1923 French Grand Prix

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Race details
1923 Grand Prix season
Date 2 July 1923
Official name XVII Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Tours, France
Course Public roads
22.83 km (14.19 mi)
Distance 35 laps, 799.07 km (496.52 mi)
Pole position
Driver France René Thomas Delage
Grid positions set by ballot
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Pietro Bordino Fiat
Time 9:36.0
Podium
First United Kingdom Henry Segrave Sunbeam
Second France Albert Divo Sunbeam
Third France Ernest Friderich Bugatti

The 1923 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Tours on 2 July 1923.[1]

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired
1 12 United Kingdom Henry Segrave Sunbeam 35 6h35m19.6
2 7 France Albert Divo Sunbeam 35 6h54m25.8
3 6 France Ernest Friderich Bugatti 32 35 7h00m22.4
4 2 Republic of Ireland Kenelm Lee Guinness Sunbeam 35 7h02m03.0
5 10 France André Lefebvre Voisin Laboratoire 35 7h50m29.2
Ret 14 Italy Carlo Salamano Fiat 805/405 32 Engine
Ret 5 Belgium Arthur Duray Voisin Laboratoire 29
Ret 3 France Albert Guyot Rolland-Pilain 28
Ret 15 France Henri Rougier Voisin Laboratoire 19
Ret 9 Italy Enrico Giaccone Fiat 805/405 16 Engine
Ret 18 France Prince de Cystria Bugatti 32 12
Ret 1 France René Thomas Delage 2LCV 8 Fuel tank
Ret 13 France Victor Hemery Rolland-Pilain 7 Oil pump
Ret 4 Italy Pietro Bordino Fiat 805/405 7 Engine
Ret 16 France Pierre Marco Bugatti 32 3
Ret 11 Spain Pierre de Vizcaya Bugatti 32 0 Crash
DSQ 17 France André Morel Voisin Laboratoire 8 Disqualified
DNS 8 France Jules Goux Rolland-Pilain Did not appear

References[edit]

  1. ^ Darren Galpin. "1923 Grands Prix, The GEL Motorsport Information Page". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 


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