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Driver

Niki Lauda

 
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Source: motorsportphotos.ch
Details
Full NameAndreas Nikolaus Lauda
Date of BirthTuesday 22 February 1949
Date of DeathMonday 20 May 2019
Age of Death70 years, 2 months, 26 days
Born
Vienna
Austria
F1 Career
Active Years1971–1979, 1982–1985
Races Contested177
Average ClassificationMedian: 2, Mean: 4.00 (Standard deviation: 3.64)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 8.85 (Standard deviation: 7.03)
Fastest Laps24
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 5, Mean: 6.67 (Standard deviation: 5.65)
Races Led41
Laps Led1624
Race Distance Led7198 km
Debut1971 Austrian GP
Maiden Win1974 Spanish GP
Last Race1985 Australian GP
Championships
Drivers' Championship
1971 – not classified
1972 – not classified
1973 – 17th 
(2 points)
1974 – 4th 
(38 points)
1975 – 1st 
(64.5 points)
1976 – 2nd 
(68 points)
1977 – 1st 
(72 points)
1978 – 4th 
(44 points)
1979 – 14th 
(4 points)
1982 – 5th 
(30 points)
1983 – 10th 
(12 points)
1984 – 1st 
(72 points)
1985 – 10th 
(14 points)
Constructors' Championship
1971 – not classified
1972 – not classified
1973 – 7th ( BRM / BRM
(scored 2 of 12 points, 17%)
1974 – 2nd ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 36 of 65 points, 55%)
1975 – 1st ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 57 of 72.5 points, 79%)
1976 – 1st ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 55 of 83 points, 66%)
1977 – 1st ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 66 of 95 points, 69%)
1978 – 3rd ( Brabham / Alfa Romeo
(scored 44 of 53 points, 83%)
1979 – 8th ( Brabham / Alfa Romeo
(scored 4 of 7 points, 57%)
1982 – 2nd ( McLaren / Ford
(scored 30 of 69 points, 43%)
1983 – 5th ( McLaren / Ford
(scored 12 of 34 points, 35%)
1984 – 1st ( McLaren / TAG
(scored 72 of 143.5 points, 50%)
1985 – 1st ( McLaren / TAG
(scored 14 of 90 points, 16%)
Records
Records Held Today1. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1985 South African GP
Records Held At Retirement1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (73) – set at 1985 South African GP,
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (73) – set at 1985 South African GP,
3. Most Podium Finishes (54) – set at 1985 South African GP,
4. Most 2nd Place Finishes (21) – set at 1985 South African GP,
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
7. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
8. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
9. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season (6) – set at 1985 South African GP,
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications (18) – set at 1985 South African GP,
11. Most 5th Place Qualifications (14) – set at 1985 South African GP,
12. Most 25th Place Qualifications (5) – set at 1985 South African GP,
13. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (7) – set at 1985 South African GP,
14. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1985 South African GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1972 Austrian GP,
2. Most 25th Place Qualifications (4) – set at 1973 Austrian GP,
3. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
6. Most Poles in a Season (9,Niki Lauda) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
7. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
8. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
9. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
10. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
11. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
12. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season (6) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
13. Most Poles in a Season (9,Niki Lauda) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
14. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
15. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
16. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1978 Argentine GP,
17. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (5) – set at 1978 French GP,
18. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (6) – set at 1978 German GP,
19. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (7) – set at 1978 Dutch GP,
20. Most Consecutive Retirements (9) – set at 1979 Dutch GP,
21. Most 2nd Place Finishes (15) – set at 1982 South African GP,
22. Most Consecutive Retirements (9) – set at 1982 South African GP,
23. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1982 South African GP,
24. Most Retirements in a Season (11) – set at 1982 South African GP,
25. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1982 South African GP,
26. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1982 South African GP,
27. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season (6) – set at 1982 South African GP,
28. Most Poles in a Season (9,Niki Lauda) – set at 1982 South African GP,
29. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (7) – set at 1982 South African GP,
30. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1982 South African GP,
31. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1982 South African GP,
32. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1982 South African GP,
33. Most Disqualifications (2) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
34. Most 2nd Place Finishes (15) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
35. Most Consecutive Retirements (9) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
36. Most Consecutive 5th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
37. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
38. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
39. Most Retirements in a Season (11) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
40. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season (6) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
41. Most Poles in a Season (9,Niki Lauda) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
42. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (7) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
43. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
44. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (3) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
45. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1982 Belgian GP,
46. Most 2nd Place Finishes (16) – set at 1983 Brazilian GP,
47. Most 2nd Place Finishes (17) – set at 1983 US West GP,
48. Most Disqualifications (3) – set at 1983 German GP,
49. Most Podium Finishes (46) – set at 1984 French GP,
50. Most Podium Finishes (47) – set at 1984 Canadian GP,
51. Most 2nd Place Finishes (18) – set at 1984 Canadian GP,
52. Most Podium Finishes (48) – set at 1984 British GP,
53. Most Podium Finishes (49) – set at 1984 German GP,
54. Most 2nd Place Finishes (19) – set at 1984 German GP,
55. Most Podium Finishes (50) – set at 1984 Austrian GP,
56. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (67) – set at 1984 Dutch GP,
57. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (67) – set at 1984 Dutch GP,
58. Most Podium Finishes (51) – set at 1984 Dutch GP,
59. Most 2nd Place Finishes (20) – set at 1984 Dutch GP,
60. Most Podium Finishes (52) – set at 1984 Italian GP,
61. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (68) – set at 1984 Italian GP,
62. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (68) – set at 1984 Italian GP,
63. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (69) – set at 1984 European GP,
64. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (69) – set at 1984 European GP,
65. Most Podium Finishes (53) – set at 1984 Portuguese GP,
66. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (70) – set at 1984 Portuguese GP,
67. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (70) – set at 1984 Portuguese GP,
68. Most 2nd Place Finishes (21) – set at 1984 Portuguese GP,
69. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (71) – set at 1985 San Marino GP,
70. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (71) – set at 1985 San Marino GP,
71. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (72) – set at 1985 German GP,
72. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (72) – set at 1985 German GP,
73. Most Retirements (77) – set at 1985 Austrian GP,
74. Most 3rd Place Qualifications (18) – set at 1985 Austrian GP,
75. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (73) – set at 1985 Dutch GP,
76. Most Podium Finishes (54) – set at 1985 Dutch GP,
77. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (73) – set at 1985 Dutch GP,
78. Most Podium Finishes (54) – set at 1985 South African GP,
79. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores (73) – set at 1985 South African GP,
80. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (73) – set at 1985 South African GP,
81. Most 2nd Place Finishes (21) – set at 1985 South African GP,
82. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1985 South African GP,
83. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season (12,Niki Lauda) – set at 1985 South African GP,
84. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season (6) – set at 1985 South African GP,
85. Most 3rd Place Qualifications (18) – set at 1985 South African GP,
86. Most 5th Place Qualifications (14) – set at 1985 South African GP,
87. Most 25th Place Qualifications (5) – set at 1985 South African GP,
88. Most Poles in a Season (9,Niki Lauda) – set at 1985 South African GP,
89. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season (7) – set at 1985 South African GP,
90. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1985 South African GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
 Ronnie Peterson
12
1971–1972
 Nanni Galli
1
1971
 Mike Beuttler
1
1972
 Jean-Pierre Beltoise
15
1973
 Clay Regazzoni
57
1973–1976
 Peter Gethin
1
1973
 Carlos Reutemann
16
1976–1977
 John Watson
46
1978, 1982–1983
 NÚlson Piquet
15
1978–1979
 Ricardo Zunino
1
1979
 Alain Prost
31
1984–1985
Team RacesYears
March
12
1971–1972
Clarke-Mordaunt Guthrie
1
1972
BRM
15
1973
Ferrari
58
1974–1977
Brabham
30
1978–1979
McLaren
61
1982–1985
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
March
13
1971–1972
BRM
15
1973
Ferrari
58
1974–1977
Brabham
30
1978–1979
McLaren
61
1982–1985
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
40
1971–1972, 1979, 1982–1983
BRM
15
1973
Ferrari
58
1974–1977
Alfa Romeo
29
1978–1979
TAG
35
1983–1985
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
16
1971, 1973
Goodyear
115
1972, 1974–1979, 1985
Michelin
46
1982–1984
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Shell
32
1971, 1984–1985
STP
12
1972–1973
Fina
19
1972, 1978
Agip
72
1974–1977, 1979
Unipart
30
1982–1983
EntrantRacesYears
STP March Racing Team
12
1971–1972
Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
1
1972
Marlboro BRM
15
1973
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
58
1974–1977
Parmalat Racing Team
30
1978–1979
Marlboro McLaren International
61
1982–1985
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Robin Herd
13
1971–1972
Geoff Ferris
1
1971
Frank Costin
1
1971
Tony Southgate
15
1973
Mike Pilbeam
15
1973
Mauro Forghieri
58
1974–1977
Gordon Murray
30
1978–1979
David North
14
1979
John Barnard
61
1982–1985
Gordon Kimball
31
1984–1985
Car ModelRacesYears
March 711
1
1971
March 721
2
1972
March 721X
3
1972
March 721G
7
1972
BRM P160C
2
1973
BRM P160D
1
1973
BRM P160E
12
1973
Ferrari 312B3
17
1974–1975
Ferrari 312T
15
1975–1976
Ferrari 312T2
26
1976–1977
Brabham BT45C
2
1978
Brabham BT46
13
1978
Brabham BT46B
1
1978
Brabham BT48
13
1979
Brabham BT49
1
1979
McLaren MP4/1B
15
1982
McLaren MP4/1C
11
1983
McLaren MP4/1E
4
1983
McLaren MP4/2
16
1984
McLaren MP4/2B
15
1985
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 26
2
1971–1972
Car 15
1
1972
Car 4
4
1972
Car 24
1
1972
Car 12
30
1972, 1974–1975
Car 14
1
1972
Car 23
1
1972
Car 18
1
1972
Car 5
15
1972, 1979
Car 34
1
1973
Car 16
2
1973
Car 17
1
1973
Car 21
11
1973
Car 1
45
1976, 1978, 1985
Car 11
15
1977
Car 8
46
1982–1984
Team SponsorRacesYears
STP
27
1971–1973
Champion
44
1973, 1975, 1977
Heuer
73
1973–1977
Lockheed
15
1973
Marlboro
76
1973, 1982–1985
Agip
58
1974–1977
Goodyear
103
1974–1979, 1985
Koni
15
1974
Magneti Marelli
29
1974–1975
SKF
29
1974–1975
Schmitthelm
29
1974–1975
Arexons
29
1975, 1977
Fiat
15
1977
Alfa Romeo
30
1978–1979
Parmalat
30
1978–1979
Hercules
46
1982–1984
Unipart
46
1982–1984
SAIMA
46
1983–1985
Michelin
16
1984
TAG
31
1984–1985
Hugo Boss
15
1985
Shell
15
1985

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