Jean Lucas, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jean Lucas

racecar driver

Date of Birth: 25-Apr-1917

Place of Birth: Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France

Date of Death: 27-Sep-2003

Profession: engineer, racing automobile driver

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Jean Lucas

  • Jean Lucas (25 April 1917 – 27 September 2003) was a racing driver from France.
  • He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, on 11 September 1955.
  • Lucas was then manager of the Gordini team, and when regular driver Robert Manzon was unable to race, he stepped in to take his place.
  • His retired his car with engine failure and scored no championship points. Lucas' best results as a driver were in sports car racing at the wheel of a Ferrari, winning at Spa-Francorchamps and Montlhéry in 1949.
  • He retired in 1957 after a crash at the Moroccan Grand Prix.

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