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Rene Arnoux

Rene Arnoux. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009.  Used with permission.

Rene Arnoux. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009. Used with permission.

Rene Arnoux, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 26th June 2015. Copyright Richard Jenkins.

Rene Arnoux, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 26th June 2015. Copyright Richard Jenkins.

Born:

04 Jul 1948
Pontcharra, nr. Grenoble

Nationality:

France

Grands Prix:

149 (1978-1989)

F2 starts:

26 (1974-1977)

Now retired from full-time driving, after some French Supertourisme races and a high-profile return to racing in the GP Masters series. He has also recently tested a modern F1 car, worked as a driver consultant, notably to Pedro Diniz and as a TV summariser for Italian TV. Arnoux also owns and runs four karting tracks and appears at historic events. Arnoux, on his day, was one of the most spectacular and fastest drivers in the history of the sport, with seven Grand Prix wins and the 1977 European Formula 2 Championship also to his credit.

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Biography last updated 22 Aug 2015