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1934 Moroccan Grand Prix

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Date  20 May 1934
Course  Street circuit
Official name  1934 Anfa Grand Prix
Course length  6.37 km (3.96 mi)
1934 Moroccan Grand Prix
Location  Anfa, Casablanca, Morocco
Distance  60 laps, 382.2 km (237.6 mi)

The 1934 Moroccan Grand Prix (also known as the 1934 Anfa Grand Prix or the 1934 Casablanca Grand Prix) was a Grand Prix that was held on 20 May 1934 at the street circuit in Anfa, a suburb of Casablanca, Morocco. The race, contested over 60 laps of 6.37 km (3.96 mi), was won by Louis Chiron driving a Alfa Romeo Tipo B after starting from second position.

Race report

Soon in the race Chiron took over the lead from Lehoux, who later got into a long fight with Philippe Étancelin for second position. Comotti, Straight and Hamilton were fighting for fourth position. When Lehoux's tyre blew he had to make multiple extra pitstops, which made him fall back in the field. Team mates Straight and Hamilton also struck tyre trouble and at the end of the race Hamilton had to retire with a leaking fuel tank. Lehoux fought back to third position finishing behind Étancelin. Chiron, driving an Alfa Romeo Tipo B, completed the required 60 laps the fastest and took victory.


1934 Moroccan Grand Prix Wikipedia

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