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profile
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Patrick
Depailler
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Formula 1

Driver Information

nationality
French
age
79
birthday
9 Aug 1944
hometown
Clérmont-Ferrand
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Driver Information

nationality
French
age
79
birthday
9 Aug 1944
hometown
Clérmont-Ferrand
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alfa Romeo 179
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Goodyear
8
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
BMW Motorsport
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
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ligier JS11
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
7
1
2
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
1
2
0
1
20
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Renault Alpine A443
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Renault Sport
0
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Renault Alpine A443
Renault 2.0L Turbo V6
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Newman Freeman Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Spyder NF-10
Chevrolet 5.0
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
Tyrrell 008
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
Tyrrell 008
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
16
1
5
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
1
5
0
0
34
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Fred Opert Racing
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B39 (Ford BDA)
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
Renault-Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
Michelin
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
Chevron B39 (Ford BDN Hart)
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
19
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell P34
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
17
0
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
0
3
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
1
0
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 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
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
1
0
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell P34
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
16
0
7
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
0
7
0
1
39
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 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
1975
Ecurie Canada
0
30th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 75B (Ford BDA)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Project Three Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 752 (BMW)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
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
Tyrrell 007
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
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
14
0
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
0
1
0
1
12
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A441
Renault 2.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Doug Shierson Racing
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 74B (Ford BDA)
1
0
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 742 (BMW)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
March Engineering
54
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 742 (BMW)
8
4
6
3
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
4
6
3
2
54
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Tyrrell 006
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Tyrrell 005
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
15
0
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
1
1
1
14
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Matra-Simca MS670B
Matra 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
1973
Elf Coombs Team
38
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A367
Ford Hart BDA
Goodyear
10
0
5
4
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
10
0
5
4
3
38
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Elf Coombs Racing
27
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A367 (Ford)
March 722 (Ford)
12
0
3
1
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
0
3
1
2
27
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 004
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
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
Ligier JS3
Cosworth DFV 3.0
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Societe des Automobiles Alpine
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A360 (Renault)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A360
2
1
2
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
2
1
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Equipe Tecno ELF
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tecno TF71 (Ford)
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Automobiles Alpine
102.3
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A360 (Renault)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
102.3
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Matra-Simca MS650
Matra 3.0
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pygmée MDB15 (Cosworth)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pygmée MDB15 (Cosworth)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pygmée MDB15 (Cosworth)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pygmée MDB15 (FVA)
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
Alpine A220/69
Renault-Gordini 3.0
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Societé des Automobiles Alpine
0
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
40.1
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A330 (Renault)
Alpine A360 (Renault)
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
40.1
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A220
Renault-Gordini 3.0
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Societé des Automobiles Alpine
0
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A330 (Renault R8/Mignotet)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Societé des Automobiles Alpine
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A367 (Renault)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Renault Africe
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A210
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
Alpine A210
Renault-Gordini 1.0
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Societé Alpine
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A310 (Renault)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Ecurie Savin-Calberson
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A210
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
year
series
team
points
position
1967
31.8
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A310 (Renault)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31.8
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1980
Racing
8
0
0
0
0
1979
Racing
9
1
2
0
1
1978
Racing
20
1
5
0
0
1977
Racing
20
0
5
0
0
1976
Racing
20
0
8
2
1
1975
Racing
20
0
3
0
1
1974
Racing
26
4
8
5
3
1973
Racing
11
0
5
4
3
1972
Racing
14
0
3
1
2
1971
Racing
8
1
2
1
0
1970
Racing
5
0
0
0
0
1969
Racing
2
1
0
0
0
1968
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1967
Racing
4
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1977
Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres
3rd
1976
World Championship for Sports Cars Dijon 500 Kilometres
2nd
1975
Formula 1 Automobile Club de Suiss Grand Prix
2nd
1974
Formula 2 Europe
1st
1974
Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres
3rd
1973
Formula 2 Europe
3rd
1972
Formula 2 Europe
3rd
1971
Formula 3 France
1st

DriverDB Top 100

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
-
10
IndyCar
1944.1
-
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