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Jacques Henri-Laffite (born November 21, 1943) is a former French Formula One racing driver who competed in the sport from 1974 until 1986. Laffite was one of the most experienced racers of his generation, in his last Formula One race at the 1986 British Grand Prix, Laffite equaled Graham Hill's record for most Grand Prix started. Laffite co-held this record with Hill until 1989 when the record was broken by Riccardo Patrese. Since 1997, Laffite has been an analyst and commentator for the French Formula One coverage on TF1.

Formula One Career[]

Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]


Year Entrant Team WDC Pts. WDC Pos. Report
1974 United Kingdom Frank Williams Racing Cars Iso-Marlboro-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1975 United Kingdom Frank Williams Racing Cars Williams-Ford Cosworth 6 12th Report
1976 France Ligier Gitanes Ligier-Matra 20 7th Report
1977 France Ligier Gitanes Ligier-Matra 18 10th Report
1978 France Ligier Gitanes Ligier-Matra 19 8th Report
1979 France Ligier Gitanes Ligier-Ford Cosworth 36 4th Report
1980 France Equipe Ligier Gitanes Ligier-Ford Cosworth 34 4th Report
1981 France Equipe Talbot Gitanes Ligier-Matra 44 4th Report
1982 France Equipe Talbot Gitanes Ligier-Matra 5 17th Report
1983 United Kingdom TAG Williams Team Williams-Ford Cosworth 11 11th Report
Williams-Honda
1984 United Kingdom Williams Grand Prix Engineering Williams-Honda 5 14th Report
1985 France Equipe Ligier Ligier-Renault 16 9th Report
France Equipe Ligier Gitanes
1986 France Equipe Ligier Ligier-Renault 14 8th Report

Career Statistics[]

Entries 181
Starts 174
Pole Positions 7
Race Wins 6
Podiums 32
Fastest laps 6
Points 228
Grand Chelems 1

Race Wins[]

Win Number Grand Prix
1 1977 Swedish Grand Prix
2 1979 Argentine Grand Prix
3 1979 Brazilian Grand Prix
4 1980 German Grand Prix
5 1981 Austrian Grand Prix
6 1981 Canadian Grand Prix

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pts Pos
1974 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg 0 NC
Ret NC Ret 15th Ret
1975 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg 6 12th
Ret 11th NC
[1]
DNQ Ret Ret 11th Ret 2nd Ret
[2]
Ret DNS
1976 Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg 20 7th
Ret Ret 4th 12th 3rd 12th 4th 14th DSQ Ret 2nd Ret 3rd Ret Ret 7th
1977 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Spain 1977 1981.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Japan.svg 18 10th
NC Ret Ret 9th 7th 7th Ret 1st 8th 6th Ret Ret 2nd 8th 7th Ret 5th
1978 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Spain 1977 1981.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Canada.svg 19 8th
16th 9th 5th 5th Ret 5th 3rd 7th 7th 10th 3rd 5th 8th 4th 11th Ret
1979 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Spain 1977 1981.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg 36 4th
1st 1st Ret Ret Ret 2nd Ret C 8th Ret 3rd 3rd 3rd Ret Ret Ret
1980 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg 34 4th
Ret Ret 2nd Ret 11th 2nd 3rd Ret 1st 4th 3rd 9th 8th 5th
1981 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Spain.png Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg 44 4th
Ret 6th Ret Ret 2nd 3rd 2nd Ret 3rd 3rd 1st Ret Ret 1st 6th
1982 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg 5 17th
Ret Ret Ret 9th Ret 6th Ret Ret Ret 14th Ret 3rd Ret Ret Ret
1983 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg 11 11th
4th 4th 6th 7th Ret 6th 5th Ret 12th 6th Ret Ret DNQ DNQ Ret
1984 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Portugal.svg 5 14th
Ret Ret Ret Ret 8th 8th
[3]
Ret 5th 4th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 14th
1985 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Australia.svg 16 9th
6th Ret Ret 6th 8th 12th Ret 3rd 3rd Ret Ret Ret 11th Ret 2nd
1986 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Australia.svg 14 8th
3rd Ret Ret 6th 5th 7th 2nd 6th Ret


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[]

  1. Race stopped after 29/75 Laps. Half points awarded
  2. Race stopped after 29/54 Laps. Half points awarded
  3. Race stopped after 31/76 Laps. Half points awarded
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