Paul Ricard F1 Grand Prix
races and statistics on Paul Ricard F1 circuit

Paul Ricard F1 Grand Prix

Paul Ricard facts

Winners

The winner started from pole in 9 racess. In 3 occasions of them the driver has had the fastest lap. In 1973 Ronnie Peterson won the race after he started from position 5 (the lowest).

Consecutively wins: (3) Alain Prost (2) Nigel Mansell

Top drivers : Alain Prost (4); Nigel Mansell (2); Rene Arnoux (1);

Top teams : McLaren (3); Williams (3); Lotus (2);

Pole positions

Top drivers at grid Alain Prost (3); Jackie Stewart (2); Nigel Mansell (2);

Consecutively poles: (2) Alain Prost, Jackie Stewart

In 1987 Philippe Streiff started the race from position 25 and finish on 6 (best jump).The worst finish was set by Nigel Mansell in 1990 when he started from 1 and finish on 18.

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Fastest laps

SeasonDriverFastest lap
1990 Nigel Mansell 1:08.012
1987 Nelson Piquet 1:09.548
1986 Nigel Mansell 1:09.993
1988 Alain Prost 1:11.737
1989 Mauricio Gugelmin 1:12.090

clossest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Niki Lauda Ferrari -00:01.590 James Hunt Hesketh 6 Jul 1975
Mario Andretti Lotus -00:02.930 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 2 Jul 1978
Alan Jones Williams -00:04.520 Didier Pironi Ligier 29 Jun 1980
Nelson Piquet Brabham -00:06.660 Keke Rosberg Williams 7 Jul 1985
Lewis Hamilton Mercedes -00:07.090 Max Verstappen Red Bull 24 Jun 2018

bigest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Alain Prost McLaren -00:44.017 Nigel Mansell Ferrari 9 Jul 1989
Ronnie Peterson Lotus -00:40.920 Francois Cevert Tyrrell 1 Jul 1973
Alain Prost McLaren -00:31.752 Ayrton Senna McLaren 3 Jul 1988
Alain Prost Renault -00:29.720 Nelson Piquet Brabham 17 Apr 1983
Jackie Stewart Tyrrell -00:28.120 Francois Cevert Tyrrell 4 Jul 1971

F1 seasons

Season Winner Pole position
2018 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
1990 Alain Prost Ferrari Nigel Mansell Ferrari
1989 Alain Prost McLaren Alain Prost McLaren
1988 Alain Prost McLaren Alain Prost McLaren
1987 Nigel Mansell Williams Nigel Mansell Williams
1986 Nigel Mansell Williams Ayrton Senna Lotus
1985 Nelson Piquet Brabham Keke Rosberg Williams
1983 Alain Prost Renault Alain Prost Renault
1982 Rene Arnoux Renault Rene Arnoux Renault
1980 Alan Jones Williams Jacques Laffite Ligier
1978 Mario Andretti Lotus John Watson Brabham
1976 James Hunt McLaren James Hunt McLaren
1975 Niki Lauda Ferrari Niki Lauda Ferrari
1973 Ronnie Peterson Lotus Jackie Stewart Tyrrell
1971 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell Jackie Stewart Tyrrell