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Driver

Ronnie Peterson

 
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Details
Full NameBengt Ronnie Peterson
Date of BirthMonday 14 February 1944
Date of DeathMonday 11 September 1978 (at 1978 Italian GP)
Age of Death34 years, 6 months, 25 days
Born
Írebro
Sweden
F1 Career
Active Years1970 - 1978
Races Contested
123  
Wins10
2nd Places10
3rd Places6
4th Places5
5th Places7
6th Places4
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 6.07, Standard deviation: 0.51
Retirements51
Disqualifications1
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions14
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 8, Mean: 8.40, Standard deviation: 0.50
Fastest Laps9
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 8.64, Standard deviation: 0.78
Races Led28
Laps Led707
Race Distance Led3313 km
Debut1970 Monaco GP
Maiden Win1973 French GP
Last Race1978 Italian GP
Drivers' Championships
1970 - Not Classified
1971 - 2nd   
(33 points)
1972 - 10th   
(12 points)
1973 - 3rd   
(52 points)
1974 - 5th   
(35 points)
  
1975 - 12th   
(6 points)
1976 - 11th   
(10 points)
1977 - 14th   
(7 points)
1978 - 2nd   
(51 points)
Total Points Scored206
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1978 US West GP,
2. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1978 US West GP,
3. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1978 US West GP,
4. Most 19th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1978 US West GP,
5. Most 19th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1978 US West GP
Records Ever Broken1. Highest 7th Place Finish Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1970 Monaco GP,
2. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1970 British GP,
3. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1970 German GP,
4. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1970 Italian GP,
5. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1970 Canadian GP,
6. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1970 United States GP,
7. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1971 South African GP,
8. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1971 Spanish GP,
9. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1971 Monaco GP,
10. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1971 Dutch GP,
11. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1971 French GP,
12. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1971 Austrian GP,
13. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1971 Italian GP,
14. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1972 United States GP,
15. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1972 United States GP,
16. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 Argentine GP,
17. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 Argentine GP,
18. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 Spanish GP,
19. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 Spanish GP,
20. Most 11th Place Finishes (3) – set at 1973 Spanish GP,
21. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 Monaco GP,
22. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 Monaco GP,
23. Most 11th Place Finishes (3) – set at 1973 Monaco GP,
24. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 Swedish GP,
25. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 Swedish GP,
26. Most 11th Place Finishes (3) – set at 1973 Swedish GP,
27. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 French GP,
28. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 French GP,
29. Most 11th Place Finishes (3) – set at 1973 French GP,
30. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1973 Dutch GP,
31. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 German GP,
32. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 German GP,
33. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1973 German GP,
34. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1973 German GP,
35. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 Italian GP,
36. Most Poles in a Season (7) – set at 1973 Italian GP,
37. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 Italian GP,
38. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1973 Italian GP,
39. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1973 Italian GP,
40. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 Canadian GP,
41. Most Poles in a Season (8) – set at 1973 Canadian GP,
42. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 Canadian GP,
43. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1973 Canadian GP,
44. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1973 Canadian GP,
45. Most 26th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1973 United States GP,
46. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1973 United States GP,
47. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1973 United States GP,
48. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1973 United States GP,
49. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1973 United States GP,
50. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Argentine GP,
51. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Argentine GP,
52. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Argentine GP,
53. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1974 Argentine GP,
54. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 South African GP,
55. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 South African GP,
56. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 South African GP,
57. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1974 South African GP,
58. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 South African GP,
59. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 South African GP,
60. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 South African GP,
61. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1974 South African GP,
62. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Spanish GP,
63. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Spanish GP,
64. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Spanish GP,
65. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1974 Spanish GP,
66. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Belgian GP,
67. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Belgian GP,
68. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Belgian GP,
69. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1974 Belgian GP,
70. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Monaco GP,
71. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Monaco GP,
72. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Monaco GP,
73. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1974 Monaco GP,
74. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Dutch GP,
75. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Dutch GP,
76. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Dutch GP,
77. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 French GP,
78. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 French GP,
79. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 French GP,
80. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 British GP,
81. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 British GP,
82. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 British GP,
83. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Austrian GP,
84. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Austrian GP,
85. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Austrian GP,
86. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Italian GP,
87. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Italian GP,
88. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Italian GP,
89. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1974 Canadian GP,
90. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 Canadian GP,
91. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 Canadian GP,
92. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 Canadian GP,
93. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1974 United States GP,
94. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1974 United States GP,
95. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1974 United States GP,
96. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1974 United States GP,
97. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 Argentine GP,
98. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 Argentine GP,
99. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1975 Argentine GP,
100. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1975 Argentine GP,
101. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 South African GP,
102. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 South African GP,
103. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 South African GP,
104. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1975 South African GP,
105. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1975 South African GP,
106. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 Spanish GP,
107. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Spanish GP,
108. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 Spanish GP,
109. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1975 Spanish GP,
110. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1975 Spanish GP,
111. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
112. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
113. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
114. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
115. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
116. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
117. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
118. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
119. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
120. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
121. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 French GP,
122. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 French GP,
123. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 French GP,
124. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1975 French GP,
125. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 German GP,
126. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 German GP,
127. Most 22nd Fastest Laps in a Season (1) – set at 1975 German GP,
128. Most 22nd Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1975 German GP,
129. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 German GP,
130. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
131. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
132. Most 22nd Fastest Laps in a Season (1) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
133. Most 22nd Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
134. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
135. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1975 United States GP,
136. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 United States GP,
137. Most 22nd Fastest Laps in a Season (1) – set at 1975 United States GP,
138. Most 22nd Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1975 United States GP,
139. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1975 United States GP,
140. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1976 US West GP,
141. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 US West GP,
142. Most 22nd Fastest Laps in a Season (1) – set at 1976 US West GP,
143. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1976 US West GP,
144. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
145. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
146. Most 22nd Fastest Laps in a Season (1) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
147. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
148. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1977 US West GP,
149. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1977 US West GP,
150. Most 19th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1977 US West GP,
151. Most 19th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1977 US West GP,
152. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1978 US West GP,
153. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1978 US West GP,
154. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1978 US West GP,
155. Most 19th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1978 US West GP,
156. Most 19th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1978 US West GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Andrea de Adamich
7
1971
Alex Soler-Roig
5
1971
Nanni Galli
9
1971
Niki Lauda
12
1971 - 1972
Mike Beuttler
1
1971
Emerson Fittipaldi
15
1973
Jacky Ickx
24
1974 - 1975
Tim Schenken
1
1974
Jim Crawford
2
1975
Brian Henton
3
1975
John Watson
1
1975
Mario Andretti
15
1976, 1978
Hans-Joachim Stuck
1
1976
Patrick Depailler
17
1977
Team RacesYears
Antique Automobiles / Colin Crabbe Racing
9
1970
March
37
1971 - 1972, 1976
Lotus
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Theodore
1
1976
Tyrrell
17
1977
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
March
47
1970 - 1972, 1976
Lotus
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Tyrrell
17
1977
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
122
1970 - 1978
Alfa Romeo
1
1971
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
112
1970, 1972 - 1978
Firestone
11
1971
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Shell
20
1970 - 1971
STP
9
1972
Fina
3
1972
Texaco
15
1973
Duckhams
30
1974 - 1976
Elf
17
1977
Valvoline
14
1978
EntrantRacesYears
Antique Automobiles Racing Team
2
1970
Colin Crabbe Racing
7
1970
STP March Racing Team
23
1971 - 1972
John Player Team Lotus
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
March Engineering
14
1976
Theodore Racing
1
1976
Elf Team Tyrrell
17
1977
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Robin Herd
47
1970 - 1972, 1976
Peter Wright
23
1970, 1978
Geoff Ferris
23
1971 - 1972
Frank Costin
11
1971
Colin Chapman
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Maurice Philippe
3
1973
Ralph Bellamy
48
1973 - 1975, 1978
Geoff Aldridge
8
1976, 1978
Martin Ogilvie
15
1976, 1978
Derek Gardner
17
1977
Car ModelRacesYears
March 701
9
1970
March 711
11
1971
March 721
2
1972
March 721X
3
1972
March 721G
7
1972
Lotus 72D
3
1973
Lotus 72E
37
1973 - 1975
Lotus 76
4
1974
Lotus 77
1
1976
March 761
15
1976
Tyrrell P34
17
1977
Lotus 78
7
1978
Lotus 79
7
1978
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 23
1
1970
Car 14
2
1970, 1972
Car 22
2
1970
Car 18
3
1970 - 1971
Car 27
1
1970
Car 52
1
1970
Car 26
1
1970
Car 29
1
1970
Car 7
1
1971
Car 17
4
1971
Car 16
1
1971
Car 15
1
1971
Car 25
3
1971 - 1972
Car 3
20
1972, 1977
Car 2
15
1972 - 1973
Car 11
1
1972
Car 12
1
1972
Car 10
16
1972, 1976
Car 5
16
1972, 1975 - 1976
Car 19
1
1972
Car 4
2
1972 - 1973
Car 1
15
1974
Car 6
14
1978
Team SponsorRacesYears
STP
23
1971 - 1972
John Player Special
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Texaco
15
1973
Champion
15
1974
Duckhams
43
1974 - 1976
Goodyear
44
1974, 1976, 1978
Elf
17
1977
First National City
17
1977
NGK
14
1978
Olympus
14
1978
Valvoline
14
1978

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