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Driver

Jacques Laffite

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Full NameJacques-Henri Sabin Laffite
Date of BirthSunday 21 November 1943
Born
Paris
France
F1 Career
Active Years1974 - 1986
Races Contested
180  
Wins6
2nd Places10
3rd Places16
4th Places7
5th Places9
6th Places11
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 5.90, Standard deviation: 0.37
Retirements83
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify3
Pole Positions7
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 12, Mean: 11.73, Standard deviation: 0.44
Fastest Laps6
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 9, Mean: 9.97, Standard deviation: 0.47
Races Led14
Laps Led283
Race Distance Led1519 km
Debut1974 German GP
Maiden Win1977 Swedish GP
Last Race1986 British GP
Drivers' Championships
1974 - Not Classified
1975 - 13th   
(6 points)
1976 - 8th   
(20 points)
1977 - 10th   
(18 points)
1978 - 8th   
(19 points)
1979 - 4th   
(36 points)
1980 - 4th   
(34 points)
  
1981 - 4th   
(44 points)
1982 - 17th   
(5 points)
1983 - 11th   
(11 points)
1984 - 14th   
(5 points)
1985 - 9th   
(16 points)
1986 - 8th   
(14 points)
Total Points Scored228
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1983 French GP,
2. Most Consecutive 4th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1983 French GP,
3. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1983 French GP,
4. Most 5th Fastest Laps in a Season (3) – set at 1983 French GP,
5. Most 5th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1986 French GP,
6. Most 6th Fastest Laps (12) – set at 1986 Detroit GP,
7. Most 12th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1986 Belgian GP,
8. Most 13th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1985 Brazilian GP,
9. Most 18th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1985 Dutch GP,
10. Most 15th Place Qualifications (13) – set at 1985 Austrian GP,
11. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1983 French GP,
12. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1983 French GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 19th Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 Argentine GP,
2. Most 19th Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 South African GP,
3. Most 19th Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
4. Most 19th Fastest Laps (3) – set at 1975 Belgian GP,
5. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 French GP,
6. Most 19th Fastest Laps (3) – set at 1975 French GP,
7. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 German GP,
8. Most 19th Fastest Laps (3) – set at 1975 German GP,
9. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
10. Most 19th Fastest Laps (3) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
11. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 United States GP,
12. Most 19th Fastest Laps (3) – set at 1975 United States GP,
13. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 US West GP,
14. Most 19th Fastest Laps (3) – set at 1976 US West GP,
15. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
16. Most 19th Fastest Laps (3) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
17. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1977 US West GP,
18. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1978 US West GP,
19. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1978 US West GP,
20. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
21. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
22. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
23. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
24. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
25. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
26. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
27. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
28. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
29. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
30. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
31. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
32. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
33. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1980 French GP,
34. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1980 French GP,
35. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1980 French GP,
36. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1980 French GP,
37. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1980 French GP,
38. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1980 French GP,
39. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1980 French GP,
40. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1981 US West GP,
41. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1981 US West GP,
42. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1981 US West GP,
43. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1981 US West GP,
44. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1981 US West GP,
45. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1981 US West GP,
46. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1981 US West GP,
47. Most 8th Fastest Laps (7) – set at 1982 South African GP,
48. Most 10th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1982 Detroit GP,
49. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1983 French GP,
50. Most Consecutive 4th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1983 French GP,
51. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1983 French GP,
52. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1983 French GP,
53. Most 5th Fastest Laps in a Season (3) – set at 1983 French GP,
54. Most 5th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1983 French GP,
55. Most 6th Fastest Laps (7) – set at 1983 French GP,
56. Most 10th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1983 French GP,
57. Most 13th Fastest Laps (7) – set at 1983 French GP,
58. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1983 French GP,
59. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1983 French GP,
60. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1983 French GP,
61. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1983 French GP,
62. Most 13th Fastest Laps (8) – set at 1983 San Marino GP,
63. Most 6th Fastest Laps (8) – set at 1983 Monaco GP,
64. Most 6th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1983 Detroit GP,
65. Most 13th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1983 British GP,
66. Most 18th Fastest Laps (7) – set at 1984 Belgian GP,
67. Most 15th Place Qualifications (10) – set at 1984 San Marino GP,
68. Most 13th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1984 Italian GP,
69. Most 15th Place Qualifications (11) – set at 1984 Portuguese GP,
70. Most 13th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1985 Brazilian GP,
71. Most 15th Place Qualifications (12) – set at 1985 Brazilian GP,
72. Most 18th Fastest Laps (8) – set at 1985 Portuguese GP,
73. Most 5th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1985 British GP,
74. Most 15th Place Qualifications (13) – set at 1985 Austrian GP,
75. Most 18th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1985 Dutch GP,
76. Most 6th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1986 Spanish GP,
77. Most 12th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1986 Belgian GP,
78. Most 6th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1986 Canadian GP,
79. Most 6th Fastest Laps (12) – set at 1986 Detroit GP,
80. Most 5th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1986 French GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Arturo Merzario
10
1974 - 1975
Ian Scheckter
1
1975
François Migault
1
1975
Ian Ashley
1
1975
Jo Vonlanthen
1
1975
Renzo Zorzi
1
1975
Lella Lombardi
1
1975
Jean-Pierre Jarier
3
1977, 1981
Patrick Depailler
7
1979
Jacky Ickx
8
1979
Didier Pironi
14
1980
Jean-Pierre Jabouille
6
1981
Patrick Tambay
8
1981
Eddie Cheever
15
1982
Keke Rosberg
31
1983 - 1984
Jonathan Palmer
1
1983
Andrea de Cesaris
11
1985
Philippe Streiff
4
1985
René Arnoux
9
1986
Team RacesYears
Williams
48
1974 - 1975, 1983 - 1984
Ligier
132
1976 - 1982, 1985 - 1986
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Iso Marlboro
5
1974
Williams
43
1975, 1983 - 1984
Ligier
132
1976 - 1982, 1985 - 1986
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
60
1974 - 1975, 1979 - 1980, 1983
Matra
79
1976 - 1978, 1981 - 1982
Honda
17
1983 - 1984
Renault
24
1985 - 1986
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
5
1974
Goodyear
121
1975 - 1980, 1983 - 1984
Michelin
30
1981 - 1982
Pirelli
24
1985 - 1986
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Fina
17
1974 - 1975
Shell
33
1976 - 1977
Elf
53
1979 - 1981, 1986
Mobil
31
1983 - 1984
Antar
15
1985
EntrantRacesYears
Frank Williams Racing Cars
17
1974 - 1975
Ligier Gitanes
64
1976 - 1979
Equipe Ligier Gitanes
25
1980, 1985
Equipe Talbot Gitanes
30
1981 - 1982
TAG Williams Team
15
1983
Williams Grand Prix Engineering
16
1984
Equipe Ligier
13
1985 - 1986
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
John Clarke
9
1974 - 1975
Ray Stokoe
8
1975
Gerard Ducarouge
99
1976 - 1982
Michel Beaujon
123
1976 - 1982, 1985
Robert Choulet
78
1976 - 1980
Jean-Pierre Jabouille
9
1982
Patrick Head
31
1983 - 1984
Neil Oatley
31
1983 - 1984
Frank Dernie
31
1983 - 1984
Claude Gallopin
24
1985 - 1986
Henri Durand
24
1985 - 1986
Michel Tetu
9
1986
Car ModelRacesYears
Iso Marlboro FW02
5
1974
Williams FW02
3
1975
Williams FW04
8
1975
Williams FW03
1
1975
Ligier JS5
16
1976
Ligier JS7
19
1977 - 1978
Ligier JS7/9
5
1978
Ligier JS9
9
1978
Ligier JS11
15
1979
Ligier JS11/15
14
1980
Ligier JS17
15
1981
Ligier JS17B
6
1982
Ligier JS19
9
1982
Williams FW08C
14
1983
Williams FW09
10
1983 - 1984
Williams FW09B
7
1984
Ligier JS25
15
1985
Ligier JS27
9
1986
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 21
17
1974 - 1975
Car 26
132
1976 - 1982, 1985 - 1986
Car 2
15
1983
Car 5
16
1984
Team SponsorRacesYears
Fina
17
1974 - 1975
Iso
5
1974
Marlboro
17
1974 - 1975
Personal
17
1974 - 1975
Ambrozium
12
1975
Champion
71
1975, 1979 - 1982
Gitanes
132
1976 - 1982, 1985 - 1986
Goodyear
62
1976 - 1977, 1979 - 1980
Shell
16
1976
Norev
17
1977
Loctite
31
1978 - 1979
Elf
29
1979 - 1980
FACOM
59
1979 - 1982
Ferodo
44
1979 - 1981
JET
44
1979 - 1981
Koni
45
1979, 1981 - 1982
Magneti Marelli
74
1979 - 1982, 1985
SKF
45
1979, 1981 - 1982
Matra
30
1981 - 1982
Nitrolac
15
1981
Talbot
30
1981 - 1982
Valeo
30
1981 - 1982
Michelin
15
1982
Albilad
15
1983
Denim
31
1983 - 1984
ICI
31
1983 - 1984
Saudia
31
1983 - 1984
TAG
31
1983 - 1984
Miti
16
1984
Mobil
16
1984
Antar
15
1985
Candy
15
1985
Loto
13
1985 - 1986
Pirelli
15
1985
Renault
15
1985
Mase
11
1985

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