2018-01-15 13:54:04

January nomeromania 15 - Jean-Pierre Gaboy, 1979

January nomeromania 15 - Jean-Pierre Gaboy, 1979

In 1979 the factory achieved the first victory in . Brought it to Jean-Pierre Jaboi on the car with number "15". came into in 1977, with unusual for its time with a turbo . Two years machine, was the subject of ridicule -they are nicknamed "the yellow teapot" for the unusual shape and constant failures. But in 1979 the turbo showed its potential.Initially, was only the Frenchman Jean-Pierre ABUY. In 1979, his was compatriot Rene Arnoux. ABUY as the first pilot got the number "15".Already in the third stage in South Africa ABUY driving RS01 won the . Then came the car RS10, where Jean-Pierre earned the pole position in France, and Italy. But the results of races, or rather, reliability of equipment left much to be desired 12 retirements in 14 races due to various breakdowns. To the finish managed to get only in Brazil and in France, but it is the home for the first time ABUY climbed to the top step of the podium, and it was the first victory in with turbo . At the end of the season the Frenchman with 9 points ranked 13th.

   


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