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Helmet of Roland Ratzenberger

Flag of Austria Roland Ratzenberger

nationality Austrian born July 4, 1960 hometown Salzburg died April 30, 1994 place of death Bologna

Racing highlights

19913rdKemora 500 Midnight Sun Race
19893rdFormula 3000 Great Britain
19861stFormula Ford Festival
19861stFormula Ford 1600 - Ford Race of Champions
19852ndFormula Ford 1600 Germany

Racing career summary

Races entered130
Wins15
Podiums44
Pole positions9
Fastest laps8
Race win percentage11.5%
Podium percentage33.8%

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.

1994Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing26 races3 wins10 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing16 races4 wins7 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1990Racing17 races3 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing18 races1 win6 podiums4 pole position5 fastest race laps
1988Racing16 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1987Racing22 races1 win8 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1986Racing2 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1985Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Roland Ratzenberger

1994 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Simtek
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Simtek S941 - Ford

1993 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
11th6Stellar International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 92 C-V

1992 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
7th19Stellar International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111220
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1992 All Japan Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th46Kitz Racing Team with SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 92C-V

1992 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th23Team 0123
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1992 All Japan Touring Car Championship Class 2

PositionPointsTeam
5th85Auto Tech Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82600
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Sport Evo

1991 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Schuppen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1991 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th27Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 90 C-V
Toyota 91 C-V

1991 Kemora 500 Midnight Sun Race

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Valvoline Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Valvoline Holden Commodore

1991 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th125Auto Tech Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Sport Evo

1990 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Noji International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1990 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 90C-V

1990 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 90 C-V

1990 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th38Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 89 C-V
Toyota 90 C-V

1990 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th98Auto Tech Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
62500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3
BMW M3 Sport Evo

1989 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
31st10Toyota Team Tom's, Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 89C-V
Porsche 962C

1989 Formula 3000 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
3rd37Spirit Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81634
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 88D (Cosworth)

1989 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
47th1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.3-16

1989 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
36th1Toyota Team SARD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 89 C-V

1988 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
12th4Madgwick Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 883 (Alfa Romeo)

1988 RAC Dunlop British Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th26Demon Tweeks
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71402
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Evo

1987 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
12th10West Surrey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT31 (Volkswagen)

1987 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th35West Surrey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT31 (Volkswagen)

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th146Schnitzer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100410
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1987 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Schnitzer/BMW Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1986 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Minister RF86

1986 Formula Ford 1600 - Ford Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 Esso Formula Ford 1600cc Championship

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

1985 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Minister RF85

1985 Formula Ford 1600 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
2nd355
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen (Ford)

1985 EFDA Euroseries Formula Ford 1600

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen (Ford)
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