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Helmet of Andrea de Cesaris

Flag of Italy Andrea de Cesaris

nationality Italian born May 31, 1959 hometown Rome died October 5, 2014 place of death Bufalotta, Rome

Racing highlights

19792ndVandervell British F3 Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered281
Wins11
Podiums30
Pole positions13
Fastest laps11
Race win percentage3.9%
Podium percentage10.7%

Karting highlights

19771stItalian Championship 125 Super

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2006Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2005Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1994Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing16 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing16 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing18 races0 wins1 podium2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1985Racing12 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1984Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing14 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1982Racing16 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1981Racing19 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing22 races3 wins7 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1979Racing22 races6 wins10 podiums9 pole position8 fastest race laps
1978Racing17 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing0 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Andrea de Cesaris

2006 GP Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0Team INA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Delta (Cosworth)

2005 GP Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Unipart
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1994 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
19th4Sasol Jordan, Broker Sauber Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jordan 194Hart 3.5Goodyear
Sauber C13Mercedes-Benz 3.5Goodyear

1993 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Tyrrell Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 020CYamaha 3.5Goodyear
Tyrrell 021Yamaha 3.5Goodyear

1992 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
9th8Tyrrell Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 020BIlmor 3.5Goodyear

1991 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
9th9Team 7-Up Jordan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jordan 191Cosworth HB 3.5Goodyear

1990 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Italia SpA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F190Cosworth DFR 3.5Pirelli

1989 FIA Formula One World Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th4Scuderia Italia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F189Cosworth DFR 3.5Pirelli

1989 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Mussato Action Car
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia LC2Ferrari 3.0 turboDunlop

1988 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
15th3Rial Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rial ARC01Cosworth DFZ 3.5Goodyear

1988 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Mussato Action Car
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia LC2Ferrari 3.0 turboDunlop

1987 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
14th4Motor Racing Developments
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT56BMW 1.5 turboGoodyear

1986 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Minardi Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Minardi M185BMotori Moderni 1.5 turboPirelli
Minardi M186Motori Moderni 1.5 turboPirelli

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th15Martini Lancia, Mussato Action Car
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30121
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia LC2Ferrari 3.0 turboMichelin
Lancia LC2Ferrari 3.0 turboDunlop

1985 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
17th3Equipe Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS25Renault 1.5 turboPirelli

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
32nd12Martini Racing Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia LC2-85Ferrari 3.0 turboMichelin

1984 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
18th3Ligier Loto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS23Renault 1.5 turboPirelli
Ligier JS23BRenault 1.5 turboPirelli

1983 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
8th15Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 183TAlfa Romeo 1.5 turboMichelin

1982 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
17th5Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 179DAlfa Romeo 1.5 turboMichelin
Alfa Romeo 182Alfa Romeo 1.5 turboMichelin
Alfa Romeo 182BAlfa Romeo 1.5 turboMichelin

1981 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
18th1Marlboro McLaren International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M29FCosworth DFV 3.0Michelin
McLaren MP4Cosworth DFV 3.0Michelin

1981 South African Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Marlboro McLaren International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M29FCosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
85th27.5Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 179Alfa Romeo 3.0Goodyear

1980 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
5th28Project Four Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111410
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 802 (BMW)

1980 Aurora AFX New Zealand International Formula Pacific Series

PositionPointsTeam
0March Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 792 (Ford BDA)

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Lancia Corse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia Beta Montecarlo

1980 World Championship for Makes Vallelunga 6 hours

PositionPointsTeam
0Lancia Corse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia Beta Montecarlo TurboLancia 1.4 turbo

1979 Vandervell British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd90Team Tiga
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2061088
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793 (Toyota)

1979 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
21st1Project Four Racing - ICI Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 792 (BMW)

1979 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Tiga
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793Toyota

1978 Formula 3 Britain BRDC Vandervell

PositionPointsTeam
21st10Team Tiga
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT1 (Toyota)

1978 Formula 3 Britain BARC

PositionPointsTeam
7th19Team Tiga
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT1 (Toyota)

1978 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
20th3Team Tiga
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT1Toyota

1977 Italian Championship 125 Super

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1977 Campionato Italiano Super Formula Ford 2000

PositionPointsTeam
5th24
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?23?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Osella (Ford)
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