Historic Overview Jules Rossi

Rider

Overall Rank855
NameJules ROSSI
Country
  Italy
Date of birth03-Nov-1914 - Acquanera di San Giustina (Veneto)
Date of death30-Jun-1968 - Champigny-sur-Marne (lle-de-France)
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Biography

Jules Rossi (Acquanera di San Giustin, 3 November 1914 — Champigny-sur-Marne, France, 30 June 1968) was an Italian professional road bicycle racer. Rossi became an orphan at the age of six and came to France to live in the town of Nogent-sur-Marne with the rest of his family. He started serious cycling at the age of 14 in 1928 and by 1933 had become one of the top amateurs in France riding for the Velo Club de Levallois. In 1934 Rossi turned professional for the Alcyon-Dunlop team of Ludovic Feuillet. He soon turned in some impressive performances as a professional winning the Circuit of the Allier in 1935 and Paris-St Etienne in 1936. In 1936 he finished fifth in Paris–Roubaix and in 1937 he became the first Italian to win that cobbled classic at the age of just 23. In 1938 he won Paris–Tours in a record average speed for a professional race of 42.092 km per hour, being awarded the Ruban Jaune for that achievement. Also in 1938 Rossi won Stage 6A of the Tour de France between Bordeaux and Arcachon. Rossi continued to race throughout the years of World War II winning Paris-Reims twice (1941 and 1943) and the Grand Prix des Nations in 1941.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Paris - Tours 1938
G.P. des Nations (free zone) 1941
Paris - Saint-Etienne 1936
Paris - Roubaix 1937
Tour de France - stages 1938 (1)
More results

Seasons

Jules Rossi - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1934 Individual 37 435
2. 1935 Alcyon - Dunlop 264 157
3. 1936 Dei 849 48
4. 1937 Alcyon - Dunlop 961 39
5. 1938 La Française 1334 26
6. 1939 La Française 405 106
7. 1940 Alcyon - Dunlop 24 249
8. 1941 Alcyon - Dunlop 269 59
9. 1942 Alcyon - Dunlop 302 65
10. 1943 Alcyon - Dunlop 189 81
11. 1944 Alcyon - Dunlop 354 17
12. 1945 Alcyon - Dunlop 0 604
13. 1946 Alcyon - Dunlop 0 864
14. 1947 Alcyon - Dunlop 0 1127
15. 1948 Alcyon - Dunlop 0 961
16. 1949 Vanoli - Dunlop 161 252
17. 1950 Vanoli - Dunlop 50 524
Overall: 5199 855