Bianchi, Lucien (B)
b 10/11/1934 (Milan) - d 30/3/1969 (Le Mans)
Born in Italy
1955 - Shared Lancia with Claes in Liege-Rome-Liege Rally, 3rd.
1957 - Class victory in Ferrari at Le Mans. Tour de France winner
1958 - Tour de France winner
1959 - F1: DNQ Monaco GP (Equipe Nationale Belge - Cooper-Climax F2). 3rd
in non-championship Pau GP.
1960 - 3 GP (1 Equipe Nationale Belge, 2 Fred Tuck Cars). 6th Belgium.
4th in non-championship S.African GP. Won Paris 1000km with
Gendebien in Ferrari
1961 - 4 GP attempts (2 Equipe N.Belge, 2 UDT Laystall). DNQ=1 (Monaco)
1962 - Won Sebring 12Hrs and Angola GP for sportscars. 2 F1 GP (Equipe
N.Belge), 9th Belgium, 16th Germany
1963 - Retired from F1 Belgian GP (Parnell). 2nd in F2 at Zandvoort
1964 - Tour de France winner
1965 - 12th Belgian F1 GP (Scuderia Centro Sud/BRM)
1967 - Bumped from grid in Indy 500. 4th Nurburgring 1000km (Porsche)
1968 - 7 F1 races (Cooper), 5 points. (3rd Monaco, 6th Belgium). Won
Le Mans 24Hrs, Watkins Glen 6 Hrs, and in a works Alfa, Circuit
of Mugello. When co-driver driving in London-Sydney marathon in a
Citroen (leading - 100miles to go), involved in accident with non-
competeing vehicle. Broke ankle, shock
1969 - Practicing Autodelta Alfa at Le Mans, lost control on Mulsanne
Straight. Hit telegraph pole, car disintegrated and caught fire.
Bianchi killed instantly