"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.

Background[edit | edit source]

Prior to Formula One World Championship[edit | edit source]

Formula One World Championship[edit | edit source]

F1 Summary[edit | edit source]

Year Chassis Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds WCC Pts WCC Pos Report
1978 MK23 Ford Cosworth G 31 France René Arnoux 3, 5–7, 9–13 0 NC Report

Statistics[edit | edit source]

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 Results[edit | edit source]

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

Notes[edit | edit source]

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