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Helmet of Jo Siffert

Flag of Switzerland Jo Siffert

nationality Swiss born July 7, 1936 hometown Fribourg died October 24, 1971 place of death Brands Hatch

Racing highlights

19701stXVIII Grand Prix de Rouen-les-Essarts
19673rdII Race of Champions
19673rdXIX BRDC International Trophy
19673rdXVI Gran Premio di Siracusa
19662ndSouth African GP
19651stIV Gran Premio del Mediterraneo
19641stIII Gran Premio del Mediterraneo
19631stXII Gran Premio di Siracusa
19632ndIV Shell Gran Premio Citta di Imola
19621stXVIII Internationales AvD Avusrennen
19613rdFormula Junior Grand Prix des Frontières

Racing career summary

Races entered167
Wins7
Podiums25
Pole positions8
Fastest laps6
Race win percentage4.2%
Podium percentage15%

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.

1971Racing26 races1 win5 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1970Racing21 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1969Racing24 races0 wins4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1968Racing20 races1 win2 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
1967Racing17 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing12 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing14 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing14 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1963Racing13 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1962Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1961Racing2 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1960Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jo Siffert

1971 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
5th19Yardley Team BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P153
BRM P160

1971 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B18 (Cosworth)

1971 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th68STP
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917/10

1971 Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 701 (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 1 Questor Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1971 Rothmans/Daily Express International Spring Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P153

1971 XXIII GEN/Daily Express BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1971 Formula 1 Victory Race

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1971 I Speed International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Jo Siffert - Chevron Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B18 (Cosworth)

1971 Le Mans 24h - S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917LH

1970 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0March Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 701 (Ford Cosworth)

1970 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Bayerische Motoren Werke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 270

1970 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
17th15JW Automotive
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917K

1970 VII Grote Prijs van Limborg

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Bayerische Motoren Werke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 270

1970 XVIII Grand Prix de Rouen-les-Essarts

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Bayerische Motoren Werke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 270

1970 I Trophée de France Formule 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Bayerische Motoren Werke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 270

1970 Le Mans 24h - S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
7th0John Wyer Automotive Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917K

1969 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
9th15Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49B (Ford Cosworth)

1969 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Bayerische Motoren Werke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T102 (BMW)

1969 IV Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49B (Cosworth)

1969 XXI BRDC Daily Express International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49B (Cosworth)

1969 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th56Porsche-Audi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 908/02 002 or 018 (Porsche)
Porsche 917PA/028 (Porsche)

1968 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
7th12Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121113
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T81 (Maserati)
Lotus 49 (Ford Cosworth)
Lotus 49B (Ford Cosworth)

1968 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Bayerische Motoren Werke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T102 (BMW)

1968 XX BRDC Daily Express International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49 (Cosworth)

1968 XVII Temporada Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
7th8.8Tecno Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tecno 68 (Cosworth FVA)

1967 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
12th6Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T81 (Maserati)

1967 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW AG München
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T100 (BMW)

1967 XIII Gran Premio d'España

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (BMW)

1967 II Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T81 (Maserati)

1967 XIX BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T81 (Maserati)

1967 XVI Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T81 (Maserati)

1967 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche System Enginerring
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 907/6L

1966 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
14th3Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (BRM)
Cooper T81 (Maserati)

1966 South African GP

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (BRM)

1966 XV Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T81 (Maserati)

1966 XVIII BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T81 (Maserati)

1966 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche System Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 906/6L Carrera 6

1965 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
12th5Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (BRM)

1965 I Daily Mail Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Climax)

1965 XIV Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Climax)

1965 I Sunday Mirror Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (BRM)

1965 IV Gran Premio del Mediterraneo

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Climax)

1964 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
10th7Rob Walker Racing Team, Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM)
Brabham BT11 (BRM)
Brabham BT11 (Climax)

1964 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
0Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT10 (Cosworth SCA)

1964 XVI BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM)

1964 XIV Großer Preis der Solitude

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (BRM)

1964 III Gran Premio del Mediterraneo

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (BRM)

1964 XIII Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM)

1963 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
15th1Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM)

1963 I Grosser Preis von Österreich

PositionPointsTeam
0Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM)

1963 IV Shell Gran Premio Citta di Imola

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Filipinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM P56 V8)

1963 XII Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Filipinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM P56 V8)

1963 XIII Grosser Preis der Solitude

PositionPointsTeam
13th0Siffert Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (BRM P56 V8)

1962 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Nationale Suisse, Ecurie Filipinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 21 (Climax)
Lotus 24 (BRM)

1962 XVIII Internationales AvD Avusrennen

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Jo Siffert
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 22 (Ford)

1961 Formula Junior Grand Prix des Frontières

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Ecurie Romande
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20 (Ford)

1961 19. Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Jo Siffert
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20 (Ford)

1960 Campionato A.N.P.E.C. / Auto Italiana d'Europa

PositionPointsTeam
23rd8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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