Christian Kautz (born 23 November 1913 – died on 4 July 1948) was an auto racing driver from Switzerland.
Son of a Swiss multi-millionaire, his career started with Mercedes-Benz as a junior driver in 1936, then as an Auto Union junior driver in 1938, starting in three Grands Prix. Kautz was a testpilot for Lockheed in the United States during the Second World War. He died at only 34 years of age in a fatal accident in a Maserati at the 1948 Swiss Grand Prix in Bremgarten.
Complete European Championship results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1937||Daimler-Benz AG||Mercedes W125||Mercedes 5.7 L8s||BEL|
|1938||Auto Union AG||Auto Union D||Auto Union 3.0 V12s||FRA|
|1939||Christian Kautz||Alfa Romeo Tipo 308||Alfa Romeo 3.0 L8s||BEL||FRA|
- ^1 – Not listed in the Championship.
Post WWII Grandes Épreuves results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1947||Christian Kautz||Maserati 4CL||Maserati 4CL 1.5 L4s||SUI||BEL|
|1948||Enrico Platé||Maserati 4CL||Maserati 4CL 1.5 L4s||MON||SUI|
- Christian Kautz career summary at DriverDB.com