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Helmet of Robert Manzon

Flag of France Robert Manzon

nationality French born April 12, 1917 hometown Marseille died January 19, 2015 place of death Marseille

Racing highlights

19561stFormula 1, IX Grand Prix di Napoli, Italy
19553rd39a Targa Florio
19542ndFormula 1, III Gran Prix de Bordeaux, France
19543rdTourist Trophy
19522ndFormula 2, X Grand Prix de Marseille, France
19523rdFormula Libre, Gran Premio de Uruguay
19473rdCoupe Robert Benoist

Racing career summary

Races entered89
Wins1
Podiums8
Pole positions4
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage1.1%
Podium percentage9%

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.

1956Racing11 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing15 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1952Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1950Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1949Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Robert Manzon

1956 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T32Gordini 2.5Englebert
Gordini T16Gordini 2.5Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1956.

1956 Formula 1, VI Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16

1956 IV Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T15S

1956 Sveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 290MM

1956 24th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T15SGordini 2.5

1956 Formula 1, IX Grand Prix di Napoli, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1956 Formula 1, IV Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 32

1955 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 1955.

1955 39a Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 860 Monza

1955 I Gran Premio Internacional de Venezuela

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T24S

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
0000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T24SGordini 3.0

1955 Formula 1 XVI Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1955 Formula 1, IV Gran Prix de Bordeaux, France

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1955 Formula 1, VII BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1955 Formula 1, XVII Grand Prix d'Albi, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1955 Formula 1, V Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1954 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
15th4Equipe Rosier, Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625Ferrari 2.5Dunlop
Ferrari 553Ferrari 2.5Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1954.

1954 II Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Scuderia Guastalla
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 Monza

1954 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D24

1954 22nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375 PlusFerrari 5.0

1954 Formula 1 XV Grand Prix de Pau, France

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

1954 Formula 1, III Gran Prix de Bordeaux, France

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1, VI BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1, VII Gran Premio di Bari, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1 & 2, XXIII Circuito di Pescara, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1, I Grosser Preis von Berlin

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1954 Formula 1, IV Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Robert Manzon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500

1954 Formula 1, XIII Gran Premio di Roma, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Rosier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1953 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16Gordini 2.0Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1953.

1953 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16

1953 I Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D23

1953 21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 8.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D20Lancia 2.7 s/c

1953 World Sports Car Championship Nürburgring 1000 Kilometres

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D24Lancia 3.3

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th9Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T16Gordini 2.0Englebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1952.

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T15SGordini 2.3

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Presidente Perón, Argentina

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

1952 Autos Especiales GP Maria Eva Duarte de Peron

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

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio de Uruguay

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

1952 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay

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

1952 Formula 2 XIII Grand Prix de Pau, France

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

1952 Formula 1 IV BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1952 Formula 2 VI Grand Prix de Paris

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1952 Formula 2 III Netherland Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1952 Formula 2, X Grand Prix de Marseille, France

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini 15

1952 Formula 2, III Gran Premio di Modena, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini 16

1951 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15Simca-Gordini 1.5 s/cEnglebert
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1951.

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe 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
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini 15

1951 19th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 1.5

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gordini T15SSimca 1.5

1951 Formula 1, III BRDC International Trophy

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

1951 Formula 1, XIII Circuit de l'Albigeois, France

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

1951 Formula 1, I Gran Prix de Bordeaux, France

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

1951 Formula 2, IX Grand Prix de Marseille, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini 15

1951 Formula 2, VI 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 15

1951 Formula 2, II Gran Premio di Modena, Italy

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

1950 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
13th3Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15Simca-Gordini 1.5 s/cEnglebert
Click to show race results for World Championship for Drivers 1950.

1950 Formula 2, IV Grand Prix de Marseille, France

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini T15

1950 Formula 1 XI Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini 15

1950 Formula 2, V Circuit International Automobile Des Remparts -Angoulême-France

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini T15

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

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini 15

1950 Formula 1, III Grand Prix des Nations Genève, Switzerland

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Equipe Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15

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 CompresseurSimca 1.5 s/c

1949 Formula 1 X Pau Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini T11

1949 Formula 1 IV Grand Prix du Roussillon, France

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

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

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

1949 Madrid Grand Prix - 30 October

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini 18GCS T15S 6T11

1948 Formula 2, IIº Coupe des Petites Cylindrees

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Equipe Simca-Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca-Gordini T15/T1430

1947 Coupe Robert Benoist

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cisitalia D46
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