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Helmet of Fritz Riess

Flag of Germany Fritz Riess

nationality German born July 11, 1922 hometown Nürnberg died May 15, 1991 place of death Samedan (CH)

Racing highlights

19521stXX Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans - S 3.0
19502ndGrenzlandringrennen - S2.0

Racing career summary

Races entered3
Wins1
Podiums2
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage33.3%
Podium percentage66.7%

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Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1952Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Fritz Riess

1952 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Veritas-BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Veritas RS (BMW 2.0 L6)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1952.

1952 XX Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Daimler Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes Benz 300 SL

1950 Grenzlandringrennen - S2.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Veritas RS K1 (BMW)
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