Maria Teresa de Filippis (born 11 November 1926 in Naples, Campania, Italy; died 8 January 2016 in Scanzorosciate, BG, Lombardy, Italy) was a female Italian racing driver, who became the first woman to race in Formula One in 1958.

She made her first entry at the 1958 Monaco Grand Prix, but did not qualify and made her first start at the Belgian Grand Prix, where she finished 10th.

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1958 Maria Teresa de Filippis Maserati 0 NC Report
Scuderia Centro Sud
1959 Dr Ing F Porsche KG Porsche 0 NC Report

Career StatisticsEdit

Entries 5
Starts 3
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 85
Distance Raced 682 km (424 mi)
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km (0 mi)
Doubles 0
Hat-Tricks 0

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts Pos
1958 Flag of Argentina Flag of Monaco Flag of the Netherlands 48-star U S flag Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Portugal Flag of Italy Flag of Morocco 0 NC
DNQ 10th Ret Ret
1959 Flag of Monaco 48-star U S flag Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Portugal Flag of Italy US flag 49 stars 0 NC

Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
ItalicsScored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

External linksEdit

Sporting Positions
1st female driver in Formula One
Preceded by
Maria Teresa de Filippis (1958–1959) Succeded by
Italy Lella Lombardi
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