Alexis DuPont

Alexis Dupont

Heir to the Dupont chemical family and racing driver, Lex drove a succession of Coopers, from a Mk V to a Mk XIII throughout the 1950s. He took second in the 1954 SCCA National Championship and shared the title with Rowland Keith in 1956.

Lex at Brynfan-Tyddyn, 1955, courtesy Peter Becker

Winning at Thomson Raceway, 1959, courtesy Peter Becker

Alexis' win at Brynfan-Tyddyn in 1955

Some results for Lex:

Palm Beach 8th December 1951, 2nd


Giants Despair 24th July 1952, 2nd

Brynfan-Tyddyn July 1952, 5th

Watkins Glen 20th September 1952, 2nd


Thompson Raceway 19th April 1953, 2nd

Brynfan-Tyddyn 24th July 1953, 3rd

Thompson Raceway 6th September 1953, 1st

SCCA National Championship, 4th


Mount Equinox 20th June 1954, 1st

Brynfan-Tyddyn, USA 24th July 1954, 3rd

SCCA National Championship, 2nd


Brynfan Tyddyn 23rd July 1955, 1st

SCCA National Championship, 5th=


Brynfan-Tyddyn 19th July 1956, 2nd

Thompson Raceway 2nd September 1956, DNF

SCCA National Championship, 1st=


Lime Rock 28th April 1957, 2nd

Lime Rock 9th June 1957, 3rd

Marlboro 14th July 1957, 2nd

Montgomery 18th August 1957, DNF

Thompson Raceway, 2nd September 1957, 1st

SCCA National Championship, 4th


Cumberland Airport 18th May 1958, 3rd

Lime Rock 15th June 1958, 3rd

Vineland Speedway 26th October 1958, 1st

Marlboro 16th November 1958, 1st in race 2

Lime Rock 18th November 1958, 5th


Vineland Speedway 12th April 1959, 2nd

Cumberland 17th May 1959, 1st

Lime Rock 4th July 1959, DNF

Brands Hatch 3rd August 1959 Lewis-Evans Trophy, 3rd in race 1

SCCA National Championship, 3rd


Cumberland 15th May 1960, 1st

Lime Rock 4th July 1960, 1st

SCCA National Championship, 4th

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