Helmut Niedermayr

Helmut Niedermayr (November 29, 1915 in Munich – April 3, 1985 in Christiansted, Saint Croix, Virgin Islands, United States)[1] was a racing driver from Germany. He participated in one World Championship Grand Prix, on August 3, 1952. He scored no championship points.

Helmut Niedermayr
Born(1915-11-29)29 November 1915
Died3 April 1985(1985-04-03) (aged 69)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityGermany German
Active years1952
Teamsprivateer AFM
Entries1
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1952 German Grand Prix
Last entry1952 German Grand Prix

Niedermayr finished second with Theo Helfrich at the 1952 24 Hours of Le Mans, but a few weeks later he crashed into the crowd during a race at the Grenzlandring, killing at least 13 spectators and injuring 42.

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1952 Helmut Niedermayr AFM 6 BMW Straight-6 SUI 500 BEL FRA GBR GER
9
NED ITA NC 0

ReferencesEdit

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