Robert La Caze

Robert La Caze (26 February 1917 – 1 July 2015) was a Moroccan-French racing driver. He was born in Paris, France, but raced under the Moroccan flag, the only driver to do so in F1 history. He was also the first African ever to race in F1.[1] He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, the 1958 Moroccan Grand Prix, driving a privately run Formula 2 Cooper. He finished 14th, five laps behind the winner, scoring no championship points. He was classified third in the F2 class. He was the oldest living World Championship driver from the death of Paul Pietsch in May 2012 until his own death in July 2015.[2][3]

Robert La Caze
Born(1917-02-26)26 February 1917
Paris, France
Died1 July 2015(2015-07-01) (aged 98)
Le Cannet, France
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityMorocco Moroccan
Active years1958
Teamsnon-works Cooper
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1958 Moroccan Grand Prix
Last entry1958 Moroccan Grand Prix

Complete Formula One resultsEdit


Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WDC Points
1958 Robert La Caze Cooper T45 (F2) Climax Straight-4 ARG MON NED 500 BEL FRA GBR GER POR ITA MOR
NC 0


  1. ^ "Robert La Caze". Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Robert La Caze". Driver Database. Retrieved 28 July 2015.
  3. ^ Malcevic, Marijan (2015-12-19). "Oldest living drivers of Formula One". Retrieved 2017-11-07.