Theo Helfrich

Theodor Helfrich (13 May 1913 in Frankfurt am Main – 29 April 1978 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein)[1] was a racing driver from Germany. He participated in three World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 3 August 1952, but scored no championship points. He was German Formula Two Champion in 1953,[1] took a number of wins in the German Formula Three Championship in a Cooper-Norton,[2] and finished in second place in the 1952 24 Hours of Le Mans race.[2]

Theo Helfrich
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Theo Helfrich sitting in his MkVIII Cooper 500 Formula Three car, at the 6th Leipziger Stadtparkrennen, 16 May 1954
Born(1913-05-13)13 May 1913
Died29 April 1978(1978-04-29) (aged 64)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityGermany West German
Active years19521954
TeamsVeritas, Klenk
Entries3
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1952 German Grand Prix
Last entry1954 German Grand Prix

Complete World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 WDC Points
1952 Theo Helfrich Veritas RS Veritas-L6 SUI 500 BEL FRA GBR GER
Ret
NED ITA NC 0
1953 Theo Helfrich Veritas RS Veritas-L6 ARG 500 NED BEL FRA GBR GER
12
SUI ITA NC 0
1954 Hans Klenk Klenk Meteor BMW-L6 ARG 500 BEL FRA GBR GER
Ret
SUI ITA ESP NC 0
Source:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Theo Helfrich". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Theo Helfrich". The 500 Owners Association. Archived from the original on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  3. ^ Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 180. ISBN 0851127029.

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