Tyrrell 009

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Tyrrell 009
Tyrrell 009 Mont-Tremblant Esses.jpg
CategoryFormula One
ConstructorTyrrell Racing Organisation
Designer(s)Maurice Philippe
Predecessor008
Successor010
Technical specifications
ChassisAluminium monocoque
Suspension (front)Double wishbone with pullrod operated coil springs
Suspension (rear)Double wishbone with pullrod operated coil springs
EngineFord-Cosworth DFV, 2,993 cc (182.6 cu in), 90° V8, NA, mid-engine, longitudinally mounted
TransmissionHewland FGA 400 6-speed manual
Fuel1979: Elf
Tyres1979: Goodyear
1980: Goodyear
Competition history
Notable entrantsCandy Team Tyrrell
Team Tyrrell
Notable driversFrance Didier Pironi
FranceJean-Pierre Jarier
United Kingdom Geoff Lees
Republic of Ireland Derek Daly
Debut1979 Argentine Grand Prix
RacesWinsPolesF.Laps
17000
Constructors' Championships0
Drivers' Championships0
n.b. Unless otherwise stated, all data refer to
Formula One World Championship Grands Prix only.

The Tyrrell 009 was a Formula One racing car that was designed by Maurice Philippe for Tyrrell Racing for the 1979 season.

The 009, was powered by the Ford-Cosworth DFV V8 engine and made its competition debut in the first race of the season in Argentina. The 009s were driven by Frenchmen Didier Pironi and Jean-Pierre Jarier, Englishman Geoff Lees replaced Jarier for German GP and Irishman Derek Daly at Austrian GP. Daly later drove a third car at two final races of the season. For the 1980 season 009 raced in first two races and then was replaced by 010.

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key) (results in italics indicate fastest lap, results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Pts WCC
1979 Team Tyrrell
Candy Team Tyrrell
Cosworth DFV
V8 NA
G ARG BRA RSA USW ESP BEL MON FRA GBR GER AUT NED ITA CAN USA 28 5th
Didier Pironi Ret 4 Ret DSQ 6 3 Ret Ret 10 9 7 Ret 10 5 3
Jean-Pierre Jarier Ret Ret 3 6 5 11 Ret 5 3 Ret 6 Ret Ret
Geoff Lees 7
Derek Daly 8 Ret Ret
1980 Candy Team Tyrrell Cosworth DFV
V8 NA
G ARG BRA RSA USW BEL MON FRA GBR GER AUT NED ITA CAN USA 12* 6th
Jean-Pierre Jarier Ret 12
Derek Daly 4 14 Ret

* 9 points scored in 1980 using the Tyrrell 010