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1900 Gordon Bennett Cup

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Race for the Gordon Bennett Cup from Paris to Lyons held on the 14th June 1900 with a distance of 341 (353.5?) miles

Contestants
1. Rene de Knyff. Panhard 40. Did not finish
2. Camille Jenatzy. Snoek-Bolide. Did not finish
3. Eugen Benz. Benz. Did not start.
4. Alexander Winton. Winton. Did not finish
5. Fernand Charron. Panhard 40.
6. Anthony Riker. Winton. Did not start.
7. Leonce Girardot. Panhard 49.

Results
1. Fernand Charron. Panhard 40. Finished 1st in 9h 09m 00s at an average speed of 38.60mph
2. Leonce Girardot. Panhard 49. Finished 2nd in 10h 36m 23s at an average speed of 33.4mph

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