François Hesnault  France

  • Full name François Hesnault
  • Birth date December 30, 1956
  • Birthplace Neuilly, Paris, France
  • Current age 57 years 334 days
  • Teams Brabham, Ligier, Renault
World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1984 Ligier 16 15 0 0 5 7 0 0 13 0 0 0 -
1985 Brabham, Renault 5 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 17 0 0 0 -
Total 21 19 0 0 5 7 0 0 13 0 0 0
Race Circuit Date
First race Brazilian Grand Prix Jacarepaguá March 25, 1984 Race results
Last race German Grand Prix Nürburgring August 4, 1985 Race results
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Francois Hesnault secured a small place in F1 history came in his final outing, which was in a Renault at the 1985 German Grand Prix, when his car was the first to be fitted with an onboard camera - it was also the last race where a team entered three cars. He retired soon after, having suffered a heavy crash in testing with Brabham.

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