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1939 French Grand Prix


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European Drivers Championship race number 2 of 4
Sunday, July 9, 1939 at Circuit de Reims, Reims, France
51 laps on a 7.816 kilometer street course (398.616 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:21:11.8
Average speed: 169.4 kph
Pole time: 147.7 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1939 European Drivers Championship results   /   1939 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 512   Hermann Paul Muller Auto Union AGAuto Union D512:21:11.8151
2 714   Georg Meier Auto Union AGAuto Union D50+1 lap02
3 836   Rene LeBegue Talbot-DarracqTalbot MD48+3 laps03
4 934   Philippe Etancelin Talbot-DarracqTalbot MD48+3 laps04
5132   Raymond Sommer Raymond SommerAlfa Romeo Tipo 30847+4 laps04
6 610   Hans Stuck Auto Union AGAuto Union D47+4 laps04
71130   Rene Dreyfus Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly SchellDelahaye 14545+6 laps04
8124   Luigi Chinetti Christian KautzAlfa Romeo Tipo 30845+6 laps04
91532   Raph Bethenod Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly SchellDelahaye 14544+7 laps04
ret 120   Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W15436engine325
ret 418   Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W15417engine06
ret146   Yves Matra Christian KautzAlfa Romeo Tipo 30817dnf06
ret1038   Raymond Mays Talbot-DarracqTalbot MC10fuel tank07
ret 38   Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union AGAuto Union D8gearbox47
ret 216   Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W1541crash07

Fastest Lap: 184.900 kph by Hermann Lang

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tazio Nuvolari144
  Hermann Lang53632
  Hermann Paul Muller375115