Open main menu

Bernard Marie François Alexandre Collomb-Clerc (7 October 1930 in Annecy, Haute-Savoie – 19 September 2011 in La Colle-sur-Loup, Alpes-Maritimes[1]) was a Formula One driver from France. He participated in six World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 2 July 1961, scoring no championship points. He almost always drove self-prepared cars, and first raced Coopers, switching to Lotuses in 1963. His best Formula One result was fourth at Vienna in a non-Championship race in 1961, at the wheel of a Cooper-Climax.

Bernard Collomb
Born(1930-10-07)7 October 1930
Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France
Died19 September 2011(2011-09-19) (aged 80)
La Colle-sur-Loup, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityFrance French
Active years19611964
Teamsnon-works Cooper, non-works Lotus
Entries6 (4 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1961 French Grand Prix
Last entry1964 Monaco Grand Prix

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Points
1961 Bernard Collomb Cooper T53 Climax Straight-4 MON NED BEL FRA
Ret
GBR GER
NC
ITA USA NC 0
1962 Bernard Collomb Cooper T53 Climax Straight-4 NED MON BEL FRA GBR GER
Ret
ITA USA RSA NC 0
1963 Bernard Collomb Lotus 24 Climax V8 MON
DNQ
BEL NED FRA GBR GER
10
ITA USA MEX RSA NC 0
1964 Bernard Collomb Lotus 24 Climax V8 MON
DNQ
NED BEL FRA GBR GER AUT ITA USA MEX NC 0
Source:[2]

Non-Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1961 Bernard Collomb Cooper T45 Climax Straight-4 LOM
Ret
GLV
Cooper T53 PAU
DNA
BRX AIN
Ret
SYR NAP
6
LON
9
SIL
Ret
SOL KAN DAN MOD FLG OUL
Ret
LEW VAL RAN NAT RSA
Cooper T51 VIE
4
1962 Bernard Collomb Cooper T53 Climax Straight-4 CAP BRX
DNQ
LOM LAV GLV PAU
DNA
AIN INT NAP MAL CLP RMS SOL
8
KAN
Ret
MED
5
DAN OUL
9
MEX RAN NAT
1963 Bernard Collomb Lotus 24 Climax V8 LOM GLV PAU
Ret
IMO
Ret
SYR
Ret
AIN INT ROM
NC
SOL
11
KAN MED
10
AUT
5
OUL
14
RAN
1964 Bernard Collomb Lotus 24 Climax V8 DMT
Ret
NWT
Ret
SYR AIN INT SOL MED RAN
1965 Bernard Collomb Lotus 24 Climax V8 ROC SYR
7
SMT INT MED RAN

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Where Are They Now?". oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
  2. ^ Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 112. ISBN 0851127029.
  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1996