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. He tragically died from injuries sustained in an accident at the start of the 1978 Italian Grand Prix.

PROFILE

Nationality: Swedish

Date of Birth: 14/02/1944

Place of Birth: Örebro

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 0

Race Wins: 10

Pole Positions: 14

Front Row Starts: 25

Fastest Laps: 9

Podiums: 26

Points: 206

Grands Prix Entered: 123

Grands Prix Started: 123

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 1st