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Helmet of Paul Frére

Flag of Belgium Paul Frére

nationality Belgian born January 30, 1917 hometown Le Havre, France died February 23, 2008 place of death St. Paul-de-Vence, France

Racing highlights

19601st28th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0
19592nd27th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0
19581st26th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 1.5
19552nd24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance
19551st23rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0
19531st21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 1.5
19521stFormula 2, XXII Grand Prix des Frontières, Chimay

Racing career summary

Races entered29
Wins5
Podiums8
Pole positions0
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage17.2%
Podium percentage27.6%

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.

1960Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1958Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1957Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing3 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap

Career details – the racing career of Paul Frére

1960 Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
8th5Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Climax

1960 28th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari SpA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR59/60Ferrari 3.0

1960 Formula 2, X Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Climax

1959 27th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0David Brown Racing Dept.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR1/300Aston Martin 3.0

1958 26th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 1.5

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Porsche KG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 718 RSK Porsche 1.5

1957 25th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-TypeJaguar 3.4

1956 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
7th6Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia-Ferrari D50Lancia 2.5Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1956.

1956 IV Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500 Mondial

1956 24th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-TypeJaguar 3.4

1955 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
13th3Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 555Ferrari 2.5Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1955.

1955 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Aston Martin Cars Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB 3 S

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

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3SLagonda 2.9

1954 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16Gordini 2.5Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1954.

1954 II Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T24S 3.0

1954 22nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Lagonda
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3SLagonda 2.9

1953 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM 53Alta 2.0Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1953.

1953 21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 1.5

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Porsche KG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 550 CoupéPorsche 1.5

1953 World Sports Car Championship Mille Miglia

PositionPointsTeam
58th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler SaratogaChrysler 5.3

1953 World Sports Car Championship 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 356 1100Porsche 1.1

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
16th2Ecurie Belge, HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15Gordini 1.5Englebert
HWM 52Alta 2.0Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1952.

1952 Formula 2 III Netherland Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini 15

1952 Formula 2, XXII Grand Prix des Frontières, Chimay

PositionPointsTeam
1st0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta
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