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 20)
Sneek (Netherlands)
Formula Renault 3.5 Series career
Debut season 2015
Current team DAMS
Car no. 1
Starts 5
Wins 0
Poles 1
Fastest laps 0
Previous series
2013-14
2012-14
2012
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
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
2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series DAMS 5 0 1 0 2 44 5th*

* Season in progress.

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
2015 DAMS ALC
1

7
ALC
2

2
MON
1

11
SPA
1

9
SPA
2

2
HUN
1

HUN
2

RBR
1

RBR
2

SIL
1

SIL
2

NÜR
1

NÜR
2

BUG
1

BUG
2

JER
1

JER
2

5th* 44*

* Season in progress.

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. 

External links[edit]

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