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Carlos Menditeguy

Carlos Alberto Menditéguy (10 August 1914 – 27 April 1973)[1] was a racing driver and polo player from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He entered 11 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, achieving one podium, and scoring a total of nine championship points.

Carlos Menditeguy
Carlos Menditeguy - El Gráfico 1805.jpg
Born(1914-08-10)10 August 1914
Died27 April 1973(1973-04-27) (aged 58)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityArgentina Argentine
Active years19531958, 1960
TeamsGordini, Maserati, Scuderia Centro Sud
Entries11 (10 starts)
Career points9
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1953 Argentine Grand Prix
Last entry1960 Argentine Grand Prix

In polo he reached the highest possible handicap of 10. He was an all round sportsman and became a scratch golfplayer in under two years as the result of a bet with some friends.[citation needed]

Menditeguy was buried in La Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires.

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit


  1. ^ Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship drivers - Where are they now?". Retrieved 2007-07-29.