Ben Hanley

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Benjamin Hugo Hanley
Nationality  British
Born (1985-01-22) 22 January 1985 (age 29)
Manchester, England
2014 Euroseries 3000
Debut season 2009
Current team Fisichella Motor Sport
Starts 2
Wins 1
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Previous series
2005
2006-07
2008
2008
Formula Renault 2.0 Italia
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
GP2 Asia Series
GP2 Series

Ben Hanley is a British racing driver who competed in the first part of the 2008 GP2 Series season. He is also a member of the Renault F1 team's young driver program.

Career[edit]

Hanley had a successful career in karting, winning a number of championships and individual races and coming close to winning the Karting World Championship. Hanley raced in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2006 and 2007, and he finished as runner-up in the championship in 2007. He was signed to drive for Campos Racing in early 2008.[1] He will be partnered by Vitaly Petrov. He also joined the team for the second round of the 2008 GP2 Asia Series, scoring a podium finish in his first GP2 race. After three races of the season Hanley and Campos parted company, but he secured a drive with Durango before the next race.[2] He replaced Marcello Puglisi, who was in turn deputising for the injured Davide Valsecchi. However, this was only a one-off drive, as Valsecchi returned to racing action at the next round of the championship.[3] He began 2009 without a drive, but joined the Euroseries 3000 mid-season and won during his first event in the category. He also returned to karting in 2009, finishing third in the Karting World Championship.[4]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles Points Position
2005 Formula Renault 2.0 Italia Cram Competition 17 6 2 264 3rd
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 2 0 0 - NC†
Formula Renault 2.0 UK Team AKA 2 0 0 21 28th
Formula Renault 3.5 Series Cram Competition 2 0 0 0 39th
2006 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Cram Competition 17 1 0 55 8th
2007 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Prema Powerteam 17 2 0 102 2nd
2008 GP2 Series Barwa International Campos Team 6 0 0 6 15th
GP2 Asia Series Barwa International Campos Team 6 0 0 1 24th
Durango 2 0 0 0
2009 Euroseries 3000 Fisichella Motor Sport 2 1 0 9 6th

† - As Hanley was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score points.

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DC Points
2005 Cram Competition ZOL
1

ZOL
2

MON
1

VAL
1

VAL
2

LMS
1

LMS
2

BIL
1

BIL
2

OSC
1

OSC
2

DON
1

DON
2

EST
1

17
EST
2

Ret
MNZ
1

MNZ
2

39th 0
2006 Cram Competition ZOL
1

10
ZOL
2

17†
MON
1

Ret
IST
1

Ret
IST
2

4
MIS
1

1
MIS
2

2
SPA
1

Ret
SPA
2

7
NÜR
1

10
NÜR
2

13
DON
1

10
DON
2

6
LMS
1

10
LMS
2

20†
CAT
1

16
CAT
2

7
8th 55
2007 Prema Powerteam MNZ
1

Ret
MNZ
2

9
NÜR
1

2
NÜR
2

7
MON
1

6
HUN
1

3
HUN
2

4
SPA
1

3
SPA
2

2
DON
1

16
DON
2

Ret
MAG
1

1
MAG
2

14
EST
1

Ret
EST
2

23
CAT
1

9
CAT
2

1
2nd 102

Complete GP2 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2008 Campos Grand Prix ESP
FEA

Ret
ESP
SPR

9
TUR
FEA

17
TUR
SPR

6
MON
FEA

16
MON
SPR

14
24th 1
Durango FRA
FEA

Ret
FRA
SPR

Ret
GBR
FEA
GBR
SPR
GER
FEA
GER
SPR
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
EUR
FEA
EUR
SPR
BEL
FEA
BEL
SPR
ITA
FEA
ITA
SPR

Complete GP2 Asia Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2008 Campos Grand Prix UAE1
FEA
UAE1
SPR
IDN
FEA

3
IDN
SPR

16
MAL
FEA

Ret
MAL
SPR

14
BHR
FEA

Ret
BHR
SPR

10
UAE2
FEA

Ret
UAE2
SPR

Ret
15th 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Campos sign Hanley to partner Petrov". autosport.com. 2008-01-10. Archived from the original on 25 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  2. ^ "Hanley grabs last-gasp Durango drive". autosport.com. 2008-06-20. Archived from the original on 21 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Valsecchi returns to Durango seat". autosport.com. 2008-07-01. Archived from the original on 3 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  4. ^ "CIK-FIA World Karting Championship for Drivers 2009". Driver Database. Retrieved 2009-12-12. 

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