Eugène Chaboud

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Eugène Chaboud
Born(1907-04-12)12 April 1907
Died28 December 1983(1983-12-28) (aged 76)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityFrance French
Active years1950 – 1951
TeamsTalbot-Lago
Entries3
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points1
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1950 Belgian Grand Prix
Last entry1951 French Grand Prix

Marius Eugène Chaboud (12 April 1907 in Lyon – 28 December 1983 in Montfermeil, Seine-Saint-Denis) was a racing driver from France. He participated in three Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, scoring one championship point. He also participated in numerous non-Championship Formula One races.

He completed his first car race in 1936 at age of 29 in a Delahaye sports car and partnered his mentor Jean Trémoulet in the 1937 24 Hours of Le Mans race, where they failed to finish. The following year however the partnership won the race in a Delahaye. In 1939 he won the Paris-Nice road race for Ecurie France and after the Second World War he won the 1946 Belgian Grand Prix at Bois de la Cambre in a Delage.

Talbot Lago T26 GS

After Formula 1 was introduced in 1950, Chaboud drove a Talbot Lago T26 in several Formula 1 events, including three Grand Prix World Championship races, during 1950 and 1951, scoring only 1 championship point for a fifth place in the French Grand Prix.

He retired from the sport after crashing his Talbot-Lago T26 at Le Mans during the 1952 event, when he became trapped under his car.

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1950 Ecurie Lutetia Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot
Straight-6
GBR MON 500 SUI BEL
Ret
20th 1
Philippe Étancelin Talbot-Lago T26C-DA FRA
5 *
ITA
1951 Eugène Chaboud Talbot-Lago T26C-GS Talbot
Straight-6
SUI 500 BEL FRA
8
GBR GER ITA ESP NC 0
* Indicates shared drive with Philippe Étancelin. Chaboud had entered his Ecurie Lutetia Talbot-Lago but did not race this car.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jean-Pierre Wimille
Robert Benoist
Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1938 with:
Jean Trémoulet
Succeeded by
Jean-Pierre Wimille
Pierre Veyron