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14 September 1918|
Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Brussels, Belgium
|Died||23 August 1967
|Formula One World Championship career|
|First entry||1953 Belgian Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1954 Belgian Grand Prix|
Georges Berger (14 September 1918 in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, near Brussels – 23 August 1967 at the Nürburgring) was a racing driver who raced a Gordini in his two World Championship Formula One Grands Prix.
He initially competed during the 1950s in a Formula 2 BMW-engined Jicey with which he finished third in the Grand Prix des Frontieres at Chimay. In 1953 he raced for the Simca-Gordini team and finished fifth at the same track. He entered the same car (a 1.5 litre 4 cylinder Gordini type 15) in the Belgian Grand Prix but retired after only three laps with engine failure. The following year he raced a Gordini with nothing more than a fourth position at Rouen, but also again entered the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa in a Gordini Type 15-4, but again retired due to an engine valve problem. After this he faded from single seater racing.
Complete Formula One results
|1953||Georges Berger||Gordini Type 15||Gordini Straight-4||ARG||500||NED||BEL
|1954||Georges Berger||Gordini Type 16||Gordini Straight-6||ARG||500||BEL||FRA
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