Driver Database logo

This site uses cookies. Our cookies are friendly and don't collect personal information but helps to improve the user experience. Read more here. Continued use of this site indicates that you accept this policy. This message will only be shown once.

Helmet of Ralph Firman jr.
© Jordan Grand Prix

Flag of Ireland Ralph Firman jr.

nationality Irish age 43 years old born May 20, 1975 hometown Norwich, Norfolk

Racing highlights

20092ndSuper GT Japan - GT500
20071stSuper GT Japan - GT500
20053rdSuper GT Japan - GT500
20021stFormula Nippon
20023rdAll-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500
19961stFormula 3 Britain
19961stFormula 3 Macau GP
19952ndFormula 3 Britain
19931stFormula Vauxhall Junior

Racing career summary

Races entered266
Wins43
Podiums79
Pole positions33
Fastest laps25
Race win percentage16.2%
Podium percentage29.7%

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.

2013Racing9 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2012Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing6 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing8 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing9 races2 wins5 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2008Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2007Racing9 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2006Racing25 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions4 fastest race laps
2005Racing8 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2004Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing18 races7 wins11 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
2001Racing10 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2000Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1999Racing17 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1998Racing9 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1997Racing15 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing17 races4 wins9 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
1995Racing20 races6 wins9 podiums9 pole position4 fastest race laps
1994Racing13 races5 wins8 podiums4 pole position? fastest race laps
1993Racing16 races9 wins9 podiums4 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1991KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Ralph Firman jr.

2013 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
11th31Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2013.

2013 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2012 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
16th12Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2012.

2012 JAF Grand Prix Super GT

PositionPointsTeam
10th3.5Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix Super GT 2012.

2011 International GT Open

PositionPointsTeam
34th25Luxury Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GT Italia
Click to show race results for International GT Open 2011.

2011 International GT Open - Super GT

PositionPointsTeam
20th11Luxury Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GT Italia
Click to show race results for International GT Open - Super GT 2011.

2011 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Luxury Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GTC

2011 Le Mans Series - LM GTE Pro

PositionPointsTeam
0Luxury Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GTC

2010 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
11th29Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2010.

2010 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2010.

2009 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
2nd81Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
92510
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2009.

2007-08 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
6th94Team Ireland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52ZytekCooper
Click to show race results for A1GP 2007-08.

2008 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
8th49Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX C32B
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2008.

2007 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
1st94Autobacs Racing Team Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93402
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

2005-06 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
8th68Team Ireland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160103
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52ZytekCooper
Click to show race results for A1GP 2005-06.

2006 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
7th68ARTA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

2005 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd61ARTA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81212
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

2004 World Series by Nissan

PositionPointsTeam
0Gabord Competicion
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SN01 - Nissan
Click to show race results for World Series by Nissan 2004.

2004 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Racing for Holland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome S101 - Judd

2003 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th1Jordan Ford
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jordan EJ13 (Ford)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2003.

2002 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
1st62Nakajima Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
104821
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01L (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2002.

2002 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd74Nakajima Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83333
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

2002 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0BAR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2001 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
4th29Nakajima Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99L (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2001.

2000 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
9th9Team Morinaga Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF03B (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2000.

2000 Japan GT Festival in Malaysia - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
13th0Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2000 1000 km Suzuka - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2000 Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
12th25Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra
Click to show race results for Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500 2000.

1999 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
4th21Shionogi Team Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101312
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF03 (Mugen)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 1999.

1999 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
6th42Team Taeibon Ralliart
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mitsubishi FTO

1998 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
7th13Shionogi Team Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T96/51 (Mugen)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 1998.

1997 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
8th12Team TMS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 1997.

1997 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0San Miguel PSR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 1997.

1997 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
24th4Team TMS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT2

1996 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
0Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 1996.

1996 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
1st188Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
153844
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F396 (Honda Mugen)

1996 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 395 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 1996.

1995 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
2nd176Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
186994
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395Mugen Honda
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Britain 1995.

1995 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 1995.

1995 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0San Miguel PSR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 1995.

1995 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1994 Formula Vauxhall Lotus

PositionPointsTeam
4th149Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13584?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard FVL Mk. 2

1993 Formula Vauxhall Junior

PositionPointsTeam
1st146Team JLR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15994?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Orion-NES FR91

1993 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0Team JLR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF93

1992 World Championship Formula K

PositionPointsTeam
30th0

1991 World Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
KartEngineTyres
Tony Kart (Rotax)


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Ralph Firman jr. over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

© DriverDB AB