The son of a businessman started out as a promising athlete . By meeting with Jean Trémoulet infected but it joins the "Motorsportbazillus" of the 1930s, so he age of 29 in a 1936 Delahaye graduated sports car its first car race. The following year Chaboud denied several mountain races and debuted on the side Tremoulets in Le Mans . In Montlhéry he achieved his first victory in a hill climb. 1938 his fledgling career already reached a climax when a Delahaye he returned to the side of its discoverer the prestigious 24-hour race at Le Mans decided for themselves and in Chamonix - rally on a Lancia with a victory his versatility demonstrated posed. In 1939 he was hired by Ecurie France , whose trust he justified with a victory in the road race between Paris and Nice .
He then turned back to sports car racing. But in 1952 he was involved in an accident at Le Mans in which he was trapped under the vehicle. He then decided to give up motorsport and only drove a few rallies until 1953. Then he devoted himself entirely to his business. Chaboud was one of the few semi-professional drivers of that era who made it into private life in time without a serious accident.