Boris Ivanowski

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Boris Ivanovsky (Russian: Борис Ивановский) was an officer of the Russian Imperial Guard who went into exile after the Russian revolution and made his way to fame in the 1920s as a racecar driver. He won the 1926 24-hour "Bol d'Or" race in St. Germain, with an average speed of 66.9 km/h (41.6 mph), at the wheel of an 1,100 cc E.H.P.[1] Driving Alfa Romeo, he won the Spa 24 Hours in 1928 together with Italian Attilio Marinoni and the Irish Grand Prix in 1929.

Race results[edit]

Irish International Grand Prix winners[2][edit]

Season Date Race Name Location Winning Driver Chassis Engine
1929 12 July Irish Grand Prix (Saorstát Cup) Phoenix Park Russia Boris Ivanowski Alfa Romeo 6C Alfa Romeo
1929 13 July Irish Grand Prix (Éireann Cup) Phoenix Park Russia Boris Ivanowski Alfa Romeo 6C Alfa Romeo

Complete European Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Make 1 2 3 EDC Points
1931 Private entry Mercedes-Benz ITA
13= 15

Official Results Le Mans 24 Hours 1931[3][edit]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 3.0 16 United Kingdom Lord Howe United Kingdom Lord Howe
United Kingdom Sir Henry Birkin
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 LM Alfa Romeo 2.3L
Supercharged I8
2 8.0 1 France Boris Ivanovsky Russia Boris Ivanovsky
France Henri Stoffel
Mercedes-Benz SSK Mercedes-Benz 7.1L
Supercharged I6
3 3.0 11 United Kingdom Arthur W. Fox
United Kingdom Charles Nicholl
United Kingdom Tim Rose-Richards
United Kingdom Owen Saunders-Davies
Talbot AV105 Talbot 3.0L I6 173


  1. ^ Hammond, Maurice A. (1969). Motorcade: A Dictionary of Motoring History. London: G. Bell & Sons. p. 103. ISBN 0-7135-1609-7. 
  2. ^ Wakefield, Steve (2007-02-20). "H&H at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse Feb 28 - Mar 1 2007". Classic Driver. 
  3. ^ "9èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1931". Le Mans Register. 2006-10-13. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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