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Le Grand Prix
Lartique's famous photograph Le Grand Prix was long thought to have been taken in 1912, when the annual race was held at Dieppe. However, the car can be identified as a machine built by Th. Schneider et Cie of Besançon, which René Croquet drove in the following year's race by, accompanied by a mechanic remembered only as Didier. The photograph was taken on July 12, 1913, when the Grand Prix was held in Amiens. The race that year was marred by three fatal crashes and the death of one spectator. The competitors drove 29 laps of the 19.65-mile (31.62-kilometer) race circuit on public roads. Georges Boillot won in a Peugeot EX3, in under eight hours. Croquet crossed the finish line in 10th position, with a time of 9:12:52:6.
from Acton, A History of Photography at the University of Notre Dame: Twentieth Century (Notre Dame, 2019)