Alan Jones

Alan Stanley Jones, (born 2 November 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian former Formula One driver. He was the first driver to win a Formula One World Championship with the Williams team, becoming the 1980 World Drivers' Champion and the second Australian to do so following triple World Champion Sir Jack Brabham. He competed in a total of 117 Grands Prix, winning 12 and achieving 24 podium finishes. In 1978 Jones won the Can-Am championship driving a Lola.

Jones is also the last Australian driver to win the Australian Grand Prix, winning the 1980 event at Calder Park Raceway, having lapped the field consisting mostly of Formula 5000 cars while he was driving his Formula One Championship winning Williams FW07B.

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Teams

YearTeam
1975Hesketh
1975Embassy Hill
1976Surtees
1977Shadow
1978Williams
1979Williams
1980Williams
1981Williams
1983Arrows
1985Lola
1986Lola

Stats

 WilliamsAll Teams
Starts60117
Wins1112
Points171206


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