1925 French Grand Prix

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1925 French Grand Prix
Circuit (ébauche).svg
Race details
Date 26 July 1925
Official name XIX Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
Location Montlhéry, France
Course Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry
Course length 12.50 km (7.77 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 1000.00 km (621.37 mi)
Pole position
Driver Sunbeam
Grid positions set by car number
Fastest lap
Driver France Albert Divo Sunbeam
Time 5:48.0
First Delage
Second Delage
Third Sunbeam

The 1925 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry on 26 July 1925.[1]

The race was marred by the fatal crash of famous Italian driver Antonio Ascari, driving for Alfa Romeo. His son Alberto would go on to be Formula One world champion in the 1950s.


Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired
1 10 France Robert Benoist
France Albert Divo
Delage 2LCV 80 8h54m41.2
2 14 France Louis Wagner
France Paul Torchy
Delage 2LCV 80 9h02m27.4
3 7 Italy Giulio Masetti Sunbeam 80 9h06m15.2
4 13 Italy Meo Costantini Bugatti T35 80 9h07m38.4
5 9 France Jules Goux Bugatti T35 80 9h15m11.2
6 15 Spain Ferdinand de Vizcaya Bugatti T35 80 9h20m48.4
7 5 Spain Pierre de Vizcaya Bugatti T35 80 9h41m01.6
8 17 Italy Giulio Foresti Bugatti T35 80 9h49m38.6
Ret 3 Italy Giuseppe Campari Alfa Romeo P2 40 Withdrawn
Ret 1 United Kingdom Henry Segrave Sunbeam 31 Engine
Ret 12 Italy Gastone Brilli-Peri Alfa Romeo P2 31 Withdrawn
Ret 11 Italy Caberto Conelli Sunbeam 22 Brakes
Ret 8 Italy Antonio Ascari Alfa Romeo P2 22 Fatal crash
Ret 6 France Albert Divo Delage 2LCV 7 Supercharger
DNA 2 United Kingdom Ernest Eldridge Sunbeam Car not ready
DNA 4 France De Bremond Mathis
DNA 16 France Paul Torchy Delage 2LCV


  1. ^ Darren Galpin. "1925 Grands Prix, The GEL Motorsport Information Page". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-23.

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