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Paul Bablot

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Born:

20 Nov 1873
Boulogne-sur-Seine

Died:

23 Dec 1932
Marseille

Nationality:

France

Indy 500s:

1 (1919)

Later became a track builder with his most famous creation being Miramas, which later held Grand Prix events. Bablot started, and indeed finished, in hillclimbing, beginning his career in 1904. He then became one of the most consistent drivers in the first decade of the century but major wins didn't really come about until the 1910's. Bablot won the 1911 Coupe des Voiturettes at Boulogne and the 1913 French Grand Prix. Bablot also ran a car dealership in Marseille and was still working until his health took a downturn from 1930 onwards.

Biography last updated 24 Aug 2015