Didier Pironi was a French F1 driver who raced in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship between 1978 and 1982. He won 3 Grands Prix and claimed 4 pole positions during his short career and looked set to win the World Championship with Ferrari in 1982 before he suffered career ending injuries in a horrific crash during warm-up for the 1982 German Grand Prix. He subsequently took up offshore powerboat racing but was killed in an accident during the Needles Trophy in August 1987.
Didier Pironi's F1 Wins
|Win Number||Grand Prix||Circuit||Date||Round||No.||Team||Chassis||Tyre||Grid||Winning Margin||Race Time||Speed||Distance|
|1||1980 Belgian Grand Prix||Circuit Zolder||4 May 1980||5/14||25||Ligier Ford||JS11/15||Goodyear||2||47.370||1:38:46.510||186.400||306.864|
|2||1982 San Marino Grand Prix||Autodromo Dino Ferrari||25 April 1982||4/16||28||Ferrari||126C2||Goodyear||4||0.366||1:36:38.887||187.732||302.400|
|3||1982 Dutch Grand Prix||Circuit Park Zandvoort||3 July 1982||9/16||28||Ferrari||126C2||Goodyear||4||21.649||1:38:03.254||187.331||306.144|