1926 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 5 in the 1926 World Manufacturers' Championship
Date 27 June 1926
Official name XX Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Miramas, France
Course Circuit of Miramas
5.00 km (3.11 mi)
Distance 100 laps, 500.00 km (310.68 mi)
Pole position
Driver France Jules Goux Bugatti
Grid positions set by ballot
Fastest lap
Driver France Jules Goux Bugatti
Time 2:24.0
Podium
First France Jules Goux Bugatti
Second Italy Meo Costantini Bugatti
Third No other finishers

The 1926 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Circuit of Miramas on 27 June 1926.[1]

It was the second race of the 1926 AIACR World Manufacturers' Championship season. Unfortunately for the spectators, of all the cars that were announced to participate in the race, only three Bugattis started. In the end there was just one car that managed to complete the full race distance; the Bugatti of Jules Goux.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired
1 24 France Jules Goux Bugatti 39A 100 4h38m43.8
NC 8 Italy Meo Costantini Bugatti 39A 85 4h43m13.0
DNF 16 Spain Pierre de Vizcaya Bugatti 39A 45 Engine
DNS 2 United Kingdom Henry Segrave Talbot 700 Car not ready
DNS 4 France Marcel Violet SIMA-Violet Car not ready
DNS 6 France Robert Benoist Delage 155B Car not ready
DNS 10 France Albert Divo Talbot 700 Car not ready
DNS 12  ? SIMA-Violet Car not ready
DNS 14 France Edmond Bourlier Delage 155B Car not ready
DNS 18 France Jules Moriceau Talbot 700 Car not ready
DNS 20  ? SIMA-Violet Car not ready
DNS 22  ? Delage 155B Car not ready

References[edit]

  1. ^ Darren Galpin. "1926 Grands Prix, The GEL Motorsport Information Page". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 


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