Энциклопедия Формулы 1:
1950-2017

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Гонщики

Курсивом отмечены гонщики,
выступавшие только
в Indy 500 (1950-1960)

Франция
Франция

Андре Симон

Simon, Andr?

Андре Симон / Simon, Andr?

Родился:

05.01.1920

Париж

Умер:

11.07.2012

Эвиан

Сезонов в Ф1:

5

Лет в Ф1:

7

Гран При:

12

Старты:

11*

*не стартовал:

2

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Лучший финиш:

6

Лучший старт:

4

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Круги:

402

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2872.01

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Ф1: 1951-1957

Андре Симон / Simon, Andr? - 1951-1957

24 часа Ле-Мана: 1949-1965

Targa Florio: 1962

Год

Команда

Шасси

1951Equipe GordiniSimca Gordini Type 15
1952Scuderia FerrariFerrari 500
Ferrari 500
1955Ecurie RosierMaserati 250F
Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 250F
Daimler Benz AGMercedes-Benz W196
Mercedes-Benz W196
1956Equipe GordiniGordini Type 16
Gordini Type 16
Andr? SimonMaserati 250F
1957Ottorino VolonterioMaserati 250F
Scuderia Centro SudMaserati 250F

Now a somewhat forgotten figure, Simon was a key member of the Simca-Gordini team in 1950, taking a string of second-place finishes (German GP, Aix-les-Bains, Angoul?me, Reims, Geneva and P?rigueux) that year. He continued to race the light-blue cars in both Grands Prix and Formula 2 the following season, winning at Les Sables d'Olonne. For 1952 Simon joined Ferrari but raced in only a few events, although he did share the winning T500 with Ascari at Comminges, and took second place in the Paris GP and the Autodrome GP at Monza, and fourth in the Monaco sports car race.

From 1953 on, Andr? raced intermittently as an independent in both Grands Prix and sports car events, taking a third for Gordini in the 1954 International Trophy. In 1955 he replaced the injured Herrmann in the Mercedes at short notice at Monaco and also raced the German team's sports cars, taking third in the Tourist Trophy. Driving a Maserati 250F, Simon won the Albi GP in 1955, but it was by then a much less important event than in previous years. He raced in a few more Grands Prix without success, his last decent placing being second in the rain-soaked 1956 Caen GP in a Gordini.

Turning to sports car and GT racing, Simon was third in the Paris 1000 Km at Montlh?ry in Schlesser's Ferrari, and third in the Auvergne Trophy and Coupe de la Marne Debouteville at Rouen in 1961, also in a Ferrari. In 1962 he won the Tour de France with co-driver Dupeyren - his last major win, though he continued racing through until 1965 when he finished 12th in the N?rburgring 1000 Km in a Ford France AC Cobra with his old friend Jo Schlesser.

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