Laffite, Jacques (F)

b 21/11/1943 (Paris)





1968 - mechanic to Jabouille in F3
1973 - French F3 champion, British F3. Won Monaco & Pau F3 GPs
1974 - 5 F1 GP (Williams), 0 points. F2 (March), 3rd, 31 points. 1 win,
       Salzburg
1975 - 12 F1 attempts (Williams), 6 points, J12th. DNQ Monaco. DNS US GP -
       unwell, petrol in eyes
1976 - 16 F1 GP (Ligier), 20 points, J7th. (2nd Austria, 3rd Italy, Belgium,
       4th US West, Sweden)
1977 - 17 F1 GP (Ligier), 18 points, 10th. 1 win (Sweden). (2nd Holland,
       5th Japan, 6th Britain)
1978 - 16 F1 GP (Ligier), 19 points, 8th. (3rd Spain, Germany, 4th Italy,
       5th S.Africa, US West, Belgium, Austria)
1979 - 15 F1 GP (Ligier), 36 points, 4th. 2 wins (Argentina, Brazil)
       (2nd Belgium, 3rd Germany, Austria, Holland)
1980 - 14 F1 GP (Ligier), 34 points, 4th. 1 win (Germany). (2nd S.Africa,
       Monaco, 3rd France, Holland, 4th Austria, 5th US East)
1981 - 15 F1 GP (Ligier), 44 points, 4th. 2 wins (Austria, Canada)
       (2nd Belgium, Spain, 3rd Monaco, GB, Germany, 6th Brazil, Las Vegas)
1982 - 15 F1 GP (Ligier), 5 points, J17th. (6th Detroit, 3rd Austria)
1983 - 15 F1 GP (Williams), 11 points, 11th. (4th Brazil, US West, 5th
       Detroit, 6th France, Belgium, Germany). DNQ=2 (Italy, Europe)
1984 - 16 F1 GP (Williams), 5 points, J14th. (5th Detroit, 4th Dallas)
1985 - 15 F1 GP (Ligier), 16 points, 9th. (2nd Australia, 3rd GB, Germany, 
       6th Brazil, Monaco)
1986 - 9 F1 GP (Ligier), 14 points, J8th. (2nd Detroit, 3rd Brazil,
       5th Belgium, 6th Monaco, France). Both legs broken in start-line
       shunt at Brands Hatch
1994 - French Touring Cars (Opel Vectra), 8th, 93 points:-
       Apr 4    Nogaro          >10th
       May 1    Magny Cours     >10th
       May 22   Pau             9th, 56:57.24/Pole
       Jun 5    Dijon           4th, 59:03.15
       Jun 12   Charade         6th, 1:02:12.36
       Jun 26   Le Vigeant      9th, 1:03:45.48
       Jul 17   Croix-en-Ternois 8th, 1:03:39.84
       Jul 24   Paul Ricard     5th, 47:03.52
       Sep 4    Albi            2nd, 54:45.87
       Sep 18   Le Mans         8th, 57:40.05
       Oct 2    Montlhery       >10th
       Oct 23   Ledenon         >10th
1995 - French Touring Cars (Opel Vectra), 4th, 71 points:- 
       Apr 17   Nogaro          8th, 31:22.09
		Nogaro          6th, 31:21.46
       May 21   Dijon           7th, 29:02.42
		Dijon           6th, 28:58.42
       Jun 4    Pau             6th, 29:00.37/FL 1:23.79
		Pau             3rd, 28:48.10
       Jun 11   Charade         6th, 29:59.06
		Charade         6th, 29:58.22
       Jun 25   Val de Vienne   5th, 31:38.08
		Val de Vienne   broken wheel
       Jul 9    Croix-en-Ternois 5th, 31:50.32
		Croix-en-Ternois 3rd, 31:49.70
       Jul 23   Paul Ricard     9th, 31:07.18
		Paul Ricard     retired
       Sep 3    Albi            2nd, 28:19.52
		Albi            2nd, 28:27.43
       Oct 1    Montlhery       1st, 29:10.17
		Montlhery       2nd, 29:00.47/FL 1:25.71
1996 - 11th Le Mans (McLaren F1 GTR) with S.Soper & M.Duez. 6th in Porsche
       Supercup at Estoril
1997 - Andros Ice Racing Championship (Opel Astra V6): 3rd in Chamonix 24 Hrs
       with R.Arnoux. Porsche Supercup: Crashed at Monaco. French Porsche
       Carrera Cup: 3rd Dijon.
1998 - Chamonix 24 Hrs (Opel Tigra), 5th with R.Arnoux.
       Porsche Supercup
       Apr 25  Imola                   9th, 26:26.79
       Jul 11  Silverstone             10th
       Jul 26  A1-Ring                 10th, 25:27.98
       Aug 2   Hockenheim              10th, 28:38.42
       Aug 30  Spa-Francorchamps       8th, 29:05.55
       Sep 13  Monza                   9th, 23:30.13
       Sep 27  Nurburgring             10th, 25:43.39
       Spa 24 Hrs (Peugeot 306), 6th with P.van Vliet & P.Witmeur.
1999 - Andros Ice Racing Trophy (Opel Tigra)
2000 - Ice Racing Series International (Porsche 993): 8th Sherbrooke, with
       P.Postillon. 3rd in Volkswagen Beetle Celebrity race at Canadian GP.
2003  Spa 24 Hrs (Aero Racing Morgan Aero 8): ret/45 laps/electrics/accident,
       with P.Cook/N.Cunningham
2005  GP Masters: Kyalami, ret/13 laps/collision
2006  Nurburgring 24 Hrs (Maserati SPA Maserati Gransport Tropheo): 36th, with 
       R.Meaden, P.Hong & G.Giudici.
2010  German VW Scirocco Cup: 17th in one-off race at Hockenheim.