René Arnoux info & statistics

René Arnoux wiki info & stats
Name René Arnoux
Country France France
Place of Birth Pontcharra
Date of Birth Jul 4th 1948 - 72 years old
Season Entries 12
First Race 1978 Belgian Grand Prix
Last Race 1989 Australian Grand Prix
First Pole 1979 Austrian Grand Prix
Last Pole 1983 British Grand Prix
First Win 1980 Brazilian Grand Prix
Last Win 1983 Dutch Grand Prix
First Podium 1979 French Grand Prix
Last Podium 1984 Dallas Grand Prix

René Arnoux F1 Stats

Race Entries 163
Race Starts 149
Race Wins 7 (4,3%)
Pole Positions 18 (11,0%)
Fastest Laps 12 (7,4%)
Podiums 22 (13,5%)
Points Finishes 42 (25,8%)
Retirements 85 (52,1%)
Wins from pole 2
Front Row Starts 34
Total Points 181
Total Laps 6.611



Seasons

 

René Arnoux Final Championship Results

1978197919801981198219831984198519861987
34th8th6th9th6th3th6th20th10th21th
19881989        
23th24th        

 

René Arnoux F1 Seasons Summary

Year Team Engine GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Avg Pts Points
1989 France Ligier Ford 9 0 0 0 0 0 391 0 0.22 2
1988 France Ligier Judd 14 0 0 0 0 0 460 0 0.00 0
1987 France Ligier Megatron 14 0 0 0 0 0 569 0 0.07 1
1986 France Ligier Renault 16 0 0 0 0 0 882 0 0.88 14
1985 Italy Ferrari Ferrari 1 0 0 0 0 0 59 0 3.00 3
1984 Italy Ferrari Ferrari 16 0 2 2 4 0 817 2 1.69 27
1983 Italy Ferrari Ferrari 15 3 2 2 7 4 751 2 3.27 49
1982 France Renault Renault 16 2 1 1 4 5 538 1 1.75 28
1981 France Renault Renault 14 0 1 0 1 4 585 1 0.79 11
1980 France Renault Renault 14 2 1 0 3 3 749 4 2.07 29
1979 France Renault Renault 14 0 2 1 3 2 502 2 1.21 17
1978 France Martini
United Kingdom Surtees
Ford
Ford
6 0 0 0 0 0 308 0 0.00 0

Races

 

René Arnoux F1 GP Race Classifications

1th7 Times
2th9 Times
3th6 Times
4th7 Times
5th8 Times
6th5 Times
7th5 Times
8th2 Times
9th11 Times
10th8 Times
11th3 Times
12th1 Time
13th3 Times
14th2 Times
15th1 Time
16th1 Time
17th2 Times
18th1 Time
DNF66 Times
NC1 Time
DNPQ2 Times
DNQ10 Times
DNS2 Times

 

René Arnoux F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
163 1989 1989 Australian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 26 DNF Collision 0
162 1989 1989 Spanish Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 0 DNQ No Time 0
161 1989 1989 Portuguese Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 23 13 0
160 1989 1989 Italian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 23 9 0
159 1989 1989 Belgian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 17 DNF Collision 0
158 1989 1989 Hungarian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 0 DNQ No Time 0
157 1989 1989 German Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 23 11 0
156 1989 1989 British Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 0 DNQ No Time 0
155 1989 1989 French Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 18 DNF Gearbox 0
154 1989 1989 Canadian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 22 5 2
153 1989 1989 USA Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 0 DNQ No Time 0
152 1989 1989 Mexican Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 25 14 0
151 1989 1989 Monaco Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 21 12 0
150 1989 1989 San Marino Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 0 DNQ No Time 0
149 1989 1989 Brazilian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Ford 0 DNQ No Time 0
148 1988 1988 Australian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 23 DNF Collision 0
147 1988 1988 Japanese Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 23 17 0
146 1988 1988 Spanish Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 19 DNF Throttle 0
145 1988 1988 Portuguese Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 23 10 0
144 1988 1988 Italian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 24 13 0
143 1988 1988 Belgian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 17 DNF Accident 0
142 1988 1988 Hungarian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 25 DNF Engine 0
141 1988 1988 German Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 17 17 0
140 1988 1988 British Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 25 18 0
139 1988 1988 French Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 0 DNQ No Time 0
138 1988 1988 Detroit Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 20 DNF Overheating 0
137 1988 1988 Canadian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 20 DNF Transmission 0
136 1988 1988 Mexican Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 20 DNF Accident 0
135 1988 1988 Monaco Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 20 DNF Engine 0
134 1988 1988 San Marino Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 0 DNQ No Time 0
133 1988 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Judd 18 DNF Clutch 0
132 1987 1987 Australian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 20 DNF Ignition 0
131 1987 1987 Japanese Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 17 DNF Out of Fuel 0
130 1987 1987 Mexican Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 18 DNF Overheating 0
129 1987 1987 Spanish Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 14 DNF Collision 0
128 1987 1987 Portuguese Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 18 DNF Radiator 0
127 1987 1987 Italian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 15 10 0
126 1987 1987 Hungarian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 19 DNF Electrical 0
125 1987 1987 German Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 12 DNF Ignition 0
124 1987 1987 British Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 16 DNF Electrical 0
123 1987 1987 French Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 13 DNF Exhaust 0
122 1987 1987 Detroit Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 21 10 0
121 1987 1987 Austrian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 16 10 0
120 1987 1987 Monaco Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 22 11 0
119 1987 1987 Belgian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 16 6 1
118 1987 1987 San Marino Grand Prix 25 Ligier Megatron 0 DNS Suspension 0
117 1986 1986 Australian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 5 7 0
116 1986 1986 Mexican Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 13 15 Engine 0
115 1986 1986 Portuguese Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 10 7 0
114 1986 1986 Italian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 11 DNF Gearbox 0
113 1986 1986 Austrian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 12 10 0
112 1986 1986 Hungarian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 9 DNF Engine 0
111 1986 1986 German Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 8 4 3
110 1986 1986 British Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 8 4 3
109 1986 1986 French Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 4 5 2
108 1986 1986 Detroit Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 4 DNF Accident 0
107 1986 1986 Canadian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 5 6 1
106 1986 1986 Belgian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 7 DNF Engine 0
105 1986 1986 Monaco Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 12 5 2
104 1986 1986 San Marino Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 8 DNF Wheel 0
103 1986 1986 Spanish Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 6 DNF Half Shaft 0
102 1986 1986 Brazilian Grand Prix 25 Ligier Renault 4 4 3
101 1985 1985 Brazilian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 7 4 3
100 1984 1984 Portuguese Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 17 9 0
99 1984 1984 European Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 6 5 2
98 1984 1984 Italian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 14 DNF Gearbox 0
97 1984 1984 Dutch Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 15 11 Electrical 0
96 1984 1984 Austrian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 15 7 0
95 1984 1984 German Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 10 6 1
94 1984 1984 British Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 13 6 1
93 1984 1984 Dallas Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 4 2 6
92 1984 1984 Detroit Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 15 DNF Accident 0
91 1984 1984 Canadian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 5 5 2
90 1984 1984 Monaco Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 3 3 2
89 1984 1984 French Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 11 4 3
88 1984 1984 San Marino Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 6 2 6
87 1984 1984 Belgian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 3 4
86 1984 1984 South African Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 15 DNF Injection 0
85 1984 1984 Brazilian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 10 DNF Battery 0
84 1983 1983 South African Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 4 DNF Engine 0
83 1983 1983 European Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 5 9 0
82 1983 1983 Italian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 3 2 6
81 1983 1983 Dutch Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 10 1 9
80 1983 1983 Austrian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 2 6
79 1983 1983 German Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 1 9
78 1983 1983 British Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 5 2
77 1983 1983 Canadian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 1 9
76 1983 1983 Detroit Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 DNF Electrical 0
75 1983 1983 Belgian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 5 DNF Engine 0
74 1983 1983 Monaco Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 DNF Suspension 0
73 1983 1983 San Marino Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 3 4
72 1983 1983 French Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 4 7 0
71 1983 1983 USA West Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 3 4
70 1983 1983 Brazilian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 6 10 0
69 1982 1982 Caesars Palace Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 DNF Engine 0
68 1982 1982 Italian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 6 1 9
67 1982 1982 Swiss Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 16 Injection 0
66 1982 1982 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 5 DNF Injection 0
65 1982 1982 German Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 3 2 6
64 1982 1982 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 1 9
63 1982 1982 British Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 6 DNF Collision 0
62 1982 1982 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Spun Off 0
61 1982 1982 Canadian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 DNF Spun Off 0
60 1982 1982 Detroit Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 15 10 0
59 1982 1982 Monaco Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Spun Off 0
58 1982 1982 Belgian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 DNF Turbo 0
57 1982 1982 San Marino Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Turbo 0
56 1982 1982 USA West Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 3 DNF Collision 0
55 1982 1982 Brazilian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 4 DNF Collision 0
54 1982 1982 South African Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 3 4
53 1981 1981 Caesars Palace Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 13 DNF Electrical 0
52 1981 1981 Canadian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 8 DNF Collision 0
51 1981 1981 Italian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Spun Off 0
50 1981 1981 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 DNF Engine 0
49 1981 1981 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 2 6
48 1981 1981 German Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 13 0
47 1981 1981 British Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 9 Distributor 0
46 1981 1981 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 4 3
45 1981 1981 Spanish Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 17 9 0
44 1981 1981 Monaco Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 13 DNF Spun Off 0
43 1981 1981 Belgian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 0 DNQ No Time 0
42 1981 1981 San Marino Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 3 8 0
41 1981 1981 Argentine Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 5 5 2
40 1981 1981 Brazilian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 8 DNF Collision 0
39 1981 1981 USA West Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 20 8 0
38 1980 1980 USA Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 6 7 0
37 1980 1980 Canadian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 23 DNF Brakes 0
36 1980 1980 Italian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 10 0
35 1980 1980 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 2 6
34 1980 1980 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 9 0
33 1980 1980 German Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 3 DNF Engine 0
32 1980 1980 British Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 16 NC Not Classified 0
31 1980 1980 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 5 2
30 1980 1980 Monaco Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 20 DNF Accident 0
29 1980 1980 Belgian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 6 4 3
28 1980 1980 USA West Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 9 0
27 1980 1980 South African Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 1 9
26 1980 1980 Brazilian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 6 1 9
25 1980 1980 Argentine Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 19 DNF Suspension 0
24 1979 1979 USA Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 7 2 6
23 1979 1979 Canadian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 8 DNF Accident 0
22 1979 1979 Italian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 DNF Engine 0
21 1979 1979 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Suspension 0
20 1979 1979 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 6 1
19 1979 1979 German Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 10 DNF Tyre 0
18 1979 1979 British Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 5 2 6
17 1979 1979 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 3 4
16 1979 1979 Monaco Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 19 DNF Accident 0
15 1979 1979 Belgian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 18 DNF Turbo 0
14 1979 1979 Spanish Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 11 9 0
13 1979 1979 USA West Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 0 DNS Withdrawn 0
12 1979 1979 South African Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 10 DNF Tyre 0
11 1979 1979 Brazilian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 11 DNF Spun Off 0
10 1979 1979 Argentine Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 25 DNF Engine 0
9 1978 1978 Canadian Grand Prix 31 Surtees Ford 16 DNF Engine 0
8 1978 1978 USA Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 21 9 0
7 1978 1978 Dutch Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 23 DNF Chassis 0
6 1978 1978 Austrian Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 26 9 0
5 1978 1978 German Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 0 DNPQ No Time 0
4 1978 1978 French Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 18 14 0
3 1978 1978 Belgian Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 19 9 0
2 1978 1978 Monaco Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 0 DNPQ No Time 0
1 1978 1978 South African Grand Prix 31 Martini Ford 0 DNQ No Time 0

Podiums

 

René Arnoux F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
22 1984 1984 Dallas Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 4 2 6
21 1984 1984 Monaco Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 3 3 2
20 1984 1984 San Marino Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 6 2 6
19 1984 1984 Belgian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 3 4
18 1983 1983 Italian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 3 2 6
17 1983 1983 Dutch Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 10 1 9
16 1983 1983 Austrian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 2 6
15 1983 1983 German Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 1 9
14 1983 1983 Canadian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 1 9
13 1983 1983 San Marino Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 3 4
12 1983 1983 USA West Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 2 3 4
11 1982 1982 Italian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 6 1 9
10 1982 1982 German Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 3 2 6
9 1982 1982 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 1 9
8 1982 1982 South African Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 3 4
7 1981 1981 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 2 6
6 1980 1980 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 2 6
5 1980 1980 South African Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 1 9
4 1980 1980 Brazilian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 6 1 9
3 1979 1979 USA Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 7 2 6
2 1979 1979 British Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 5 2 6
1 1979 1979 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 2 3 4

Poles

 

René Arnoux F1 Pole Positions

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
18 1983 1983 British Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 5 2
17 1983 1983 Canadian Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 1 9
16 1983 1983 Detroit Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 DNF Electrical 0
15 1983 1983 San Marino Grand Prix 28 Ferrari Ferrari 1 3 4
14 1982 1982 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 1 9
13 1982 1982 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Spun Off 0
12 1982 1982 Monaco Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Spun Off 0
11 1982 1982 San Marino Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Turbo 0
10 1982 1982 South African Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 3 4
9 1981 1981 Italian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Spun Off 0
8 1981 1981 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 2 6
7 1981 1981 British Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 9 Distributor 0
6 1981 1981 French Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 4 3
5 1980 1980 Italian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 10 0
4 1980 1980 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 2 6
3 1980 1980 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 9 0
2 1979 1979 Dutch Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 DNF Suspension 0
1 1979 1979 Austrian Grand Prix 16 Renault Renault 1 6 1

Comparison

 

René Arnoux Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
1978SurteesBeppe Gabbiani17240000001010
1979RenaultJean-Pierre Jabouille21179012477410
1980RenaultJean-Pierre Jabouille11299213210358
1981RenaultAlain Prost2111430342510510
1982RenaultAlain Prost112834225551188
1983FerrariPatrick Tambay11494031448778
1984FerrariMichele Alboreto212730.5010188412
1985FerrariMichele Alboreto423600010101
1986LigierJacques Laffite42111400005481
Philippe Alliot463100005252
1987LigierPiercarlo Ghinzani6710000087132
1988LigierStefan Johansson10900000095113
1989LigierOlivier Grouillard5621000058310

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