Louis Chiron

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Louis Alexandre Chiron (born 3 August 1899 in Monte Carlo, died 22 June 1979 in Monte Carlo) was a Monegasque racing driver who competed in Formula 1 from 1950 to 1958, but had been involved in motor racing from as early as 1926. He became the oldest driver to start a race at the 1955 Monaco Grand Prix and to enter a race at the 1958 Monaco Grand Prix, at the age of 58.

Complete Formula One results

Regular championship

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WDC Pts.
1950 Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4C GBR
Ret
MON
3
500 SUI
9
BEL FRA
Ret
ITA
Ret
10th 4
1951 Enrico Platé Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4C SUI
7
500 NC 0
Ecurie Rosier Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6 BEL
Ret
FRA
6
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
ITA
Ret
ESP
Ret
1953 Louis Chiron OSCA 20 OSCA L6 ARG 500 NED BEL FRA
15
GBR
DNS
GER SUI
DNS
ITA
10
NC 0
1955 Scuderia Lancia Lancia D50 Lancia V8 ARG MON
6
500 BEL NED GBR ITA NC 0
1956 Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati L6 ARG MON
DNS
500 BEL FRA GBR GER ITA NC 0
1958 André Testut Maserati 250F Maserati L6 ARG MON
DNQ
NED 500 BEL FRA GBR GER POR ITA MOR NC 0

Champion Elimination Medals Championship

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WDC Wins 2nd 3rd Pts.
1950 Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4C GBR
Ret
MON
3
500 SUI
9
BEL FRA
Ret
ITA
Ret
10th 0 0 1 4
1951 Enrico Platé Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4C SUI
6
500 18th 0 0 0 2
Ecurie Rosier Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6 BEL
Ret
FRA
5
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
ITA
Ret
ESP
Ret
1953 Louis Chiron OSCA 20 OSCA L6 ARG 500 NED BEL FRA
13
GBR
DNS
GER SUI
DNS
ITA
9
NC 0 0 0 0
1955 Scuderia Lancia Lancia D50 Lancia V8 ARG MON
5
500 BEL NED GBR ITA 19th 0 0 0 2
1956 Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati L6 ARG MON
DNS
500 BEL FRA GBR GER ITA NC 0 0 0 0
1958 André Testut Maserati 250F Maserati L6 ARG MON
DNQ
NED 500 BEL FRA GBR GER POR ITA MOR NC 0 0 0 0

Johnny Claes Memorial Trophy

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Laps
1950 Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4C GBR
0
NC
MON
0
NC
SUI
4
3
BEL ITA
0
NC
=11th 4
1951 Enrico Platé Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati L4C SUI
0
NC
11th 14
Ecurie Rosier Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6 BEL
13
2
FRA
0
NC
GBR
0
NC
GER
1
4
ITA
0
NC
ESP
0
NC
1953 Louis Chiron OSCA 20 OSCA L6 ARG NED BEL FRA
0
NC
GBR
0
DNS
GER SUI
0
DNS
NC 0
1955 Scuderia Lancia Lancia D50 Lancia V8 ARG MON
0
NC
BEL NED GBR ITA NC 0
1956 Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati L6 ARG MON
0
DNS
BEL FRA GBR GER ITA NC 0
1958 André Testut Maserati 250F Maserati L6 ARG MON
0
DNS
NED BEL FRA GBR GER POR ITA MOR NC 0