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Helmet of Patrick Tambay

Flag of France Patrick Tambay

nationality French age 69 years old born June 25, 1949 hometown Paris

Racing highlights

19801stSCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge
19771stSCCA Molson Diamond Citicorp Can-Am Challenge Can-Am Challenge
19771stMalaysian Grand Prix
19763rdFormula 2 Europe
19753rdFormula 2 Europe
19751stSCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge
19741stFormula 2 Nogaro Grand Prix
19732ndChallenge Européen de Formule Renault

Racing career summary

Races entered192
Wins25
Podiums52
Pole positions23
Fastest laps18
Race win percentage13%
Podium percentage27.1%

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.

2011Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2005Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1989Racing8 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1987Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing15 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing15 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1983Racing15 races1 win5 podiums4 pole position1 fastest race lap
1982Racing7 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1981Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing9 races6 wins7 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1979Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing18 races7 wins7 podiums7 pole position4 fastest race laps
1976Racing15 races1 win7 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1975Racing14 races1 win5 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing12 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1973Racing? races6 wins12 podiums? pole position7 fastest race laps
1972Racing? races1 win0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Patrick Tambay

2011 Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup Germany

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Volkswagen Scirocco R
Click to show race results for Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup Germany 2011.

2006 GP Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lixxus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Delta (Cosworth)

2005 GP Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lixxus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1989 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th30Silk Cut Jaguar
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-9
Jaguar XJR-11

1989 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Silk Cut Jaguar
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-9 LM

1987 Porsche 944 Turbo Cup France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 TurboPorscheMichelin

1986 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
15th2Team Haas (USA) Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola THL-1 - Hart, Lola THL-2 - Ford

1985 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
12th11Equipe Renault Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault RE60, RE60B

1984 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
11th11Equipe Renault Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault RE50

1983 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th40Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
151541
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 126C2B, 126C3

1982 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
7th25Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 126C2

1982 Budweiser/7-Eleven Can-Am Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
VDS 001 (Chevrolet)

1981 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
18th1Theodore Racing Team, Equipe Talbot Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Theodore TY01 - Ford, Ligier JS17 - Matra

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

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

1980 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st61Carl Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
96733
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T530 (Chevrolet)

1979 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Marlboro Team McLaren, Lowenbrau Team McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M26, M28, M28B, M28C, M29 - Ford

1979 Formula 1 Gran Premio Dino Ferrari

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Team McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M28 (Cosworth)

1978 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
14th8Marlboro Team McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0ICI Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B42 (Hart)

1977 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
17th5Team Surtees, Theodore Racing Hong Kong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Surtees TS19 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Ensign N177 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1977 SCCA Molson Diamond Citicorp Can-Am Challenge Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st159Carl A. Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
76664
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T333CS (Chevrolet)

1977 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B40 (Hart)

1977 Malaysian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Teddy Yip
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (BMW)

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

1976 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
3rd39Ecurie Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121721
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK19 (Renault)

1976 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st2Theodore Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)

1976 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Renault Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine-Renault A442

1976 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B34 (Ford BDA)

1975 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
3rd36Elf Team March
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
141530
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (BMW)

1975 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st159
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T333CS (Chevrolet)

1974 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
7th11Ecurie Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (BMW)

1974 Formula 2 Nogaro Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ecurie Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (BMW)

1974 Formula 2 Rouen-les-Essarts Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Ecurie Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (BMW)

1973 Challenge Européen de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
2nd167
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?612?7
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A364 (Renault)

1972 Challenge Européen de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
13th5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?00?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine (Renault)

1972 Critérium de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
9th107
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?1???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine (Renault)
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