I Coupe de la Commission Sportive 1939
1500cc Voiturette
Reims, France

 

July 9th 36 x 8.26km laps = 297.36km Pole Position: Johnny Wakefield 2'52.7"* Fastest Lap: Johnny Wakefield 2'56.2" = 159.77km/h

* Both "B.Bira" (2'52.1") and Arthur Dobson (2'51.2") recorded faster practice times than Wakefield, but neither started the race. The Alfa Corse and other Italian entries were withdrawn due to the Italian ban on racing in France.

Pos Cla. # Driver, Nationality Entrant Car - Engine Time, Laps Reason Out
1 1 36 Armand Hug, CH Scuderia Torino Maserati 4CM-4CL 1:58'21.6"  
2 2 34 Johnny Wakefield, GB Johnny Wakefield Maserati 4CL 2:00'18.4"  
3 3 22 Hans Dipper, D Suddeutsche Renngemeinschaft Maserati 6CM 36  
4 4 16 Amedée Gordini, F Équipe Gordini Simca 508C 32  
5 5 18 Marcel Contet, F Équipe Gordini Simca 508C 31  
6 6 32 Joseph Paul, F Équipe Gordini Simca 508C 31  
               
7 DNF 12 Robin Hanson, GB Mrs M E Hall-Smith ERA B 13 Out of fuel
8 DNF 30 Raymond Sommer, F Baron de Graffenried Maserati 6CM 10 ?
9 DNF 20 Leonhard Joa, D Suddeutsche Renngemeinschaft Maserati 4CM   Crash
10 DNF 10 Con Pollock, GB Con Pollock ERA A 5 Gearbox
11 DNF 28 Roger Loyer, F Roger Loyer Maserati 6CM 1 ?
12 DNF 26 George Abecassis, GB George Abecassis Alta 61-IS 1 ?
               
13 DNS 2 "B.Bira", T Prince Chula of Siam ERA C   Crash
14 DNS 14 Arthur Dobson, GB ERA Ltd ERA E   Engine
               
15 DNA 4 - Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 158   Entry withdrawn
16 DNA 6 - Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 158   Entry withdrawn
17 DNA 8 - Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 158   Entry withdrawn
18 DNA 24 Secondo Corsi, I Secondo Corsi Maserati 4CM   Entry withdrawn
19 DNA 38 Luigi Platé, I Luigi Platé Talbot 700   Entry withdrawn
20 DNA 10 Louis Gérard, F Baron de Graffenried Maserati 6CM   Car driven by Sommer

 

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