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Helmet of Patrick Depailler

Flag of France Patrick Depailler

nationality French hometown Clérmont-Ferrand place of death Hockenheim

Racing highlights

19773rdGrand Prix de Trois-Rivieres
19752ndFormula 1 Automobile Club de Suiss Grand Prix
19741stFormula 2 Europe
19743rdGrand Prix de Trois-Rivieres
19733rdFormula 2 Europe
19723rdFormula 2 Europe
19711stFormula 3 France

Racing career summary

Races entered156
Wins8
Podiums40
Pole positions11
Fastest laps11
Race win percentage5.1%
Podium percentage25.6%

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.

1980Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing9 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1978Racing19 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing20 races0 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing16 races0 wins7 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1975Racing18 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1974Racing25 races4 wins8 podiums5 pole position3 fastest race laps
1973Racing11 races0 wins5 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1972Racing14 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1971Racing7 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1970Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1969Racing1 race1 win0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1968Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Patrick Depailler

1980 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 179Alfa Romeo 3.0Goodyear

1979 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th20Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS11 - Ford

1979 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1979 Procar BMW M1

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M1

1978 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
5th34Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
161500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell (Cosworth 008)

1978 Formula 1 BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 008 (Cosworth)

1978 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
0Newman Freeman Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spyder NF10 (Chevrolet)

1978 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 A443

1977 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
9th20Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell P34 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1977 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th19Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B39 (Ford BDN Hart)

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
3rd0Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B39 (Ford BDA)

1976 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th39Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160701
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Tyrrell P34 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1975 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
9th12Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1975 Formula 1 BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Cosworth)

1975 Formula 1 Automobile Club de Suiss Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Cosworth)

1975 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Project Three Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (BMW)

1975 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
30th0Ecurie Canada
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 75B (Ford BDA)

1974 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
9th14Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 005 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Tyrrell 006 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1974 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
1st54March Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
84632
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 742 (BMW)

1974 Formula 2 Rouen-les-Essarts Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0March Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 742 (BMW)

1974 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Doug Shierson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 74B (Ford BDA)

1973 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
3rd38Elf Coombs Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100543
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (Ford BDA)

1973 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Matra Simca Shell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matra-Simca MS670

1972 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 004 (Ford Cosworth)

1972 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
3rd27Elf Coombs Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120312
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (Ford)
March 722 (Ford)

1971 Formula 3 France

PositionPointsTeam
1st102.3Automobiles Alpine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A360 (Renault)

1971 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Tecno ELF
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tecno TF71 (Ford)

1971 Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A360
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1971 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Societe des Automobiles Alpine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A360 (Renault)

1970 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pygmée MDB15 (FVA)

1970 XXXIII Internationales ADAC-Eifelrennen

PositionPointsTeam
0Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pygmée MDB15 (Cosworth)

1970 VII Grote Prijs van Limborg

PositionPointsTeam
0Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pygmée MDB15 (Cosworth)

1970 I Trophée de France Formule 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pygmée MDB15 (Cosworth)

1969 Formula 3 France

PositionPointsTeam
4th40.1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?1???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A330 (Renault)
Alpine A360 (Renault)

1969 XI Grand Prix de Monaco - Formule 3

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Societé des Automobiles Alpine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1968 X Grand Prix de Monaco -Formule 3

PositionPointsTeam
0Societé des Automobiles Alpine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (Renault)

1968 XXIV Coupe du Salon

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Societé des Automobiles Alpine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A330 (Renault R8/Mignotet)

1967 Formula 3 France

PositionPointsTeam
5th31.8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A310 (Renault)

1967 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Savin-Calberson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A210

1967 Formula 3 European Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Societé Alpine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A310 (Renault)
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