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1984 Formula One World Championship

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The 1984 Formula One season was the 35th of the championship. The champion was Niki Lauda in a close battle.

Season reviewEdit

Rnd Race Date Location Pole Position Fastest Lap Race Winner Constructor Report
1   Brazilian Grand Prix 25 March Jacarepaguá   Elio de Angelis   Alain Prost   Alain Prost   McLaren-TAG Report
2   South African Grand Prix 7 April Kyalami   Nelson Piquet   Patrick Tambay   Niki Lauda   McLaren-TAG Report
3   Belgian Grand Prix 29 April Zolder   Michele Alboreto   René Arnoux   Michele Alboreto   Ferrari Report
4   San Marino Grand Prix 6 May Imola   Nelson Piquet   Nelson Piquet   Alain Prost   McLaren-TAG Report
5   French Grand Prix 20 May Dijon   Patrick Tambay   Alain Prost   Niki Lauda   McLaren-TAG Report
6   Monaco Grand Prix1 3 June Monaco   Alain Prost   Ayrton Senna   Alain Prost   McLaren-TAG Report
7   Canadian Grand Prix 17 June Circuit Gilles Villeneuve   Nelson Piquet   Nelson Piquet   Nelson Piquet   Brabham-BMW Report
8   Detroit Grand Prix 24 June Detroit   Nelson Piquet   Derek Warwick   Nelson Piquet   Brabham-BMW Report
9   Dallas Grand Prix 8 July Dallas   Nigel Mansell   Niki Lauda   Keke Rosberg   Williams-Honda Report
10   British Grand Prix 22 July Brands Hatch   Nelson Piquet   Niki Lauda   Niki Lauda   McLaren-TAG Report
11   German Grand Prix 5 August Hockenheimring   Alain Prost   Alain Prost   Alain Prost   McLaren-TAG Report
12   Austrian Grand Prix 19 August Österreichring   Nelson Piquet   Niki Lauda   Niki Lauda   McLaren-TAG Report
13   Dutch Grand Prix 26 August Zandvoort   Alain Prost   René Arnoux   Alain Prost   McLaren-TAG Report
14   Italian Grand Prix 9 September Monza   Nelson Piquet   Niki Lauda   Niki Lauda   McLaren-TAG Report
15   European Grand Prix 7 October Nürburgring   Nelson Piquet   Nelson Piquet
  Michele Alboreto
  Alain Prost   McLaren-TAG Report
16   Portuguese Grand Prix 21 October Estoril   Nelson Piquet   Niki Lauda   Alain Prost   McLaren-TAG Report
  1. ^ Half points awarded after race was stopped due to dangerous conditions.
  • Grands Prix in New York City and Fuengirola, Spain were scheduled, but cancelled; the European and Portuguese Grands Prix replaced these two races, respectively.

1984 Constructors Championship final standingsEdit

Place Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre Points Wins Podiums Poles
1   McLaren-TAG MP4/2 TAG Porsche P01 M 143.5 12 18 3
2   Ferrari 126C4 Ferrari 031 G 57.5 1 8 2
3   Lotus-Renault 95T Renault EF4B G 47 6 2
4   Brabham-BMW BT53 BMW M12/13 M 38 2 5 9
5   Renault RE50 Renault EF4 M 34 5 1
6   Williams-Honda FW09
FW09B
Honda RA163E G 25.5 1 2
7   Toleman-Hart TG183B
TG184
Hart 415T P

M

16 3
8   Alfa Romeo 184T Alfa Romeo 890T G 11 1
9   Arrows-BMW A7 BMW M12/13 G 3
10   Ligier-Renault JS23
JS23B
Renault EF4 M 3
11   Arrows-Ford A6 Ford Cosworth DFV G 3
12   Osella-Alfa Romeo FA1E
FA1F
Alfa Romeo 890T P 2
13   Spirit-Hart 101
101B
Hart 415T P
14   Spirit-Ford 101C Ford Cosworth DFV P
15   ATS-BMW D7 BMW M12/13 P
16   RAM-Hart 01
02
Hart 415T P
DSQ   Tyrrell-Ford 012 Ford Cosworth DFY G
  • On 18 July, Tyrrell was disqualified from all races so far that season, and banned from competing in remaining races, because the team had run illegal cars

1984 Drivers Championship final standingsEdit

Pos Driver BRA
 
RSA
 
BEL
 
SMR
 
FRA
 
MON
 
CAN
 
DET
 
DAL
 
GBR
 
GER
 
AUT
 
NED
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
POR
 
Points
1   Niki Lauda Ret 1 Ret Ret 1 Ret 2 Ret Ret 1 2 1 2 1 4 2 72
2   Alain Prost 1 2 Ret 1 7 1 3 4 Ret Ret 1 Ret 1 Ret 1 1 71.5
3   Elio de Angelis 3 7 5 3 5 5 4 2 3 4 Ret Ret 4 Ret Ret 5 34
4   Michele Alboreto Ret 11 1 Ret Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret 5 Ret 3 Ret 2 2 4 30.5
5   Nelson Piquet Ret Ret 9 Ret Ret Ret 1 1 Ret 7 Ret 2 Ret Ret 3 6 29
6   René Arnoux Ret Ret 3 2 4 3 5 Ret 2 6 6 7 11 Ret 5 9 27
7   Derek Warwick Ret 3 2 4 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 2 3 Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret 23
8   Keke Rosberg 2 Ret 4 Ret 6 4 Ret Ret 1 Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret Ret Ret 20.5
9   Ayrton Senna Ret 6 6 DNQ Ret 2 7 Ret Ret 3 Ret Ret Ret Ret 3 13
=   Nigel Mansell Ret Ret Ret Ret 3 Ret 6 Ret 6 Ret 4 Ret 3 Ret Ret Ret 13
11   Patrick Tambay 5 Ret 7 Ret 2 Ret WD Ret Ret 8 5 Ret 6 Ret Ret 7 11
12   Teo Fabi Ret Ret Ret Ret 9 3 Ret Ret 4 5 Ret Ret 9
13   Riccardo Patrese Ret 4 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 12 Ret 10 Ret 3 6 8 8
14   Jacques Laffite Ret Ret Ret Ret 8 8 Ret 5 4 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 14 5
15   Thierry Boutsen 6 12 Ret 5 11 DNQ Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 Ret 10 9 Ret 5
16   Stefan Johansson DSQ DSQ DNQ DSQ 4 Ret 11 3
=   Eddie Cheever 4 Ret Ret 7 Ret DNQ 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 9 Ret 17 3
18   Andrea de Cesaris Ret 5 Ret 6 10 Ret Ret Ret Ret 10 7 Ret Ret Ret 7 12 3
19   Piercarlo Ghinzani Ret DNS Ret DNQ 12 7 Ret Ret 5 9 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret 2
20   Marc Surer 7 9 8 Ret Ret DNQ Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret Ret 1
  Jo Gartner Ret Ret Ret Ret 12 5* Ret 16 0
  Gerhard Berger 12 6* Ret 13 0
  François Hesnault Ret 10 Ret Ret DNS Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 8 8 7 Ret 10 Ret 0
  Corrado Fabi Ret Ret 7 0
  Mauro Baldi Ret 8 Ret 8 Ret DNQ 8 15 0
  Manfred Winkelhock EX Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 8 Ret Ret DNS Ret DNS 10 0
  Jonathan Palmer 8 Ret 10 9 13 DNQ Ret Ret Ret Ret 9 9 Ret Ret Ret 0
  Huub Rothengatter NC DNQ Ret NC 9 NC Ret 8 0
  Johnny Cecotto Ret Ret Ret NC Ret Ret 9 Ret Ret DNQ 0
  Philippe Alliot Ret Ret DNQ Ret Ret DNQ 10 Ret DNS Ret Ret 11 10 Ret Ret Ret 0
  Stefan Bellof DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ EX DSQ 0
  Martin Brundle DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DNQ DSQ DSQ DNQ 0
  Mike Thackwell Ret DNQ 0
  Philippe Streiff Ret 0
  Pierluigi Martini DNQ 0
Pos Driver BRA
 
RSA
 
BEL
 
SMR
 
FRA
 
MON
 
CAN
 
DET
 
DAL
 
GBR
 
GER
 
AUT
 
NED
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
POR
 
Points
Notes

Half points were awarded at the Monaco Grand Prix as less than 75% of the scheduled distance was completed.
* Neither Gartner nor Berger were eligible for points, as they were driving the respective "second entries" of Osella and ATS and both teams had officially entered only one car for the entire championship.

Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)

Bold – Pole position
Italics – Fastest lap