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Lesley Buurlage
BUU01
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Ned Dutch
Active years Since 1991
Teams Minardi, Footwork, Tyrrell, McLaren, Arrows, Williams, Ferrari
Races 250
Championships 1 (1993)
Wins 14
Podiums 45
Career points 421
Pole positions 14
Fastest laps 12
First race 1991 United States Grand Prix
First win 1992 South African Grand Prix
Last win 2000 United States Grand Prix
  • 1991 Minardi of Buurlage
  • 1992 Footwork of Buurlage
  • 1993 Tyrrell of Buurlage
  • 1994 Tyrrell of Buurlage
  • 1995 Tyrrell of Buurlage
  • 1996 McLaren of Buurlage
  • 1997 McLaren of Buurlage
  • 1998 Tyrrell of Buurlage
  • 1999 Arrows of Buurlage
  • Vice-champion in his first year with Williams
  • Driving the FW23

Lesley Buurlage (born 21 June, 1997 in Netherlands) is a Dutch racing driver who is currently competing in the Formula One career.

SeasonsEdit

1991Edit

He débuted for Minardi in the United States Grand Prix. retiring in his début race and in Brazil. His first points finish came at Great Britain, and again in Germany and Hungary, where he later scored his first podium finish in Japan. He finished 11th in the Driver's Championship.

1992Edit

In the 1992 season, he moved to Footwork, where he won his first race for the team on Kyalami. He won another race in Monaco. He fought during the season with Tobi Kederer and Florin Diaconescu for the championship. but in the end he finished 3rd in the standings with 36 points, 20 points behind Tobi Kederer.

1993Edit

In the 1993 season, Buurlage joined Tyrrell to replace the leaving driver Sasha Jednak. He became the 2nd driver next to reigning champion Tobi Kederer. In his first race he finished second, 0.6 sec. behind winner Sebastien Levret. He won the second race of the season in the wet race at Interlagos. After that, he gained another 3 podiums in a row, one 3rd place at Donington and 2 wins in Imola and Barcelona. In Monaco he was heading for another podium, before a broken suspension ended his race and his 5-podiums-in-a-row streak. He won again in Canada, Great Britain, Germany and then in Portugal. He was crowned the champion at the end of the season.

1994Edit

In 1994, Tyrrell retained Buurlage and their new teammate will be Ferrari driver Ben Utzer after 1992 champion Tobi Kederer left the team.

StatisticsEdit

Complete Formula 1 resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 DC Points
1991 Minardi Team USA
Ret
BRA
Ret
SMR
16
MON
8
CAN
10
MEX
Ret
FRA
12
GBR
6
GER
5
HUN
5
BEL
Ret
ITA
Ret
POR
5
ESP
9
JPN
3
AUS
7
11th 11
1992 Footwork Mugen Honda RSA
1
MEX
5
BRA
12
ESP
6
SMR
2
MON
1
CAN
Ret
FRA
13
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
HUN
Ret
BEL
Ret
ITA
3
POR
13
JPN
4
AUS
Ret
3rd 36
1993 Tyrrell Racing Organisation RSA
2
BRA
1
EUR
3
SMR
1
ESP
1
MON
Ret
CAN
1
FRA
3
GBR
1
GER
1
HUN
Ret
BEL
2
ITA
11
POR
1
JPN
2
AUS
2
1st 102
1994 Tyrrell Racing Organisation BRA
2
PAC
Ret
SMR
Ret
MON
13
ESP
6
CAN
Ret
FRA
Ret
GBR
6
GER
8
HUN
4
BEL
3
ITA
Ret
POR
8
EUR
Ret
JPN
2
AUS
2
7th 27
1995 Tyrrell Racing Organisation BRA
Ret
ARG
Ret
SMR
3
ESP
Ret
MON
1
CAN
Ret
FRA
Ret
GBR
3
GER
6
HUN
12
BEL
11
ITA
10
POR
Ret
EUR
9
PAC
6
JPN
Ret
AUS
16
7th 20
1996 Marlboro McLaren Mercedes AUS
Ret
BRA
15
ARG
16
EUR
Ret
SMR
18
MON
3
ESP
10
CAN
4
FRA
4
GBR
8
GER
Ret
HUN
7
BEL
Ret
ITA
Ret
POR
13
JPN
Ret
13th 10
1997 West McLaren Mercedes AUS
14
BRA
17
ARG
3
SMR
9
MON
5
ESP
Ret
CAN
14
FRA
Ret
GBR
7
GER
Ret
HUN
12
BEL
17
ITA
9
AUT
18
LUX
Ret
JPN
9
EUR
8
15th 6
1998 PIAA Tyrrell Ford AUS
Ret
BRA
4
ARG
12
SMR
Ret
ESP
16
MON
Ret
CAN
12
FRA
6
GBR
Ret
AUT
12
GER
9
HUN
15
BEL
Ret
ITA
Ret
LUX
11
JPN
13
19th 4
1999 Repsol Arrows AUS
16
BRA
12
SMR
9
MON
4
ESP
Ret
CAN
Ret
FRA
Ret
GBR
9
AUT
4
GER
Ret
HUN
Ret
BEL
11
ITA
5
EUR
4
MAL
11
JPN
5
10th 13
2000 BMW WilliamsF1 Team AUS
3
BRA
1
SMR
Ret
GBR
1
ESP
Ret
EUR
Ret
MON
4
CAN
2
FRA
3
AUT
1
GER
5
HUN
7
BEL
3
ITA
2
USA
1
JPN
4
MAL
Ret
2nd 72
2001 BMW WilliamsF1 Team AUS
3
MAL
9
BRA
7
SMR
13
ESP
Ret
AUT
Ret
MON
5
CAN
Ret
EUR
4
FRA
3
GBR
16
GER
3
HUN
6
BEL
Ret
ITA
14
USA
19
JPN
Ret
8th 18
2002 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro AUS
Ret
MAL
5
BRA
5
SMR
8
ESP
14
AUT
6
MON
16
CAN
9
EUR
7
GBR
Ret
FRA
11
GER
14
HUN
14
BEL
15
ITA
13
USA
14
JPN
3
15th 9
2003 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro AUS
7
MAL
6
BRA
16
SMR
8
ESP
10
AUT
2
MON
12
CAN
6
EUR
10
FRA
7
GBR
12
GER
2
HUN
4
ITA
8
USA
7
JPN
12
5th 35
2004 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro AUS
11
MAL
8
BAH
12
SMR
7
ESP
Ret
MON
5
EUR
Ret
CAN
8
USA
5
FRA
6
GBR
12
GER
Ret
HUN
Ret
BEL
4
ITA
13
CHN
13
JPN
9
BRA
Ret
11th 20
2005 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro AUS
14
MAL
Ret
BAH
3
SMR
4
ESP
Ret
MON
11
EUR
Ret
CAN
Ret
USA
6
FRA
12
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
HUN
7
TUR
3
ITA
Ret
BEL
7
BRA
6
JPN
6
CHN
2
9th 38

Grand Prix winsEdit

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