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Helmet of Karl Kling

Flag of Germany Karl Kling

nationality German born September 16, 1910 hometown Giessen died March 18, 2003 place of death Gaienhofen

Racing highlights

19552nd39a Targa Florio
19552ndTourist Trophy
19541stFormula 1, I Grosser Preis von Berlin
19512ndAutos Especiales GP Maria Eva Duarte de Peron

Racing career summary

Races entered24
Wins1
Podiums6
Pole positions0
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage4.2%
Podium percentage25%

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.

1955Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing7 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1953Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Karl Kling

1955 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
11th5Daimler Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W196Mercedes-Benz 2.5Continental
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1955.

1955 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes Benz W196

1955 XVIII Internationales ADAC-Eifel-Rennen, Nürburgring

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 300SLR

1955 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 300SLR

1955 39a Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 300SLR

1955 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR

1955 23rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 300 SLRMercedes-Benz 3.0

1954 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
5th12Daimler Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W196Mercedes-Benz 2.5Continental
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1954.

1954 Formula 1, I Grosser Preis von Berlin

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Daimler Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes Benz W196

1953 21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0SpA Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CMAlfa Romeo 3.5

1953 World Sports Car Championship Mille Miglia

PositionPointsTeam
0S. P. A. Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CMAlfa Romeo 3.5

1952 20th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W194Mercedes-Benz 3.0

1951 Temporada International de Automovilismo, Circuito Costanera, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Daimler-Benz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W154

1951 Autos Especiales GP Maria Eva Duarte de Peron

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Daimler-Benz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W154

1950 Maipokal - S2.0

PositionPointsTeam
4th0ARG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Veritas RS (BMW)
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