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Driver
See also: Entrant

Prince Bira

 
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Details
Full NamePrince Birabongse Bhanudej Bhanubandh
Date of BirthWednesday 15 July 1914
Date of DeathMonday 23 December 1985
Age of Death71 years, 5 months, 8 days
Born
Bangkok
Thailand
F1 Career
Active Years1950–1954
Races Contested19
Average ClassificationMedian: 7, Mean: 7.40 (Standard deviation: 2.58)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 13, Mean: 12.95 (Standard deviation: 4.84)
Fastest Laps0
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 18.5, Mean: 18.50 (Standard deviation: 6.50)
Races Led0
Debut1950 British GP
Last Race1954 Spanish GP
Championships
Drivers' Championship
1950 – 8th 
(5 points)
1951 – not classified
1952 – not classified
1953 – not classified
1954 – 17th 
(3 points)
Constructors' ChampionshipNot Classified
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 11th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
2. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
3. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
4. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
5. Most 15th Place Qualifications (4) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
6. Most 19th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
7. Most 23rd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
8. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
9. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
10. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
11. Most 23rd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Spanish GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most Retirements (1) – set at 1950 British GP,
2. Highest Retirement Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1950 British GP,
3. Most Retirements in a Season (1) – set at 1950 British GP,
4. Most Race Entries (1) – set at 1950 British GP,
5. Most 5th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 British GP,
6. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 British GP,
7. Most Race Entries (2) – set at 1950 Monaco GP,
8. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (2) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
9. Most 4th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
10. Most 5th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
11. Highest Drivers' Championship Points Score Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
12. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (2) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
13. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
14. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
15. Most 5th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
16. Most 8th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
17. Most 15th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
18. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
19. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
20. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Swiss GP,
21. Most 4th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1950 Italian GP,
22. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Italian GP,
23. Most 8th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 Italian GP,
24. Most 15th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1950 Italian GP,
25. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Italian GP,
26. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1950 Italian GP,
27. Most 15th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1951 Spanish GP,
28. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1951 Spanish GP,
29. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1951 Spanish GP,
30. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1951 Spanish GP,
31. Most 10th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1952 Belgian GP,
32. Most 10th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Belgian GP,
33. Most 15th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1952 Belgian GP,
34. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Belgian GP,
35. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1952 Belgian GP,
36. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Belgian GP,
37. Most 10th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
38. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
39. Most 15th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
40. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
41. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
42. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 ACF GP,
43. Most 15th Place Qualifications (3) – set at 1953 German GP,
44. Most 11th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
45. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (1,Prince Bira) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
46. Most 15th Place Qualifications (3) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
47. Most 19th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
48. Most 23rd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
49. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
50. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1,Prince Bira) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
51. Most 23rd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Italian GP,
52. Most 11th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
53. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (1,Prince Bira) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
54. Most 15th Place Qualifications (3) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
55. Most 19th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
56. Most 23rd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
57. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
58. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1,Prince Bira) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
59. Most 23rd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Belgian GP,
60. Most 11th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
61. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
62. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (1,Prince Bira) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
63. Most 15th Place Qualifications (4) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
64. Most 19th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
65. Most 23rd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
66. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season (2) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
67. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1,Prince Bira) – set at 1954 Spanish GP,
68. Most 23rd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Spanish GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
 Emmanuel de Graffenried
4
1950
 Jean Behra
3
1952
 Robert Manzon
4
1952
 Johnny Claes
1
1952
 Maurice Trintignant
2
1952
 Roy Salvadori
3
1953
 Ken McAlpine
2
1953
 Chico Landi
1
1953
 Juan Manuel Fangio
1
1954
 Onofre Marimón
1
1954
 Luigi Musso
1
1954
 Ron Flockhart
1
1954
Team RacesYears
Enrico Plate
4
1950
Bira
6
1951, 1954
Equipe Gordini
4
1952
Connaught Engineering
3
1953
Milano
1
1953
Maserati
1
1954
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Maserati
12
1950–1951, 1953–1954
Simca-Gordini
2
1952
Gordini
2
1952
Connaught
3
1953
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Maserati
11
1950, 1953–1954
OSCA
1
1951
Gordini
4
1952
Francis
3
1953
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Pirelli
6
1953–1954
EntrantRacesYears
Enrico Plate
4
1950
Prince Bira
6
1951, 1954
Equipe Gordini
4
1952
Connaught Engineering
3
1953
Scuderia Milano
1
1953
Officine Alfieri Maserati
1
1954
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Alberto Massimino
4
1950–1951, 1954
Amedée Gordini
4
1952
Rodney Clarke
3
1953
Mike Oliver
3
1953
Vittorio Bellentani
6
1954
Gioacchino Colombo
5
1954
Car ModelRacesYears
Maserati 4CLT-50
2
1950
Maserati 4CLT-48
3
1950–1951
Simca-Gordini T15
2
1952
Gordini T16
2
1952
Connaught A
3
1953
Maserati A6GCM-53
1
1953
Maserati A6GCM
1
1954
Maserati 250F
5
1954
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 21
1
1950
Car 50
1
1950
Car 30
2
1950
Car 18
2
1951, 1954
Car 10
2
1952–1953
Car 20
2
1952, 1954
Car 6
2
1952, 1954
Car 26
1
1952
Car 42
1
1953
Car 14
2
1953–1954
Car 44
1
1953
Car 8
1
1954
Car 46
1
1954

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