1923 French Grand Prix, Tours…

Posted: September 8, 2016 in F1, Who,What,Where & When...?
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The ’23 French GP was held on the ‘Circuit de Touraine’ Tours on 2 July was won by Henry Segrave in a Sunbeam…

The Le Petit Journal illustration depicts the 3rd placed Bugatti T32 ‘Tank’ of Ernest Friderich ahead of Segrave’s winning 2 litre, 4 cylinder Sunbeam. The course was 22.8Km, the total distance of 799Km took Segrave 6:35.19, Albert Divo 2nd in another Sunbeam is portrayed in the distance.

Credits…

Le Petit Journal

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Comments
  1. graham64 says:

    Interesting that in 1923 Bugatti entered the T32, one of the ugliest Grand Prix cars, and then a year later at Lyons in 1924 they debuted the T35, one of the most beautiful Grand Prix cars of all-time.

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