Boris Ivanowski

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Ivanowski (driving) and Attilio Marinoni, who won the 24 Hours of Spa in 1928.
Ivanowski in 1930 for the 24 Hours of Spa, on Alfa Romeo 6C 1750.

Boris Ivanowski (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 an 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 Boris Ivanowski Alfa Romeo 6C Alfa Romeo
1929 13 July Irish Grand Prix (Éireann Cup) Phoenix Park Boris Ivanowski Alfa Romeo 6C Alfa Romeo

Complete European Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 EDC Pts
1931 B. Ivanowski Mercedes-Benz SSK Mercedes-Benz M06 II 7.1 L6 ITA
13th 15

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
1931 Boris Ivanowski France Henri Stoffel Mercedes-Benz SSK 8.0 177 2nd 1st


  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. ^ "THE GOLDEN ERA – OF GRAND PRIX RACING". Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  4. ^ "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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