Nyck de Vries

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Nyck de Vries
Nyck de Vries.jpg
De Vries in 2013.
Nationality  Dutch
Born (1995-02-06) 6 February 1995 (age 19)
Sneek (Netherlands)
2014 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Debut season 2012
Current team Koiranen GP
Car no. 4
Former teams R-ace GP
Starts 42
Wins 7
Poles 7
Fastest laps 7
Best finish 1st in 2014
Previous series
2013
2012
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Championship titles
2014
2014
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps

Nyck de Vries (born 6 February 1995 in Sneek)[1][2] is a Dutch racing driver. He won the 2010 and 2011 Karting World Championships and in 2014 the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps and Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Championships. He is managed by Anthony Hamilton (father of Lewis Hamilton)[3] and was signed to the McLaren Young Driver Programme in January 2010.[2][3]

Career[edit]

In 2008 De Vries won the WSK World Series for the KF3 category, as well as the German Junior Championship. In 2009 he retained both his German Junior and WSK World Series titles, as well as winning the European KF3 Championship. De Vries was signed by McLaren in January 2010.[3] In September he won the 2010 Karting World Championship. He also won the World Championship in 2011. In 2012 and 2013 he has raced in Formula Renault 2.0.[1][2]

De Vries appeared as himself in two episodes of McLaren's animated series Tooned.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2012 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 R-Ace GP 14 0 0 1 2 78 5th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 11 1 1 2 4 166 10th
2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen GP 14 2 1 2 5 113 5th
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 6 0 0 0 2 68 8th
2014 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen GP 14 5 6 5 10 254 1st
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 14 9 9 10 12 300 1st

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nyck De Vries: Racedriver biography — career and success". http://www.speedsport-magazine.com. Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  2. ^ a b c "McLaren Formula 1 - Profile: Nyck de Vries". http://www.mclaren.com. McLaren Mercedes. 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  3. ^ a b c "McLaren sign young karter Nyck de Vries". http://www.formula1.com. Formula 1. 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Antonio Fuoco
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Champion

2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Pierre Gasly
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Champion

2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent