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1931 Australian Grand Prix

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1931 Australian Grand Prix

The 1931 Australian Grand Prix was a motor race held at the Phillip Island Circuit in Victoria, Australia on 23 March 1931. The race, which was the fourth Australian Grand Prix and the fourth to be held at Phillip Island, had 19 entrants and 14 starters. It was organised by the Victorian Light Car Club.

The race was staged using a handicap format with the first car starting 35 minutes before the two "Scratch" cars. However prize money was paid for both handicap and overall results with the principle prize of £100 awarded to the fastest car to complete the distance. The race was won by Carl Junker driving a Bugatti Type 39.

Classes

Car competed in four classes:

  • A - 850cc
  • B - 1100cc
  • C - 1500cc
  • D - 2000cc
  • References

    1931 Australian Grand Prix Wikipedia


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