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 José Carlos Pace

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José Carlos Pace

Birth
São Paulo, Município de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Death 19 Mar 1977 (aged 32)
São Paulo, Município de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Burial São Paulo, Município de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Memorial ID 5771 View Source
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Race Car Driver. He was Brazil's top Formula One race car driver who participated in 73 World Championship Grand Prix races. He began racing in Brazil in the late 1960s, traveled to Europe in 1970 and competed in the British Formula Three, winning the Forward Trust championship in a Lotus car. On March 4, 1972, he debuted in his first Formula One Grand Prix world circuit race season and took first place at the South African Grand Prix. In 1975, he won Brazilian Grand Prix and his last race was at the 1977 South African Grand Prix finishing sixth. Pace was killed in a light aircraft plane accident at age 32.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 27 Jun 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5771
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/5771/jos%C3%A9-carlos-pace : accessed ), memorial page for José Carlos Pace (6 Oct 1944–19 Mar 1977), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5771, citing Cemitério do Araçá, São Paulo, Município de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ; Maintained by Find A Grave .