Wolfgang Seidel bigraphy, stories - German racing driver

Wolfgang Seidel : biography

4 July 1926 - 1 March 1987

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.

Complete Formula One World Championship results

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WDC Points
1953 Wolfgang Seidel Veritas RS VeritasStraight-6 ARG 500 NED BEL FRA GBR GER16 SUI ITA NC 0
1958 Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati Straight-6 ARG MON NED 500 BELRet FRA GBR POR ITA MORRet NC 0
RRC Walker Racing Team Cooper T43 (F2) ClimaxStraight-4 GERRet
1960 Wolfgang Seidel Cooper T45 ClimaxStraight-4 ARG MON 500 NED BEL FRA GBR POR ITA9 USA NC 0
1961 Scuderia Colonia Lotus 18 ClimaxStraight-4 MON NED BELDNS FRA GBR17 GERRet ITARet USA NC 0
1962 Ecurie Maarsbergen Emeryson 1006 ClimaxStraight-4 NEDNC MON BEL FRA NC 0
Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel Lotus 24 BRM V8 GBRRet GERDNQ ITA USA RSA

Non-Championship results

(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 SYRRet AIN INT17 CAE
1961 Scuderia Colonia Lotus 18 ClimaxStraight-4 LOM GLV PAURet BRX VIE2 AINWD SYR10 NAP LON5 SILRet SOLRet KANWD DAN MODDNQ FLGRet OUL10 LEW VAL RAN NAT RSA
1962 Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel Porsche 718 Porsche Flat-4 CAP BRX9 LOM6 LAV7 GLV11 PAU AINRet INT NAP MAL CLP RMS
Lotus 24 BRM V8 SOLWD KAN MED8 DAN8 OULEX MEXRet RAN NAT
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