Every constructor represents different emotions and different forms of driving. As a Formula One fan for quite some years, We all have biases. A certain constructor no matter what hardships the team go through, we stick to them. Loyalty and Love. There have been so many constructors who achieved a lot in the asphalt roads shedding rubber and throwing champagne parties in the podium stand. On that note, Let’s Take a Look at the Constructors with Most Grand Prix Wins.
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#10 Tyrell^ (23 Grand Prix Wins)
The Tyrell Racing Organization was founded by Ken Tyrell in late 1950s and entered F1 with the help of Elf and Ford in 1966. The key driver for Tyrell Racing was the British Jackie Stewart who won three Grand Prix in 1968, winning the first one at the Dutch Grand Prix. Jackie Stewart recorded more wins in the team.
In the second year after entering as a constructor, Tyrell won the championship with 73 points. Jackie Stewart won 6 Grand Prix out of the 11 races
#9 Benetton^ (27 Grand Prix Wins)
Benetton Racing is a defunct racing team who competed in Formula One during the years of 1986 to 2001 after which they got changed to Renault. The worldwide clothing chain Benetton owns the racing team.
They won their first Grand Prix in 1986 with Austria’s Gerhard Berger at the season’s second last race at Mexico. The best season for the constructor was the 1995 FIA Formula One Championship where Michael Schumacher won 9 out of 17 races along with quality support from Johnny Herbert. Thus, handed the constructor their first Championship. Key names associated with Benetton were Michael Schumacher, Giancarlo Fisichella, Jensen Button and Nelson Piquet.
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#7 Brabham^ (35 Grand Prix Wins)
Founded in 1960 by Australian Driver Jack Brabham and British-Australian designer Ron Tauranac, Brabham competed during the years of 1962-1987 and 1989-1992. Their first victory was in 1964 French Grand Prix with American Driver Daniel Sexton Gurney.
Jack Brabham, two years later won the French grand Prix thus becoming the only driver to win a Grand Prix with the constructor of his same name. In the same season, along with Dennis Hulme, he charged the constructor to their first Constructor’s Championship. Brabham won another championship in 1967 with the same lineup.
#7 Renault^ (35 Grand Prix Wins)
Renault Racing was a French Constructor who competed in Formula One during the time periods of 1977-1985, 2002-2011, 2016-2020. They started their Formula One history with a rocky two seasons without no wins. It was in 1979 French Grand Prix, Renault first tasted success with Jean-Pierre Jabouile and Rene Arnoux finsihing third. The race was marked in history as it was the first time a car with a turbocharged engine won a race.
Renault have won the Constructors Championship twice and finished third four times. Both the victories was conquered by the lineup of Giancarlo Fisichella and Fernando Alonso. They led a strong forte who defended their title with grace and power. Other key figures featured by Renault were Alain Prost, Jensen Button, Daniel Ricciardo and Robert Kubica.
#6 Team Lotus^ (79 Grand Prix Wins)
Lotus racing, is yet another United Kingdom-based constructor in the list. They competed during the years of 1958-1994. Lotus won their first Grand Prix in the United States of America in 1961 with Innes Ireland handing their first-ever victory.
Lotus F1 team has won the Championship a whopping seven times, the inaugural one was in 1963 with the elegant Jim Clark leading the squad with multiple Grand Prix victories. Emerson Fittipaldi joined the squad in 1970 and helped them win two more Championships. Mario Andretti spearheaded their final Championship in 1978.
#5 Red Bull* (82 Grand Prix Wins)
RBR or Red Bull Racing, is an Austrian constructor based in the United Kingdom. Red Bull Racing is one of the prominent contenders of the 2022 FIA F1 Constructors Championship. RBR is expected to move way up the list having won twice already this season.
Red Bull have won the Championship four times so far. It was a consecutive victory from 2010 to 2013. Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber was unstoppable. Even today, there is no doubt in saying they were one of the best lineups in F1 history. They have finished the second five times and third thrice. Apart from the above-mentioned, Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen, David Coulthard are all key figures who are racing and raced for RBR.
#4 Williams* (113 Grand Prix Wins)
Named after their former owner Frank Williams, Williams Racing has been a part of the circuits since 1978. Clay Regazzoni is accredited with winning their first race in 1979 at the French Grand Prix.
Carlos Reutemann of Argentina joined the team in 1980 where he and Alan Jones gave Williams their first Constructors Championship. They emulated the result in the next year too. After six years Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet guided the team to another Championship. They won again in 1987 with the same line up. Their last championship was in 1997 when Jacques Villeneuve and HH Frantsen won the title. The last time Williams racing won a Grand Prix was in 2012.
#3 Mercedes* (124 Grand Prix Wins)
Mercedes is one of the most recent additions to the Formula One. Although, they joined F1 in 1954, they lasted only year and dropped out. The team rejoined F1 in 2010. Their squad has the golden boy Lewis Hamilton who has the record for Most Grand Prix Wins individually.
Mercedes started out by winning their first ever F1 race with the poster boy of the initial times of F1 Juan Manuel Fangio. Mercedes-Benz’s started their golden age in 2014 with rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosburg winning the Championship for the first time. The duo continued to win for two more years until Rosburg was replaced by Bottas. They continued the streak and is the defending champions of the Constructors’ Championship.
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#2 McLaren* (183 Grand Prix Wins)
McLaren has been a part of F1 since 1966 and won their first Grand Prix in 1968 at the Spa. The driver was Bruce McLaren. McLaren holds the record of Most Grand Prix Wins by a British Constructor. They have won 8 Constructors’ Championship and 12 Drivers’ Championship.
The premier championship followed McLaren in the year 1974 with Emerson Fittipaldi spearheaded the team. The next one came with the most controversial pairing in Formula One, Alain Prost and Niki Lauda ten years later. Alain Prost continued to win three more championships with the team. Their last one came in 1988 with Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard. McLaren have been facing difficulties since 2012 and the drought of no victory ended only in 2021 when Ricciardo finished first at Monza.
#1 Ferrari* (240 Grand Prix Wins)
From the land of Pizza’s, taking the name of the renowned Enzo Ferrari, Ferrari holds the record of Most Grand Prix wins as a team with 240 Grand Prix Wins. The Prancing Horses, as the team is called, is unparallel in the history of Formula One having won 16 Constructors’ Championship, 15 Drivers’ Championship.
Jose Gonzales is credited with their first win in Formula One, in the year 1951 at the Belgian Grand Prix. Their first championship as a team came in 1961. Rubens Barrichello and Michael Schumacher lined up to win five consecutive championships from 2000 to 2004. Their last victory in the Constructors’ Championship was in 2008 when Felipe Massa and Kimi Räikkönen won. They are currently placed first in 2022 FIA F1 World championship with their front man Le Clerc leading the drivers standing
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