Jean Lucas (racing driver)

Jean Lucas (25 April 1917 – 27 September 2003) was a French racing driver. He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, on 11 September 1955. Lucas was then manager of the Gordini team, and when regular driver Robert Manzon was unable to race, he stepped in to take his place. His retired his car with engine failure and scored no championship points.

Jean Lucas
Born(1917-04-25)25 April 1917
Le Mans, Sarthe
Died27 September 2003(2003-09-27) (aged 86)
Saint-Martin-de-Ré, Charente-Maritime
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityFrench
Active years1955
TeamsGordini
Entries1
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1955 Italian Grand Prix
Last entry1955 Italian Grand Prix

Lucas' best results as a driver were in sports car racing at the wheel of a Ferrari, winning at Spa-Francorchamps and Montlhéry in 1949. He retired in 1957 after a crash at the Moroccan Grand Prix.

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

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Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 WDC Points
1955 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 32 Gordini Straight-8 ARG MON 500 BEL NED GBR ITA
Ret
NC 0