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Peter Hirt (born 30 March 1910 and died 28 June 1992) was a Swiss businessman who participated in some Formula One races between 1951 and 1953. He primarily raced with Écurie Espadon, a team for Swiss amateur gentleman racers lead by Rudi Fischer. He made his debut at the 1951 Swiss Grand Prix in a Veritas he entered himself, although he retired with a mechanical failure on the first lap.


Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1951 Switzerland Peter Hirt Veritas 0 NC
1952 Switzerland Ecurie Espadon Ferrari 0 NC
1953 Switzerland Ecurie Espadon Ferrari 0 NC

Career Statistics[]

Entries 5
Starts 5
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest Laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 109
Distance Raced 714 km (444 mi)

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One Results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts Pos
1951 Flag of Switzerland.svg 48-star U S flag.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 Spain 1945 1977.svg 0 NC
Ret
1952 Flag of Switzerland.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
7th 11th
[1]
Ret
1953 Flag of Argentina.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
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

Notes[]

  1. Shared drive with Rudi Fischer
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