1929 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Circuit de la Sarthe Le Mans 1929-1931.png
Date 30 June 1929
Official name XXIII Grand Prix de l'ACF
Location Le Mans
Le Mans, France
Course Road course
Course length 16.34 km (10.15 mi)
Distance 37 laps, 604.58 km (375.67 mi)
Pole position
Driver Bugatti
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom "W. Williams" Bugatti
Time 7:01
Podium
First Bugatti
Second Peugeot
Third Bugatti

The 1929 French Grand Prix (formally, the XXIII Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France) was a Grand Prix motor race held at Le Mans on 30 June 1929. The race was held over 37 laps of a 16.34 km (10.15 miles) circuit for a total race distance of 604.58 km (375.67 miles) and was won by "W. Williams," driving a Bugatti.

Starting Grid: Positions drawn[edit]

Grid Driver Grid Driver
1 Raoul de Rovin 2 Jean Chassagne
3 Robert Gauthier 4 "Besaucele"
5 Robert Senechal 6 Albert Divo
7 "Philippe" 8 Andre Boillot
9 Caberto Conelli 10 Guy Bouriat
11 "W.Williams"

Classification[1][edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retire
1 36 "W. Williams" Bugatti T35B 37 4h33m01.2
2 28 Andre Boillot Peugeot 174S 37 4h34m20.0
3 30 Caberto Conelli Bugatti T35C 37 4h34m28.0
4 12 Albert Divo Bugatti T35B 37 4h41m27.4
5 10 Robert Senechal Bugatti T35B 37 4h58m27.8
6 6 Robert Gauthier Bugatti T35C 37 5h18m38.4
NC 8 "Besaucele" Ballot 2LS ?
NC 34 Guy Bouriat Peugeot 174S ?
Ret 16 "Philippe" Bugatti T35C 30 Mechanical
''Ret'' 2 Raoul de Rovin Bugatti T35B 28 Mechanical
Ret 4 Jean Chassagne Ballot RH2 8 Mechanical
DNS 14 Prince Ghica FAR Did not start
DNS 18 Jules Nandillon Vernandi Did not start
DNS 20 André Dubonnet Bugatti T35C Did not start
DNS 22 ? BNC 527 SCAP Did not start
DNS 24 Edouard Brisson Alphi CIME Did not start
DNS 26 Robert Laly Ariès Did not start
DNS 32 ? Ariès Did not start

Fastest Lap: "W.Williams", 7m01.0 (139.72 km/h)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Darren Galpin. "1929 Grands Prix". Teamdan.com. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 

External links[edit]


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