Born on this day, Pierre Eugène Alfred Bouillin, French sportsman and racecar driver, who took the racing name Pierre Levegh in memory of his uncle, a pioneering driver who died in 1904


Friday 22nd December 1905

Born on this day, Pierre Eugène Alfred Bouillin, French sportsman and racecar driver, who took the racing name Pierre Levegh in memory of his uncle, a pioneering driver who died in 1904. Levegh is mainly remembered for the disaster that killed him and 82 spectators during the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans automobile race.


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