André Simon (racing driver)

André Simon (5 January 1920 – 11 July 2012) was a racing driver from France.[1] He participated in Formula One from 1951 to 1957, competing in a total of 12 World Championship races but scoring no championship points.

André Simon
Born(1920-01-05)5 January 1920
Paris, France
Died11 July 2012(2012-07-11) (aged 92)
Évian-les-Bains, Haute Savoie, France
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityFrance French
Active years19511952, 19551957
TeamsGordini, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Maserati (Incl non-works)
Entries12 (11 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1951 French Grand Prix
Last entry1957 Italian Grand Prix

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1951 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 15 Gordini Straight-4 SUI
DNA
500 BEL FRA
Ret
GBR GER
Ret
ITA
6
ESP
Ret
NC 0
1952 Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 500 Ferrari Straight-4 SUI
Ret *
500 BEL FRA GBR GER NED ITA
6
NC 0
1955 Daimler Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W196 Mercedes-Benz Straight-8 ARG MON
Ret
500 BEL NED NC 0
Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati Straight-6 GBR
Ret
ITA
1956 André Simon Maserati 250F Maserati Straight-6 ARG MON 500 BEL FRA
Ret
GBR GER NC 0
Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ITA
9
1957 Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati Straight-6 ARG MON
DNQ
500 FRA GBR GER PES NC 0
Ottorino Volonterio ITA
11 †
Source:[2]
* Indicates shared drive with Giuseppe Farina
† Indicates shared drive with Ottorino Volonterio

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Saward, Joe (11 July 2012). "André Simon". Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  2. ^ Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 355. ISBN 0851127029.

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