"This is not the Italian drinks firm, but the racing car firm of Tico Martini, from Jersey. From a 650 c.c. Triumph-powered go-kart, Martini Magny-Cours, supplying racing cars principally for French National Formula Three and then Formula Two, with great success and is about to take the big step into Formula One, with a Cosworth DFV powered car, to be driven by Formula Two ace Rene Arnoux." - Denis Jenkinson

Automobiles Martini was a French constructor that entered Formula One in 1978. It was founded by Tico Martini.


Prior to Formula One World ChampionshipEdit

Formula One World ChampionshipEdit

F1 SummaryEdit

YearChassisEngineTyreNo.DriversRoundsWCC PtsWCC PosReport
1978 MK23 Ford Cosworth G 31 France René Arnoux 3, 5–7, 9–13 0 NC Report


Entries 9
Starts 4
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 213
Distance Raced 1076 km (669 mi)
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km (0 mi)

Complete Formula One ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Driver Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WCC
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France René Arnoux MK23 DNQ DNPQ 9th WD 14th WD DNPQ 9th Ret 0 NC
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
ItalicsScored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols


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