Jean Trévoux

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Jean Trévoux
Jean Trévoux en 1939.jpg
Jean Trévoux (1939).
NationalityFrench
BornJean Claude Marie Trévoux
(1905-02-27)27 February 1905
Le Petit-Quevilly
Died29 October 1981(1981-10-29) (aged 76)
Mexico City

Jean Claude Marie Trévoux (born February 27, 1905 in Petit Quevilly (Seine-Inférieure) and died on October 29, 1981 in Mexico City) was a French rally and racing driver and winner of four editions of the Monte Carlo Rally.

Biography[edit]

Born in Le Petit-Quevilly, Trévoux began his racing career in early 1932 driving a Bugatti and winning the Criterium Paris to Nice race, he also drove a Bentley Blower at the Le Mans 24 Hours that year but crashed out on the first lap.

In 1934 Jean took the first of his four wins at Monte-Carlo, as co-driver to Louis Gas. In 1939 he took a joint win with Joseph Paul. After racing returned following World War II, he claimed two other wins, driving a Hotchkiss and Delahaye 175 respectively.

Also success in Rallye du Maroc 1935 and 1937, and Criterium International de Tourisme Paris-Nice 1934.

He later settled in Mexico during the late 1940s, marrying a Mexican woman and opening a restaurant in Mexico City called Restaurant Bar La Cucaracha.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jean Trevoux".

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