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Driver

Jacques Laffite

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Full NameJacques-Henri Sabin Laffite
Date of BirthSunday 21 November 1943
Born
Paris
France
F1 Career
Active Years1974–1986
Races Contested180
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 5.90 (Standard deviation: 3.61)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 12, Mean: 11.73 (Standard deviation: 5.88)
Fastest Laps6
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 9, Mean: 9.97 (Standard deviation: 5.76)
Races Led14
Laps Led283
Race Distance Led1519 km
Debut1974 German GP
Maiden Win1977 Swedish GP
Last Race1986 British GP
Championships
Drivers' Championship
1974 – not classified
1975 – 12th 
(6 points)
1976 – 8th 
(20 points)
1977 – 10th 
(18 points)
1978 – 8th 
(19 points)
1979 – 4th 
(36 points)
1980 – 4th 
(34 points)
1981 – 4th 
(44 points)
1982 – 17th 
(5 points)
1983 – 11th 
(11 points)
1984 – 14th 
(5 points)
1985 – 9th 
(16 points)
1986 – 8th 
(14 points)
Constructors' Championship
1974 – not classified
1975 – 9th ( Williams / Ford
(scored all 6 points, 100%)
1976 – 6th ( Ligier / Matra
(scored all 20 points, 100%)
1977 – 8th ( Ligier / Matra
(scored all 18 points, 100%)
1978 – 6th ( Ligier / Matra
(scored all 19 points, 100%)
1979 – 3rd ( Ligier / Ford
(scored 36 of 61 points, 59%)
1980 – 2nd ( Ligier / Ford
(scored 34 of 66 points, 52%)
1981 – 4th ( Ligier / Matra
(scored all 44 points, 100%)
1982 – 8th ( Ligier / Matra
(scored 5 of 20 points, 25%)
1983 – 4th ( Williams / Ford
(scored 11 of 36 points, 31%)
1984 – 6th ( Williams / Honda
(scored 5 of 25.5 points, 20%)
1985 – 6th ( Ligier / Renault
(scored 16 of 23 points, 70%)
1986 – 5th ( Ligier / Renault
(scored 14 of 29 points, 48%)
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most Retirements (83) – set at 1986 British GP,
2. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
3. Most Consecutive 8th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
4. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
5. Most Race Entries (180) – set at 1986 British GP,
6. Most 15th Place Qualifications (13) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
7. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
8. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
9. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1985 Australian GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
2. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
3. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2,Jacques Laffite) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
4. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
5. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
6. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
7. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
8. Most 15th Place Qualifications (10) – set at 1984 San Marino GP,
9. Most 15th Place Qualifications (11) – set at 1984 Portuguese GP,
10. Most 15th Place Qualifications (12) – set at 1985 Brazilian GP,
11. Most Retirements (75) – set at 1985 San Marino GP,
12. Most Retirements (76) – set at 1985 French GP,
13. Most Retirements (77) – set at 1985 Austrian GP,
14. Most 15th Place Qualifications (13) – set at 1985 Austrian GP,
15. Most Retirements (78) – set at 1985 Dutch GP,
16. Most Retirements (79) – set at 1985 Italian GP,
17. Most Retirements (80) – set at 1985 European GP,
18. Most Retirements (80) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
19. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes (3) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
20. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2,Jacques Laffite) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
21. Most Consecutive 8th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
22. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season (2) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
23. Most 15th Place Qualifications (13) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
24. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
25. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
26. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1985 Australian GP,
27. Most Retirements (81) – set at 1986 Spanish GP,
28. Most Retirements (82) – set at 1986 San Marino GP,
29. Most Retirements (83) – set at 1986 British GP,
30. Most Race Entries (180) – set at 1986 British GP
Family
Brother-in-lawJean-Pierre Jabouille

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
 Arturo Merzario
10
1974–1975
 Ian Scheckter
1
1975
 François Migault
1
1975
 Ian Ashley
1
1975
 Jo Vonlanthen
1
1975
 Renzo Zorzi
1
1975
 Lella Lombardi
1
1975
 Jean-Pierre Jarier
3
1977, 1981
 Patrick Depailler
7
1979
 Jacky Ickx
8
1979
 Didier Pironi
14
1980
 Jean-Pierre Jabouille
6
1981
 Patrick Tambay
8
1981
 Eddie Cheever
15
1982
 Keke Rosberg
31
1983–1984
 Jonathan Palmer
1
1983
 Andrea de Cesaris
11
1985
 Philippe Streiff
4
1985
 René Arnoux
9
1986
Team RacesYears
Williams
48
1974–1975, 1983–1984
Ligier
132
1976–1982, 1985–1986
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Iso Marlboro
5
1974
Williams
43
1975, 1983–1984
Ligier
132
1976–1982, 1985–1986
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
60
1974–1975, 1979–1980, 1983
Matra
79
1976–1978, 1981–1982
Honda
17
1983–1984
Renault
24
1985–1986
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
5
1974
Goodyear
121
1975–1980, 1983–1984
Michelin
30
1981–1982
Pirelli
24
1985–1986
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Fina
17
1974–1975
Shell
33
1976–1977
Elf
53
1979–1981, 1986
Mobil
31
1983–1984
Antar
15
1985
EntrantRacesYears
Frank Williams Racing Cars
17
1974–1975
Ligier Gitanes
64
1976–1979
Equipe Ligier Gitanes
25
1980, 1985
Equipe Talbot Gitanes
30
1981–1982
TAG Williams Team
15
1983
Williams Grand Prix Engineering
16
1984
Equipe Ligier
13
1985–1986
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
John Clarke
9
1974–1975
Ray Stokoe
8
1975
Gerard Ducarouge
99
1976–1982
Michel Beaujon
123
1976–1982, 1985
Robert Choulet
78
1976–1980
Jean-Pierre Jabouille
9
1982
Patrick Head
31
1983–1984
Neil Oatley
31
1983–1984
Frank Dernie
31
1983–1984
Claude Gallopin
24
1985–1986
Henri Durand
24
1985–1986
Michel Tetu
9
1986
Car ModelRacesYears
Iso Marlboro FW02
5
1974
Williams FW02
3
1975
Williams FW04
8
1975
Williams FW03
1
1975
Ligier JS5
16
1976
Ligier JS7
19
1977–1978
Ligier JS7/9
5
1978
Ligier JS9
9
1978
Ligier JS11
15
1979
Ligier JS11/15
14
1980
Ligier JS17
15
1981
Ligier JS17B
6
1982
Ligier JS19
9
1982
Williams FW08C
14
1983
Williams FW09
10
1983–1984
Williams FW09B
7
1984
Ligier JS25
15
1985
Ligier JS27
9
1986
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 21
17
1974–1975
Car 26
132
1976–1982, 1985–1986
Car 2
15
1983
Car 5
16
1984
Team SponsorRacesYears
Fina
17
1974–1975
Iso
5
1974
Marlboro
17
1974–1975
Personal
17
1974–1975
Ambrozium
12
1975
Champion
71
1975, 1979–1982
Gitanes
132
1976–1982, 1985–1986
Goodyear
62
1976–1977, 1979–1980
Shell
16
1976
Norev
17
1977
Loctite
31
1978–1979
Elf
29
1979–1980
FACOM
59
1979–1982
Ferodo
44
1979–1981
JET
44
1979–1981
Koni
45
1979, 1981–1982
Magneti Marelli
74
1979–1982, 1985
SKF
45
1979, 1981–1982
Matra
30
1981–1982
Nitrolac
15
1981
Talbot
30
1981–1982
Valeo
30
1981–1982
Michelin
15
1982
Albilad
15
1983
Denim
31
1983–1984
ICI
31
1983–1984
Saudia
31
1983–1984
TAG
31
1983–1984
Miti
16
1984
Mobil
16
1984
Antar
15
1985
Candy
15
1985
Loto
13
1985–1986
Pirelli
15
1985
Renault
15
1985
Mase
11
1985

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