Robert Manzon

From F1 Alternate
Jump to: navigation, search

Robert Manzon (born 12 April 1917 in Marseille) is a French former racing driver who competed in Formula 1 from 1950 to 1956. He was respected as one of the only drivers capable of fighting with the Ferraris in 1952 and 1953 in his Gordini, a team he left after too many careless mistakes by his mechanics. After a stint driving for Louis Rosier, he rejoined Gordini, retiring in 1956 after two lacklustre seasons. He is the last living driver to score points in the 1950 season and the oldest living driver, at 95.

Complete Formula One results

Regular championship

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 WDC Points
1950 Equipe Simca Gordini Simca Gordini Type 15 Gordini Straight-4 GBR
MON
Ret
500
SUI
BEL
FRA
4
ITA
Ret
14th 3
1951 Equipe Simca Gordini Simca Gordini Type 15 Gordini Straight-4 SUI
WD
500
BEL
FRA
Ret
GBR
DNA
GER
7
ITA
Ret
ESP
9
NC 0
1952 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 SUI
Ret
500
BEL
3
FRA
4
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
NED
5
ITA
14
6th 9
1953 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
Ret
500
NED
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
SUI
ITA
NC 0
1954 Equipe Rosier Ferrari 625 Ferrari Straight-4 ARG
500
BEL
FRA
3
GBR
Ret
GER
9
ITA
Ret
ESP
Ret
15th 4
Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 553 SUI
DNS
1955 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
MON
Ret
500
BEL
DNA
NED
Ret
GBR
Ret
ITA
NC 0
1956 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
DNA
MON
Ret
500
BEL
NC 0
Gordini Type 32 Gordini Straight-8 FRA
9
GBR
9
GER
Ret
ITA
Ret

Champion Elimination Medals Championship

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 WDC Wins 2nd 3rd Points
1950 Equipe Simca Gordini Simca Gordini Type 15 Gordini Straight-4 GBR
MON
Ret
500
SUI
BEL
FRA
4
ITA
Ret
16th 0 0 0 3
1951 Equipe Simca Gordini Simca Gordini Type 15 Gordini Straight-4 SUI
WD
500
BEL
FRA
Ret
GBR
DNA
GER
7
ITA
Ret
ESP
8
NC 0 0 0 0
1952 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 SUI
Ret
500
BEL
1
FRA
2
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
NED
3
ITA
12
2nd 1 1 1 18
1953 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
Ret
500
NED
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
SUI
ITA
NC 0 0 0 0
1954 Equipe Rosier Ferrari 625 Ferrari Straight-4 ARG
500
BEL
FRA
2
GBR
Ret
GER
7
ITA
Ret
ESP
Ret
8th 0 1 0 6
Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 553 SUI
DNS
1955 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
MON
Ret
500
BEL
DNA
NED
Ret
GBR
Ret
ITA
NC 0 0 0 0
1956 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
DNA
MON
Ret
500
BEL
NC 0 0 0 0
Gordini Type 32 Gordini Straight-8 FRA
8
GBR
8
GER
Ret
ITA
Ret

Johnny Claes Memorial Trophy

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 WDC Laps
1950 Equipe Simca Gordini Simca Gordini Type 15 Gordini Straight-4 GBR
MON
0
NC
SUI
BEL
ITA
0
NC
NC 0
1951 Equipe Simca Gordini Simca Gordini Type 15 Gordini Straight-4 SUI
0
WD
BEL
FRA
0
NC
GBR
0
DNA
GER
0
NC
ITA
0
NC
ESP
0
NC
NC 0
1952 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 SUI
2
4
BEL
0
NC
FRA
0
NC
GBR
4
3
GER
0
NC
NED
0
NC
ITA
0
NC
11th 6
1953 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
0
NC
NED
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
SUI
NC 0
1954 Equipe Rosier Ferrari 625 Ferrari Straight-4 BEL
FRA
0
NC
GBR
0
NC
GER
0
NC
ITA
12
2
ESP
2
7
7th 14
Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 553 SUI
0
DNS
1955 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
MON
0
NC
BEL
0
DNA
NED
0
NC
GBR
0
NC
ITA
NC 0
1956 Equipe Gordini Gordini Type 16 Gordini Straight-6 ARG
0
DNA
MON
0
NC
BEL
=14th 7
Gordini Type 32 Gordini Straight-8 FRA
0
NC
GBR
0
NC
GER
0
NC
ITA
7
2