Depailler, Patrick (F)
b 9/8/1944 (Clermont-Ferrand) - d 1/8/1980 (Hockenheim)
1967 - French F3 (Renault)
1968 - French F3 (Renault). 3rd Monza 1000km sportscar race (Renault)
1969 - French F3 (Renault)
1970 - F2 (Elf-Pygmee)
1971 - F2 (Elf-Tecno) (6th Pau). French F3 champion (Renault)
1972 - 2 F1 GP (Tyrrell), 0 points. Won Monaco F3 race. F2: 2nd Pau,Enna,Albi
1973 - F2: 2nd Hockenheim, Kinnekulle, Monza, Salzburg. 3rd overall.
Broke leg on motorbike, and missed two drives for Tyrrell in F1
1974 - 15 F1 GP (Tyrrell), 14 points, 9th. (2nd Sweden). F2 champion, 54
points. 4 wins: Pau, Mugello, Hockenheim, Vallelunga.
1975 - 14 F1 GP (Tyrrell), 12 points, 9th. (3rd S.Africa). 2nd in non-champ.
1976 - 16 F1 GP (Tyrrell), 39 points, 4th. (2nd Brazil, Sweden, France,
1977 - 17 F1 GP (Tyrrell), 20 points, J8th. (2nd Canada)
1978 - 16 F1 GP (Tyrrell), 34 points, 5th, 1 win (Monaco)
1979 - 7 F1 GP (Ligier), 20 points, J6th, 1 win (Spain). Hang-gliding
accident: missed rest of season
1980 - 8 F1 GP (Alfa Romeo), 0 points. 7 retirements, 1 nc. Suspected
suspension breakage while testing at Hockenheim, pitched car into
barriers, killing Patrick. Someone who led life to the full...