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Formula 1 - Test driver

Driver Information

nationality
French
age
71
birthday
26 Mar 1952
hometown
Villecresnes
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Driver Information

nationality
French
age
71
birthday
26 Mar 1952
hometown
Villecresnes
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1986
AGS & Ligier
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
AGS JH21C
Motori Moderni V6 T 1.5
Pirelli
Ligier JS27
Renault EF4B 1.5 V6t
Pirelli
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
39
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 126C2
Ferrari 1.5 turbo
Goodyear
10
2
6
2
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
10
2
6
2
2
39
year
series
team
points
position
1981
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 126CK
Ferrari 1.5 turbo
Michelin
15
0
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
0
0
1
9
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW M1
BMW 3.5
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
BMW France
0
14th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW M1 (IMSA)
3.5L I6 NA
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
BMW France, Daniel Benoit
7
200th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 530i
BMW M1
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
7
year
series
team
points
position
1980
BMW Motorsport
34
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW M1
BMW 3.5
7
1
2
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
1
2
0
1
34
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Elfin MR8 (Chevrolet)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Equipe Ligier Gitanes
0
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ligier JS11/15
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Equipe Ligier Gitanes
32
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ligier JS11/15
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
14
1
5
2
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
1
5
2
2
32
year
series
team
points
position
1979
BMW Motorsport
34
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW M1
BMW 3.5
3
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
2
0
0
34
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Team Tyrrell, Candy Tyrrell Team
14
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 009
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
15
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
2
0
0
14
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Renault Alpine A442B
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
KE008 (BMW M12/7)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Ecurie Canada
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March78B (Ford BDN)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Renault Sport
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Renault Alpine A442B
Renault 2.0L Turbo V6
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 008
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
16
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
0
0
0
0
7
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Renault-Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
Michelin
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B39 (Ford BDN)
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
9
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Martini MK21 (Toyota)
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
9
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Ecurie Renault Elf
38
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Martini MK22 (Renault)
13
1
5
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
1
5
1
1
38
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
WM P76
Peugeot 2.7
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 934
Porsche 3.0 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Martini MK18 (Renault)
17
12
14
9
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
12
14
9
188
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Martini (Renault)
3
8
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
8
2
129
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Martini MK14
Renault
20
7
14
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
20
7
14
2
166
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Martini MK11 (Renault)
0
3
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
3
1
75
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1986
Racing
0
0
0
0
0
1982
Racing
10
2
6
2
2
1981
Racing
15
0
0
0
1
1980
Racing
27
2
8
2
3
1979
Racing
18
0
4
0
0
1978
Racing
20
2
3
0
0
1977
Racing
15
2
6
1
1
1976
Racing
18
12
14
0
9
1975
Racing
?
3
8
?
2
1974
Racing
20
7
14
?
2
1973
Racing
?
0
3
?
1

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1982
Formula One - World Championship for Drivers
2nd
1978
Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres
3rd
1978
Le Mans 24h - Group S +2.0
1st
1977
Formula 2 Europe
3rd
1976
Challenge de Formule Renault Europe
1st
1975
Challenge de Formule Renault Europe
3rd
1974
Challenge Européen de Formule Renault
1st

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pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2198.45
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02
Formula 1
2135.95
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03
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2028.35
-
04
Formula 1
2014.4
-
05
Intercontinental GT Challenge
2007.9
-
06
NASCAR Xfinity Series
1994.3
-
07
United Sports Car Championship - GTD
1989.65
-
08
Formula 1
1988.75
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09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1948.45
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10
IndyCar
1944.1
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