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

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Gordon Bennett Cup 1903

1903 - In 1903, the fourth race saw the engagement of 12 cars and only 5 of them will finish the race. A belgian pilot, Camille JENATZY at the driving wheel of a german car of Mercédès car mark, win on a distance of 592 km 942 with a time of 6h 59 minutes. So, according the rules of the Cup edicted by James GORDON BENNETT, it will be the turn of Germany to organize the version 1904, on the circuit of Taurus, the departure and the arrival were on the city of Mazagran.

The french organizers do not made eliminating heats and designated 3 cars : 2 Panhard and 1 Mors.

Fourth Gordon Bennett Cup on July 2, 1903
number pilot country constructor time average
1 JENATZY Germany Mercédés 6h39'00" 79,162 km/h
2 DE KNYFF France Panhard 6h50'40" 76,910 km/h
3 FARMAN France Panhard 6h51'44" 76,749 km/h
4 GABRIEL France Mors 7h11'33" 72,887 km/h
5 EDGE Great-Britain Napier 9h18'48" 56,636 km/h
6 DE CATERS Germany Panhard renunciation
7 OWEN United States Winton renunciation
8 WINTON United States Winton renunciation
9 KEEN Germany Mercédés renunciation
10 MOOERS United States Peerless renunciation
11 JARROT Great-Britain Napier renunciation
12 STOCKS Great-Britain Napier renunciation

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