2008 Gordon Bennett Race Results Finalized

It’s official – British adventurer David-Hempleman-Adams and co-pilot Jonathan Mason have won the 52nd Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett.

It is the first time in the history of the race that a British team has claimed victory. Austria’s Gerald Stuerzlinger and Helmut Meierhofer finished second, and Barbara Fricke and Peter Cuneo of the US finished third. The British team of David Hempleman-Adams and Jonathan Mason flew a distance of 1767 kilometers (1098 miles), landing near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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