Drivers A to Z
KEEPING THE SPIRIT ALIVE SINCE 1999
AndrÃ© Emile Schlumberger
19/1/1906 - 3/7/1931
Born in Shanghai, China, Schlumberger was a French Racing Driver who died in practice for a non championship race voiturette race at the Circuit du Dauphiné, a street circuit in Avignon.
Joe Caccia 1899 - 1931
Briggs Cunningham 1907 - 2003
Bob Gerard 1914 - 1990
Red Amick 1929 - 1995
Alfredo Ferrari 1932 - 1956
Louis Rosier 1905 - 1956
A very tactical racer, Rosier participated in 38 Grands Prix. He won many post-war races non-championship races in his Talbot-Lago as well as Le Mans in 1950. He won the French Championship from 1949 to 1952 but was fatally injured when he crashed his Ferrari sports car during the Coupe du Salon meeting at Montlhery.
Guy Mairesse 1910 - 1954
Mairesse was a lorry driver before the war who went on to built up a long-distance haulage business. Finished second at Le Mans in 1950 in a Talbot and competed in a couple of Grand Prix in 1951. He was killed at the Coupes de Paris meeting in 1954.
Elie Bayol 1914 - 1995
French Formula One driver for OSCA and Gordini, he also drove sports cars. He was badly injured in practice for Le Man in 1955 and retired at the end of 1956.
Yves Giraud-Cabantous 1904 - 1973
Giraud-Cabantous began his motor racing career in 1924 and raed until 1957 when he retired to concentrate on a transportation business he had established.
Robert Brunet 1903 - 1986
Robert Brunet was a French GP driver who was supported by a rich French Countess. He raced Alfa Romeo, Bugatti and Maserati during the 1930s. After the war he returned briefly, winning his class at Le Mans in 1949.