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Helmet of Jacques Laffite

Flag of France Jacques Laffite

nationality French age 75 years old hometown Paris

Racing highlights

19751stFormula 2 Europe
19743rdFormula 2 Europe
19731stFormula 3 France
19721stCritérium de Formule Renault
19722ndChallenge Européen de Formule Renault

Racing career summary

Races entered413
Wins31
Podiums78
Pole positions19
Fastest laps24
Race win percentage7.5%
Podium percentage18.9%

Driver relations

Father of Margot Laffite.

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 Jacques Laffite.

Jacques Laffite vs. Christophe Bouchut

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.

2018Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1998Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing3 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1996Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing18 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1994Racing12 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1993Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing28 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1991Racing17 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1990Racing24 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position3 fastest race laps
1989Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1988Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing8 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1986Racing9 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing15 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1984Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing16 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1981Racing15 races2 wins7 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1980Racing22 races1 win6 podiums3 pole position2 fastest race laps
1979Racing19 races3 wins8 podiums4 pole position2 fastest race laps
1978Racing19 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing23 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1976Racing19 races0 wins5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1975Racing26 races6 wins8 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
1974Racing17 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1973Racing11 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing22 races10 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1971Racing? races2 wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jacques Laffite

2018 Le Mans Classic - Plateau 5

PositionPointsTeam
45th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk.IIIChevrolet
Click to show race results for Le Mans Classic - Plateau 5 2018.

2017 Classic Endurance Racing - Proto 1 (+2 Liter)

PositionPointsTeam
15th24
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk. III
Click to show race results for Classic Endurance Racing - Proto 1 (+2 Liter) 2017.

2013 Mégane Trophy Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
0Oregon Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault Megane

2012 French GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Graff Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes Benz
Click to show race results for French GT Championship 2012.

2010 Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup Germany

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Volkswagen Scirocco
Click to show race results for Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup Germany 2010.

2008 FIA GT3 European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Auto GT Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morgan Aero 8

2007 FIA GT3 European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Auto GT Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morgan Aero 8

2006 Mini Challenge Germany

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2006 24h Nürburgring - SP8

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Maserati SpA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati Gransport Trofeo

2005 GP Masters

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

1998 Belgian Procar

PositionPointsTeam
31st20Kronos
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 306 GTi

1998 Porsche Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche

1997 French Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Snobeck
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Vectra 16V

1997 Porsche Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 993 Carrera Cup

1996 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Team Bigazzi SRL
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren F1 GTR LM (BMW)
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GT1 class 1996.

1996 Global GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
135th5BMW Team Bigazzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren F1 GTR

1995 Championnat de France Supertourism

PositionPointsTeam
4th71Opel France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181602
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Vectra GT

1994 French Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th93Opel France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Vectra GT

1994 Le Mans 24h - GT2 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche Flymo Mobil Alméras
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

1993 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th7Snobeck Team Opel France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Vectra GT

1993 Le Mans 24h - GT class

PositionPointsTeam
0BBA Compétition
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Venturi 500LM

1992 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
13th43MS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
230001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo2

1992 French Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Snobeck Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190 E

1992 Peugeot 905 Spider Cup

PositionPointsTeam
16th10Martini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 905 Spyder

1992 Porsche Carrera Cup France

PositionPointsTeam
0Sonauto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera

1991 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
11th81Snobeck Racing Service
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo2

1990 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
7th107BMW M Team Bigazzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211303
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Sport Evolution

1990 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1990 Trophee Porsche Turbo Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 TurboPorscheMichelin

1990 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
24th15Ferrari France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F40 LM

1989 Italian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th73.1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1989 Italian Super Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1988 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th206Bigazzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Evo

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th86Alfa Corse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo

1987 Porsche 944 Turbo Cup France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 TurboPorscheMichelin

1986 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
8th14Equipe Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS27 - Renault

1985 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
9th16Equipe Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS25 - Renault

1984 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
14th5Williams Grand Prix Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW09, FW09B - Honda

1983 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
11th11TAG Williams Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW08C - Ford, FW09 - Honda

1983 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT4/81 (Ford BDD)

1982 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
17th5Equipe Talbot Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS17, JS19 - Matra

1982 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT4 (Ford)

1981 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th44Equipe Talbot Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152711
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS17 - Matra

1980 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th34Equipe Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
141511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS11/15Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1980 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS11 (Ford Cosworth)

1980 Procar BMW M1

PositionPointsTeam
8th37BMW Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M1

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Daniel Benoit
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 530i

1979 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th36Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152642
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS11 - Ford

1979 Procar BMW M1

PositionPointsTeam
6th35BMW Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M1

1978 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
8th19Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS7
JS7/9 (Matra)

1978 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Maublanc Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 782 (BMW)

1978 Le Mans 24h - Group 6 +2.0

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Grand Touring Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mirage M9 (Renault)

1977 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
10th18Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS7 (Matra 3.0 V12)

1977 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B40 (Hart)

1977 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
20th15Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B39 (Ford BDN)

1977 Le Mans 24h - Group 6 +2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Renault Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault-Alpine A442

1977 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B39 (Ford BDN)

1976 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
8th20Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS5 (Matra 3.0 V12)

1976 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B35 (BMW)

1975 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
12th6Frank Williams Racing Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW01 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Williams FW03 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1975 Formula 2000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Victory Circle Club
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 742 (Mitsubishi)

1975 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
1st60Ecurie Elf Ambrozium
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
146754
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK16 (BMW)

1975 Formula 1 Automobile Club de Suiss Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Williams Ambrozium H7 Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW (Cosworth)

1974 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Frank Williams Racing Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Iso Marlboro FW (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1974 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
3rd31BP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 742 (BMW)

1974 Formula 2 Rouen-les-Essarts Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0BP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 742 (BMW)

1974 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Automobiles Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS2 (Maserati)

1973 Formula 3 France

PositionPointsTeam
1st1425
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK12 (Ford TC)

1973 Challenge Européen de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
18th10
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini

1973 B.R.S.C.C. MCD John Player British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th112BP France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8260?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK12 (Ford TC)

1973 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0BP France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini Mk 12-005 (Ford TC)

1973 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Guy Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS2 (Maserati)

1973 BARC Forward Trust F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0BP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini Mk 12 (Ford TC)

1972 Challenge Européen de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
2nd39
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK8 (Renault)

1972 Critérium de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
1st294
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2110???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK8 (Renault)

1972 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS2 (Maserati)

1971 Critérium de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
5th150
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?2???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK6 (Renault)

1970 Formula France

PositionPointsTeam
15th10
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK4 (Renault)


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