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Jules Moriceau

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Born:

02 Jan 1887
Nantes

Died:

20 Jun 1977
Garches

Nationality:

France

Indy 500s:

1 (1929)

A qualified mechanic, who later became manager of a garage in Paris, where he lived for many years. His 1929 appearance at the Indianapolis Speedway was not his only foray there, as he was a mechanic at the 1919 event. Moriceau spent most of his racing in his homeland, where initially he worked as a mechanic, then a riding mechanic, and then finally as a works driver for Talbot and Amilcar, which is how his 1929 appearance occured when the team entered the event. During World War 1, Jules served as an ambulance driver.

Biography last updated 1 Aug 2015