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Helmet of Jo Schlesser

Flag of France Jo Schlesser

full name Joseph Schlesser nationality French born May 18, 1928 hometown Lionville, Madagascar died July 7, 1968 place of death Rouen

Racing highlights

19683rd24 Hours of Daytona
19641stFormula 2, XVI Gran Premio di Roma, Vallelunga, Italy
19621stVII Prix de Paris
19622ndXXXII Grand Prix des Frontières

Racing career summary

Races entered60
Wins2
Podiums7
Pole positions1
Fastest laps2
Race win percentage3.3%
Podium percentage11.7%

Driver relations

Uncle of Jean-Louis Schlesser.

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.

1968Racing6 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing9 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1963Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing3 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1961Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jo Schlesser

1968 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Honda Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda RA302Honda 3.0Firestone

1968 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
11th5Ecurie Inter Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M4A (Cosworth)

1968 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Porsche Works Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 907 LH 2.2Dunlop

1967 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
8th13Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS5 (Cosworth)

1967 XIV International Gold Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS5Cosworth

1967 35th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P +5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford France SA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford GT40 Mk.IIBFord 7.0

1967 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Ford-France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS5Cosworth FVA 1.6Dunlop

1967 XVI Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS 5Cosworth FVA

1967 XIII Gran Premio d'España

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS 5Cosworth

1966 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Matra Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS5Cosworth SCA 1.0Dunlop

1966 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
6th6Matra Sports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS5 (BRM)
Matra MS5 (Cosworth)
Matra MS5 (BRM)
Matra MS5 (Cosworth)

1966 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Matra Sports SARL
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra M620 (BRM 1.9L V8)

1966 34th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Matra Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS620BRM 2.0

1966 Autocar British Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
10th1Matra Sports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra MS5Cosworth

1965 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT10 (Cosworth)

1965 I Daily Mail Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T55Cosworth SCA 1.0

1965 33rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford France S.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AC Cobra Daytona CoupéFord 4.7

1965 Formula 2, XVII Gran Premio di Roma, Vallelunga, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT10Cosworth

1965 Autocar British Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
13th1Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT10Cosworth

1964 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
9th6Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT6 (Cosworth SCA)
Brabham BT10 (Cosworth SCA)

1964 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1964 32nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford Motor Company
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford GT40 Mk.IFord 4.2

1964 Formula 2, XVI Gran Premio di Roma, Vallelunga, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ford France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT10Cosworth

1963 IV Shell Gran Premio Citta di Imola

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Ford France SA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT2 (Ford S4)

1963 31st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P +3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0David Brown Racing Dept.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DP214Aston Martin 3.7

1963 Formula 1, XXIII Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Inter-Autocourse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT2Ford Holbay

1963 Formula 1, II Mediterranean Grand Prix Pergusa

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT2Ford Holbay

1962 VII Prix de Paris

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT2 (Ford Holbay)

1962 XXXII Grand Prix des Frontières

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT2 (Ford Holbay)

1962 Formula 1, XXII Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Equipe Lausanne
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Climax

1961 Formula 1, XXI Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Equipe Lausanne
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Climax

1960 Formula 2 Solitude Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1960 Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
15th1Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1960 Formula 2, V Prix de Paris

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2, XVI Coupe du Salon

PositionPointsTeam
0Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1960 28th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0North American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 GT CaliforniaFerrari 3.0

1960 Formula 2, X Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Jo Schlesser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1957 25th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 0.75

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
DB HBR-4 SpyderPanhard 0.7
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