List of Formula One drivers who never qualified for a race

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a complete list of drivers, currently 77, who have entered one or more FIA Formula One World Championship races since 1950, yet failed to qualify for any.

The record is held by Claudio Langes, who failed to qualify (or even pre-qualify) for all of the 14 consecutive Grands Prix he entered with the small and dying EuroBrun team in 1990. EuroBrun folded after the 14th race of the 16-race season. During the team's short lifespan, it managed to qualify 21 times among 76 attempts.

The second highest is Pedro Chaves, who failed to qualify for 13 consecutive races with the similarly underfunded Coloni team in 1991. Coloni failed to qualify a car for any race during the entire 1990 and 1991 seasons. Furthermore, Coloni's cars failed to qualify for most races in 1989.

Driver Year Races
Italy Carlo Abate 19621963 2
Italy Giovanna Amati 1992 3
Germany Michael Bartels 1991 4
Italy Enrico Bertaggia 1989 6
South Africa Alex Blignaut 1965 1
Italy Menato Boffa 1961 1
Argentina Juan Manuel Bordeu 1961 1
Australia Gary Brabham 1990 2
Italy Ernesto Brambilla 1963, 1969 2
Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli 1979 3
Portugal Pedro Chaves 1991 13
South Africa David Clapham 1965 1
United States Kevin Cogan 19801981 2
Italy Alberto Colombo 1978 3
Argentina Alberto Crespo 1952 1
Spain Jorge de Bagration 1968, 1974 2
Belgium Alain de Changy 1959 1
Belgium Bernard de Dryver 19771978 2
Italy Giovanni de Riu 1954 1
United States Frank Dochnal 1963 1
United Kingdom Geoff Duke 1961 1
Italy Piero Dusio 1952 1
United Kingdom Bernie Ecclestone 1958 2
Italy Carlo Facetti 1974 1
South Africa William Ferguson 1972 1
Uruguay Asdrúbal Fontes Bayardo 1959 1
Italy Giorgio Francia 1977, 1981 2
Japan Hiroshi Fushida 1975 2
United Kingdom Divina Galica 1976, 1978 3
Italy Gimax 1978 1
Germany Helm Glöckler 1953 1
United Kingdom Brian Gubby 1965 1
United Kingdom Brian Hart 1967 1
Japan Naoki Hattori 1991 2
Germany Hans Heyer 1977 1[1]
Rhodesia Gary Hocking 1962 1[2]
United States Tom Jones 1967 1
Republic of Ireland Dave Kennedy 1980 7
United States Bruce Kessler 1958 1
Finland Mikko Kozarowitzky 1977 2
Germany Kurt Kuhnke 1963 1
Japan Masami Kuwashima 1976 1
Italy Claudio Langes 1990 14
Colombia Ricardo Londoño 1981 1
France Jean Lucienbonnet 1959 1
United Kingdom Perry McCarthy 1992 7
Australia Brian McGuire 1977 1
Germany Harry Merkel 1952 1
United Kingdom Ken Miles 1961 1
United States Thomas Monarch 1963 1
Switzerland Peter Monteverdi 1961 1
United Kingdom Bill Moss 1959 1
Denmark Jac Nelleman 1976 1
Argentina Alfredo Piàn 1950 1
Italy Ernesto Prinoth 1962 1
Rhodesia Clive Puzey 1965 1
Rhodesia Ray Reed 1965 1
United Kingdom Alan Rollinson 1965 1
Switzerland Jean-Claude Rudaz 1964 1
Germany Günther Seiffert 1962 1
Netherlands Rob Slotemaker 1962 1
Italy Vincenzo Sospiri 1997 1
United Kingdom Stephen South 1980 1
Austria Otto Stuppacher 1976 3
United Kingdom Andy Sutcliffe 1977 1
Italy Luigi Taramazzo 1958 1
United Kingdom Dennis Taylor 1959 1
France André Testut 19581959 2
United Kingdom Tony Trimmer 19751978 6
Canada Jacques Villeneuve Sr. 1981, 1983 3
Canada Ernie de Vos 1963 1
South Africa Syd van der Vyver 1962 1
Germany Volker Weidler 1989 10
United Kingdom Ted Whiteaway 1955 1
South Africa Desiré Wilson 1980 1
Germany Joachim Winkelhock 1989 7
Spain Emilio Zapico 1976 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hans Heyer illegally started the race, despite the fact he did not qualify.
  2. ^ Gary Hocking was due to race at the 1962 South African Grand Prix, but was killed a week before in practice for the 1962 Natal Grand Prix.

External links[edit]

Many of these drivers have profiles at F1Rejects.com