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Driver

Didier Pironi

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Date of BirthWednesday 26 March 1952
Date of DeathSunday 23 August 1987
Age of Death35 years, 4 months, 28 days
Born
Villecresnes
nr. Paris
France
F1 Career
Active Years1978–1982
Races Contested72
Average ClassificationMedian: 5.5, Mean: 6.16 (Standard deviation: 3.80)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 9.5, Mean: 10.19 (Standard deviation: 6.14)
Fastest Laps5
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 9, Mean: 10.11 (Standard deviation: 6.44)
Races Led10
Laps Led295
Race Distance Led1240 km
Debut1978 Argentine GP
Maiden Win1980 Belgian GP
Last Race1982 German GP
Championships
Drivers' Championship
1978 – 15th 
(7 points)
1979 – 10th 
(14 points)
1980 – 5th 
(32 points)
1981 – 13th 
(9 points)
1982 – 2nd 
(39 points)
Constructors' Championship
1978 – 4th ( Tyrrell / Ford
(scored 4 of 38 points, 11%)
1979 – 5th ( Tyrrell / Ford
(scored 14 of 28 points, 50%)
1980 – 2nd ( Ligier / Ford
(scored 32 of 66 points, 48%)
1981 – 5th ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 9 of 34 points, 26%)
1982 – 1st ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 39 of 74 points, 53%)
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At RetirementNone
Records Ever BrokenNone
Family
CousinJose Dolhem

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
 Patrick Depailler
16
1978
 Jean-Pierre Jarier
13
1979
 Geoff Lees
1
1979
 Derek Daly
3
1979
 Jacques Laffite
14
1980
 Gilles Villeneuve
20
1981–1982
 Patrick Tambay
4
1982
Team RacesYears
Tyrrell
31
1978–1979
Ligier
14
1980
Ferrari
27
1981–1982
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Tyrrell
31
1978–1979
Ligier
14
1980
Ferrari
27
1981–1982
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
45
1978–1980
Ferrari
27
1981–1982
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
57
1978–1980, 1982
Michelin
15
1981
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Elf
45
1978–1980
Agip
27
1981–1982
EntrantRacesYears
Elf Team Tyrrell
16
1978
Team Tyrrell
5
1979
Candy Tyrrell Team
10
1979
Equipe Ligier Gitanes
14
1980
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
27
1981–1982
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Maurice Philippe
31
1978–1979
Gerard Ducarouge
14
1980
Michel Beaujon
14
1980
Robert Choulet
14
1980
Mauro Forghieri
27
1981–1982
Antonio Tomaini
15
1981
Harvey Postlethwaite
12
1982
Car ModelRacesYears
Tyrrell 008
16
1978
Tyrrell 009
15
1979
Ligier JS11/15
14
1980
Ferrari 126CK
15
1981
Ferrari 126C2
12
1982
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 3
31
1978–1979
Car 25
14
1980
Car 28
27
1981–1982
Team SponsorRacesYears
Elf
30
1978, 1980
First National City
16
1978
Champion
44
1979–1981
Goodyear
41
1979–1980, 1982
Koni
27
1979, 1982
Candy
10
1979
FACOM
14
1980
Ferodo
26
1980, 1982
Gitanes
14
1980
JET
14
1980
Magneti Marelli
41
1980–1982
Agip
27
1981–1982
AP Borg & Beck
15
1981
Arexons
27
1981–1982
Auto Becker
15
1981
Brembo
27
1981–1982
Fiat
27
1981–1982
Longines
27
1981–1982
Michelin
15
1981
Olivetti
27
1981–1982
Personal
27
1981–1982
Pininfarina
27
1981–1982
SKF
27
1981–1982
Speedline
27
1981–1982

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