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Helmet of George Abecassis

Flag of Great Britain George Abecassis

full name George Edgar Abecassis nationality British born March 21, 1913 hometown Walton-on-Thames, Surrey died December 18, 1991 place of death Ibstone, Buckinghamshire

Racing highlights

19532ndWorld Sports Car Championship 12 Hours of Sebring
19512nd19th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0
19501stLe Mans 24h - S 3.0

Racing career summary

Races entered13
Wins1
Podiums3
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage7.7%
Podium percentage23.1%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

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.

1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of George Abecassis

1955 XXII Mille Miglia, Coppa Franco Mazzotti

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Austin-Healey 100S

1954 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM (Jaguar)

1953 World Sports Car Championship 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Aston Martin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3Aston Martin 2.9

1953 21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3SLagonda 3.0

1953 World Sports Car Championship Mille Miglia

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Lagonda
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3Aston Martin 2.9

1953 World Sports Car Championship RAC Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Hersham and Walton Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM SportsJaguar 3.4

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM 52Alta 2.0Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1952.

1952 Formula 1 IV BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1952 Formula 1, IV Richmond Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
4th0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1951 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM 51Alta 2.0Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1951.

1951 19th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB2Aston Martin 2.6

1951 Formula 1, III BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1950 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Aston Martin Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB2Lagonda 2.6

1950 Formula 1 IV Grand Prix de Paris

PositionPointsTeam
0John Heath
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1950 Formula 1, II Richmond Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
6th0John Heath
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1949 Formula 2, V Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
0George Abecassis
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T9 (JAP)
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