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Association "Law 1901" of Saint-Genès-Champanelle, 63 , France

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Gordon Bennett Cup 1902

1902 - The third cup, on June 26, June 27 and June 28, 1902, connected Paris to Innsbruck through Swizerland with a length of 565 km 964 and was contested between 4 cars, 3 french one and one british. It was gained by Selwyn Edge over the english car of Nappier mark with a time of 11h 2 minutes 52 secondes and 3 fifths. The country of the victorious manufacturer being in load to the next race, it was to Great Britain that returned the honor to organize the following session and it was in Irland that it took place on closed loop, in order to limit the risks of accident.

Third Gordon Bennett Cup on Une 26, June 27 and June 28, 1902
number pilot country constructor time average
1 EDGE Great Britain Napier 11h02'52" 51,198 km/h
2 GIRARDOT France CGV* renunciation
3 FOURNIER France Mors renunciation
4 DE KNYFF Belgium Panhard renunciation

* CGV are the initials of the car manufacturer CHARRON-GIRARDOT-VOIGT, the pilots being also constructors.

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