Grand Prix , Automobile Club De France

Grand Prix , Automobile Club De France, June 21, 1931

Popularly known as the "French Grand Prix," the event organized by the Automobile Club de France was held on the Montlhery track and road circuit near Paris, on Sunday, June 21, 1931. The course was 7 ¾ miles long and the race went to the car, which went the greatest distance in ten hours. Twenty-three cars started and Louis Chiron and Achille Varzi driving a Bugatti car in turn, covered 782 miles, winning at an average of 78.2 m.p.h. Borzacchini and Campari were second, covering 735 miles, a Maserati driven by Biondetti and Parenti was third with 737 miles. Twelve cars finished.