Yves Giraud-Cabantous

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Yves Giraud-Cabantous
Born(1904-10-08)8 October 1904
Saint-Gaudens, France
Died30 March 1973(1973-03-30) (aged 68)
Paris, France
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityFrance French
Active years19501953
TeamsTalbot-Lago, HWM
Entries13
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points5
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1950 British Grand Prix
Last entry1953 Italian Grand Prix

Marius Aristide Yves Giraud-Cabantous (8 October 1904 – 30 March 1973) was a racing driver from France. He drove in Formula One from 1950 to 1953, participating in 13 World Championship Grands Prix, plus numerous non-Championship Formula One races.[1]

Giraud-Cabantous was born in Saint-Gaudens, he drove a Talbot-Lago-Talbot in 10 Championship races in 1950 and 1951, and his final three events were in an HWM-Alta. He amassed a total of 5 Championship points, 3 at the 1950 British Grand Prix (also his highest finish, a 4th place) and 2 at the 1951 Belgian Grand Prix,[2] he died in Paris, aged 68.

Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(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 WDC Pts.
1950 Automobiles Talbot-Darracq Talbot-Lago T26C-DA Talbot L6 GBR
4
MON
DNA
500 SUI
Ret
BEL
Ret
FRA
8
ITA 14th 3
1951 Yves Giraud Cabantous Talbot-Lago T26C Talbot L6 SUI
Ret
500 BEL
5
FRA
7
GBR GER
Ret
ITA
8
ESP
Ret
18th 2
1952 HW Motors HWM 52 Alta L4 SUI 500 BEL FRA
10
GBR GER NED ITA NC 0
1953 HW Motors HWM 53 Alta L4 ARG 500 NED BEL FRA
14
GBR GER SUI ITA
15
NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Formula One Archives". Retrieved 2007-06-23.
  2. ^ "Yves Giraud Cabantous at The Crittenden Automotive Library". Retrieved 2008-02-28.

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