18 October 1937 |
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Races||1 (0 starts)|
|First race||1962 German Grand Prix|
|Last race||1962 German Grand Prix|
Günther Seiffert (born 18 October 1937) is a former racing driver from Germany. He made one attempt at a World Championship Formula One event, entering the 1962 German Grand Prix with a Lotus run by Wolfgang Seidel's team. The car was shared with Seidel himself, but they failed to qualify it.
Seiffert also participated in several non-Championship Formula One races during 1962–63, mostly for Seidel's team. He generally qualified at the back of the grid, and when he finished races, it was usually also at the back of the field. He drew attention to himself at the 1962 Lavant Cup when he knocked John Surtees out of the race, but his best showing was in his last Formula One event, where he finished seventh, albeit 12 laps down, at the 1963 Austrian Grand Prix.
Complete Formula One World Championship results
|1962||Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel||Lotus 24||BRM V8||NED
|1963||Rhine-Ruhr Racing Team||Lotus 24||BRM V8||MON
|1962||Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel||Lotus 18||Climax Straight-4||CAP||BRX||LOM||LAV
|1963||Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel||Lotus 24||BRM V8||LOM||GLV
|Rhine-Ruhr Racing Team||ROM
- "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
- "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.
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