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Helmet of Jean-Pierre Wimille

Flag of France Jean-Pierre Wimille

nationality French hometown Paris place of death Buenos Aires (RA)

Racing highlights

19481stFormula 1 XXXV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
19481stII Copa de acción de San Lorenzo, Argentina
19483rdI Gran Premio Internacional San Martin, Argentina
19471stCoupe Robert Benoist
19451stCoupe Des Prisonniers
19391st24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance
19383rdCoppa Ciano
19371st24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance
19361stFrench Grand Prix
19363rdTunis Grand Prix
19352ndTunis Grand Prix
19341stAlgerian Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered35
Wins8
Podiums13
Pole positions4
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage22.9%
Podium percentage37.1%

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.

1948Racing3 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1947Racing1 race1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1945Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position1 fastest race lap
1939Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1938Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1937Racing2 races1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1936Racing7 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1935Racing4 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1934Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1933Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1932Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1931Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1930Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jean-Pierre Wimille

1948 Formula 1 XXXV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 158

1948 II Copa de acción de San Lorenzo, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Équipe Simca-Gordini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini T15

1948 I Gran Premio Internacional San Martin, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Écurie Naphtra Course
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 308

1947 Coupe Robert Benoist

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simca Gordini 7GC T15

1945 Coupe Des Prisonniers

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59/50B

1939 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1938 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th25Bugatti, Alfa Corse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59/50B3
Alfa Romeo Tipo 312

1938 XII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59/50B

1938 Coppa Ciano

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Alfa Corse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo 132

1937 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T57G

1937 Tunis Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1936 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th26Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1936 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th270Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti

1936 French Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti

1936 Tunis Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Automobiles E Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1936 Grand Prix de Pau

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles Ettore Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1935 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th33Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1935 X° Gran Premio de España

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1935 Tunis Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Automobiles E Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1934 IX° Gran Premio de España

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Automobiles E. Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1934 VIII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0Automobiles E Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1934 Algerian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1933 II Grand Prix de Nîmes

PositionPointsTeam
0J-P Wimille
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1933 V Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
0J-P Wimille
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1933 Penya Rhin Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C-2300

1933 II Grand Prix de Pau

PositionPointsTeam
0J-P Wimille
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1932 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th21J Wimille
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo

1932 XVIII Grand Prix de L'Automobile Club de France, Reims, 3 July

PositionPointsTeam
0J-P. Wimille
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1932 IV Grand Prix de Tunisie

PositionPointsTeam
0J Wimille
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T54

1931 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th14Usines Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T51

1930 French Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti 1500cc
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