François Cévert

François Cévert was a French F1 driver who raced in the Formula 1 World Championship between 1970 and 1973. Driving a Tyrrell Ford, he won the 1971 United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen but was tragically killed in a horrific crash at the same circuit 2 years later.

François Cévert's F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
11971 United States Grand PrixWatkins Glen International3 October 197111/119Tyrrell Ford002Goodyear540.0621:43:51.991185.236320.665


Nationality: French

Date of Birth: 25/02/1944

Place of Birth: Paris

Died: 06/10/1973

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 0

Race Wins: 1

Pole Positions: 0

Front Row Starts: 3

Fastest Laps: 2

Podiums: 13

Points: 89

Grands Prix Entered: 47

Grands Prix Started: 46

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 2nd