Projects 1895 - 1919

Unraced Projects 1894 (last update 07-10-18)

The earliest years of Grand Prix racing is the most difficult to find information about. 1894 is officially seen as the first year a Grand Prix(better said contest) was held Paris-Rouen, though in 1887 the first contest was organized when the first successfully gasoline-fuelled automobiles were build. As only Georges Bouton appeared as contester, we can’t call this the first race.  This is why Paris-Rouen is seen as the first