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1902 Gordon Bennett Cup

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1902. Winner of the Gordon Bennett Cup.

Race for the Gordon Bennett Cup from Paris to Innsbruck held on the 26-28 June 1902 with a distance of 351.46 miles

The race was run in conjunction with the 1902 Paris-Vienna Race

Contestants
1. Henry Fournier. Mors Z. Did not finish
5. Rene de Knyff. Panhard 70. Did not finish
12. Leonce Girardot. C.G.V. Did not finish
45. Selwyn Edge. Napier 50.
170. Montague Grahame-White. Wolseley 30. Did not finish
171. Arthur Callan. Wolseley 30. Did not finish

Results
1. Selwyn Edge. Napier 50. The only finisher in 11h 02m 52s at an average speed of 31.80mph


See Also

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Sources of Information

  • The Gordon Bennett Races by Montagu. Published 1963.