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Driver

Nélson Piquet

 
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Details
Full NameNélson Piquet Souto Maior
Date of BirthSunday 17 August 1952
Born
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
F1 Career
Active Years1978 - 1991
Races Contested
207  
Wins23
2nd Places20
3rd Places17
4th Places18
5th Places15
6th Places7
Average ClassificationMedian: 4, Mean: 4.14, Standard deviation: 0.26
Retirements80
Disqualifications2
Failures to start1
Failures to qualify2
Pole Positions24
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 6, Mean: 6.98, Standard deviation: 0.40
Fastest Laps23
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 6, Mean: 6.86, Standard deviation: 0.38
Races Led58
Laps Led1600
Race Distance Led7610 km
Debut1978 German GP
Maiden Win1980 US West GP
Last Race1991 Australian GP
Drivers' Championships
1978 - Not Classified
1979 - 16th   
(3 points)
1980 - 2nd   
(54 points)
1981 - 1st   
(50 points)
1982 - 11th   
(20 points)
1983 - 1st   
(59 points)
1984 - 5th   
(29 points)
  
1985 - 8th   
(21 points)
1986 - 3rd   
(69 points)
1987 - 1st   
(73 points)
1988 - 6th   
(22 points)
1989 - 8th   
(12 points)
1990 - 3rd   
(43 points)
1991 - 6th   
(26.5 points)
Total Points Scored481.5
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At RetirementNone
Records Ever BrokenNone

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Niki Lauda
15
1978 - 1979
John Watson
1
1978
Ricardo Zunino
9
1979 - 1980
Hector Rebaque
22
1980 - 1981
Riccardo Patrese
31
1982 - 1983, 1987
Teo Fabi
12
1984
Corrado Fabi
3
1984
Manfred Winkelhock
1
1984
François Hesnault
4
1985
Marc Surer
12
1985
Nigel Mansell
31
1986 - 1987
Satoru Nakajima
32
1988 - 1989
Alessandro Nannini
14
1990
Roberto Moreno
13
1990 - 1991
Michael Schumacher
5
1991
Team RacesYears
Ensign
1
1978
BS Fabrications
3
1978
Brabham
107
1978 - 1985
Williams
32
1986 - 1987
Lotus
32
1988 - 1989
Benetton
32
1990 - 1991
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Ensign
1
1978
McLaren
3
1978
Brabham
107
1978 - 1985
Williams
32
1986 - 1987
Lotus
32
1988 - 1989
Benetton
32
1990 - 1991
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
68
1978 - 1982, 1990 - 1991
Alfa Romeo
14
1978 - 1979
BMW
61
1981 - 1985
Honda
48
1986 - 1988
Judd
16
1989
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
137
1978 - 1982, 1986 - 1990
Michelin
38
1981, 1983 - 1984
Pirelli
32
1985, 1991
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Fina
1
1978
Agip
15
1979
Elf
60
1980 - 1981, 1988 - 1989
Valvoline
15
1982
Castrol
47
1983 - 1985
Mobil
64
1986 - 1987, 1990 - 1991
EntrantRacesYears
Team Tissot Ensign
1
1978
BS Fabrications
3
1978
Parmalat Racing Team
60
1978 - 1982
Fila Sport
15
1983
MRD International
16
1984
Motor Racing Developments Ltd
16
1985
Canon Williams Honda Team
32
1986 - 1987
Camel Team Lotus Honda
16
1988
Camel Team Lotus
16
1989
Benetton Formula Ltd
16
1990
Camel Benetton Ford
16
1991
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Dave Baldwin
1
1978
John Baldwin
1
1978
Gordon Coppuck
3
1978
Gordon Murray
107
1978 - 1985
David North
105
1979 - 1985
Patrick Head
32
1986 - 1987
Sergio Rinland
32
1986 - 1987
Frank Dernie
48
1986 - 1987, 1989
Gerard Ducarouge
16
1988
Martin Ogilvie
16
1988
Mike Coughlan
30
1989, 1991
Rory Byrne
18
1990 - 1991
John Barnard
30
1990 - 1991
Gordon Kimball
14
1991
Car ModelRacesYears
Ensign N177
1
1978
McLaren M23
3
1978
Brabham BT46
2
1978 - 1979
Brabham BT48
12
1979
Brabham BT49
16
1979 - 1980
Brabham BT49C
14
1981
Brabham BT50
14
1981 - 1982
Brabham BT49D
2
1982
Brabham BT52
8
1983
Brabham BT52B
7
1983
Brabham BT53
16
1984
Brabham BT54
16
1985
Williams FW11
16
1986
Williams FW11B
16
1987
Lotus 100T
16
1988
Lotus 101
16
1989
Benetton B189B
2
1990
Benetton B190
14
1990
Benetton B190B
2
1991
Benetton B191
14
1991
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 22
1
1978
Car 29
3
1978
Car 66
1
1978
Car 6
47
1979, 1986 - 1987
Car 5
44
1980 - 1981, 1983
Car 1
47
1982, 1984, 1988
Car 7
16
1985
Car 11
16
1989
Car 20
32
1990 - 1991
Team SponsorRacesYears
Tissot
1
1978
BS Fabrications
3
1978
Alfa Romeo
16
1978 - 1979
Goodyear
92
1978 - 1982, 1987, 1990
Parmalat
91
1978 - 1984
Michelin
30
1981, 1983
Pemex
15
1981
Santal
61
1981 - 1984
Valvoline
30
1981 - 1982
BMW
46
1982 - 1983, 1985
Castrol
31
1983 - 1984
FILA
15
1983
Olivetti
32
1984 - 1985
Ferodo
16
1985
Pernod
16
1985
Pirelli
32
1985, 1991
Calma
32
1986 - 1987
Canon
32
1986 - 1987
Denim
16
1986
Honda
32
1986 - 1987
ICI
32
1986 - 1987
Mobil
64
1986 - 1987, 1990 - 1991
Barclay
16
1987
Fiberite
16
1987
Camel
48
1988 - 1989, 1991
Courtaulds
16
1988
Elf
32
1988 - 1989
Epson
32
1988 - 1989
PIAA
32
1988 - 1989
Autopolis
32
1990 - 1991
Benetton
16
1990
Europlean
16
1990
Ford
32
1990 - 1991
Reporter
32
1990 - 1991
Riello
16
1990
Sanyo
32
1990 - 1991
Tecnocast
16
1990
Diavia
16
1991
IFIP
16
1991
IMIT
16
1991
LPR
16
1991
O.Z. Racing
16
1991

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