1930 French Grand Prix

Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

Sunday, September 21, 1930
Laps:
25
Pole position:
Fastest Lap:
"Williams", 6m10
Country:
France
Circuit:
Pau
1930 season:
Report

Etancelin, driving a 2-litre Bugatti, won the sixteenth Grand Prix of the Automobile Club de France at Pau on 21st September last. For the 250 miles he averaged over 90 m.p.h. on the road, a speed which gives some idea of the severity of the struggle. Second place was gained by H. R. S. Birkin on a 4½-litre supercharged Bentley fitted with a 4-seater body ; Zanelli (2,300 c.c. Bugatti) was third, and Czaikowski (2-litre Bugatti) fourth.

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