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Helmet of José Froilán González

Flag of Argentina José Froilán González

nationality Argentinian born October 5, 1922 hometown Arrecifes died June 15, 2013 place of death Buenos Aires

Racing highlights

19592ndFuerza Libre
19591stFormula Libre, 500 Millas de Rafaela, Argentina
19583rdFuerza Libre
19581stFormula Libre, 500 Millas de Rafaela, Argentina
19553rdFormula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires
19542ndWorld Championship of Drivers
19541stFormula 1, VI BRDC International Trophy
19543rdFormula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires
19541st22nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0
19541stFormula 1, VII Gran Premio di Bari, Italy
19541stFormula 1, III Gran Prix de Bordeaux, France
19542ndII Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy
19532ndFormula Libre, XV Grand Prix de l'Albigeois, France
19533rdFormula 2 (F1), VI Grand Prix di Napoli, Italy
19522ndFormula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay
19522ndFormula 2, III Gran Premio di Modena, Italy
19523rdFormula Libre, V Grande Prêmio da Cidade de São Paulo
19521stFormula Libre, XI Grande Prêmio da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro
19522ndFormula Libre, Gran Premio Presidente Perón, Argentina
19521stFormula 1, IV Richmond Trophy Goodwood
19513rdWorld Championship of Drivers
19511stTemporada International de Automovilismo, Circuito Costanera, Argentina
19511stAutos Especiales GP Maria Eva Duarte de Peron
19512ndFormula 2, II Gran Premio di Modena, Italy
19512ndFormula 1, V Gran Premio di Bari, Italy
19511stFormula 1, XX Circuito di Pescara, Italy
19512ndFormula 1 V Grand Prix de Paris
19502ndAutos Especiales GP de Parana
19502ndFormula Libre, Gran Premio del presidente Arturo Alessandri Palma, Chile
19503rdFormula 2, V Circuit International Automobile Des Remparts -Angoulême-France
19502ndFormula 1, XII Circuit de l'Albigeois, France
19493rdFuerza Limitada

Racing career summary

Races entered85
Wins24
Podiums46
Pole positions12
Fastest laps18
Race win percentage28.2%
Podium percentage54.1%

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.

1960Racing4 races2 wins2 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1959Racing3 races4 wins3 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1958Racing0 races4 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1955Racing2 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1954Racing15 races5 wins10 podiums4 pole position6 fastest race laps
1953Racing9 races0 wins5 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1952Racing13 races2 wins7 podiums2 pole position4 fastest race laps
1951Racing13 races4 wins11 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1950Racing16 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing2 races3 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of José Froilán González

1960 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari Dino 246Ferrari 2.4Dunlop

1960 II Torneio Triangular Sul-Americano

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32222
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari-Corvette

1959 Fuerza Libre

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?1???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari (Chevrolet)

1959 Formula Libre, 500 Millas de Rafaela, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1959 I Torneio Triangular Sul-Americano

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32222
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari Corvette

1958 Formula Libre, XIV Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
6th0J. Froilán González
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari (Chevrolet)

1958 Fuerza Libre

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?3???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari (Chevrolet)

1958 Formula Libre, 500 Millas de Rafaela, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1957 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
20th1Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 801Ferrari 2.5Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1957.

1957 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
0José Froilán González
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1956 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati, Vandervell Products Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 250FMaserati 2.5Pirelli
Vanwall VW 2Vanwall 2.5Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship - S3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S3.0 1956.

1955 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
17th2Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625Ferrari 2.5Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1955.

1955 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625
Ferrari 625

1954 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
2nd25.14Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71412
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625Ferrari 2.5Pirelli
Ferrari 553Ferrari 2.5Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1954.

1954 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 II Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 750 Monza

1954 22nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375 PlusFerrari 5.0

1954 Formula 1 XV Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1, III Gran Prix de Bordeaux, France

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1, VI BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 553

1954 Formula 1, VII Gran Premio di Bari, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1, IV Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 553

1953 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th13.5Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6GCM-53Maserati 2.0Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1953.

1953 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6GCM-52

1953 Formula 2 (F1), VI Grand Prix di Napoli, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6GCM/53

1953 Formula Libre, XV Grand Prix de l'Albigeois, France

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0BRM Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P15

1953 21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 8.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D20Lancia 2.7 s/c

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
9th6.5Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6GCMMaserati 2.0Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1952.

1952 Formula Libre, V Grande Prêmio da Cidade de São Paulo

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1952 Formula Libre, XI Grande Prêmio da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro

PositionPointsTeam
1st0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1952 Formula Libre, VII Grande Prêmio da Quinta da Boa Vista, Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 C

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Presidente Perón, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 C

1952 Autos Especiales GP Maria Eva Duarte de Peron

PositionPointsTeam
0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio de Uruguay

PositionPointsTeam
0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 C

1952 Formula 1 XIV Grand Prix de l'Albigeois, France

PositionPointsTeam
0BRM Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P15

1952 Formula 2, V Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6GCM

1952 Formula 1, IV Richmond Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
1st0G A Vanderwell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375

1952 Formula 2, III Gran Premio di Modena, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6GCM

1952 Formula 2, V Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6GCM

1951 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
3rd24Ecurie Rosier, Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61510
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375Ferrari 4.5Englebert
Talbot-Lago T26C-GSTalbot 4.5Dunlop
Ferrari 375Ferrari 4.5Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1951.

1951 Temporada International de Automovilismo, Circuito Costanera, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
1st0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1951 Autos Especiales GP Maria Eva Duarte de Peron

PositionPointsTeam
1st0A.C.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1951 19èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans, Class S 5,0

PositionPointsTeam
0Henri Louveau
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26GSTalbot-Lago 4.5

1951 Formula 1 V Grand Prix de Paris

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26-GS

1951 Formula 1, V Gran Premio di Bari, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375

1951 Formula 1, XX Circuito di Pescara, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375

1951 Formula 2, II Gran Premio di Modena, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Marzotto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1950 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT-48Maserati 1.5 s/cPirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship for Drivers 1950.

1950 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Extraordinario Maria Eva Duarte de Perón (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
12th0J. Froilán González
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CL

1950 Formula Libre, III Gran Premio Internacional Gral. San Martín Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
6th0A.Club Argentina
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula Libre, IV Copa de acción San Lorenzo, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
7th0A.Club Argentina
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Autos Especiales GP de Parana

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0A.Club Argentina
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1950 Formula Libre, Gran Premio del presidente Arturo Alessandri Palma, Chile

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0A.Club Argentina
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1950 Formula Libre, XV 500 Millas de Rafaela, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Anthony Lago
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C

1950 Formula 2, IV Grand Prix de Marseille, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia ASA Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini T15

1950 Formula 2, V Circuit International Automobile Des Remparts -Angoulême-France

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia ASA Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1950 Formula 1 XI Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Formula 1, XI Gran Premio di San Remo, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia ASA Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT-48

1950 Formula 1, XII Circuit de l'Albigeois, France

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Formula 1 I Netherland Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Scuderia ASA Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Formula 1, III Grand Prix des Nations Genève, Switzerland

PositionPointsTeam
0A.C.A. Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15S CompresseurSimca 1.5 s/c

1949 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CL

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 C

1949 Fuerza Libre

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?3???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford A

1949 Fuerza Limitada

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford A

1948 Turismo Carretera Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1947 Turismo Carretera Argentina

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


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