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1894 Paris – Rouen Trial

1894 Concours des Voitures sans Chevaux (Paris - Rouen Trial; July 22nd, 127 km)
Pos Driver Car Time
 1  4 Comte Albert de Dion       de Dion                6:48'00"
 2 65 Albert Lemaître            Peugeot                6:51'30"
 3 28 Doriot                     Peugeot                7:04'30"
 4 13 Hippolyte Panhard          Panhard                7:21'30"
 5 15 Emile Levassor             Panhard                7:43'30"
 6 31 Kraeutler                  Peugeot                7:46'30"
 7 64 Emile Mayade               Panhard                8:09'00"
 8 42 A. Le Brun                 Le Brun (Peugeot)      8:12'00"
 9 30 Michaud                    Peugeot                8:25'00"
10 14 Dubois                     Panhard                8:38'00"
11 27 Louis Rigoulot             Peugeot                8:41'00"
12 24 Vacheron                   Vacheron (Panh. Lev.)  8:42'30"
13 53 De Bourmont                de Bourmont            8:51'00"
14 85 Emile Roger                Benz                  10:01'00"
15 60 Maurice Le Blant           Serpollet             10:43'00"
16  7 Pierre Gautier             Gautier Wehrlé        12:24'30"
17 18 Ernest Archdeacon          Serpollet             13:00'00"
Did not finish
   61 Roger de Montais           de Montais            (unknown)
   19 Etienne Le Blant           Serpollet             (unknown)
   10 J. Scotte                  Scotte                 Boiler Explosion (Stage 2)
   44 De Prandières              Serpollet              Damaged Axle (Stage 1)
Failed eliminating test
    3 Gast. de Chasseloup Laub.? De Dion Bouton St'mer  (unknown)
   21 Alexandre Letar            Steamer                (unknown)
   29 Armand Peugeot             Peugeot                Started trial, stopped early
   12 Tenting                    Petrol car             Started trial, reached Mantes

Note:
1: Entrants had to pay 10 Frans to enter the race.
2: On the 30th April 1894 the Organisers set-up a prudent qualification requirement that entrants first had to cover 50 Km (30.5 miles) in 4 hours to start the Trail.
3: 25 Known starters; 17 known finishers with 102 initial entries.
4: de Dion ineligible for first prize as not accompanied by mechanic.
5: Emiel Roger was the first man who buy a car in 1888 it was a Benz.
6: All competitors had to qualify through eliminating test, 4 failed.

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