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Driver

René Arnoux

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Date of BirthSunday 4 July 1948
Born
Pontcharra
nr. Grenoble
France
F1 Career
Active Years1978 - 1989
Races Contested
164  
Wins7
2nd Places9
3rd Places6
4th Places7
5th Places8
6th Places5
Average ClassificationMedian: 6, Mean: 6.90, Standard deviation: 0.48
Retirements67
Disqualifications0
Failures to start1
Failures to qualify11
Failures to pre-qualify2
Pole Positions18
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 11, Mean: 12.07, Standard deviation: 0.69
Fastest Laps12
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 11, Mean: 11.28, Standard deviation: 0.61
Races Led25
Laps Led506
Race Distance Led2565 km
Debut1978 South African GP
Maiden Win1980 Brazilian GP
Last Race1989 Australian GP
Drivers' Championships
1978 - Not Classified
1979 - 8th   
(17 points)
1980 - 6th   
(29 points)
1981 - 9th   
(11 points)
1982 - 6th   
(28 points)
1983 - 3rd   
(49 points)
  
1984 - 6th   
(27 points)
1985 - 17th   
(3 points)
1986 - 10th   
(14 points)
1987 - 21st   
(1 point)
1988 - Not Classified
1989 - 23rd   
(2 points)
Total Points Scored181
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At RetirementNone
Records Ever BrokenNone

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Beppe Gabbiani
2
1978
Jean-Pierre Jabouille
28
1979 - 1980
Alain Prost
31
1981 - 1982
Patrick Tambay
15
1983
Michele Alboreto
17
1984 - 1985
Jacques Laffite
9
1986
Philippe Alliot
7
1986
Piercarlo Ghinzani
15
1987
Stefan Johansson
16
1988
Olivier Grouillard
16
1989
Team RacesYears
Martini
7
1978
Surtees
2
1978
Renault
60
1979 - 1982
Ferrari
32
1983 - 1985
Ligier
63
1986 - 1989
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Martini
7
1978
Surtees
2
1978
Renault
60
1979 - 1982
Ferrari
32
1983 - 1985
Ligier
63
1986 - 1989
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
25
1978, 1989
Renault
76
1979 - 1982, 1986
Ferrari
32
1983 - 1985
Megatron
15
1987
Judd
16
1988
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
88
1978, 1983 - 1985, 1987 - 1989
Michelin
60
1979 - 1982
Pirelli
16
1986
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Elf
83
1978 - 1982, 1986
Agip
32
1983 - 1985
Castrol
15
1987
Valvoline
16
1988
Antar
16
1989
EntrantRacesYears
Automobiles Martini
7
1978
Team Surtees
2
1978
Equipe Renault Elf
60
1979 - 1982
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
32
1983 - 1985
Equipe Ligier
16
1986
Ligier Loto
47
1987 - 1989
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Renato Martini
7
1978
John Surtees
2
1978
Ken Sears
2
1978
François Castaing
60
1979 - 1982
André de Cortanze
7
1979
Marcel Hubert
60
1979 - 1982
Michel Tetu
100
1979 - 1982, 1986 - 1988
Harvey Postlethwaite
32
1983 - 1985
Mauro Forghieri
31
1983 - 1984
Jean-Claude Migeot
1
1985
Claude Gallopin
47
1986 - 1987, 1989
Henri Durand
31
1986 - 1987
Michel Beaujon
32
1988 - 1989
Richard Divila
16
1989
Car ModelRacesYears
Martini MK23
7
1978
Surtees TS20
2
1978
Renault RS01
7
1979
Renault RS10
8
1979
Renault RE20
14
1980
Renault RE20B
5
1981
Renault RE30
10
1981
Renault RE30B
16
1982
Ferrari 126C2B
8
1983
Ferrari 126C3
7
1983
Ferrari 126C4
16
1984
Ferrari 156/85
1
1985
Ligier JS27
16
1986
Ligier JS29B
4
1987
Ligier JS29C
11
1987
Ligier JS31
16
1988
Ligier JS33
16
1989
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 31
7
1978
Car 18
2
1978
Car 16
60
1979 - 1982
Car 28
32
1983 - 1985
Car 25
63
1986 - 1989
Team SponsorRacesYears
Goodyear
39
1978, 1983 - 1985
Martini
7
1978
RMO
22
1978 - 1979
Silver Match
7
1978
Champion
47
1979, 1981 - 1982, 1985
Chausson
15
1979
Elf
60
1979 - 1982
FACOM
30
1979, 1981
Ferodo
47
1979, 1981 - 1982, 1985
Koni
16
1979, 1985
Magneti Marelli
47
1979, 1981 - 1982, 1985
Michelin
46
1979, 1981 - 1982
RoT
15
1979
Tissot
29
1979 - 1980
Europcar
31
1981 - 1982
Longines
47
1981, 1983 - 1985
Sodicam
31
1981 - 1982
Agip
32
1983 - 1985
Fiat
32
1983 - 1985
Speedline
32
1983 - 1985
Marlboro
17
1984 - 1985
Arexons
1
1985
Brembo
1
1985
Gould
1
1985
SKF
1
1985
USAG
1
1985
Weber
1
1985
Gitanes
63
1986 - 1989
Loto
63
1986 - 1989
Antar
31
1987, 1989

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