59/50 16 failure
dnf 14 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 14 failure
dnf 12 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union B 11 failure
dnf 16 Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Tipo-B P3 8 failure
dnf 10 Hans Stuck Auto Union B 7 failure
Fastest lap: Tazio Nuvolari (Alfa Romeo)
lap 7 in 5m29.1s = 136.8 km/h (85.0 mph)
Winner's average speed: 124.6 km/h (77.4 mph)
1st
  Rudolf Caracciola ; Mercedes-Benz W25B