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Heinz Schiller (born 25 January 1930 and died 26 March 2007) was a Swiss racing driver who participated in the 1962 German Grand Prix. He also raced in six non-championship Grand Prix, finishing 3rd at the 1963 Pau Grand Prix.

Schiller began is racing careers in speedboats, winning a championship in Switzerland. He transitioned to sports cars in the mid-1950s. Eventually, he began racing single seater cars, first in hillclimb events and then moving to circuit racing.

He made his way in Formula One driving a Porsche 718 for Ecurie Nationale Suisse at two non-championship races in 1962. He joined the Ecurie Filipinetti team and continued racing non-championship events with them. He was set to make his championship debut at the 1962 Belgian Grand Prix with the Dutch Ecurie Maarsbergen team, but was withdrawn prior to qualifying.

He made is only championship appearance with Ecurie Filipinetti at the 1962 German Grand Prix driving a Lotus 24, but his race lasted only four laps due to an oil pressure issue.

The following year, still with Ecurie Filipinetti, he came in 3rd in the non-championship 1963 Pau Grand Prix from 10th on the grid. Despite his success, that was his only Formula One appearance that year, as he returned to sport car racing.


Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1962 Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche Did not participate
Switzerland Ecurie Filipinetti Lotus-BRM 0 NC

Career Statistics[]

Entries 2
Starts 1
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest Laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 4
Distance Raced 91 km (57 mi)

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One Results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts Pos
1962 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg 0 NC
WD Ret
Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap DNS Did not start
18th Classified finish (retired with >90% race distance) NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)
4thP Qualified for pole position [+] More Symbols

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