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Driver

John Watson

 
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Details
Full NameJohn Marshall Watson
Date of BirthSaturday 4 May 1946
Born
Belfast
Northern Ireland
F1 Career
Active Years1973 - 1983, 1985
Races Contested154
Average ClassificationMedian: 6, Mean: 6.57 (Standard deviation: 3.49)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 12, Mean: 12.14 (Standard deviation: 6.16)
Fastest Laps5
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 10, Mean: 9.84 (Standard deviation: 5.43)
Races Led10
Laps Led282
Race Distance Led1218 km
Debut1973 British GP
Maiden Win1976 Austrian GP
Last Race1985 European GP
Drivers' Championships
1973 - Not Classified
1974 - 15th   
(6 points)
1975 - Not Classified
1976 - 8th   
(20 points)
1977 - 13th   
(9 points)
1978 - 6th   
(25 points)
  
1979 - 9th   
(15 points)
1980 - 11th   
(6 points)
1981 - 6th   
(27 points)
1982 - 3rd   
(39 points)
1983 - 6th   
(22 points)
1985 - Not Classified
Total Points Scored169
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 6th Place Finishes (11) – set at 1983 Canadian GP,
2. Most 11th Place Finishes (9) – set at 1980 South African GP,
3. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1974 British GP,
4. Most 9th Fastest Laps (8) – set at 1983 Dutch GP,
5. Most 10th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1985 European GP,
6. Most 11th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1983 German GP,
7. Most 14th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1982 French GP,
8. Most 14th Place Qualifications (14) – set at 1983 French GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (3) – set at 1974 Swedish GP,
2. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1974 British GP,
3. Most 11th Place Finishes (5) – set at 1975 British GP,
4. Most 11th Place Finishes (6) – set at 1976 Italian GP,
5. Most 14th Fastest Laps (6) – set at 1978 US West GP,
6. Most 14th Fastest Laps (7) – set at 1978 Belgian GP,
7. Most 14th Fastest Laps in a Season (3) – set at 1978 Belgian GP,
8. Most 14th Place Qualifications (10) – set at 1979 Brazilian GP,
9. Most 14th Place Qualifications (11) – set at 1979 South African GP,
10. Most 14th Fastest Laps (8) – set at 1979 US West GP,
11. Most 14th Place Qualifications (12) – set at 1979 Monaco GP,
12. Most 11th Place Finishes (7) – set at 1979 French GP,
13. Most 11th Place Finishes (8) – set at 1980 Brazilian GP,
14. Most 11th Place Finishes (9) – set at 1980 South African GP,
15. Most 14th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1980 US West GP,
16. Most 14th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1980 Belgian GP,
17. Most 14th Place Qualifications (13) – set at 1980 Italian GP,
18. Most 9th Fastest Laps (7) – set at 1980 United States GP,
19. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1981 Dutch GP,
20. Most 6th Place Finishes (10) – set at 1982 US West GP,
21. Most 11th Fastest Laps (9) – set at 1982 Monaco GP,
22. Most 14th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1982 French GP,
23. Most 14th Place Qualifications (14) – set at 1983 French GP,
24. Most 6th Place Finishes (11) – set at 1983 Canadian GP,
25. Most 11th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1983 German GP,
26. Most 9th Fastest Laps (8) – set at 1983 Dutch GP,
27. Most 10th Fastest Laps (10) – set at 1985 European GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Andrea de Adamich
1
1973
Carlos Pace
4
1974, 1977
Ronnie Peterson
1
1975
Hans-Joachim Stuck
14
1977
Giorgio Francia
1
1977
Niki Lauda
46
1978, 1982 - 1983
NÚlson Piquet
1
1978
Patrick Tambay
15
1979
Alain Prost
14
1980, 1985
Stephen South
1
1980
Andrea de Cesaris
15
1981
Team RacesYears
Brabham
35
1973, 1977 - 1978
John Goldie Racing
15
1974
Surtees
11
1975
Lotus
1
1975
Penske
17
1975 - 1976
McLaren
75
1979 - 1983, 1985
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Brabham
50
1973 - 1974, 1977 - 1978
Surtees
11
1975
Lotus
1
1975
Penske
17
1975 - 1976
McLaren
75
1979 - 1983, 1985
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
117
1973 - 1976, 1979 - 1983
Alfa Romeo
33
1977 - 1978
TAG
4
1983, 1985
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
95
1973 - 1980, 1985
Firestone
14
1974
Michelin
45
1981 - 1983
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Fina
36
1974, 1977 - 1978
Elan
1
1974
Kendall
1
1974
Duckhams
2
1975
Sunoco
16
1976
Castrol
29
1979 - 1980
Valvoline
3
1981
Unipart
42
1981 - 1983
Shell
1
1985
EntrantRacesYears
Ceramica Pagnossin Team MRD
2
1973
John Goldie Racing with Hexagon
9
1974
Goldie Hexagon Racing
6
1974
Team Surtees
11
1975
John Player Team Lotus
1
1975
Penske Cars
1
1975
Citibank Team Penske
16
1976
Martini Racing
17
1977
Parmalat Racing Team
16
1978
Marlboro Team McLaren
28
1979 - 1980
Lowenbrau Team McLaren
1
1979
Marlboro McLaren International
46
1981 - 1983, 1985
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Ralph Bellamy
2
1973, 1975
Gordon Murray
49
1973 - 1974, 1977 - 1978
John Surtees
11
1975
Colin Chapman
1
1975
Geoff Ferris
17
1975 - 1976
Gordon Coppuck
31
1979 - 1981
John Barnard
44
1981 - 1983, 1985
Gordon Kimball
1
1985
Car ModelRacesYears
Brabham BT37
1
1973
Brabham BT42
11
1973 - 1974
Brabham BT44
5
1974
Surtees TS16
11
1975
Lotus 72E
1
1975
Penske PC1
1
1975
Penske PC3
6
1976
Penske PC4
10
1976
Brabham BT45
3
1977
Brabham BT45B
14
1977
Brabham BT45C
2
1978
Brabham BT46
13
1978
Brabham BT46B
1
1978
McLaren M28
4
1979
McLaren M28B
2
1979
McLaren M28C
2
1979
McLaren M29
7
1979
McLaren M29B
3
1980
McLaren M29C
13
1980 - 1981
McLaren MP4/1
13
1981
McLaren MP4/1B
15
1982
McLaren MP4/1C
12
1983
McLaren MP4/1E
3
1983
McLaren MP4/2B
1
1985
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 29
1
1973
Car 9
1
1973
Car 28
32
1974 - 1976
Car 18
11
1975
Car 6
1
1975
Car 7
91
1977, 1979 - 1983
Car 2
16
1978
Car 1
1
1985
Team SponsorRacesYears
Pagnossin
2
1973
Matchbox
11
1975
Duckhams
1
1975
John Player Special
1
1975
First National City
17
1975 - 1976
Fina
17
1977
Goodyear
62
1977 - 1980, 1985
Martini
17
1977
Alfa Romeo
16
1978
Parmalat
16
1978
Castrol
28
1979 - 1980
Champion
14
1979
Marlboro
74
1979 - 1983, 1985
Lowenbrau
1
1979
Hercules
45
1981 - 1983
Unipart
45
1981 - 1983
Valvoline
15
1981
SAIMA
16
1983, 1985
Hugo Boss
1
1985
Shell
1
1985
TAG
1
1985

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