Georges Schafer

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28 Nov 1937
Leysin, Vaud


26 Sep 2020



F2 starts:

1 (1971-1975)

Much better known for his sportscar career, but had decent results in Formula 3. Later worked as a watch designer. Schafer was also a hillclimber in the 1960's. Schafer was a long-time resident of Geneva who amongst other things in his life was a hairdresser, a poet and also worked as a painter and decorator. A hard-trying, albeit laid-back character, he often was seen in a Chevron, but also raced in a Pygmee, Brabham and a Sauber sportscar. A big fan of Irish setter dogs, Georges died in 2020.

Biography last updated 18 Oct 2020