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The 5th Gordon Bennett Cup Race was held around the Homburg Circuit on the 17th June 1904, over a distance of 317.86 miles in four laps.  
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The 5th [[Gordon Bennett Cup]] Race was held around the Homburg Circuit on the 17th June 1904, over a distance of 317.86 miles in four laps.  
  
 
Reports.<ref>[[The Autocar 1904/06/04]]</ref><ref>[[The Autocar 1904/06/18]]</ref><ref>[[The Autocar 1904/06/25]]</ref>
 
Reports.<ref>[[The Autocar 1904/06/04]]</ref><ref>[[The Autocar 1904/06/18]]</ref><ref>[[The Autocar 1904/06/25]]</ref>

Latest revision as of 16:49, 27 August 2019

The 5th Gordon Bennett Cup Race was held around the Homburg Circuit on the 17th June 1904, over a distance of 317.86 miles in four laps.

Reports.[1][2][3]

Contestants
1. Camille Jenatzy. Mercedes 60.
2. Selwyn Edge. Napier 70. Did not finish.
3. Christian Werner. Mercedes 60.
4. Vincenzo Lancia. FIAT.
5. Leon Thery. Richard-Brasier.
6. Baron Pierre de Crawhez. Pipe. Did not finish.
7. Frederic Dufaux. Dufaux. Did not start.
8. Baron Pierre de Caters. Mercedes 60.
9. Sidney Girling. Wolseley 72.
10. Edgar Braun. Mercedes 60.
11. Luigi Storero. FIAT. Did not finish.
12. Jacques Salleron. Mors Z.
13. Maurice Augieres. Pipe. Did not finish.
14. Fritz von Opel. Darracq. Did not finish.
15. Charles Jarrott. Wolseley 96.
16. John Warden. Mercedes 60. Did not finish.
17. Alessandro Cagno. FIAT.
18. Henri Rougier. Turcat-Mery.
19. Lucien Hautvast. Pipe.

Results
1. Leon Thery. Richard-Brasier. 5h 50m 01.4s at an average speed of 54.5 mph
2. Camille Jenatzy. Mercedes 60. 6h 01m 29.4s at an average speed of 52.8 mph
3. Henri Rougier. Turcat-Mery. 6h 47m 09.8s at an average speed of 46.8 mph
4. Baron Pierre de Caters. Mercedes 60. 6h 47m 30.0s at an average speed of 46.8 mph
5. Edgar Braun. Mercedes 60. 6h 59m 47.8s at an average speed of 45.5 mph
6. Lucien Hautvast. Pipe. 7h 02m 35.0s at an average speed of 45.2 mph
7. Jacques Salleron. Mors Z. 7h 15m 14.2s at an average speed of 43.8 mph
8. Vincenzo Lancia. FIAT. 7h 17m 51.6s at an average speed of 43.5 mph
9. Sidney Girling. Wolseley 72. 7h 22m 53.2s at an average speed of 43.1 mph
10. Alessandro Cagno. FIAT. 7h 23m 34.6s at an average speed of 43.1 mph
11. Christian Werner. Mercedes 60. 7h 32m 13.2s at an average speed of 42.2 mph
12. Charles Jarrott. Wolseley 96. 7h 36m 50.6s at an average speed of 41.7 mph

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • The Gordon Bennett Races by Montagu. Published 1963.