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Ronnie Peterson Formula 1 driver
F1 Ronnie Peterson profile

Ronnie Peterson Formula 1 driver

F1 seasons
Ronnie Peterson
Date of birth1944 February 14
Date of death1978 September 11
First Race Monte Carlo 1970
Last Race Monza 1978
Year active1970 » 1978
Best championship position 2nd 2 times
1971, 1978
Grands Prix entered123
Best race starting position 1 X 14
Best race finishing position 1 X 10
Pole positions14
First row start24
Fastest lap9
Points finishes42

Championship position

Starting grid positions

Final race positions

Positions heatmap (starting grid / final race)

Statistics by age

Average pole and final position by age

More statistics by age for Ronnie Peterson

Career chart profile

Seasons: nr of season from first GP until the last.

Juan Manuel Fangio started in 1950 and had last race in 1958. But he skipped 1952 season.

#Grand Prix: nr of GrandPrix in all seasons.

100% for Kimi Raikkonen even he did not start in 2010 and 2011 but in those seasons there were no new GrandPrix except in the other seasons he started

not 100% for Damon Hill. At debut in 1982 did not start the first three GP. In that season was the last race GP Kyalami.

GP entered: total number of races from all seasons.

Not 100% if a driver did not start at least a race, or entered in all but skip a season

Victories, Podiums, Pole positions, Fastest laps, Finish in points: percentage from total race entrance

Points: percentage from total points he could get if win all races, and bonus if availabe(ex 1 point for fastest lap)

Ronnie Peterson, F1 teammates

Points Teammate(s)Race
Vict.Poles PodiumsFastLap
1978 2nd 51 Mario Andretti compare drivers, Hector Rebaque compare drivers 14 2 3 7 3
1977 14th 7 Patrick Depailler compare drivers, Kunimitsu Takahashi compare drivers 17 1 1
1976 11th 10 Mario Andretti compare drivers, Arturo Merzario compare drivers, Hans-Joachim Stuck compare drivers, Vittorio Brambilla compare drivers, Karl Oppitzhauser compare drivers 16 1 1 1 1
1975 13th 6 Jacky Ickx compare drivers, Eddie Keizan compare drivers, John Watson compare drivers, Guy Tunmer compare drivers, Brian Henton compare drivers, Jim Crawford compare drivers 14
1974 5th 35 Paddy Driver compare drivers, Jacky Ickx compare drivers, Tim Schenken compare drivers, Ian Scheckter compare drivers 15 3 1 4 2
1973 3rd 52 Dave Charlton compare drivers, Emerson Fittipaldi compare drivers 15 4 9 7 2
1972 9th 12 Henri Pescarolo compare drivers, Skip Barber compare drivers, Mike Beuttler compare drivers, Niki Lauda compare drivers, Carlos Pace compare drivers 12 1
1971 2nd 33 John Love compare drivers, Andrea de Adamich compare drivers, Henri Pescarolo compare drivers, Alex Soler-Roig compare drivers, Nanni Galli compare drivers, Skip Barber compare drivers, Francois Mazet compare drivers, Jean Max compare drivers, Mike Beuttler compare drivers, Jean-Pierre Jarier compare drivers, Niki Lauda compare drivers 11 5
1970 Jo Siffert compare drivers, Chris Amon compare drivers, Jackie Stewart compare drivers, Mario Andretti compare drivers, Francois Cevert compare drivers 9