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HindustanTimes Wed,27 Aug 2014

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COUNTRYPOLES
France0
DATE OF BIRTHPODIUMS
199004250
DRIVER NUMBERFASTEST LAPS
170
RACESCAREER POINTS
2016
WINSWORLD CHAMPS
00

driver profile

J.Vergne
When Jean-Eric Vergne's dad first took him karting at age four, it started a lifelong love of the sport that has ended up taking the young Frenchman all the way to F1. In karting, he was French Rotax Max runner-up, second in the European ICA championship and seventh in the world championship, which brought him to the attention of the FFSA (France's motor sport governing body). With their backing he moved into single-seaters winning the French Formula Campus championship in 2007. Coming under Red Bull's wing, Jean-Eric Vergne won rookie honours in both the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and the West European Cup (WEC) in 2008, finishing on the podium four times. He was back for more in both Formulae in 2009 finishing on the top step in Eurocup four times and winning five in the WEC, to finish runner-up overall. For 2010, he moved into the British Formula 3 championship and just like his 2012 teammate, he took the title. In 2011, he followed up taking the silver medal position in the Renault 3.5 championship by running in Friday's first free practice at three of the last four Grands Prix of the Formula 1 season.

Driver Report

season so far

Race Date Grid Finish Pts. Total Pts.
German 07/07 16 20 0 0
British 30/06 12 22 0 0
Canadian 09/06 7 6 8 8
Monaco 26/05 10 8 4 12
Spanish 12/05 12 20 0 12
Bahrain 21/04 16 22 0 12
Chinese 14/04 15 12 0 12
Malaysian 24/03 17 10 1 13
Australian 17/03 13 12 0 13
Brazilian 25/11 17 8 4 17
United States 18/11 14 24 0 17
Abu Dhabi 04/11 17 12 0 17
Indian 28/10 18 15 0 17
Korean 14/10 16 8 4 21
Japanese 07/10 19 13 0 21
Singapore 23/09 16 22 0 21
Italian 09/09 16 24 0 21
Belgian 02/09 15 8 4 25
Hungarian 29/07 16 16 0 25
German 22/07 15 14 0 25
British 08/07 22 14 0 25
European 24/06 18 23 0 25
Canadian 10/06 19 15 0 25
Monaco 27/05 16 12 0 25
Spanish 13/05 14 12 0 25
Bahrain 22/04 17 14 0 25
Chinese 15/04 24 16 0 25
Malaysian 25/03 18 8 4 29
Australian 18/03 11 11 0 29

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