Louis Rosier

Louis Rosier

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Louis Rosier (born in Chapdes-Beaufort, 5 November 1905 - died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, 29 October 1956 ) was a racing driver from France. He participated in 38 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 13 May 1950. He achieved 2 podiums, and scored a total of 18 championship points. He won the Dutch Grand Prix twice in consecutive years between 1950 and 1951, the Circuit d'Albi, Grand-Prix de l'Albigeois and the 24 Hours of Le Mans with his son Jean-Louis Rosier. Rosier owned the Renault dealership of Clermont-Ferrand. Rosier finished 4th at Silverstone in a Talbot, in October 1948. The event was the RAC International Grand Prix, the first grand prix to be held in England since 1927. He drove a 4.5 liter, unsupercharged Talbot-Lago to 3rd place at the 1949 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. He was a lap behind the winner with a speed of 76.21 miles per hour (122.65 km/h). Rosier won an International Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps in June 1949. He piloted a Talbot in the 500-kilometre (310 mi), 32 lap event, achieving a time of 3 hours, 15 minutes, and 17 seconds.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134937002
  • 9786134937009