1939 Miscellaneous Rallies


XVIII Monte Carlo Rally
?-23rd January 1939

 1     Jean Trevoux/M.Lesurque                  Hotchkiss	843.20 pts	Athens
 =     J.Paul/M.Contet 				Delahaye	843.20		Palermo
 3     E.Mussaerts/A.Kouwenberg			Ford		833.20		Palermo
 4     V.Joullie-Duclos/P.Levegh		Matford		832.20		Tallinn
 5     G.Bakker-Schut/P.J.Nortier		Ford		831.40		Tallinn
 6     B.H.T.Van der Hock/Karel Ton		Ford		830.60		Stavanger
 7     M.Gatsonides/K.S.Barendregg		Ford		830.20		Athens
 8     Mme Y.Simon/S.Largeot			Hotchkiss	827.40		Athens		1st Ladies Cup
 9     J.W.Whalley				Ford		825.80		Athens
10     J.Harrop					SS Jaguar	825.60		Athens
 =     C.Lahaye/R.Quatresous			Renault		825.60		Athens
12     Lord Waleran				Humber		823.20		Tallinn
13     A.Gordini/M.Scarron			Simca		819.00		Athens		1st Riviera Cup
14     N.Garrad					Humber		814.40		Athens
15     A.C.Scott				Ford		812.40		Athens
16     D.E.Graham				Humber		809.80		John O'Groats
17     E.Bellen/S.Pronaszko			Ford		809.40		Tallinn
18     Mlle M.L.Lamberjack/Mme Siko		Matford		807.40		Tallinn
19     G.Macher/S.Bruckhoff			Ford		807.15		Athens
20     Sir W.Carmichael Anstruther		SS Jaguar	806.40		John O'Groats
21     J.Quinlin/M.Horvilleur			Matford		804.40		Athens
22     S.C.H.Davis				Daimler		803.80		John O'Groats
23     F.Delmarco				Lancia		801.00		Palermo
24     K.Bjorkman-Hermansen			Lancia		798.20		Tallinn
25     Mrs A.C.Lace				Talbot-Darracq	795.60		Tallinn
       E.A.C.Cornelius/A.Buyze			DKW				Bucharest	1st Country Club Cup
       F.S.Barnes				Vauxhall			Athens
       T.H.Wisdom				Ford				Athens
       Alan P.Good				Lagonda				Tallinn
       B.W.Fursdon				Wolseley			John O'Groats
       Miss Amy Johnson/Mrs M.McEvoy		Ford				John O'Groats
       W.A.McKenzie/N.Mavrogordato		Morris				John O'Groats
       W.M.Couper				Hillman				John O'Groats
       Mrs M.Vaughan				Standard			John O'Groats
       P.A.Collins				Railton				Stavanger
       Mme Rouault/J.Bagarry			Matford
       Dr Sprenger van Eijk
       R.J.Morton/G.E.N.Watson			Vauxhall			Stavanger
       J.McEvoy/F.M.Montgomery			Ford				Stavanger
 R     Mrs E.M.Wisdom				Vauxhall	OTL		Stavanger
 R     J.E.P.Howey				Lagonda				John O'Groats
 R     H.A.Polak				Ford		accident	Stavanger
NS     A.E.Dobell				Railton		withdrew	Athens
NS     J.C.Brookfield				MG		withdrew	Amsterdam

Notes: 121 starters. The Riviera Cup was for cars under 1500cc, the Country Club Cup for cars under 750cc.


8th RAC Rally
25-28 April 1939

Ps   # Crew					Car			Grp Pts
 1     A.F.P.Fane                               Frazer Nash BMW 328	3O  916.4	Stratford-on-Avon
       C.J.Gibson				SS			3O  911.0	Torquay
       M.H.Lawson				HRG			2O  909.6
       H.J.Aldington							3C  908.2
       G.H.Goodall				Morgan			1O  901.2
       Mrs Kaye Hagne				Riley			2O  900.8	Won Open Car Ladies Cup
       D.B.Hall					Ford			    896.6
       H.S.Morgan				Morgan			1C  894.6
       Lady Chetwynd				Ford			    893.8	Won Closed Car Ladies Cup
       G.S.Davidson				Triumph			2C  890.2
       L.G.Johnson				Frazer Nash BMW 328
       D.H.Murray				Frazer Nash BMW 328
       A.D.C.Gordon				SS
       C.Mann					SS
       J.Barclay				Rolls Royce Wraith	3C
       N.A.Bronsten				Bentley 		3
       Miss D.M.M.Stanley-Turner		Alvis			3O
       A.L.Goodrich				Talbot			1C
       Miss M.E.G.Crooke			BSA			1O
       Cpt. W.S.Sewell				Austin			1O
       C.D.Buckley				Austin			1C
       F.S.Barnes				Vauxhall		2C
       Miss L.C.Schwedler			Hillman Minx		1C
       L.F.Makinson				Standard		1
       S.Clarke					MG			2O
       A.Bassett				Riley			2C
       W.J.Knight				SS			2C
       S.Hince					SS			2
       R.M.Proctor				SS
       D.H.Perring				Triumph			3O
       G.H.Tudhope				Triumph			3O
       Mrs E.M.Wisdom				SS			3C
       Mrs R.Eccles				Daimler			3C
       T.M.Bridgewater				SS			3
       R.S.Crouch				Daimler			3O
       C.M.Simpson				Daimler			3C
       P.B.Buckley				Alvis			3
       W.F.Watson				Lagonda			3C


Notes: 224 entries, starting from London, Torquay, Stratford-on-Avon and Blackpool, finishing at
       Brighton. Competitors were split into three groups: up to 10 hp, over 10 hp and up to 15 hp, 
       and over 15 hp (with Open and Closed sub-groups). 201 cars started, 6 failed to make Brighton.


XII Polish Rally
? 1939

 1     Tadeusz Marek                            Chevrolet Master Sedan  (Gp IV)
       Stefan Grossman                          Citroen                 (Gp II)
       Stefan Pronaszko                         Renault Primaquatre     (Gp III)
       Renato Ghisalba                          Fita 1100               (Gp 1)


Criterium Paris-Nice
10-13 April 1939

 1     Eugène Chaboud				Delahaye 135		1220.2 pts
 2     Joseph Paul				Delahaye 135		1231.8 pts
 3     Alex von Falkenhausen			BMW 328			1242.3 pts
 4     Mme S.Largeot				Simca T8		1243.7 pts
 5     C.P.Melly				Riley			1271.9 pts
 6     G.Parant					Hotchkiss		1272.8 pts
 7     Mde Yvonne Simon				Hotchkiss		1273.9 pts
 8     Paul de Ferranti Craddock Pycroft	SS Jaguar		1277.7 pts
 9     Mrs Kay-Hague				Riley			1292.9 pts
10     Pierre Larrue				Delahaye 135		1299.4 pts
11     J.L.Higgins				Aston Martin		1300.3 pts
12     Jacques Savoye				Singer			1329.2 pts
13     T.H.Wisdom				Railton			1370.4 pts
14     Shrubsall				Bentley			1391.3 pts
15     D.H.Murray				Frazer-Nash BMW		1415.1 pts
16     MacKenzie				Alvis			1418.8 pts
17     J.F.Vernon				SS100 Jaguar		1423.7 pts
18     R.Glad					MG			1426.0 pts
19     Cuthbert					Riley			1435.1 pts
20     Stanley Barnes				Vauxhall		1442.4 pts
21     Andréani					Simca			1444.6 pts
22     Ollet					Hotchkiss		1457.6 pts
23     Marcel Contet				Delahaye 135		1463.9 pts
24     F.Bainville				Simca			1504.6 pts
25     Dary					Bugatti			1569.1 pts
26     Voigt					Borgward		1583.2 pts
27     E.J.Baumgarten				Stoewer			1607.5 pts
28     von der Mühle Eckard			Hanomag			1716.1 pts
 R     Mde Germaine Rouault			Delahaye 135
 R  63 Amédée Gordini				Simca T8 [725-RL-8]
 R     W.L.Innes				Frazer-Nash
 R     Jean Trévoux				Hotchkiss		crashed on La Turbie
 R     Givon					Bugatti

Gasogene Cars
 1     Haubourdin				Bugatti-Malbay		2556.3 pts

Multiseated Cars (Coaches)
 1     Lamberjack				Saurer			1684.7 pts


VIII Rallye des Alpes Françaises
14-16 July 1939

    36 Wolfgang Denzel/Hubert Stroinigg		BMW 328
       Claire Descollas				Lancia Aprilia
    28 Fritz Roth				BMW 328
    31 Baron Alexander von Falkenhausen		BMW 328
       Dr Peter Wessely				BMW 328
       Rudi Sauerwein				BMW 328
       Tirachini				SS Jaguar
       A.Montana				Matford
       C.de Cortanze				Peugeot 403
       Gallo					Simca 8
       Michel Réal				Simca 5

1215 km course, starting in Aix-les-Bains and finishing in Marseilles. There were 36 
starters, 19 classified finishers.


II Deutsche Alpenfahrt
31 July-2 August 1939

       Fritz Roth				BMW 328			sports car class winner
       Edgar Kittner				Opel Olympia		touring car class winner
       Heinrich Diehl				Opel Käpitan
       Herbert Ahrem				BMW			1500cc sports car class winner
       Toni Magnus				Mercedes		3000cc sports car class winner

1627 km course from starting in Munich and ending in Vienna. There were 141 starters,
1222 classified finishers, and 45 unpenalised finishers.


Rallye Olazur
? 1939

     5 Jean Trevoux				Hotchkiss

Included a hillclimb at Lapize (Montlhéry)