He was born in Paris, France, but raced under the Moroccan flag, the only driver to do so in F1 history.
He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, the 1958 Moroccan Grand Prix, driving a privately run Formula 2 Cooper.
He finished 14th, five laps behind the winner, scoring no championship points. He was classified third in the F2 class.
La Caze passed away in July 2015. He was the oldest living Formula 1 driver since the death of Paul Pietsch in May 2012.