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Driver

Nélson Piquet

 
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Details
Full NameNélson Piquet Souto Maior
Date of BirthSunday 17 August 1952
Born
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
F1 Career
Active Years1978 - 1991
Races Contested207
Average ClassificationMedian: 4, Mean: 4.14 (Standard deviation: 2.93)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 6, Mean: 6.98 (Standard deviation: 5.80)
Fastest Laps23
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 6, Mean: 6.86 (Standard deviation: 5.40)
Races Led58
Laps Led1600
Race Distance Led7610 km
Debut1978 German GP
Maiden Win1980 US West GP
Last Race1991 Australian GP
Drivers' Championships
1978 - Not Classified
1979 - 16th   
(3 points)
1980 - 2nd   
(54 points)
1981 - 1st   
(50 points)
1982 - 11th   
(20 points)
1983 - 1st   
(59 points)
1984 - 5th   
(29 points)
  
1985 - 8th   
(21 points)
1986 - 3rd   
(69 points)
1987 - 1st   
(73 points)
1988 - 6th   
(22 points)
1989 - 8th   
(12 points)
1990 - 3rd   
(43 points)
1991 - 6th   
(26.5 points)
Total Points Scored481.5
Records
Records Held Today1. Most Consecutive 2nd Place Finishes (4) – set at 1987 British GP
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 4th Place Finishes (18) – set at 1991 Australian GP,
2. Most Consecutive 2nd Place Finishes (4) – set at 1987 British GP,
3. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season (7) – set at 1987 Mexican GP,
4. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (28) – set at 1991 Australian GP,
5. Most 6th Fastest Laps (14) – set at 1991 Brazilian GP,
6. Most 9th Fastest Laps (13) – set at 1991 French GP,
7. Most 11th Fastest Laps (13) – set at 1990 French GP,
8. Most Fastest Laps in a Season (7) – set at 1986 Australian GP,
9. Most 3rd Fastest Laps in a Season (6) – set at 1983 Dutch GP,
10. Most 6th Place Qualifications (18) – set at 1991 Belgian GP,
11. Most 7th Place Qualifications (16) – set at 1991 French GP,
12. Most 8th Place Qualifications (16) – set at 1991 Italian GP,
13. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season (6) – set at 1983 European GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 3rd Fastest Laps in a Season (5) – set at 1983 Austrian GP,
2. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (12) – set at 1983 Dutch GP,
3. Most 3rd Fastest Laps in a Season (6) – set at 1983 Dutch GP,
4. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season (6) – set at 1983 European GP,
5. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (13) – set at 1984 German GP,
6. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (14) – set at 1984 Austrian GP,
7. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (16) – set at 1986 French GP,
8. Most 2nd Fastest Laps (14) – set at 1986 Italian GP,
9. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (17) – set at 1986 Portuguese GP,
10. Most Fastest Laps in a Season (7) – set at 1986 Australian GP,
11. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (18) – set at 1987 Belgian GP,
12. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (19) – set at 1987 Monaco GP,
13. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (20) – set at 1987 Detroit GP,
14. Most 4th Place Qualifications (18) – set at 1987 French GP,
15. Most Consecutive 2nd Place Finishes (4) – set at 1987 British GP,
16. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (21) – set at 1987 German GP,
17. Most 4th Place Qualifications (19) – set at 1987 German GP,
18. Most Races Led (52) – set at 1987 Austrian GP,
19. Most 2nd Fastest Laps (17) – set at 1987 Italian GP,
20. Most Races Led (53) – set at 1987 Italian GP,
21. Most 4th Place Qualifications (20) – set at 1987 Portuguese GP,
22. Most 2nd Fastest Laps (18) – set at 1987 Spanish GP,
23. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season (7) – set at 1987 Mexican GP,
24. Most 3rd Place Qualifications (19) – set at 1988 San Marino GP,
25. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (22) – set at 1988 Mexican GP,
26. Most 4th Place Qualifications (21) – set at 1988 Mexican GP,
27. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (23) – set at 1989 Canadian GP,
28. Most 4th Place Finishes (14) – set at 1989 British GP,
29. Most 11th Fastest Laps (11) – set at 1989 Italian GP,
30. Most 4th Place Finishes (15) – set at 1989 Japanese GP,
31. Most 11th Fastest Laps (12) – set at 1989 Japanese GP,
32. Most 9th Fastest Laps (12) – set at 1989 Australian GP,
33. Most 4th Place Finishes (16) – set at 1990 United States GP,
34. Most 6th Place Qualifications (14) – set at 1990 United States GP,
35. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (24) – set at 1990 Canadian GP,
36. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (25) – set at 1990 Mexican GP,
37. Most 4th Place Finishes (17) – set at 1990 French GP,
38. Most 11th Fastest Laps (13) – set at 1990 French GP,
39. Most 7th Place Qualifications (13) – set at 1990 German GP,
40. Most 6th Fastest Laps (13) – set at 1990 Belgian GP,
41. Most 6th Place Qualifications (15) – set at 1990 Portuguese GP,
42. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (26) – set at 1990 Japanese GP,
43. Most 6th Place Qualifications (16) – set at 1990 Japanese GP,
44. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (27) – set at 1991 United States GP,
45. Most 6th Fastest Laps (14) – set at 1991 Brazilian GP,
46. Most 6th Place Qualifications (17) – set at 1991 Mexican GP,
47. Most 9th Fastest Laps (13) – set at 1991 French GP,
48. Most 7th Place Qualifications (16) – set at 1991 French GP,
49. Most 8th Place Qualifications (15) – set at 1991 German GP,
50. Most 6th Place Qualifications (18) – set at 1991 Belgian GP,
51. Most 8th Place Qualifications (16) – set at 1991 Italian GP,
52. Most 4th Place Finishes (18) – set at 1991 Australian GP,
53. Most 3rd Fastest Laps (28) – set at 1991 Australian GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Niki Lauda
15
1978 - 1979
John Watson
1
1978
Ricardo Zunino
9
1979 - 1980
Hector Rebaque
22
1980 - 1981
Riccardo Patrese
31
1982 - 1983, 1987
Teo Fabi
12
1984
Corrado Fabi
3
1984
Manfred Winkelhock
1
1984
François Hesnault
4
1985
Marc Surer
12
1985
Nigel Mansell
31
1986 - 1987
Satoru Nakajima
32
1988 - 1989
Alessandro Nannini
14
1990
Roberto Moreno
13
1990 - 1991
Michael Schumacher
5
1991
Team RacesYears
Ensign
1
1978
BS Fabrications
3
1978
Brabham
107
1978 - 1985
Williams
32
1986 - 1987
Lotus
32
1988 - 1989
Benetton
32
1990 - 1991
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Ensign
1
1978
McLaren
3
1978
Brabham
107
1978 - 1985
Williams
32
1986 - 1987
Lotus
32
1988 - 1989
Benetton
32
1990 - 1991
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
68
1978 - 1982, 1990 - 1991
Alfa Romeo
14
1978 - 1979
BMW
61
1981 - 1985
Honda
48
1986 - 1988
Judd
16
1989
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
137
1978 - 1982, 1986 - 1990
Michelin
38
1981, 1983 - 1984
Pirelli
32
1985, 1991
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Fina
1
1978
Agip
15
1979
Elf
60
1980 - 1981, 1988 - 1989
Valvoline
15
1982
Castrol
47
1983 - 1985
Mobil
64
1986 - 1987, 1990 - 1991
EntrantRacesYears
Team Tissot Ensign
1
1978
BS Fabrications
3
1978
Parmalat Racing Team
60
1978 - 1982
Fila Sport
15
1983
MRD International
16
1984
Motor Racing Developments Ltd
16
1985
Canon Williams Honda Team
32
1986 - 1987
Camel Team Lotus Honda
16
1988
Camel Team Lotus
16
1989
Benetton Formula Ltd
16
1990
Camel Benetton Ford
16
1991
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Dave Baldwin
1
1978
John Baldwin
1
1978
Gordon Coppuck
3
1978
Gordon Murray
107
1978 - 1985
David North
105
1979 - 1985
Patrick Head
32
1986 - 1987
Sergio Rinland
32
1986 - 1987
Frank Dernie
48
1986 - 1987, 1989
Gerard Ducarouge
16
1988
Martin Ogilvie
16
1988
Mike Coughlan
30
1989, 1991
Rory Byrne
18
1990 - 1991
John Barnard
30
1990 - 1991
Gordon Kimball
14
1991
Car ModelRacesYears
Ensign N177
1
1978
McLaren M23
3
1978
Brabham BT46
2
1978 - 1979
Brabham BT48
12
1979
Brabham BT49
16
1979 - 1980
Brabham BT49C
14
1981
Brabham BT50
14
1981 - 1982
Brabham BT49D
2
1982
Brabham BT52
8
1983
Brabham BT52B
7
1983
Brabham BT53
16
1984
Brabham BT54
16
1985
Williams FW11
16
1986
Williams FW11B
16
1987
Lotus 100T
16
1988
Lotus 101
16
1989
Benetton B189B
2
1990
Benetton B190
14
1990
Benetton B190B
2
1991
Benetton B191
14
1991
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 22
1
1978
Car 29
3
1978
Car 66
1
1978
Car 6
47
1979, 1986 - 1987
Car 5
44
1980 - 1981, 1983
Car 1
47
1982, 1984, 1988
Car 7
16
1985
Car 11
16
1989
Car 20
32
1990 - 1991
Team SponsorRacesYears
Tissot
1
1978
BS Fabrications
3
1978
Alfa Romeo
16
1978 - 1979
Goodyear
92
1978 - 1982, 1987, 1990
Parmalat
91
1978 - 1984
Michelin
30
1981, 1983
Pemex
15
1981
Santal
61
1981 - 1984
Valvoline
30
1981 - 1982
BMW
46
1982 - 1983, 1985
Castrol
31
1983 - 1984
FILA
15
1983
Olivetti
32
1984 - 1985
Ferodo
16
1985
Pernod
16
1985
Pirelli
32
1985, 1991
Calma
32
1986 - 1987
Canon
32
1986 - 1987
Denim
16
1986
Honda
32
1986 - 1987
ICI
32
1986 - 1987
Mobil
64
1986 - 1987, 1990 - 1991
Barclay
16
1987
Fiberite
16
1987
Camel
48
1988 - 1989, 1991
Courtaulds
16
1988
Elf
32
1988 - 1989
Epson
32
1988 - 1989
PIAA
32
1988 - 1989
Autopolis
32
1990 - 1991
Benetton
16
1990
Europlean
16
1990
Ford
32
1990 - 1991
Reporter
32
1990 - 1991
Riello
16
1990
Sanyo
32
1990 - 1991
Tecnocast
16
1990
Diavia
16
1991
IFIP
16
1991
IMIT
16
1991
LPR
16
1991
O.Z. Racing
16
1991

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