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Driver

Patrick Tambay

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Date of BirthSaturday 25 June 1949
Born
Paris
France
F1 Career
Active Years1977 - 1979, 1981 - 1986
Races Contested
123  
Wins2
2nd Places4
3rd Places5
4th Places6
5th Places8
6th Places7
Average ClassificationMedian: 6, Mean: 6.25, Standard deviation: 2.99
Retirements59
Disqualifications0
Failures to start1
Failures to qualify5
Pole Positions5
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 12, Mean: 11.73, Standard deviation: 6.37
Fastest Laps2
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 10, Mean: 10.27, Standard deviation: 5.91
Races Led9
Laps Led195
Race Distance Led962 km
Debut1977 French GP
Maiden Win1982 German GP
Last Race1986 Australian GP
Drivers' Championships
1977 - 18th   
(5 points)
1978 - 14th   
(8 points)
1979 - Not Classified
1981 - 18th   
(1 point)
1982 - 7th   
(25 points)
  
1983 - 4th   
(40 points)
1984 - 11th   
(11 points)
1985 - 12th   
(11 points)
1986 - 15th   
(2 points)
Total Points Scored103
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Austrian GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 13th Fastest Laps (6) – set at 1979 Austrian GP,
2. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Austrian GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Larry Perkins
1
1977
James Hunt
15
1978
Bruno Giacomelli
4
1978
John Watson
15
1979
Jacques Laffite
8
1981
Didier Pironi
4
1982
Mario Andretti
2
1982
René Arnoux
15
1983
Derek Warwick
31
1984 - 1985
Philippe Streiff
1
1984
François Hesnault
1
1985
Alan Jones
15
1986
Team RacesYears
Surtees
1
1977
Theodore
15
1977, 1981
McLaren
30
1978 - 1979
Ligier
8
1981
Ferrari
23
1982 - 1983
Renault
31
1984 - 1985
Team Haas (USA) Ltd
15
1986
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Surtees
1
1977
Ensign
8
1977
McLaren
30
1978 - 1979
Theodore
7
1981
Ligier
8
1981
Ferrari
23
1982 - 1983
Renault
31
1984 - 1985
Lola
15
1986
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
58
1977 - 1979, 1981, 1986
Matra
8
1981
Ferrari
23
1982 - 1983
Renault
31
1984 - 1985
Hart
3
1986
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
92
1977 - 1979, 1982 - 1983, 1985 - 1986
Michelin
31
1981, 1984
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Castrol
16
1977, 1979
Havoline
3
1978
Texaco
12
1978
Valvoline
7
1981
Elf
39
1981, 1984 - 1985
Agip
23
1982 - 1983
BP
15
1986
EntrantRacesYears
Team Surtees
1
1977
Theodore Racing Hong Kong
8
1977
Marlboro Team McLaren
29
1978 - 1979
Lowenbrau Team McLaren
1
1979
Theodore Racing Team
7
1981
Equipe Talbot Gitanes
8
1981
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
23
1982 - 1983
Equipe Renault Elf
31
1984 - 1985
Team Haas (USA) Ltd
15
1986
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
John Surtees
1
1977
Ken Sears
1
1977
Dave Baldwin
8
1977
John Baldwin
23
1977, 1986
Gordon Coppuck
30
1978 - 1979
Tony Southgate
7
1981
Gerard Ducarouge
8
1981
Michel Beaujon
8
1981
Harvey Postlethwaite
23
1982 - 1983
Mauro Forghieri
23
1982 - 1983
Bernard Dudot
31
1984 - 1985
Michel Tetu
16
1984
Jean-Claude Migeot
31
1984 - 1985
Jean-Marc d'Adda
15
1985
Neil Oatley
15
1986
Ross Brawn
15
1986
Car ModelRacesYears
Surtees TS19
1
1977
Ensign N177
8
1977
McLaren M26
17
1978 - 1979
McLaren M28
8
1979
McLaren M28B
1
1979
McLaren M28C
2
1979
McLaren M29
2
1979
Theodore TY01
7
1981
Ligier JS17
8
1981
Ferrari 126C2
8
1982
Ferrari 126C2B
8
1983
Ferrari 126C3
7
1983
Renault RE50
16
1984
Renault RE60
6
1985
Renault RE60B
9
1985
Lola THL-1
3
1986
Lola THL-2
12
1986
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 18
1
1977
Car 23
8
1977
Car 8
30
1978 - 1979
Car 33
7
1981
Car 25
8
1981
Car 27
23
1982 - 1983
Car 15
31
1984 - 1985
Car 16
15
1986
Team SponsorRacesYears
Chesterfield
15
1978
Marlboro
29
1978 - 1979
Texaco
15
1978
Castrol
14
1979
Champion
37
1979, 1981, 1985
Goodyear
52
1979, 1982 - 1983, 1985
Lowenbrau
1
1979
Koni
23
1981 - 1982
Michelin
7
1981
Valvoline
7
1981
Santa Monica
1
1981
Hi-Line
2
1981
Euro Hi-Fi Video
1
1981
Moulin Rouge
1
1981
FACOM
23
1981, 1985
Ferodo
16
1981 - 1982
Gitanes
8
1981
JET
8
1981
Magneti Marelli
31
1981 - 1982, 1985
Matra
8
1981
Nitrolac
8
1981
SKF
16
1981 - 1982
Talbot
8
1981
Valeo
8
1981
Agip
23
1982 - 1983
Arexons
8
1982
Brembo
8
1982
Fiat
23
1982 - 1983
Longines
38
1982 - 1983, 1985
Olivetti
8
1982
Personal
8
1982
Pininfarina
8
1982
Speedline
23
1982 - 1983
Elf
31
1984 - 1985
Europcar
15
1985
Beatrice
15
1986
BP
15
1986

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