John Martin (Australian racing driver)

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John Martin
P1010942 Martin.JPG
Nationality Australia Australian
Born (1984-07-08) 8 July 1984 (age 29)
Gosford (Australia)
2014 FIA World Endurance Championship
Debut season 2012
Current team ADR-Delta
Car no. 25
Previous series
2009
2009
200708
2007–08
2005–06
2006
2005
2005
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Superleague Formula
British F3
A1 Grand Prix
Formula Ford Australia
Formula Ford UK
Formula Ford NSW, Australia
Formula Ford Victoria, Australia
Championship titles
2011
2006
2005
Superleague Formula
Formula Ford Australia
Formula Ford Victoria, Australia

John Martin is an Australian championship winning motor racing driver. Martin has been racing in European based open-wheel series since 2006. In that time Martin has had a wide experience of open-wheel racing having driven in various national and international series driving Formula Ford, Formula 3, A1 Grand Prix and Formula Renault 3.5. For the past two season Martin has raced for several teams in the football inspired series Superleague Formula. Martin has long been associated with the British Alan Docking Racing team having raced with them in a variety of formulae for four of the five years he has been racing in Europe. In 2012 Martin will again race with ADR, racing an Oreca 03 sports car in the LMP2 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship.[1]

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

  • 2004: Pole and 2nd at Australian Resa nationals ; 2nd in Queensland, Australian Rotax light ; 2nd in Queensland, Australian clubman heavy and 4th in senior national heavy
  • 2003: Geelong Ford Kartstars championships, Australia
  • 2002: 1st in Resa Queensland state championship
  • 2001: 5th in Resa nationals

Formulas[edit]

He finished 28th in the 2007 Masters of Formula 3.[2] He joined A1 Team Australia and drove in the A1 Grand Prix series during the 2007–08 season,[3] and continued to race for the team in 2008–09.[4] Martin drove the Rangers F.C. car in the 2009 Superleague Formula season for one win from thirteen races. In 2010 he started the Superleague Formula season with Atlético Madrid before ending the season with Beijing Guoan, starting twenty nine races for six wins and twenty top tens.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles Fast laps Points Pos.
2005 Australian Formula Ford Championship GK Martin P/L 6 2 1 ? 71 10th
New South Wales Formula Ford Championship Borland Racing Developments 18 11 ? ? 418 2nd
Victorian Formula Ford Championship Borland Racing Developments 15 6 5 ? 425 1st
2006 Australian Formula Ford Championship CAMS Rising Star 23 8 ? ? 300 1st
British Formula Ford Championship Alan Docking Racing 8 1 2 ? ? ?
2007 British Formula Three Championship Alan Docking Racing 22 0 0 0 16 15th
2007-08 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Australia 12 0 0 0 18† 17th†
2008 British Formula Three Championship Räikkönen Robertson Racing 22 0 0 1 45 13th
2008–09 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Australia 14 0 0 0 36† 8th†
2009 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Comtec Racing 7 0 0 0 8 22nd
Superleague Formula Rangers F.C. 12 0 0 0 241 10th†
Australian Mini Challenge BMW Group Australia 2 0 0 1 48 36th
2010 Superleague Formula Beijing Guoan 26 6 2 0 453† 9th†
Superleague Formula Atlético Madrid 3 0 0 0 265† 17th†
2011 Superleague Formula Australia 6 2 0 2 158† 1st †
2012 World Endurance Championship ADR-Delta 8 0 0 0 26 17th

† - Team standings.

Complete A1 Grand Prix 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
2007–08 Australia NED
SPR
NED
FEA
CZE
SPR

PO
CZE
FEA

PO
MYS
SPR

PO
MYS
FEA

PO
CHN
SPR

PO
CHN
FEA

PO
NZL
SPR

9
NZL
FEA

Ret
AUS
SPR

6
AUS
FEA

5
RSA
SPR

6
RSA
FEA

14
MEX
SPR

Ret
MEX
FEA

21
CHN
SPR

15
CHN
FEA

14
GBR
SPR

14
GBR
FEA

Ret
17th 20
2008–09 NED
SPR

12
NED
FEA

4
CHN
SPR

11
CHN
FEA

6
MYS
SPR

8
MYS
FEA

4
NZL
SPR

Ret
NZL
FEA

4
RSA
SPR

12
RSA
FEA

13
POR
SPR

10
POR
FEA

12
GBR
SPR

7
GBR
FEA

8
8th 36

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results[edit]

(key) (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
2009 Comtec Racing CAT
SPR
CAT
FEA
SPA
SPR
SPA
FEA
MON
FEA

12
HUN
SPR

20
HUN
FEA

13
SIL
SPR

21
SIL
FEA

20
BUG
SPR
BUG
FEA
ALG
SPR
ALG
FEA
NÜR
SPR

7
NÜR
FEA

8
ALC
SPR
ALC
FEA
22nd 8

Complete Superleague Formula results[edit]

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

Year Operator Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Position Points
2009 Alan Docking Racing Rangers F.C. MAG ZOL DON EST MOZ JAR 10th 241
17 16 X 2 15 C 2 16 1 5 8 X 11 12 C 10 9 X
2010 Alan Docking Racing Atlético Madrid SIL ASS MAG JAR NÜR ZOL BRH ADR POR ORD BEI NAV 17th 265
10 3 6
Beijing Guoan 10 17 X 4 10 X 1 9 2 18 15 X 13 7 X 1 16 1 2 9 4 1 11 3 19 DN X 11 6 C 1 6 1 9th 453
2011 Alan Docking Racing Australia HOL BEL 1st 158
6 2 4 7 1 2

† Non Championship round

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2012 United Kingdom ADR-Delta Thailand Tor Graves
Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Oreca 03-Nissan LMP2 346 13th 6th
2013 Russia G-Drive-Nissan Russia Roman Rusinov
United Kingdom Mike Conway
Oreca 03-Nissan LMP2 327 EX EX

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results[edit]

Year Entrant Class Car Engine Tyres 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2013 G-Drive Racing LMP2 Oreca 03 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D SIL
6
SPA
4
LMS
EX
SÃO
1
COA
1
FUJ
2
SHA
1
BHR
1
3rd 132

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ John Martin driverdb.com
  3. ^ Rookies combined results.a1gp.com (18 January 2008)
  4. ^ "Martin back for Australia". a1gp.com. 2008-09-11. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 

External links[edit]

 Official web
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Davide Rigon
(R.S.C. Anderlecht)
Superleague Formula champion
(Australia)

2011
Succeeded by
Incumbent