Louis Claude Rosier was a racing driver from France.
23 Facts About Louis Rosier
Louis Rosier participated in 38 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 13 May 1950.
Louis Rosier achieved 2 podiums, and scored a total of 18 championship points.
Louis Rosier won the Dutch Grand Prix twice in consecutive years between 1950 and 1951, the Circuit d'Albi, Grand-Prix de l'Albigeois and the 24 Hours of Le Mans with his son Jean-Louis Rosier.
In 2016, in an academic paper that reported a mathematical modeling study that assessed the relative influence of driver and machine, Rosier was ranked the 19th best Formula One driver of all time.
Louis Rosier finished 4th at Silverstone in a Talbot, in October 1948.
Louis Rosier drove a 4.5-liter, unsupercharged Talbot-Lago to 3rd place at the 1949 British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Louis Rosier was a lap behind the winner with a speed of 76.21 miles per hour.
Louis Rosier won an International Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps in June 1949.
Louis Rosier piloted a Talbot in the 500-kilometre, 32-lap event, achieving a time of 3 hours, 15 minutes, and 17 seconds.
Louis Rosier assumed the lead after 23 laps, coming across the finish line ahead of Luigi Villoresi.
Louis Rosier won the 1950 24 Hours of Le Mans in a blue Talbot.
Louis Rosier teamed up with his son Jean-Louis Rosier who only drove two laps during the race, which means Louis won the race practically by himself.
Louis Rosier finished one lap ahead of Pierre Meyrat who drove a car of the same marque.
Louis Rosier captured the Grand Prix d'Albi in Albi, France in May 1953.
Louis Rosier drove a Ferrari, covering the 18 laps of the finals, 160 kilometres, in 56:36:8.
Louis Rosier placed second in a Ferrari at a Grand Prix in Aix-Les-Bains, in July 1953.
Louis Rosier finished 5th at the 1956 German Grand Prix behind the wheel of a Maserati.
Louis Rosier was the owner and manager of a racing team, the "Ecurie Rosier".
Louis Rosier was one of the key sponsors of the Charade race track.
In 1951, Louis Rosier designed a prototype based on the 4CV Renault.
On 7 October 1956 Louis Rosier was competing in the Coupe du Salon sports car race at Montlhery in a Ferrari 750 Monza.
Three weeks later, on 29 October 1956, Louis Rosier succumbed to the injuries received in the crash.