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Gabriel Lascaut: Salmson Driver after WW2


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#1 val3

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Posted 08 June 2006 - 14:45

Hello, :)

I try to find pictures of the Lascaut Salmson after WW2.
I know this car is a Grand-Prix Salmson (twin plugged engine #GP609)
But the shape of the car was modified in 1945-1946.
The car looks like a gordini or a Maserati.

If someone could find a picture, It could be great !

Moreover I am looking for the" palmarès" of Lascaut
I know he destroy his engine in a rally with the number 26.
But where ?

Thanks a lot !

Best Regards

Mathieu GRAS

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#2 PAOLOZZI

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Posted 08 June 2006 - 19:39

Hi Mathieu,
this is what I found about G.Lascaut:

date Race Circuit Car Team Pos
1945
09/09/45 FL Coupe de la Libération Paris (F) Amilcar G36 Pegase ?? 3°
1946
06/10/46 F2 Coupe Robert Mazaud Paris (F) Salmson G.Lascaut 5°
1947
01/06/47 F2 Coupe Robert Benoist Nîmes (F) Salmson G.Lascaut DNF
27/07/47 F2 Coupe de Paris Paris (F) Salmson G.Lascaut DNS (6M1)
1948
30/05/48 F2 Coupe d'Argent Monthléry (F)Salmson G.Lascaut ?
1949
24/04/49 F2 Coupe d'Argent Montlhéry (F)Salmson G.Lascaut ?

It is not a lot but, well, it is a beginning.

Regards,

Rémi Paolozzi

#3 val3

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Posted 09 June 2006 - 14:06

Hello Remi,

Thanks for your reply.
I know Lascaut drove this cat at Chimay" Circuit des frontieres"

Mathieu

#4 RAP

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Posted 11 June 2006 - 16:59

According to Andre Biaumet's excellent book on Chimay Lascaut raced there 25th May 1947 as # 40, retiring in the race. Biaumet says "le Francais Gabriel Lascaut sur une Salmson "San Sebastian" habillee d'une elegante carrosserie moderne genre Maserati .."
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#5 alessandro silva

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Posted 09 July 2006 - 16:48

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Lascaut's Salmson.

Lascaut – a garage proprietor at the Porte d’Orleans in Paris - had his car re-bodied in neat contemporary style like he had done before the war with a rare Omega-6.
Photos of the Omega-6 (with a very similar body to the Salmson) in an article by S. Pozzoli, Fanatique Automobile, #77, 1975.