Arthur Duray

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Arthur Duray
BornArthur Jules Joseph Duray
(1882-02-09)9 February 1882
Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium
Died11 February 1954(1954-02-11) (aged 72)
18th arrondissement of Paris, France
Champ Car career
3 races run over 2 years
First race1914 Indianapolis 500 (Indianapolis)
Last race1918 Liberty Sweepstakes
Wins Podiums Poles
0 1 0
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years1924, 19261928, 1934
TeamsAriès, Équipe de l’Ours
Best finish14th (1934)
Class wins0

Arthur Jules Joseph Duray (9 February 1882 – 11 February 1954) was a Belgian racing driver and aviator. An early aviator, he held Belgian license #3. Duray is best known for breaking the land speed record on three separate occasions between July, 1903 and March, 1904.

After serving in the French Foreign Legion during the First World War, Duray acquired French nationality by naturalization in 1933.[1]

American racer George Stewart legally changed his name to Leon Duray in tribute to Arthur Duray.

Motorsports career results[edit]

Indianapolis 500 results[edit]

Other race results (probably incomplete)[edit]

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  1. ^ "Journal officiel de la République française. Lois et décrets". Gallica. 31 December 1933. Retrieved 23 November 2023.

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