(8th – 10th): The three drivers (Dhome, Girod, Perrot) began racing a Delahaye 3


Tuesday 8th May 1934

(8th – 10th): The three drivers (Dhome, Girod, Perrot) began racing a Delahaye 3.2 litre around the Montlhéry circuit in 4-hour spells. After 12 hours the car had covered 2204 km. Then a small leak in the fuel tank forced the refuelling stops to be increased. But the car went on, taking all records between 3000 and 5000 miles. After the 48 hour record the car continued for a further 11 hours to claim the 10000 km record (104.718 mph, 59 h 20 min 15 s). All together the car achieved 10 class records and 4 world records.


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