Roberto Mieres

Roberto Mieres, British Grand Prix, Aintree, Liverpool, 1955. Copyright Ferret Fotographics, 2014. Used with Permission.

Roberto Mieres, British Grand Prix, Aintree, Liverpool, 1955. Copyright Ferret Fotographics, 2014. Used with Permission.

Born:

03 Dec 1924
Mar del Plata

Roberto Mieres, 2004. Copyright Patrice Vatan (Memoire des Stands) 2009. Used with permission.

Roberto Mieres, 2004. Copyright Patrice Vatan (Memoire des Stands) 2009. Used with permission.

Died:

26 Jan 2012
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Nationality:

Argentina

Grands Prix:

17 (1953-1955)

Passed away in 2012. Until the onset of poor health, he ranched on his farm in Uruguay, after a long yachting career which included the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. Quit F1 at the height of his career as he had recently been named as the South American distributor for Peugeot.

Biography last updated 29 Nov 2013