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Jean-Claude Andruet (born 13 August 1940 in Montreuil) is a retired French professional rally driver who competed in the World Rally Championship.

Jean-Claude Andruet
Jean-Claude Andruet - Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT (1975 Rallye San Martino di Castrozza) (cropped).jpg
Andruet on an Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT at the 1975 Rallye San Martino di Castrozza
Personal information
NationalityFrench
Born (1942-08-13) 13 August 1942 (age 76)
Montreuil
World Rally Championship record
Active years19731986, 1995
Co-driverFrance Michele Petit
TeamsLancia, Citroën, Alpine Renault Ferrari
Rallies29
Championships0
Rally wins3
Podiums7
Stage wins52
Total points43
First rally1973 Monte Carlo Rally
First win1973 Monte Carlo Rally
Last win1977 San Remo Rally
Last rally1995 Monte Carlo Rally

Andruet took three WRC event wins during his career; 1973 Monte Carlo Rally, 1974 Tour de Corse and 1977 San Remo Rally.[1] The 1973 Monte Carlo was the first ever rally in the FIA World Rally Championship. His best placement in the overall drivers' championship was 13th in 1982. He also competed in the European Rally Championship he won in 1970 and finished second overall in 1981.[2]

Andruet's son Gilles was a chess player and was murdered in 1995 in murky circumstances.

Complete IMC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1970 Alpine Renault Alpine-Renault A110 1600 MON
EX
SWE ITA KEN AUT GRE GBR
1971 Alpine Renault Alpine-Renault A110 1600 MON
4
SWE ITA KEN MAR AUT GRE GBR
1972 Alpine Renault Alpine-Renault A110 1800 MON
26
SWE KEN MAR GRE AUT ITA USA GBR


ReferencesEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Harry Källström
European Rally Champion
1970
Succeeded by
Sobiesław Zasada
Records
Preceded by
None
Youngest Rally
Winner

30 years, 169 days
(1973 Monte Carlo Rally)
Succeeded by
Stig Blomqvist
26 years, 203 days
(1973 Swedish Rally)