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Helmet of Louis Chiron

Flag of Monaco Louis Chiron

nationality Monégasque born August 3, 1899 hometown Monte Carlo died June 22, 1979 place of death Monte Carlo

Racing highlights

19471stXXXIV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
19353rdADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class
19353rdMasaryk Grand Prix Czechoslovakia
19343rdVIII Gran Premio di Tripoli
19341stCasablanca Grand Prix
19342ndAlgerian Grand Prix
19343rdADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class
19323rdCoppa Acerbo
19311stIII Grand Prix de Monaco
19311stFrench Grand Prix
19302ndII Grand Prix de Monaco
19302ndTarga Florio

Racing career summary

Races entered78
Wins5
Podiums15
Pole positions2
Fastest laps4
Race win percentage6.4%
Podium percentage19.2%

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.

1956Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1946Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps
1936Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1935Racing7 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1934Racing7 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1933Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1932Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1931Racing5 races3 wins3 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1930Racing2 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1929Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1928Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Louis Chiron

1956 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Centro Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 250F
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Monte Carlo Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1956 World Sportscar Championship - S1.5

PositionPointsTeam
0Monte Carlo Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OSCA MT4 1500
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S1.5 1956.

1956 IV Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Monte Carlo Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OSCA TN 1500

1955 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D50
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1955.

1955 I Gran Premio Internacional de Venezuela

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipo Madunina
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OSCA MT4

1953 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Louis Chiron
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OSCA 20
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1953.

1953 Formula 2 (F1), II Grand Prix de Bordeaux, France

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

1953 Formula 2 (F1), IV Grand Prix di Modena, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Louis Chiron
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OSCA 20

1951 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Enrico Plate, Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT-48 (Maserati)
Talbot-Lago T26C (Talbot)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1951.

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Luigi Chinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 340 América Barchetta

1951 Formula 1, V Gran Premio di Bari, Italy

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

1950 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
9th4Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT-48 (Maserati)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1950.

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

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

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

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Helvetic
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula 1 XI Grand Prix de Pau, France

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

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

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Officine Alfieri Maserati
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
8th0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Formula 1, II BRDC International Trophy, Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula 1, X Gran Premio di San Remo, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scudería Achille Varzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T 15

1949 Formula 1 X Pau Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26 C

1949 Formula Libre, III Grand Prix de Marseille France

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Ecurie France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26 C

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

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Helvetic
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Madrid Grand Prix - 30 October

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OSCA MT4

1948 Formula 1 XXXV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Ecurie France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26SS

1948 San Remo Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago

1947 XXXIV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot Lago T26

1947 Sehab Almaz Bey Trophy, Cairo

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cisitalia D46

1946 Grand Prix Automobile de Belgique - S+2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot T26

1936 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th28Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W25K

1936 X° Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W25K

1936 Tunis Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W25K

1936 ADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Daimler-Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz W25K

1935 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th29Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo

1935 IX Grand Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Bi-motore

1935 X° Gran Premio de España

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3

1935 ADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3

1935 Masaryk Grand Prix Czechoslovakia

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1934 X Coppa Acerbo

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B

1934 VIII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo P3

1934 Casablanca Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo

1934 IX° Gran Premio de España

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3

1934 Algerian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B

1934 ADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3

1934 XII Gran Premio d'Italia

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3

1933 V Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Scuderia C.C.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1933 IV Grand Prix de Belgique

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia C.C.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1933 ADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

PositionPointsTeam
4th0L Chiron
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1933 XI Gran Premio d'Italia

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

1932 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th17Ettore Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti

1932 Coppa Acerbo

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1932 IV Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1932 X Gran Premio d'Italia. Autodromo di Monza 5 June

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1932 XVIII Grand Prix de L'Automobile Club de France, Reims, 3 July

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1932 VI Grosser Preis von Deutschland, Nürburgring, 17 July. Group I

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1932 IV Grand Prix de Tunisie

PositionPointsTeam
6th0L Chiron
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1932 ADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Automobiles Ettore Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1931 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th12Usines Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti

1931 III Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Ettore Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1931 French Grand Prix

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

1930 II Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Automobiles Ettore Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T35C

1930 Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1929 AAA National Championship

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

1928 III Grosser Preis von Deutschland, Nürburgring 15 July

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Usines Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T35C
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