Jorge de Bagration

de Bagration
Nationality Spanish
Date of Birth 22 February, 1944
Car Surtees TS16
Races Entered 1
DNQ/DNPQ N/A
Best Result DNA, Spain, 1974

Head of the Georgian Royal Family, Jorge was a versatile and talented sports car, touring car, F2, hillclimb and rally driver whose closest effort in starting an F1 race was his name on the initial entry-list for the 1974 Spanish Grand Prix, before history conspired to forget his entry...

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Career Summary
Before F1
1959-62 • Competed in motorcycle racing.
1963 • Competed in hillclimbs and rallies in a Fiat 1600 S.
1964 • Competed in hillclimbs and rallies in a Fiat Abarth 850.
1965 • Competed in hillclimbs, 1 win in a Mini Cooper.
• Competed in rallies, 2 wins in a Mini Cooper.
• Competed in the Rallye Bayonne-Côte Basque in a semi-works Renault Alpine A110.
1966 • Competed in hillclimbs and rallies in a Mini Cooper and a works Renault 8.
1967 • Spanish Rally Championship, 2nd overall in a semi-works Lancia Fulvia HF.
• Competed in hillclimbs and circuit racing.
• Trofeo Inauguración Circuito del Jarama, 2nd place in a works Renault Alpine M67.
• Competed in the Madrid F3 GP.
1968 • Competed in rallies and circuit races in a Lancia Fulvia HF.
• Competed in F3 in a Brabham BT21.
• ETCC, 1 start in Division 3 in a BMW 2002.
• Formula 2, 2 championship and 2 non-championship starts, =17th overall, 2 points in an Escuderia Nacional CS Lola T100 FVA.
1969 • Spanish Touring and Specials Championship, 1st overall in a BMW 2002 and Porsche 911.
• ETCC, 6 starts, 5th overall in Division 3, 20 points in a BMW 2002 TI and Porsche 911 with various drivers.
• Barcelona 12hrs, 7th place in an Escuderia Nacional CS Porsche 908 with Soler-Roig.
1970 • Spanish Hillclimb and Circuits Championship, 1st overall in a Porsche 908.
• Competed in the European Hillclimb Championship, 1 win in a Porsche 908.
• Jarama 6hrs, 2nd place in a Porsche 908 with Wisell.
• ETCC, 1 start in an Alfa Romeo 2000 GTAm.
• 200 miles of Buenos Aires, 6th place in a Porsche 908 with Reutemann.
• Torneio do Brasil, 2nd overall, 1 win in a Porsche 908.
1971 • Spanish Touring and Specials Championship, 3rd overall in an Alfa Romeo GTAm.
• Spanish Prototypes and Sportscars Championship, 2nd overall in a Porsche 908/1.
• Spanish Hillclimb Championship, 1st overall in a Porsche 908/1.
• Barcelona 1000kms, 4th place in an Escuderia Nacional CS Porsche 908 with Pla.
• ETCC, 2 entries in a Ford Capri RS 2600.
1972 • International Championship for Makes, 3 starts in an Escuderia Montjuich Porsche 908/03 and an Ecurie Bonnier Lola T280 Ford with various drivers.
• European 2-litre Sportscar Championship, 8 starts in an Ecurie Bonnier Lola T290 Ford and a works and Escuderia Nacional CS Abarth Osella SE-021.
• Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft, 2 starts in an Ecurie Bonnier Lola T290 Ford with various drivers.
• ETCC, 1 start in a Jolly Club Alfa Romeo 2000 GTAm with Barrios.
1973 • International Championship for Makes, 3 starts in a Racing Enterprises and Escuderia Montjuich Chevron B23 Ford with Juncadella.
• European 2-litre Sportscar Championship, 4 starts in a Hire Racing International Chevron B23 Ford.
• Competed in the Spanish Circuits Championship in a Ford Capri RS.
• Alcañiz City Cup, 1st place in a Ford Capri 3000.
• Vila Real touring car event in a Ford Capri RS 2600.
• Vila Real sportscar event, 3rd place in a Chevron B23 Ford.
1974 • European 2-litre Sportscar Championship, 6 starts in an Escuderia Montjuich Abarth Osella PA2 and a Hire International Chevron B23 Ford.
• ETCC, 1 start in a Ford Capri RS 2600 with de Villota.
Formula One
1968 • Escuderia Nacional CS Lola T100, entry for the Spanish GP refused.
1974 • Surtees TS16 Cosworth V8, 1 entry at the Spanish GP, 1 DNA.
After F1
1976 • Spanish Rally Championship, at least 3 wins in a Lancia Stratos HF with Barbeito.
1977 • Spanish Rally Championship in a Lancia Stratos HF with Barbeito.
1978 • Spanish Rally Championship, 2nd overall in a Lancia Stratos HF with Llopis.
1979 • Spanish Rally Championship, 1st overall, at least 1 win in a Lancia Stratos HF with Llopis.
1980 • Spanish Rally Championship, 2nd overall, at least 1 win in a Lancia Stratos HF with Llopis.
1981 • Spanish Rally Championship, 1st overall in a Lancia Stratos HF with Sabater.
1982 • Spanish Circuits Championship, 1st overall in a Lancia Stratos HF.
• Retired from motor racing.

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