Patrick Kujala

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Patrick Kujala
Nationality  Finnish
Born (1996-05-15) 15 May 1996 (age 18)
Marbella (Spain)
2014 GP3 Series
Debut season 2013
Current team Koiranen GP
Car no. 26
Previous series
2012
2012
2011
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
French F4 Championship

Patrick Kujala (born 15 May 1996) is a Spanish-born professional racing driver, who races under a Finnish racing licence.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Born in Marbella, Spain, Kujala began his karting career in 2005 at age nine, competing in Spanish karting championships. He had two championship titles in Andalucian karting series in 2005 and 2007.[1] His final step before graduating to open wheels was Spanish KF3 championship where he finished sixth, losing to Gerard Barrabeig and Carlos Sainz, Jr.[2]

Formula Renault[edit]

Kujala made his debut in single-seater in 2011, joining the French F4 Championship where he finished fifth with win at Spa.[3]

In 2012, he graduated to Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 with the Koiranen Motorsport team. He finished 23rd with just one point-scoring finish at Moscow Raceway.[4] He was more successful in Formula Renault 2.0 Alps, finishing sixth with eight point-scoring finishes.[5] Also he secured Juniors' championship.

GP3 Series[edit]

Kujala will continue his collaboration with Koiranen in GP3 Series in 2013.[6]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2011 French F4 Championship Autosport Academy 14 1 0 1 2 76 5th
2012 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen Motorsport 14 0 0 0 0 10 23rd
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 14 0 0 0 0 78 6th

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 D.C. Points
2013 Koiranen GP ESP
FEA

Ret
ESP
SPR

16
VAL
FEA

21
VAL
SPR

15
GBR
FEA

Ret
GBR
SPR

EX
GER
FEA

13
GER
SPR

13
HUN
FEA

14
HUN
SPR

11
BEL
FEA

13
BEL
SPR

20
ITA
FEA

10
ITA
SPR

12
ABU
FEA

8
ABU
SPR

19
20th 5
2014 Marussia Manor Racing ESP
FEA

4
ESP
SPR

Ret
AUT
FEA

9
AUT
SPR

7
GBR
FEA

12
GBR
SPR

Ret
GER
FEA

25†
GER
SPR

16
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
BEL
FEA
BEL
SPR
ITA
FEA
ITA
SPR
RUS
FEA
RUS
SPR
ABU
FEA
ABU
SPR
12th* 16*

* Season in progress. † Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patrick Kujala". Patric Kujala. Archived from the original on 23 February 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Campeonato de Espana de Karting — KF3 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Championnat de France F4 2011". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2012". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Alps". driverdb.com (Driver Database). Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Vainio, Korjus and Kujala complete Koiranen GP line-up". GP3 Series (GP2 Motorsport Limited). 11 February 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 

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