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HindustanTimes Sun,28 Dec 2014

personal data

COUNTRYPOLES
Venezuela1
DATE OF BIRTHPODIUMS
198503091
DRIVER NUMBERFASTEST LAPS
180
RACESCAREER POINTS
3946
WINSWORLD CHAMPS
10

driver profile

P.Maldonado
Pastor Maldonado made his Formula 1 debut when he joined Williams for the 2011 season. He scored his first world championship point at the Belgian Grand Prix and he finished 19th in the drivers' championship. He is retained by Williams for the 2012 season. Between the ages of seven and 15, Maldonado secured eight karting titles in Venezuela. In 2003 he moved to Europe for his first full season in single-seaters, which saw him finish seventh in the Italian Formula Renault Series. The following year he became the series champion with eight wins and he gained his first taste of Formula 1 machinery with Minardi. In 2005, Maldonado contested just four races in Italy's Formula 3000 championship. It was still enough to be ranked ninth overall and he also did nine events in the Spanish World Series by Renault series, with a best result of seventh. Maldonado finished third in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in '06 with three wins and six podiums, and he graduated to GP2 the following year. Following a win at Monaco in 2007, he sustained a broken collarbone in a training accident and he was sidelined for the rest of the season. In 2008, he returned to GP2, where he remained until the end of 2010. He racked up 10 wins, 13 podiums, a Best Rookie Award and a title win along the way.

Driver Report

season so far

Race Date Grid Finish Pts. Total Pts.
Spanish 12/05 17 14 0 0
Bahrain 21/04 17 11 0 0
Chinese 14/04 14 14 0 0
Malaysian 24/03 16 19 0 0
Australian 17/03 17 21 0 0
Brazilian 25/11 16 22 0 0
United States 18/11 9 9 2 2
Abu Dhabi 04/11 3 5 10 12
Indian 28/10 9 16 0 12
Korean 14/10 15 14 0 12
Japanese 07/10 12 8 4 16
Singapore 23/09 2 23 0 16
Italian 09/09 22 11 0 16
Belgian 02/09 6 20 0 16
Hungarian 29/07 8 13 0 16
German 22/07 5 15 0 16
British 08/07 7 16 0 16
European 24/06 3 12 0 16
Canadian 10/06 22 13 0 16
Monaco 27/05 24 24 0 16
Spanish 13/05 1 1 25 41
Bahrain 22/04 21 23 0 41
Chinese 15/04 13 8 4 45
Malaysian 25/03 11 19 0 45
Australian 18/03 8 13 0 45
Brazilian 27/11 18 23 0 45
Abu Dhabi 13/11 23 14 0 45
Indian 30/10 13 22 0 45
Korean 16/10 16 22 0 45
Japanese 09/10 14 14 0 45
Singapore 25/09 13 11 0 45
Italian 11/09 14 11 0 45
Belgian 28/08 21 10 1 46
Hungarian 31/07 17 16 0 46
German 24/07 13 14 0 46
British 10/07 7 14 0 46
European 26/06 15 18 0 46
Canadian 12/06 12 19 0 46
Monaco 29/05 8 18 0 46
Spanish 22/05 9 15 0 46
Turkish 08/05 14 17 0 46
Chinese 17/04 17 18 0 46
Malaysian 10/04 18 24 0 46
Australian 27/03 15 22 0 46

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