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Helmet of Maurice Trintignant

Flag of France Maurice Trintignant

nationality French hometown Ste. Cecile-les-Vignes place of death Nimes

Racing highlights

19602ndFormula 2
19601stFormula 2 Paris Prix
19592ndLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19573rdFormula 1, VI Grand Prix de Maroc
19561stSveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad
19553rdFormula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires
19541stFormula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires
19541stLe Mans 24h - S 5.0
19542ndII Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy
19541stTourist Trophy
19531stLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19533rdFormula Libre, XV Grand Prix de l'Albigeois, France
19503rdFormula 1, XII Circuit de l'Albigeois, France
19493rdFormula Libre, III Grand Prix de Marseille France
19493rdFormula 2, V Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
19492ndMadrid Grand Prix - 30 October

Racing career summary

Races entered136
Wins9
Podiums27
Pole positions0
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage6.6%
Podium percentage19.9%

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.

1965Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1964Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1963Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1961Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing15 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing10 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1958Racing11 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing6 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing6 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing9 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing12 races3 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing14 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing5 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1945Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps
1939Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1938Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Maurice Trintignant

1965 Le Mans 24h - P 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford France S.A.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford GT40 Roadster

1964 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
16th2Maurice Trintignant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P57

1964 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
0Maurice Trintignant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gemini Mk 4 (Cosworth MAE)

1963 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Centro Sud, Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola 4A (Climax)
Lotus 24 (Climax)
BRM P57

1962 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (Climax)

1961 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Serenissima
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Maserati)

1961 XI Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Serenissima
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Maserati S4)

1960 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Centro Sud, David Brown Corporation, Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)
Cooper T51 (Maserati)
Aston Martin DBR5/250

1960 Formula 2 Solitude Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Scuderia Centro Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
2nd18Maurice Trintignant, Scuderia Center Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax FPF)
Cooper T39 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Paris Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Centro Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Flugplatzrennen

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Scuderia Centro Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Modena Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Scuderia Centro Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)

1959 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
5th19R R C Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1959.

1959 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0David Brown Racing Dept.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR1/300

1959 USAC Road Racing Championship

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

1958 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
7th12 R R C Walker Racing Team, Owen Racing Organisation, Scuderia Centro Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)
Maserati 250F
BRM P25
Cooper T43 (Climax)
Simca-Gordini T15
Gordini T16
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1958.

1958 World Sportscar Championship

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

1958 World Sportscar Championship - S3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 GT
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S3.0 1958.

1958 500 Millas de Monza (Monzanapolis)

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Sclavi Inc
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sclavi and Amos Special

1957 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
12th5Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari D50
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1957.

1957 Formula 1, VI Grand Prix de Maroc

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM Type25

1957 World Sportscar Championship

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

1957 World Sportscar Championship - S5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 315 S
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S5.0 1957.

1957 Le Mans 24h - S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR

1956 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Vandervell Products Ltd, Automobiles Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vanwall
Bugatti T251
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1956.

1956 Sveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 290MM

1955 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th11.33Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625
Click to show race results for Formula 1 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

1955 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 857 Monza

1955 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 121LM

1954 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th17Ecurie Rosier, Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625
Ferrari 553
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1954.

1954 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 II Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 750 Monza

1954 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 750 Monza

1954 Le Mans 24h - S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375 Plus

1953 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
11th4Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1953.

1953 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1953 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16

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
Gordini T16

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

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16

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

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16

1953 World Sportscar Championship - S3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Amedee Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T24S

1953 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16SGordini L6 2.5

1952 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
16th2Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15 (Gordini 2.0 L6)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1952.

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio de Uruguay

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot T26C

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Écurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot T26C

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

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago

1951 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1951.

1951 Formula 2, IV Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15

1951 Formula 1, III BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15

1951 Formula 1 V Grand Prix de Paris

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15

1951 Formula 1, V Gran Premio di Bari, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15

1951 Formula 1 XII Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10?00
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca 1500 comp.

1950 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1950.

1950 Formula 2, IV Grand Prix de Marseille, France

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Gordini
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
4th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini T15

1950 Formula 1 XI Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca

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

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini

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 Compresseur

1949 Formula 1 X Pau Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini T15

1949 Formula 1 IV Grand Prix du Roussillon, France

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Scuderia Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini 15

1949 Formula Libre, III Grand Prix de Marseille France

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Ecurie Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15

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

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15

1949 Madrid Grand Prix - 30 October

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini 17GCS T15S 2T11

1947 Coupe Robert Benoist

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini 2GC T11

1945 Coupe Des Prisonniers

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T35C/51

1939 Grand Prix de Pau

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

1938 Grand Prix de Pau

PositionPointsTeam
5th0M Trintignant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T35C/51
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