Ronnie Peterson

Ronnie Peterson was a Swedish F1 driver who raced in the Formula 1 World Championship between 1970 and 1978. He won 10 Grands Prix and claimed 14 pole positions during his career and in 1971 and 1978 he finished runner-up in the Drivers World Championship. Along with Jo Bonnier and Gunnar Nilsson, he is the only racing driver from Sweden to have won a Formula 1 race. He won each of his 10 Grand Prix victories in a Lotus Ford apart from the 1976 Italian Grand Prix which he won in a March Ford. He was a double winner of the French Grand Prix and the Austrian Grand Prix and a triple winner of the Italian Grand Prix. He tragically died from injuries sustained in a fiery accident at the start of the 1978 Italian Grand Prix which involved James Hunt and Riccardo Patrese.

Ronnie Peterson's F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
11973 French Grand PrixCircuit Paul Ricard1 July 19738/152Lotus Ford72EGoodyear540.9201:41:36.520185.260313.740
21973 Austrian Grand PrixÖsterreichring19 August 197312/152Lotus Ford72EGoodyear29.0101:28:48.780215.640319.194
31973 Italian Grand PrixAutodromo Nazionale Monza9 September 197313/152Lotus Ford72EGoodyear10.8001:29:17.000213.400317.625
41973 United States Grand PrixWatkins Glen International7 October 197315/152Lotus Ford72EGoodyear10.6681:41:15.799189.998320.665
51974 Monaco Grand PrixCircuit de Monaco26 May 19746/151Lotus Ford72EGoodyear328.8001:58:03.700129.940255.684
61974 French Grand PrixCircuit Dijon-Prenois7 July 19749/151Lotus Ford72EGoodyear220.3601:21:55.020192.720263.120
71974 Italian Grand PrixAutodromo Nazionale Monza8 September 197413/151Lotus Ford72EGoodyear70.8001:22:56.600217.400300.560
81976 Italian Grand PrixAutodromo Nazionale Monza12 September 197613/1610March Ford761Goodyear82.3001:30:35.600199.700301.600
91978 South African Grand PrixKyalami Grand Prix Circuit4 March 19783/166Lotus Ford78Goodyear110.4661:42:15.767187.817320.112
101978 Austrian Grand PrixÖsterreichring13 August 197812/166Lotus Ford79Goodyear147.4401:41:21.570189.951320.890