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1899 Paris - Roubaix
4th edition: Sunday, April 2, 1899

Paris-Roubaix podium history | 1898 edition | 1900 edition

Motor-Paced. This race attracted several track specialists who wanted to capitalize on their motor-pacing skills. Albert Champion, the winner, was one such specialist. He later moved to America and started the Champion Spark Plug firm.

268 km, Beautiful weather, no wind
31.976 km/hr average speed
32 starting riders, 16 classified finishers

Albert Champion

Albert Champion

Complete results:

  1. Albert Champion (France) 8hr 22min 53sec
  2. Paul Bor (France) @ 23min 20sec
  3. Ambroise Garin (Italy) @ 23min 24sec
  4. Pierre Chevalier (France) @ 54min 9sec
  5. Eugène Jay (France) @ 1hr 53min 7sec
  6. Marcel Kerff (Belgium) @ 1hr 57min 37sec
  7. Lucien Itsweire (France) 2 1hr 58min 10sec
  8. Dubus (France) @ 2hr 0min 53sec
  9. Lucien Delattre (France) @ 2hr 39min 7sec
  10. Jean Fischer (France) @ 3hr 20min 19sec
  11. Emile Boulinguez (France) @ 3hr 59min 49sec
  12. Théo Boulinguez (France) @ 4hr 24min 21sec
  13. Fritz Vandersuyft (Belgium) @ 6hr 48min 7sec
  14. Edouard Simon (France) s.t.
  15. Calmel (France) @ 6hr 52min 7sec
  16. Vergnes (France) @ 7hr 37min 7sec