(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position). After Ferrari refused to enter the 1962 Mexican Grand Prix, the first to be held in Mexico, Rogriguez and his younger brother both found rides of their own. The GTO '64 still saw some racing success with factory and privateer teams, including an overall win at Daytona in 1964 by Phil Hill and Pedro Rodriguez driving for NART. All both in term of points and positions. The Daytona SportBike that runs the Daytona 200 however, uses the main road course except for the motorcycle Pedro Rodríguez Hairpin (tighter than the one used for cars; the car version is used as an acceleration lane for motorcycles). Pedro Rodriguez - Ferrari F1 driver - posted in The Nostalgia Forum: Pedro Rodriguez Ferrari F1 driver - no doubt there will be TNFrs who are aware of this but I certainly wasnt, and Id imagine it may be of interest to others. 1967 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers, 1970 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers, List of Formula One Grand Prix winners (constructors), Hotel de France (Le Mans / La Chartre sur le Loir). In the table below you can find the details on which drivers make up this pie chart. The two are sometimes referred to as "The Little Mexicans". Race Cars St Fin # Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Status Led; 1962 24 Hours of Le Mans: 60 Rodríguez was considered the best driver of his era in the wet, and after many years racing for Ferrari in the World Championship of Makes (Sports Cars), he signed for the Wyer-Gulf-Porsche team in 1970. The first hairpin at Daytona International Speedway (the right-hand hairpin) is named the Pedro Rodriguez curve, and the Mexico City autodrome, where F1, Champ Car and other series race is named for him and Ricardo: Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez. He made his international debut in cars at Nassau in 1957 in a Ferrari, along with Ricardo in a Porsche. He also competed in six Sprint Cup Series events in his career. 24h Le Mans. Rodríguez debuted in 1959 at Trenton. The poor result in the Austrian GP which Team boss, Louis Stanley thought he should have won, saw the best car go to Pedro Rodríguez from then on, but Oliver still led some laps at the slipstream Italian race. He came back every year to Le Mans, fourteen times in total, where he won in 1968 with 20px Belgian driver Lucien Bianchi in a Ford GT40 of the Wyer–Gulf team. The formula 1 driver section allows you to select your favorite F1 driver and view different breakdowns on their career F1 points, team battle statistics, race by race breakdown, how they performed for specific constructors and general career statistics. At the start of the 1967 season, Rodríguez won in only his ninth Grand Prix, at Kyalami. He developed into one of the sport's greatest all-rounders, racing CanAm, NASCAR, rallies and even becoming North American Ice Racing champion in 1970. Lorenzo Bandini and Pedro Rodríguez collided at the hairpin, leaving Ginther to stroll home for Honda's first, and his only, Grand Prix win. Its Secretary General, Carlos Jalife, will publish the first volume of the Rodríguez biography in 2006, with the second to follow shortly. Rodríguez always traveled with a Mexican flag and a record of the national anthem because when he won the 1967 South African GP the organizers did not have the Mexican anthem, and instead played the Mexican hat dance. Pedro Rodríguez (racing driver) : biography 18 January 1940 – 11 July 1971 Career At 18 Rodríguez shared a Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa at 24 Hours of Le Mans, entered by U.S. importer Luigi Chinetti, with José Behra, brother of Jean Behra, as his co-driver. The points per season overview provides the points achieved per season based on the selected points scoring system including end position based on selected PSS. Despite a poor 30th place in the qualifier event, Rodríguez made the pretigious Daytona 500 and was rewarded. In his NASCAR career, Rodríguez earned two top tens, including a 5th in the 1965 World 600. Automotive Gulf-Oil Ford GT40. Ricardo and Pedro Rodriguez: two brothers, one legend. Mexican driver Pedro Rodríguez finished second in a BRM, having led before a late pit stop for fuel, while Fittipaldi's Swedish team-mate Reine Wisell, making his F1 debut, finished third, which would turn out to be his only podium finish. At the start of the 1967 season, Rodríguez won in only his ninth Grand Prix, at Kyalami.