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Helmet of José Carlos Pace

Flag of Brazil José Carlos Pace

nationality Brazilian born October 6, 1944 hometown Sao Paulo died March 18, 1977 place of death Mairipora

Racing highlights

19732ndLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19722ndFormula 1 World Championship Victory Race
19703rdFormula 3 Britain BRSCC Lombank
19701stFormula 3 Britain BARC Forward Trust
19673rdTorneio Nacional de Fórmula Vê

Racing career summary

Races entered152
Wins9
Podiums34
Pole positions6
Fastest laps18
Race win percentage5.9%
Podium percentage22.4%

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for José Carlos Pace.

José Carlos Pace vs. Roberto Moreno | José Carlos Pace vs. Emerson Fittipaldi

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.

1977Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing15 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1974Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1973Racing19 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1972Racing24 races1 win3 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
1971Racing12 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1970Racing35 races4 wins13 podiums3 pole position7 fastest race laps
1968Racing2 races1 win2 podiums? pole position2 fastest race laps
1967Racing10 races2 wins8 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of José Carlos Pace

1977 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
15th6Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT45 (Alfa Romeo 3.0 F12)
Brabham BT45B (Alfa Romeo 3.0 F12)

1976 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
14th7Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT45 (Alfa Romeo 3.0 F12)

1976 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT45 (Cosworth)

1976 Formula 1 Graham Hill International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT45 (Alfa Romeo)

1975 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th24Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
141311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT44B (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1975 Formula 1 Automobile Club de Suiss Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT44B (Cosworth)

1974 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
12th11Team Surtees, Bang & Olufsen Team Surtees, John Goldie Racing with Hexagon, Motor Racing Development
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT44B (Cosworth)
Brabham BT42 (Cosworth)
Surtees TS16 (Cosworth)

1974 Formula 1 Grande Premio Presidente Emilio Medici

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Team Surtees
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Surtees TS16 (Cosworth)

1973 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
11th7Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Surtees TS14A (Ford Cosworth)

1973 Formula 1 BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Surtees TS14A (Cosworth)

1973 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Matchbox Team Surtees FINA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Surtees TS15 (Ford)

1973 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0SpA Ferrari SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 312PB

1972 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
18th3Team Williams Motul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 711 (Ford Cosworth)

1972 Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Williams Motul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 711 (Cosworth)

1972 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
15th6Pygmée Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pygmée MDB17 (Ford BDA)

1972 Formula 1 World Championship Victory Race

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Team Surtees
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Surtees TS9 (Cosworth)

1972 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0BE Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pygmée MDB17 (Ford)

1972 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
15th10Advanced Vehicle Systems
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shadow Mk3 (Chevrolet)

1972 II Torneio Internacional de Formula 2 do Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
4th9Matchbox Team Surtees
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31112
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Surtees TS15 (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Frank Williams Motul March
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 59B (Cosworth)

1971 I Swedish Gold Cup - Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Frank Williams Motul March
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 2 - Rothmans International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Frank Williams Motul March
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Cosworth)

1971 Torneio Internacional de Formule 2 do Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
8th4Frank Williams Racing Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Cosworth)

1970 Formula 3 Britain BRSCC Motor Sport / Shell

PositionPointsTeam
5th22Jim Russel Racing Driving School
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 59A (Ford)
Lotus 59 (Ford)

1970 Formula 3 Britain BRSCC Lombank

PositionPointsTeam
3rd43Jim Russell Racing Driver School
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
131724
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 59A (Ford)
Lotus 59 (Ford)

1970 Formula 3 Britain BARC Forward Trust

PositionPointsTeam
1st41Jim Russel Racing Driving School
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
112412
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 59A (Ford)
Lotus 59 (Ford)

1968 Torneio Nacional de Fórmula Vê

PositionPointsTeam
4th15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
212?2
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Fitti

1967 Torneio Nacional de Fórmula Vê

PositionPointsTeam
3rd28
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1028??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Fitti
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