Rosier, Louis (F)
b 5/11/1905 (Chapdes Beaufort) - d 29/10/1956 (Neuilly-sur-Seine)
1947 - Won Albi GP
1948 - Won GP du Salon, 4th Commingues, Pau & British GPs
1949 - Won Belgian GP. Champion of France
1950 - 6 F1 GP (3 Ecurie Rosier, 3 Talbot-Darracq), 13 points, 4th.
(3rd Swiss GP, Belgium, 4th Italy, 5th Britain. Shared 6th France).
Won non-title Albi & Dutch GPs. Won Le Mans 24 Hrs (Talbot) with
son Jean-Louis (although drove for 20hrs out of 24)
1951 - 7 F1 GP (Ecurie Rosier - Lago-Talbot), 3 points, 11th. (4th Belgium)
Won non-title Dutch & Bordeaux GPs
1952 - 4 F1 GP (Ecurie Rosier - Ferrari), 0 points. ret=3. Won non-title
1953 - 7 F1 GP (Ecurie Rosier - Ferrari), 0 points. ret=1. Won non-title
Albi GP & Sables d'Olonne GP. 2nd in Reims 12hrs with Giraud-Cabantous
1954 - 6 F1 GP (5 Ecurie Rosier (Ferrari), 1 Maserati), 0 points
1955 - 3 F1 GP (Ecurie Rosier - Maserati), 0 points
1956 - 5 F1 GP (Ecurie Rosier - Maserati), 2 points, J19th. (5th Germany).
Won Paris 1000km (Maserati) with Behra. Overturned car in wet Coupe de
Salon at Montlhery, suffering severe head injuries. Died three weeks
later, and posthumously awarded French Order of the Nation