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Jonathan
Palmer
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Formula 1 - Test driver

Driver Information

nationality
British
age
67
birthday
7 Nov 1956
hometown
Lewisham, London
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Driver Information

nationality
British
age
67
birthday
7 Nov 1956
hometown
Lewisham, London
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
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 962C
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
3
year
series
team
points
position
1991
Team Schuppan, Team Sauber-Mercedes
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Sauber-Mercedes C11
Mercedes-Benz 5.0 turbo
Goodyear
Porsche 962C
Porsche 3.2 turbo
Dunlop
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW M3
15
0
2
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
2
1
66
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
Porsche 3.2 turbo
Michelin
9
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1989
Tyrrell Racing Organisation
2
25th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 017B
Cosworth DFR 3.5
Goodyear
Tyrrell 018
Cosworth DFR 3.5
Goodyear
15
0
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
0
0
1
2
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Rouse/Kaliber Ford
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Sierra RS500
Ford 2.0 turbo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Tyrrell Racing Organisation
5
14th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 017
Cosworth DFZ 3.5
Goodyear
14
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
0
0
0
0
5
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Richard Lloyd Racing
31
19th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C GTi
Porsche 2.8 turbo
Goodyear
7
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
1
1
0
0
31
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Data General Team Tyrrell
7
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell DG016
Cosworth DFZ 3.5
Goodyear
15
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
0
0
0
7
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Zakspeed 861
Zakspeed 1.5 turbo
Goodyear
16
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1985
R. Lloyd Racing
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956 B
2.6L F6 Bi-Turbo
Goodyear
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Arundel C200 (Ford)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Richard Lloyd Racing
39
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956 GTi
Porsche 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
4
0
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
1
39
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Zakspeed 841
Zakspeed 1.5 turbo
Goodyear
7
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Richard Lloyd Racing
2
48th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956
Porsche 2.6 turbo
Dunlop
8
1
3
1
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
1
3
1
2
75
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956
3
1
2
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
1
2
1
45
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Skoal Bandit Formula 1 Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
RAM 01
Hart 1.5 turbo
Pirelli
RAM 02
Hart 1.5 turbo
Pirelli
14
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Cheylesmore BMW Motorsport
7
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 635 CSi
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
7
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Richard Lloyd Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 924 Carrera
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Cheylesmore BMW Motorsport
2
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 635 CSi
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Richard Lloyd Racing
23
16th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956
3
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
1
0
0
23
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Richard Lloyd Racing
39
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956
3
0
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
1
1
0
39
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Ralt Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ralt RH6/83H (Mugen Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Ralt Racing Ltd.
68
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ralt RH6/83H (Honda Mugen)
12
6
10
4
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
6
10
4
3
68
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Williams FW08C
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
1
0
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
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Richard Lloyd Racing, Ford Werke AG
10
46th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 924 Carrera GTR
Ford C100
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
10
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Ralt Racing
10
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ralt RH6/82 (Honda)
11
0
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
11
0
1
1
0
10
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1981
West Surrey Racing
4
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ralt RT3
Toyota
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
4
year
series
team
points
position
1981
West Surrey Racing
126
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ralt RT3 (Toyota)
19
7
14
6
9
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
19
7
14
6
9
126
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
42
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
130
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Van Diemen RF80 (Ford)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
48
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Van Diemen RF80
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1996
Racing
0
0
0
0
0
1991
Racing
18
0
2
1
0
1990
Racing
9
0
0
0
0
1989
Racing
15
0
0
0
1
1988
Racing
15
0
0
0
0
1987
Racing
22
1
1
0
0
1986
Racing
16
0
0
0
0
1985
Racing
13
0
2
0
1
1984
Racing
25
2
5
2
2
1983
Racing
22
6
13
5
3
1982
Racing
14
0
1
1
0
1981
Racing
20
7
15
6
9
1980
Racing
1
1
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1985
Le Mans 24 Hours
2nd
1983
Formula 2 Europe
1st
1981
Marlboro British F3 Championship
1st
1980
BRSCC Townsend Thoresen British Formula Ford Championship
3rd

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pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2198.45
-
02
Formula 1
2135.95
-
03
Formula 1
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
-
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1948.45
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10
IndyCar
1944.1
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