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1935 Australian Grand Prix

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1935 Australian Grand Prix

The 1935 Australian Grand Prix was a motor race held at the Phillip Island circuit in Victoria, Australia on 1 April 1935. The 200 mile race was organised by the Light Car Club of Australia and was open to cars with an engine capacity not exceeding 2000cc. It was the eighth Australian Grand Prix. Contested as a handicap race, it was won by Les Murphy, driving an MG P Type. Murphy started the race 29 minutes and 27 seconds ahead of the last starter, Bill Thompson, who finished second. Thompson completed the race in the fastest actual time and set the fastest lap of the race.

Race classification


  • DNF: Did not finish
  • DNS: Did not start
  • Notes:

  • Race distance: 31 laps, 206 miles
  • Winner's race time: 3 hours 10 minutes and 13 seconds (67.83 mph)
  • Fastest time: 2 hours 33 minutes 28 seconds (80.53 mph) – Bill Thompson
  • Fastest lap: 4 minutes 45 seconds (82.1 mph) – Bill Thompson
  • References

    1935 Australian Grand Prix Wikipedia