Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 n.9 winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 1934

ALFA ROMEO 8C 2300 n.9

HISTORY

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 n.9 is the winning car of the 24 Hours of Le Mans of 1934. The Italian manufacturer after the three consecutive victories in the French race, despite still having an advantage against the opponents decided not to participate with the official team , but gave the possibility to private teams to compete with their cars.

Luigi Chinetti and Philippe Etancelin won with the Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 n.9 the 24 hours of Le Mans 1934, for the Italian manufacturer was the fourth consecutive success.
In the race the private Alfa went immediately on the run, but many cars in the category with an engine over 3 liters were forced to retire due to mechanical problems, of these only the blue Alfa of the Italian driver and the French driver arrived at the finish line. In second place came the Riley 6/12 MPH Racing n.27 driven by Sebilleau and Delaroche with a gap of thirteen laps, while in third place the Riley 6/12 MPH Racing n.28 Dixon and Paul with a gap of fourteen laps .

CHASSIS

Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
Steel ladder frame
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Width: ? mm
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Brakes: Drums
Tyres: Engelbert

ENGINE

Alfa Romeo 2336 cc S8
Power: 116 kW
Drive Type: Front wheel drive.
Transmission: four speed manual
Tank Capacity: 140 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 1934 with drivers Luigi Chinetti, Philippe Etancelin

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