Clay Regazzoni

Clay Regazzoni was a Swiss F1 driver who raced in the Formula 1 World Championship between 1972 and 1980. He won 5 Grands Prix and claimed 5 pole positions during his career and finished runner-up in the Drivers World Championship in 1974. He famously claimed the first victory for the Williams team at the 1979 British Grand Prix. Tragically, his career was brought to an end after he suffered terrible injuries during the 1980 United States Grand Prix West at Long Beach which left him paralyzed from the waist down. He died in a road accident in Italy December 2006.

PROFILE

Nationality: Swiss

Date of Birth: 05/09/1939

Place of Birth: Lugano

Died: 15/12/2006

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 0

Race Wins: 5

Pole Positions: 5

Front Row Starts: 21

Fastest Laps: 15

Podiums: 28

Points: 212

Grands Prix Entered: 139

Grands Prix Started: 132

DNQs: 7

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 1st