Jean-Pierre Jabouille

Jean-Pierre Jabouille is a French ex-F1 driver who raced in the Formula 1 World Championship between 1974 and 1981. Renowned for his testing and development abilities, he spearheaded Renault’s first efforts in Formula One during the 1970s and delivered the French marque’s first win at the 1979 French Grand Prix. Unfortunately, following a move to the Ligier team, he was forced to call time on his career early due to injuries he sustained in the 1980 Canadian Grand Prix.

Jean-Pierre Jabouille's F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
11979 French Grand PrixCircuit Dijon-Prenois1 July 19798/1515RenaultRS10Michelin114.5901:35:20.420191.310304.000
21980 Austrian Grand PrixÖsterreichring17 August 198010/1415RenaultRE20Michelin20.8201:26:15.730223.200320.890


Nationality: French

Date of Birth: 01/10/1942

Place of Birth: Paris

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 0

Race Wins: 2

Pole Positions: 6

Front Row Starts: 11

Fastest Laps: 0

Podiums: 2

Points: 21

Grands Prix Entered: 56

Grands Prix Started: 49

DNQs: 5

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 1st


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