F1 Drivers


JEAN-ERIC VERGNE

Jean-Eric Vergne started karting at his father's track at the age of four, and enjoyed success in karts before switching to single-seater racing where he became French champion in 2007 and 2008.

He won the British Formula Three Championship in 2010, his 12 wins from the first 24 races giving him the title with six races to go.

In 2011, he competed in Formula Renault 3.5 and got five wins during the season to finish second in the championship. He impressed enough to gain a race seat at Toro Rosso for the 2012 F1 season. His debut season saw him score 12 points. There were signs of potential and he will stay at the team in 2013.

 


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  • Name : Jean-Eric Vergne
  • Birth date : 1990-04-25
  • Birthplace : Pontoise, France
  • Nationality : French
  • Age : 25 years
  • Team : Toro Rosso
  • Website : www.jeanericvergne.com
  • 2012 Results : 17th - F1