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Helmet of Robert Benoist

Flag of France Robert Benoist

nationality French born March 20, 1895 hometown Auffargis died September 12, 1944 place of death Buchenwald, Germany

Racing highlights

19371stLe Mans 24 Hours
19291st24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
19271stItalian Grand Prix
19271stBritish Grand Prix
19263rdBritish Grand Prix
19251stFrench Grand Prix
19243rdFrench Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered11
Wins5
Podiums7
Pole positions0
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage45.5%
Podium percentage63.6%

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.

1937Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1935Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1929Racing2 races1 win1 podium? pole position0 fastest race laps
1928Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1927Racing2 races2 wins2 podiums? pole position1 fastest race lap
1926Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1925Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1924Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Robert Benoist

1937 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Roger Labric
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T57GBugatti 3.3

1935 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th32Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1935 X° Gran Premio de España

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1929 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Grand Garage Saint-Didier Paris
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Six 75Chrysler 4.1Dunlop

1929 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

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

1928 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Itala SA Fabbrica Automobili
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Itala Tipo 65 SItala 2.0Dunlop

1927 Italian Grand Prix

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

1927 British Grand Prix

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

1926 British Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Delage
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Delage 155BDelage

1925 French Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Delage 2LCV

1924 French Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Delage 2LCV
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