Albert Divo

Albert Divo

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Albert Divo (1895-1966) was a Grand Prix motor racing driver. He was born in Paris, France. In 1922, Divo competed in the International Tourist Trophy endurance race on the Isle of Man. He scored his first major victory driving for Sunbeam at the 1923 Spanish Grand Prix at the Sitges Terramar circuit about 40 km outside Barcelona. Driving for Delage, in 1924 he finished second behind Giuseppe Campari in the European Grand Prix at Lyon. The following year he won two major Grand Prix events for Delage. In July he captured the French Grand Prix at the Autodrome de Montlh ry after his car went out of the race and he took over from teammate Robert Benoist. In September he shared victory with teammate Andr Morel at the San Sebasti n Grand Prix at Circuito Lasarte. In 1927 he finished third in the British Grand Prix at Brooklands. The next year, he drove a Bugatti Type 35 to victories in the 1928 and 1929 Targa Florio.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134937088
  • 9786134937085