– September 27
) was a racing driver
. He participated in one Formula One
World Championship Grand Prix, on September 11
. 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.
Complete Formula One World Championship results
(F1 driver results legend 2