1921 French Grand Prix

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Race details
1921 Grand Prix season
Circuit de la Sarthe Le Mans 1921-1928.png
Date 25 July 1921
Official name XV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Le Mans, France
Course Circuit de la Sarthe
17.26 km (10.72 mi)
Distance 30 laps, 517.80 km (321.75 mi)
Pole position
Driver Italy Ralph DePalma Ballot
Grid positions set by car number
Fastest lap
Driver United States Jimmy Murphy Duesenberg
Time 7:43.0
Podium
First United States Jimmy Murphy Duesenberg
Second Italy Ralph DePalma Ballot
Third France Jules Goux Ballot

The 1921 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Le Mans on 25 July 1921.[1]

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired
1 12 United States Jimmy Murphy Duesenberg 30 4h07m11.4
2 1 Italy Ralph DePalma Ballot 3L 30 4h22m10.6
3 18 France Jules Goux Ballot 2LS 30 4h28m38.6
4 7 France Andre Dubonnet Duesenberg 30 4h30m19.2
5 15 France Andre Boillot Talbot-Darracq (S.D.T.) 30 4h35m17.4
6 6 France Albert Guyot Duesenberg 30 4h43m13.0
7 14 France Louis Wagner Ballot 3L 30 4h48m01.1
8 4 Republic of Ireland Kenelm Lee Guinness Talbot (S.T.D.) 30 5h06m43.8
9 10 United Kingdom Henry Segrave Talbot (S.T.D.) 30 5h08m06.0
Ret 5 France Rene Thomas Talbot-Darracq (S.D.T.) 23 Oil tank
Ret 16 United States Joe Boyer Duesenberg 17 Engine
Ret 8 France Jean Chassagne Ballot 3L 17 Fuel tank
Ret 3 France Émile Mathis Mathis 5 Engine
DNS 11 Poland Louis Zborowski Sunbeam (S.T.D.) Car not ready
DNA 13 United Kingdom Dario Resta Sunbeam (S.T.D.) Car not ready
DNA 2 Italy Ugo Sivocci Fiat 802 Car not ready due to labour difficulties
DNA 9 Italy Pietro Bordino Fiat 802 Car not ready due to labour difficulties
DNA 17 France Louis Inghilbert Duesenberg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Darren Galpin. "1921 Grands Prix, The GEL Motorsport Information Page". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 


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