John Watson

PROFILE & CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Profile

NationalityGreat Britain
Date of Birth4-May-1946
Age71

Career Totals

GP Contested152
Poles2 (1.32 %)
Podiums20 (13.16 %)
Wins5 (3.29 %)
Points169
Best WC Rank3
WC Titles0

Milestones

1st GP GBR  1973
First Pole MCO  1977
First Podium FRA  1976
First Win AUT  1976
First Point MCO  1974
First WC Title-
Last GP EUR  1985
Last Pole FRA  1978
Last Podium NLD  1983
Last Win USW  1983
Last Point NLD  1983
Last WC Title-

Season Results

Season Overview - 1979

  • 1979
    • 1985
    • 1983
    • 1982
    • 1981
    • 1980
    • 1979
    • 1978
    • 1977
    • 1976
    • 1975
    • 1974
    • 1973
RaceARGBRAZAFUSWESPBELMCOFRAGBRGERAUTNLDITACANUSA Totals
Grid6141418181914157121612191713-
Laps in Lead----------------
Fastest Lap0
Finish38DNFDNFDNF6411459DNFDNF66-
Points40000130320001115

CAREER PROFILE

Annual Results

Year Constructors Cars TeamTeammatesPoles Wins Points Rank LIL RIL FL Pod. Dbl. Tpl. GS
1985 McLaren 1 Marlboro McLaren International Lauda, N.; Prost, A. 00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 McLaren 7 Marlboro McLaren International Lauda, N. 01 22 6 31 1 1 3 0 0 0
1982 McLaren 7 Marlboro McLaren International Lauda, N. 02 39 3 23 2 1 5 0 0 0
1981 McLaren 7 Marlboro McLaren International De Cesaris, A. 01 27 6 8 1 1 4 0 0 0
1980 McLaren 7 Marlboro Team McLaren Prost, A. 00 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 McLaren 7 Lowenbrau Team McLaren; Marlboro Team McLaren Tambay, P. 00 15 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1978 Brabham 2 Parmalat Racing Team Lauda, N.; Piquet, N. 10 25 6 37 1 0 3 0 0 0
1977 Brabham 7 Martini Racing Pace, J.; Stuck, H. 10 9 13 138 4 2 1 0 0 0
1976 Penske 28 Citibank Team Penske 01 20 7 45 1 0 3 0 0 0
1975 Lotus; Penske; Surtees 18; 28; 6 John Player Team Lotus; Penske Cars; Team Surtees Crawford, J.; Donohue, M.; Henton, B.; Ickx, J.; Peterson, R. 00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 Brabham 28 Goldie Hexagon Racing; John Goldie Racing with Hexagon 00 6 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 Brabham 29; 9 Ceramica Pagnossin-Team MRD de Adamich, A.; Stommelen, R. 00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals - - - - 25 169 - 282 10 5 20 0 0 0
LIL: Laps in Lead RIL: Races in Lead FL: Fastest Lap Double: Win + Pole Triple: Win + Pole + Fastest Lap Grand Slam: Win + Pole + Fastest Lap + Race in Lead

Race Completion Performance

Year Entries GP Pole Win 2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th DNQ DNS DNF DSQ In the Points Points Rank
1985 1 1 000000010 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 15 14 010202100 1 1 5 1 6 22 6
1982 15 15 022110200 0 0 5 0 8 39 3
1981 15 15 012100221 0 0 5 0 6 27 6
1980 14 13 000020011 1 1 5 0 2 6 11
1979 15 15 000121301 0 0 5 0 7 15 9
1978 16 16 101231021 0 0 6 0 7 25 6
1977 17 17 101001101 0 0 11 1 3 9 13
1976 16 16 010201120 0 0 5 0 5 20 7
1975 14 13 000000001 0 1 4 1 0 0
1974 15 15 000011120 0 0 4 0 3 6 15
1973 4 2 000000000 0 2 2 0 0 0
Totals 157 152 25699711106 2 5 57 3 47 169 -
DNQ: Did Not Qualify DNS: Did not start DNF: Did not finish DSQ: Disqualified