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Helmet of Jean-Louis Lafosse

Flag of France Jean-Louis Lafosse

nationality French born March 15, 1941 hometown Dakar (Senegal) died June 13, 1981 place of death Le Mans

Racing highlights

19772ndFrench Touring Car Championship
19772ndWorld Championship for Makes Hockenheim 6 Hours
19762nd44th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Group 6 3.0
19752nd43rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0
19723rdEuropean 2-litre Sports Car Championship for Makes
19723rd40th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0

Racing career summary

Races entered40
Wins2
Podiums11
Pole positions2
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage5%
Podium percentage27.5%

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.

1981Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing5 races1 win6 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1976Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing1 race1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1971Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jean-Louis Lafosse

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
0Rondeau
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche Kremer Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3
Click to show race results for World Challenge for Endurance Drivers 1980.

1979 Procar BMW M1

PositionPointsTeam
18th7Ecurie Arvor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M1BMW 3.5

1979 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
29th0Gelo Sportswear Int'l
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935/77 (Gr.5+2.0)3.0L F6 TurboGoodyear

1979 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Gelo Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935/77A

1979 World Championship for Makes Dijon 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
8th0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 3.0 turbo

1978 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Pozzi Thompson JMS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 512 BB

1978 World Championship for Makes Mugello 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
15th0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 3.0 turbo

1978 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
5th0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 3.0 turbo

1978 World Championship for Makes Silverstone 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 2.8 turboDunlop

1977 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd170Sport Garage G. Benoit
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?1621
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 530i

1977 45th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTP

PositionPointsTeam
0WM A.E.R.E.M.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
WM P77Peugeot 2.7 turboMichelin

1977 Kosset World Manufacturers 6 Hours Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
13th0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 934Porsche 2.8 turboDunlop

1977 World Championship for Makes Hockenheim 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0JMS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 2.9 turbo

1977 World Championship for Sports Cars 500 km of Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
0Racing Organisation Course
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B36Chrysler 2.0

1976 44th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Group 6 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Grand Touring Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mirage GR8Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1976 World Championship for Makes ACF 6 Hours Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
14th0William Vollery/Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1976 World Championship for Sports Cars Dijon 500 Kilometres

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Racing Organisation Course
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B36Chrysler 2.0

1975 43rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Automobiles Ligier - Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS2Cosworth DFV 3.0Michelin

1975 World Championship for Makes 1000 km of Mugello

PositionPointsTeam
0Ligier Gitanes Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS2Cosworth DFV 3.0

1975 World Championship for Makes Grand Prix de Spa

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Automobiles Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS2Cosworth DFV 3.0

1974 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th52Team Précision Liegeoise Belgium
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.0 CSL

1974 42nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0North American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dino-Ferrari 308 GT/4Ferrari 3.0Goodyear

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Monza

PositionPointsTeam
0Abarth-Osella
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Abarth-Osella PA2Abarth 2.0

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Imola

PositionPointsTeam
0Osella
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Abarth-Osella PA2Abarth 2.0

1973 41st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Équipe Gitanes Cigarettes France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T282Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1973 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T282 Hu6

1973 World Championship for Makes 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Filipinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T282Cosworth DFV 3.0

1973 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Vallelunga

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Scuderia Filipinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T282Cosworth DFV 3.0

1973 World Championship for Makes 1000 km of Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Scuderia Filipinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T282Cosworth DFV 3.0

1972 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Pygmée Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pygmée MDB17 (Ford)

1972 European 2-litre Sports Car Championship for Makes

PositionPointsTeam
3rd48
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?12??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T290 (Ford FVC)

1972 40th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Filipinetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4Michelin

1972 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Bonnier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T280/2 Hu5

1971 Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship 1971.

1970 Formula France

PositionPointsTeam
13th22
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK4 (Renault)

1969 Formula France

PositionPointsTeam
15th9
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1968 Formula France

PositionPointsTeam
26th3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerca (Renault)
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