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1926 French Grand Prix

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1926 French Grand Prix
Race 2 of 5 in the 1926 World Manufacturers' Championship
Race details
Date 27 June 1926
Official name XX Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Miramas, France
Course Circuit of Miramas
Course length 5.10[1] km (3.17 mi)
Distance 100 laps, 509.6 km (316.6 mi)
Pole position
Driver Bugatti
Grid positions set by car number
Fastest lap
Driver Jules Goux Bugatti
Time 2:24
Podium
First Bugatti
Second
  • No other finishers

The 1926 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Circuit of Miramas on 27 June 1926.[2]

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.

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Classification

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

References

  1. ^ a b Etzrodt, Hans. "Goux wins the French Grand Prix for Bugatti". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  2. ^ 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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