Jacques Laffite

Jacques Laffite is a French ex-F1 driver who raced in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship between 1974 and 1986. He won 6 Grands Prix and claimed 7 pole positions during his career before sadly suffering career ending injuries at the start of the 1986 British Grand Prix.

Jacques Laffite's F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
11977 Swedish Grand PrixScandinavian Raceway19 June 19778/1726Ligier MatraJS7Goodyear88.4491:46:56.400162.335289.296
21979 Argentine Grand PrixAutódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez21 January 19791/1526Ligier FordJS11Goodyear114.9401:36:03.210197.586316.315
31979 Brazilian Grand PrixAutódromo José Carlos Pace4 February 19792/1526Ligier FordJS11Goodyear15.2801:40:09.640188.670314.952
41980 German Grand PrixHockenheimring10 August 19809/1426Ligier FordJS11/15Goodyear53.1901:22:59.730220.860305.505
51981 Austrian Grand PrixÖsterreichring16 August 198111/1526Ligier MatraJS17Michelin45.1701:27:36.470215.700314.947
61981 Canadian Grand PrixCircuit Île Notre-Dame27 September 198114/1526Ligier MatraJS17Michelin106.2302:01:25.200137.290277.83


Nationality: French

Date of Birth: 21/11/1943

Place of Birth: Paris

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 0

Race Wins: 6

Pole Positions: 7

Front Row Starts: 11

Fastest Laps: 7

Podiums: 32

Points: 228

Grands Prix Entered: 180

Grands Prix Started: 176

DNQs: 3

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 1st


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