Jorge Alberto Daponte (5 June 1923 – 9 March 1963)[1][2] was a racing driver from Argentina.

Jorge Daponte
Born(1923-06-05)5 June 1923
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died9 March 1963(1963-03-09) (aged 39)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityArgentina Argentine
Active years1954
Teamsprivateer Maserati
Entries2
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1954 Argentine Grand Prix
Last entry1954 Italian Grand Prix

Daponte was born in Buenos Aires. He participated in two World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, appearing for the first time on 17 January 1954, and scoring no championship points. He also participated in several non-Championship races. He died at 39 years of age, possibly of suicide.[1]

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 WDC Points
1954 Jorge Daponte Maserati A6GCM/250F Maserati Straight-6 ARG
Ret
500 BEL FRA GBR GER SUI ITA
NC
ESP NC 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship drivers – Where are they now?". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  2. ^ Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 121. ISBN 0851127029.