Sunday 9th September 1945
The first post-World War II auto races were held on the outskirts of Paris, France. The Robert Benoist Cup for cars with engines less than 1.5 litres was won by Gordini in a Simca-Fiat. The Coupe de la Liberation for cars with engines from 1.5-3.0 litres was won by Henri Louveau in a Maserati. The Coupe de la Prisonniers for cars with engines greater than 3 litres was won by Jean-Pierre Wilmille in a Bugatti.