Claude Galopin
Claude Galopin is a French automotive engineer who currently works for Pescarolo Sport.
In 1984, Galopin was recruited by the Ligier Formula One team as a race engineer, a position he remained in ...
Jean Sage
Jean Sage (c. 1941 – October 8, 2009) was the sporting director at the French Formula One team Renault between 1977 and 1985.
Sage came from a wealthy background and was a collector of Ferraris, m...
René Arnoux
René Alexandre Arnoux (born 4 July 1948, in Pontcharra, Isère) is a retired French racing driver who is a veteran of 12 Formula One seasons (1978 to 1989). In 2006 he raced in the inaugural season of...
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André de Cortanze
André de Cortanze is a French motorsport engineer.
De Cortanze graduated in 1967 with an engineering degree and joined Alpine, a car manufacturer, where he drove and designed racing cars.He also e...
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Jean Behra
Jean Marie Behra (born in Nice, France, 16 February 1921 – died in Berlin, Germany, 1 August 1959) was a Formula One driver who raced for the Gordini, Maserati, BRM, Ferrari and Porsche teams.
Bernard Cahier
Bernard Cahier (June 20, 1927 – July 10, 2008) was a French Formula One photo-journalist.Cahier began photographing F1 in 1952 and in 1968 he was one of the founders of the International Racing Press ...
Jean-Pierre Beltoise
Jean-Pierre Maurice Georges Beltoise (26 April 1937 – 5 January 2015) was a Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver who raced for the Matra and BRM teams. François Cevert was his ...
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François Cevert
Albert François Cevert Goldenberg (25 February 1944 in Paris, France – 6 October 1973 at Watkins Glen, New York, United States) was a French racing driver who took part in the Formula One World C...
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Ernest Blakelock Thubron
Ernest Blakelock Thubron, also known as Émile Thubron (Boldon near Durham 15 July 1861 - 22 May 1927 Tokomaru, New Zealand) was an Anglo-French motorboat racer and Olympic champion.He won the second r...
Nicolas Todt
Nicolas Todt (born 17 November 1977 in Le Chesnay, Yvelines) is the son of former Ferrari Formula One team principal and current FIA president Jean Todt, and manager of racecar drivers Felipe Massa, J...
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Gérard de Courcelles
Gérard de Courcelles was a French racing driver who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the French Lorraine-Dietrich automobile company, along with teammate André Rossignol. Previously, De Courcelles had...
Loïc Bigois
Loïc Bigois (born September 19, 1960 in Aix-en-Provence, France) is a Formula One aerodynamicist.After studying engineering in Paris and Aix-en-Provence, Bigois relocated to Toulouse and began working...
Jean Todt
Jean Todt (born 25 February 1946) is a French motor sport executive. After a successful career as a rally co-driver he made his reputation in motor sport management, first with Peugeot Talbot Sport, t...
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Thierry Sabine
Thierry Sabine (13 June 1949, Neuilly-sur-Seine – 14 January 1986, Mali) was a French wrangler, motorcycle racer, and founder and main organizer of Paris Dakar.In 1977 he got lost in the Tenere Desert...
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Jean-Michel Bayle
Jean-Michel Bayle(Degrasse) (born April 1, 1969 in Manosque, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) is a semi-retired French professional motorcycle racer. He was one of the most successful riders of his era, achie...
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Jean de Suarez d'Aulan
Jean de Suarez d'Aulan (November 20, 1900 – October 8, 1944) was a French aviator, auto racer, bobsledder, and soldier.
As a bobsledder, d'Aulan won a bronze medal in the four-man event at the 193...
Gérard Ducarouge
Gérard Ducarouge (23 October 1941 in Paray-le-Monial, Saône-et-Loire – 19 February 2015 in Neuilly) was a French Formula One car designer.
Like many designers, his background was based in aeronaut...
Robert Benoist
Robert Marcel Charles Benoist (20 March 1895 – 9 September 1944) was a French Grand Prix motor racing driver and war hero.
Born near Rambouillet, Île-de-France, France, Robert Benoist was the son ...
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Jean-Marie Balestre
Jean-Marie Balestre (9 April 1921 – 27 March 2008) was a French auto racing executive administrator, who became President of the Fédération Internationale du Sport Automobile (FISA) from 1978 to...
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Pierre Dupasquier
Pierre Dupasquier is the former head of Michelin's Competition Department.Born in France, he spent his early life as a pilot with the French Air Force, but was hired by Michelin's research division in...
Patrick Depailler
Patrick André Eugène Joseph Depailler (9 August 1944 – 1 August 1980) was a racing driver from France. He participated in 95 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 2 July 1972....
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Érik Comas
Érik Comas (born 28 September 1963 in Romans-sur-Isère, Drôme) is a former Formula One driver from France. He was French Formula 3 champion in 1988, and then Formula 3000 champion in 1990, after scor...
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Julien Ingrassia
Julien Ingrassia (born 26 November 1979 in Aix-en-Provence, France) is a French rally co-driver. Working with Sébastien Ogier, he became World Rally Champion in 2013 and 2014 with the Volkswagen Motor...
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Robert Choulet
Robert Choulet (born 28 February 1935) is a French aerodynamics engineer influential in race car dynamics.
A disciple of aerodynamics pioneer Charles Deutsch, Choulet worked for Deutsch's Société ...
Guy Ligier
Guy Camille Ligier (born 12 July 1930 in Vichy, Allier) is a French former rugby player and racing driver.He first made his name as a rugby player in the late 1940s when he was working as a butcher's ...