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Driver

Ronnie Peterson

 
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Details
Full NameBengt Ronnie Peterson
Date of BirthMonday 14 February 1944
Date of DeathMonday 11 September 1978 (at 1978 Italian GP)
Age of Death34 years, 6 months, 25 days
Born
Írebro
Sweden
F1 Career
Active Years1970 - 1978
Races Contested123
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 6.07 (Standard deviation: 4.28)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 8, Mean: 8.40 (Standard deviation: 5.58)
Fastest Laps9
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 8.64 (Standard deviation: 6.27)
Races Led28
Laps Led707
Race Distance Led3313 km
Debut1970 Monaco GP
Maiden Win1973 French GP
Last Race1978 Italian GP
Drivers' Championships
1970 - Not Classified
1971 - 2nd   
(33 points)
1972 - 10th   
(12 points)
1973 - 3rd   
(52 points)
1974 - 5th   
(35 points)
  
1975 - 12th   
(6 points)
1976 - 12th   
(10 points)
1977 - 14th   
(7 points)
1978 - 2nd   
(51 points)
Total Points Scored206
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1974 Canadian GP,
2. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1973 United States GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 11th Place Finishes (4) – set at 1973 Dutch GP,
2. Most Poles in a Season (8) – set at 1973 Canadian GP,
3. Most Poles in a Season (9) – set at 1973 United States GP,
4. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a Season (4) – set at 1974 Canadian GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Andrea de Adamich
7
1971
Alex Soler-Roig
5
1971
Nanni Galli
9
1971
Niki Lauda
12
1971 - 1972
Mike Beuttler
1
1971
Emerson Fittipaldi
15
1973
Jacky Ickx
24
1974 - 1975
Tim Schenken
1
1974
Jim Crawford
2
1975
Brian Henton
3
1975
John Watson
1
1975
Mario Andretti
15
1976, 1978
Hans-Joachim Stuck
1
1976
Patrick Depailler
17
1977
Team RacesYears
Antique Automobiles / Colin Crabbe Racing
9
1970
March
37
1971 - 1972, 1976
Lotus
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Theodore
1
1976
Tyrrell
17
1977
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
March
47
1970 - 1972, 1976
Lotus
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Tyrrell
17
1977
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
122
1970 - 1978
Alfa Romeo
1
1971
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
112
1970, 1972 - 1978
Firestone
11
1971
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Shell
20
1970 - 1971
STP
9
1972
Fina
3
1972
Texaco
15
1973
Duckhams
30
1974 - 1976
Elf
17
1977
Valvoline
14
1978
EntrantRacesYears
Antique Automobiles Racing Team
2
1970
Colin Crabbe Racing
7
1970
STP March Racing Team
23
1971 - 1972
John Player Team Lotus
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
March Engineering
14
1976
Theodore Racing
1
1976
Elf Team Tyrrell
17
1977
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Robin Herd
47
1970 - 1972, 1976
Peter Wright
23
1970, 1978
Geoff Ferris
23
1971 - 1972
Frank Costin
11
1971
Colin Chapman
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Maurice Philippe
3
1973
Ralph Bellamy
48
1973 - 1975, 1978
Geoff Aldridge
8
1976, 1978
Martin Ogilvie
15
1976, 1978
Derek Gardner
17
1977
Car ModelRacesYears
March 701
9
1970
March 711
11
1971
March 721
2
1972
March 721X
3
1972
March 721G
7
1972
Lotus 72D
3
1973
Lotus 72E
37
1973 - 1975
Lotus 76
4
1974
Lotus 77
1
1976
March 761
15
1976
Tyrrell P34
17
1977
Lotus 78
7
1978
Lotus 79
7
1978
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 23
1
1970
Car 14
2
1970, 1972
Car 22
2
1970
Car 18
3
1970 - 1971
Car 27
1
1970
Car 52
1
1970
Car 26
1
1970
Car 29
1
1970
Car 7
1
1971
Car 17
4
1971
Car 16
1
1971
Car 15
1
1971
Car 25
3
1971 - 1972
Car 3
20
1972, 1977
Car 2
15
1972 - 1973
Car 11
1
1972
Car 12
1
1972
Car 10
16
1972, 1976
Car 5
16
1972, 1975 - 1976
Car 19
1
1972
Car 4
2
1972 - 1973
Car 1
15
1974
Car 6
14
1978
Team SponsorRacesYears
STP
23
1971 - 1972
John Player Special
59
1973 - 1976, 1978
Texaco
15
1973
Champion
15
1974
Duckhams
43
1974 - 1976
Goodyear
44
1974, 1976, 1978
Elf
17
1977
First National City
17
1977
NGK
14
1978
Olympus
14
1978
Valvoline
14
1978

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