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Will Stevens

Will Stevens
Stevens in 2012.
Nationality  British
Born (1991-06-28) 28 June 1991
Rochford (United Kingdom)
2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Debut season 2012
Current team Strakka Racing
Car no. 11
Former teams P1 by Strakka Racing
Carlin
Starts 51
Wins 2
Poles 1
Fastest laps 2
Best finish 4th in 2013
Previous series
2010
200911
200910
2008–09
2008
2008
FR2.0 Northern European Cup
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault UK
Toyota Racing Series
FRUK Winter Series
FR2.0 Portugal Winter Series
Formula One World Championship career
2014 team Caterham-Renault
Car number 46
Races 1 (1 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Last race 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
2014 position 23rd (0 pts)

William Stevens, known as Will Stevens, (born 28 June 1991 in Rochford, Essex[1]) is a British racing driver. He has competed in such series as Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, Toyota Racing Series and the British Formula Renault Championship. He has also raced for Caterham F1 in the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, replacing Marcus Ericsson for the double points race.

Contents

  • Career 1
    • Karting 1.1
    • Formula Renault 2.0 1.2
    • Formula Renault 3.5 1.3
    • Formula One 1.4
  • Racing record 2
    • Career summary 2.1
    • Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results 2.2
    • Complete Formula One results 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Career

Karting

Stevens starts his racing career in 2003 at age of 12 in karts. After one year of racing in National Cadet championship he joined Rotax Mini Max. After racing in a lot different championships in Britain and outside, and mostly because his winning of Asia-Pacific Championship in 2007, he joined Formula Renault 2.0

Formula Renault 2.0

He ended 7th in the 2009 Formula Renault 2.0 UK and 4th in 2010. In 2011 he switched to the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, where he resulted 4th.

Formula Renault 3.5

Stevens during Race 1 of the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season at Moscow Raceway.

Stevens jumped to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2012, resulting 12th in his first year. In 2013 he scored five podiums in 17 races and ended fourth in the season standings. The driver got two wins and four podiums in 2014 to finish sixth in points.

Formula One

In October 2014 Marussia F1 announced that Stevens had joined the team as a reserve driver for the remainder of the 2014 season. They had originally planned to run him in first practice session of the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix, however they were unable to return the relevant paperwork to the FIA Contract Recognition Board in time.[2] However the following month it emerged that he would make his Formula One debut with Caterham F1 at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, having previously tested for the team.[3] He finished the race in 17th place, one lap down.[4]

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles FLaps Podiums Points Position
2008 Formula Junior FR2.0 Fortec Motorsport 4 0 0 1 1 15 8th
Formula Renault 2.0 4 0 0 0 0 54 8th
2008–09 Toyota Racing Giles Motorsport 9 0 1 0 5 491 9th
2009 Formula Renault 2.0 Fortec Motorsport 4 0 0 0 0 N/A NC†
Formula Renault UK 20 0 0 0 1 247 7th
2010 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC MP Motorsport 3 1 1 0 1 58 17th
Formula Renault 2.0 Manor Competition 2 0 0 0 1 N/A NC†
Formula Renault UK 20 1 1 0 7 397 4th
2011 Formula Renault 2.0 UK Fortec Motorsport 14 1 3 0 4 116 4th
Formula Renault 2.0 4 0 1 0 2 76 14th
2012 Formula Renault 3.5 Carlin 17 0 0 0 1 59 12th
2013 Formula Renault 3.5 P1 by Strakka Racing 17 0 0 2 5 148 4th
Formula One Caterham F1 Team Test driver
2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Strakka Racing 17 2 1 0 4 122 6th
Formula One Caterham F1 Team 1 0 0 0 0 0 23rd

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results

() (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pos Points
2012 Carlin ALC
1

6
ALC
2

8
MON
1

12
SPA
1

13
SPA
2

8
NÜR
1

10
NÜR
2

13
MSC
1

10
MSC
2

8
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

6
HUN
1

23
HUN
2

3
LEC
1

11
LEC
2

11
CAT
1

4
CAT
2

9
12th 59
2013 P1 Motorsport MNZ
1

18
MNZ
2

Ret
ALC
1

2
ALC
2

4
MON
1

7
SPA
1

Ret
SPA
2

2
MSC
1

4
MSC
2

3
RBR
1

4
RBR
2

6
HUN
1

8
HUN
2

Ret
LEC
1

5
LEC
2

13
CAT
1

2
CAT
2

3
4th 148
2014 Strakka Racing MNZ
1

1
MNZ
2

Ret
ALC
1

12
ALC
2

3
MON
1

8
SPA
1

7
SPA
2

2
MSC
1

6
MSC
2

9
NÜR
1

11
NÜR
2

7
HUN
1

6
HUN
2

10
LEC
1

12
LEC
2

8
JER
1

1
JER
2

13
6th 122

Complete Formula One results

() (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)
Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 WDC Points
2014 Caterham F1 Team Caterham CT05 Renault Energy F1‑2014 1.6 V6 t AUS MAL BHR CHN ESP MON CAN AUT GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN RUS USA BRA ABU
17
23rd 0

References

  1. ^ "Will Stevens". renaultsport.co.uk. Renaultsport UK. Retrieved 2010-04-04. 
  2. ^ Benson, Andrew (3 October 2014). "Japanese GP: Briton Will Stevens joins Marussia".  
  3. ^ "Caterham sign Britain's Will Stevens for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix".  
  4. ^ "Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014 Results".  

External links

  • Official website
  • Will Stevens on Twitter
  • Will Stevens career summary at DriverDB.com
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