Theo Helfrich

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Theo Helfrich
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Theo Helfrich sitting in his MkVIII Cooper 500 Formula Three car, at the 6th Leipziger Stadtparkrennen, 16 May 1954
Born (1913-05-13)13 May 1913
Died 29 April 1978(1978-04-29) (aged 64)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Germany German
Active years 19521954
Teams Veritas, Klenk
Races 3
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1952 German Grand Prix
Last race 1954 German Grand Prix

Theodor "Theo" Helfrich (13 May 1913 in Frankfurt am Main – 29 April 1978 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein)[1] was a racing driver from Germany. He participated in three World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 3 August 1952, but scored no championship points. He was German Formula Two Champion in 1953,[1] took a number of wins in the German Formula Three Championship in a Cooper-Norton,[2] and finished in second place in the 1952 24 Hours of Le Mans race.[2]

Complete World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 WDC Points
1952 Theo Helfrich Veritas RS BMW SUI
500
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
Ret
NED
ITA
NC 0
1953 Theo Helfrich Veritas RS Veritas ARG
500
NED
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
12
SUI
ITA
NC 0
1954 Hans Klenk Klenk Meteor BMW ARG
500
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
Ret
SUI
ITA
ESP
NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Theo Helfrich". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Theo Helfrich". The 500 Owners Association. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 

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