Nikolay Martsenko

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Nikolay Martsenko
Nikolay Martsenko.JPG
Martsenko in 2012.
Nationality  Russian
Born (1993-05-25) 25 May 1993 (age 21)
Krasnoyarsk (Russia)
2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Debut season 2012
Current team Comtec Racing
Car no. 26
Former teams Pons Racing
BVM Target
Starts 34
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 14th in 2014
Previous series
2009-11
2009
2009
German Formula Three
Finnish Formula Three
Formula Three NEZ

Nikolay Martsenko (Russian: Никола́й Ма́рценко, [nʲɪkɐˈlaj ˈmart͡sɛnkə], born 25 May 1993 in Krasnoyarsk) is a racing car driver from Russia.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Martsenko started his racing career at the age of eleven in amateur Russian touring car championships.[1] Since sixteen he participated in various Formula Three championships including German Formula Three Championship, Finnish Formula Three Championship and North European Zone Formula 3 Cup.

Formula Three[edit]

His German Formula Three campaign started in 2009 with four races in Trophy Classes at Oschersleben for Jenichen Motorsport. For the next season Martsenko graduate into Cup Class with Max Travin Racing Team, for which he raced in Finnish Formula Three Championship and North European Zone Formula 3 Cup. In 2011 he stayed in series in the same team, amassing nine points with the best result — finish on fourth place at Assen.[2]

Formula Renault 3.5 Series[edit]

For 2012 Max Travin Racing Team planned to enter the championship with Martsenko as one of drivers.[3] But the team was rejected from final entry list.[4] After this Max Travin Racing and Martsenko joined forces with BVM Target for his debut in the series.[5][6]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2008 Lada Cup Krasnoyarsk Ilan-MotorSport 12 1 0  ? 3 62 4th
2009 Formula 3 Finland Max Travin Racing Team 10 1 0 3 6 134 4th
North European Zone Formula 3 Cup 4 1 0 0 2 59 5th
German Formula Three - Trophy Jenichen Motorsport 4 0 0 0 1 16 7th
2010 German Formula Three Max Travin Racing Team 18 0 0 0 0 1 18th
2011 German Formula Three Max Travin Racing Team 18 0 0 0 0 9 12th
2012 Formula Renault 3.5 Series BVM Target 17 0 0 0 0 13 20th
2013 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Pons Racing 17 0 0 0 0 20 20th
2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Comtec Racing 4 0 0 0 1 36 14th

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
2012 BVM Target ALC
1

5
ALC
2

15
MON
1

18
SPA
1

10
SPA
2

9
NÜR
1

21
NÜR
2

Ret
MSC
1

Ret
MSC
2

18
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

12
HUN
1

Ret
HUN
2

14
LEC
1

23
LEC
2

21
CAT
1

25
CAT
2

20
20th 13
2013 Pons Racing MNZ
1

Ret
MNZ
2

Ret
ALC
1

12
ALC
2

21
MON
1

21
SPA
1

6
SPA
2

7
MSC
1

Ret
MSC
2

14
RBR
1

Ret
RBR
2

Ret
HUN
1

11
HUN
2

Ret
LEC
1

7
LEC
2

12
CAT
1

13†
CAT
2

17
20th 20
2014 Comtec Racing MNZ
1

5
MNZ
2

6
ALC
1

2
ALC
2

Ret
MON
1

SPA
1

SPA
2

MSC
1

MSC
2

NÜR
1

NÜR
2

HUN
1

HUN
2

LEC
1

LEC
2

JER
1

JER
2

14th 36

Complete GP3 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 Pos Points
2014 Hilmer Motorsport ESP
FEA
ESP
SPR
AUT
FEA

19
AUT
SPR

DNS
GBR
FEA
GBR
SPR
GER
FEA
GER
SPR
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
BEL
FEA
BEL
SPR
ITA
FEA
ITA
SPR
RUS
FEA

19
RUS
SPR

Ret
ABU
FEA
ABU
SPR
32nd* 0*

* Season in progress.

Other Informations[edit]

  • Martsenko has a sister born in 1988 and a brother born in 2006.
  • During his first year in Formula 3 the other drivers teased him for his almond-shaped blue eyes.

References[edit]

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