Wolfgang Seidel

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Wolfgang Seidel
Born (1926-07-04)4 July 1926
Died 1 March 1987(1987-03-01) (aged 60)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Germany German
Active years 1953, 1958, 19601962
Teams Scuderia Centro Sud, Rob Walker Racing Team, privateer Lotus etc
Races 12 (10 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1953 German Grand Prix
Last race 1962 German Grand Prix

Wolfgang Seidel (4 July 1926 in Dresden – 1 March 1987 in Munich) was a racing driver from Germany. He participated in 12 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 2 August 1953. He scored no championship points.

Seidel often entered cars under his own name, or under the Scuderia Colonia banner.

He died in 1987 of a heart attack.[1]

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WDC Points
1953 Wolfgang Seidel Veritas RS Veritas
Straight-6
ARG
500
NED
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
16
SUI
ITA
NC 0
1958 Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati Straight-6 ARG
MON
NED
500
BEL
Ret
FRA
GBR
POR
ITA
MOR
Ret
NC 0
RRC Walker Racing Team Cooper T43 (F2) Climax
Straight-4
GER
Ret
1960 Wolfgang Seidel Cooper T45 Climax
Straight-4
ARG
MON
500
NED
BEL
FRA
GBR
POR
ITA
9
USA
NC 0
1961 Scuderia Colonia Lotus 18 Climax
Straight-4
MON
NED
BEL
DNS
FRA
GBR
17
GER
Ret
ITA
Ret
USA
NC 0
1962 Ecurie Maarsbergen Emeryson 1006 Climax
Straight-4
NED
NC
MON
BEL
FRA
NC 0
Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel Lotus 24 BRM V8 GBR
Ret
GER
DNQ
ITA
USA
RSA

Non-Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1958 Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati Straight-6 GLV
SYR
Ret
AIN
INT
17
CAE
1961 Scuderia Colonia Lotus 18 Climax
Straight-4
LOM GLV PAU
Ret
BRX
VIE
2
AIN
WD
SYR
10
NAP LON
5
SIL
Ret
SOL
Ret
KAN
WD
DAN MOD
DNQ
FLG
Ret
OUL
10
LEW VAL RAN
NAT
RSA
1962 Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel Porsche 718 Porsche Flat-4 CAP
BRX
9
LOM
6
LAV
7
GLV
11
PAU
AIN
Ret
INT
NAP MAL
CLP RMS
Lotus 24 BRM V8 SOL
WD
KAN
MED
8
DAN
8
OUL
EX
MEX
Ret
RAN NAT

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship Drivers – Where are they now?". Retrieved 3 January 2013.