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Fritz Riess
Racecar driver

Fritz Riess

Fritz Riess
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Intro Racecar driver
Was Racecar driver Formula One driver
From Germany
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 11 July 1922, Nuremberg, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Death 15 May 1991, Samedan, Graubünden, Switzerland (aged 68 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Fritz Riess or Rieß (11 July 1922 in Nuremberg – 15 May 1991 in Samedan, Switzerland ) was a racing driver from Germany. He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, on 3 August 1952. He finished 7th, scoring no championship points as only the first five finishers scored points at that time.

Riess also won the 1952 24 Hours of Le Mans for Mercedes-Benz, sharing the drive with Hermann Lang.

Complete Formula One World Championship results


Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1952 Fritz Riess Veritas RS Veritas Straight-6 SUI 500 BEL FRA GBR GER
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Peter Walker
Peter Whitehead
Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1952 with:
Hermann Lang
Succeeded by
Tony Rolt
Duncan Hamilton
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