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Helmet of René Arnoux

Flag of France René Arnoux

full name René Alexandre Arnoux nationality French age 73 years old born July 4, 1948 hometown Pontcharra

Racing highlights

19943rd62nd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class
19833rdFormula One World Championship for Drivers
19771stFormula 2 Europe
19762ndFormula 2 Europe
19751stChallenge de Formule Renault Europe
19731stChallenge Européen de Formule Renault
19731stFormula Renault Europe

Racing career summary

Races entered196
Wins28
Podiums58
Pole positions21
Fastest laps33
Race win percentage14.3%
Podium percentage29.6%

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for René Arnoux.

René Arnoux vs. Yvan Muller

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.

2021Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing2 races0 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
2003Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1994Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing16 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1983Racing16 races3 wins7 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1982Racing16 races2 wins4 podiums5 pole position1 fastest race lap
1981Racing14 races0 wins1 podium4 pole position1 fastest race lap
1980Racing14 races2 wins3 podiums3 pole position4 fastest race laps
1979Racing14 races0 wins3 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1978Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing14 races3 wins6 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1976Racing12 races3 wins6 podiums1 pole positions6 fastest race laps
1975Racing? races8 wins9 podiums? pole position8 fastest race laps
1974Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing? races7 wins13 podiums1 pole positions6 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of René Arnoux

2021 12e Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Serie F : Voitures de Grand Prix F1 - 3L (1973 - 1976)

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 312B3-74Ferrari 3.0
Click to show race results for 12e Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Serie F : Voitures de Grand Prix F1 - 3L (1973 - 1976) 2021.

2018 Le Mans Classic - Plateau 6

PositionPointsTeam
10th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M1BMW 3.5
Click to show race results for Le Mans Classic - Plateau 6 2018.

2017 Classic Endurance Racing - GT2

PositionPointsTeam
16th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M1BMW 3.5
Click to show race results for Classic Endurance Racing - GT2 2017.

2017 Sixties Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
96th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shelby Cobra 289Ford 4.7
Click to show race results for Sixties Endurance 2017.

2006 GP Masters

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

2005 GP Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Golden Palace
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Delta (Cosworth)

2003 French Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th16VDO Dayton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Astra Coupé

1995 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans WSC class

PositionPointsTeam
0Euromotorsport Racing Inc. (Massimo Sigala)
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 333 SPFerrari 4.0Goodyear
Click to show race results for 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans WSC class 1995.

1995 Elf Master Karting

PositionPointsTeam
0

1994 62nd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Rent-a-Car Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper RT/10Chrysler 8.0Michelin

1991 Porsche Carrera Cup France

PositionPointsTeam
0Sonauto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera

1989 FIA Formula One World Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th2Ligier Loto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS33Cosworth DFR 3.5Goodyear

1988 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Ligier Loto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS31Judd 3.5Goodyear

1987 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
19th1Ligier Loto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS29BMegatron 1.5 turboGoodyear
Ligier JS29CMegatron 1.5 turboGoodyear

1986 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
8th14Equipe Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS27Renault 1.5 turboPirelli

1985 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
17th3Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 156/85Ferrari 1.5 turboGoodyear

1985 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Murray Taylor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT30 (Volkswagen)

1984 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th27Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160402
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 126C4Ferrari 1.5 turboGoodyear

1983 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
3rd49Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
153742
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 126C2BFerrari 1.5 turboGoodyear
Ferrari 126C3Ferrari 1.5 turboGoodyear

1983 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 126C2BFerrari 1.5 turboGoodyear

1982 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th28Equipe Renault Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162451
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault RE30BRenault 1.5 turboMichelin

1981 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
9th11Equipe Renault Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140141
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault RE20BRenault 1.5 turboMichelin
Renault RE30Renault 1.5 turboMichelin

1980 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th29Equipe Renault Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142334
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault RE20Renault 1.5 turboMichelin

1979 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
8th17Equipe Renault Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140322
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault RS01Renault 1.5 turboMichelin
Renault RS10Renault 1.5 turboMichelin

1978 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Surtees, Automobiles Martini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK23Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
Surtees TS20Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1978 Formula 2 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini Mk 22 (Renault CHB1)

1977 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
1st52Ecurie Renault Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133610
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK22 (Renault)
Martini MK19 (Renault)

1977 45th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Group 6 +2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Hughes de Chaunac
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault-Alpine A442Renault 2.0 turboMichelin

1976 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
2nd52Ecurie Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
123616
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK19 (Renault)
Martini MK16 (Renault)

1975 Challenge de Formule Renault Europe

PositionPointsTeam
1st159Elf Martini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?89?8
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK15 (Renault)

1974 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (BMW)

1974 Formula 5000 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Tony Kitchiner
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M19A (Chevrolet)

1974 Formula 2 Nogaro Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Ecurie Elf
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alpine A367 (BMW)

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Le Castellet

PositionPointsTeam
0Michel Dupont Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B26Cosworth FVC 1.8

1973 Challenge Européen de Formule Renault

PositionPointsTeam
1st167
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?71316
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK11 (Renault)

1973 Formula Renault Europe

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK11 (Renault)


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