Salvador Durán

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Salvador Durán Sánchez
A1 Grand Prix, Kyalami - Mexico.jpg
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1985-05-06) May 6, 1985 (age 29)
Mexico City (Mexico)
2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Debut season 2007
Current team Interwetten.com
Car no. 16
Starts 35
Wins 2
Poles 1
Fastest laps 3
Best finish 9th in 2007, 2008
Previous series
2003
2003
2003
2004
2004
200506
2005–062008–09
2007–08
Barber Dodge Pro Series
FR2.0 Fran-Am
Formula Dodge
Italian Formula Renault
Formula Renault Eurocup
British F3 Championship
A1 Grand Prix
Rolex Sports Car Series
Championship titles
2005 British F3 S'ship Class

Salvador Durán Sánchez (born 6 May 1985 in Mexico City) is a Mexican race car driver currently racing in the NACAR Corona Series and formerly Formula Renault 3.5 Series championship with the Interwetten.com team.

Durán driving for Interwetten.com at the Donington Park round of the 2007 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season.
Durán driving for Interwetten.com at the Silverstone round of the 2008 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season.

Salvador started his career in 2002 with a 2nd place in the Skip Barber National and winning the Midwestern Champion trophy. In 2003 he finished 8th in Italian Formula Renault and 15th in the Formula Renault Eurocup. In 2004 and 2005, he drove in the British F3 International Series National Class with P1 Motorsport, becoming class winner in 2005.

On the back of this success, he signed up for the 2005-06 A1 Grand Prix season, contesting some of the race weekends for Team Mexico, winning both races of the USA round at Laguna Seca.

For the 2006 British F3 International Series, Salvador moved up to the Championship Class, with Hitech Racing, finishing tenth in the championship, scoring 54 points, with his best result a fourth place at Silverstone.

He then went on to commit to the second season of A1 Grand Prix. He also was a member of the winning team for Chip Ganassi Racing in the 2007 24 Hours of Daytona, along with teammates Juan Pablo Montoya and Scott Pruett.

He raced 2009 for the Mexican A1GP team the last 4 races having in the last race a top 3 as best result and making Mexico enter the top 10 in the championship, he raced in the 2010 NASCAR Mexico Series for Citizen-DHL team having a pole position and two top 3 finishes he ended up out of the top 20 because of his excessive aggressive driving and being excluded out of 3 races.

Career results[edit]

Season Series Team Races wins Poles Fast laps Points Pos.
2007-08 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Mexico 2 0 0 1 17 16th (1)
2006-07 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Mexico 18 0 0 1 35 10th (1)
2005-06 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Mexico 16 2 1 0 55 10th (1)
  • (1) = Team standings.

American Open-Wheel racing results[edit]

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

Barber Dodge Pro Series[edit]

Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Rank Points
2003 United States
STP
Mexico
MTY
United States
MIL
United States
LAG
United States
POR
United States
CLE
Canada
TOR
Canada
VAN
17
United States
MDO
10
Canada
MTL
5
21st 17

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 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 DC Points
2007 Interwetten.com MNZ
1

9
MNZ
2

1
NÜR
1

Ret
NÜR
2

26
MON
1

3
HUN
1

16
HUN
2

Ret
SPA
1

4
SPA
2

3
DON
1

17
DON
2

8
MAG
1

Ret
MAG
2

22
EST
1

19
EST
2

17
CAT
1

2
CAT
2

7
8th 64
2008 Interwetten.com MNZ
1

Ret
MNZ
2

14
SPA
1

2
SPA
2

4
MON
1

16
SIL
1

1
SIL
2

3
HUN
1

Ret
HUN
2

16
NÜR
1

4
NÜR
2

DSQ
BUG
1

7
BUG
2

7
EST
1

16
EST
2

22
CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

12
9th 61
2009 Interwetten.com CAT
1

CAT
2

SPA
1

SPA
2

MON
1

HUN
1

HUN
2

SIL
1

SIL
2

BUG
1

BUG
2

ALG
1

ALG
2

NÜR
1

DNS
NÜR
2

16
ALC
1

16
ALC
2

Ret
35th 0
2010 FHV Interwetten.com ALC
1

ALC
2

SPA
1

SPA
2

MON
1

BRN
1

BRN
2

MAG
1

MAG
2

HUN
1

HUN
2

HOC
1

HOC
2

SIL
1

SIL
2

CAT
1

NC
CAT
2

Ret
NC 0

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 21 22 DC Points
2005–06 A1 Team Mexico GBR
SPR

6
GBR
FEA

3
GER
SPR

GER
FEA

POR
SPR

Ret
POR
FEA

Ret
AUS
SPR

Ret
AUS
FEA

Ret
MYS
SPR

MYS
FEA

UAE
SPR

18
UAE
FEA

8
RSA
SPR

RSA
FEA

IDN
SPR

3
IDN
FEA

Ret
MEX
SPR

Ret
MEX
FEA

Ret
USA
SPR

1
USA
FEA

1
CHN
SPR

3
CHN
FEA

8
10th 59
2006–07 NED
SPR

2
NED
FEA

5
CZE
SPR

7
CZE
FEA

3
BEI
SPR

2
BEI
FEA

Ret
MYS
SPR

11
MYS
FEA

Ret
IDN
SPR

2
IDN
FEA

6
NZL
SPR

12
NZL
FEA

Ret
AUS
SPR

11
AUS
FEA

15
RSA
SPR

Ret
RSA
FEA

Ret
MEX
SPR

17
MEX
FEA

Ret
SHA
SPR

SHA
FEA

GBR
SPR

GBR
SPR

10th 35
2007–08 NED
SPR

4
NED
FEA

4
CZE
SPR

CZE
FEA

MYS
SPR

MYS
FEA

ZHU
SPR

ZHU
FEA

NZL
SPR

NZL
FEA

AUS
SPR

AUS
FEA

RSA
SPR

RSA
FEA

MEX
SPR

MEX
FEA

SHA
SPR

SHA
FEA

GBR
SPR

GBR
SPR

16th 22
2008–09 NED
SPR

NED
FEA

CHN
SPR

CHN
FEA

MYS
SPR

MYS
FEA

NZL
SPR

15
NZL
FEA

Ret
RSA
SPR

16
RSA
FEA

Ret
POR
SPR

9
POR
FEA

4
GBR
SPR

3
GBR
SPR

6
13th 19

24 Hours of Daytona[edit]

Year Team No Car Co-Drivers Laps Class Pos. Class
Pos.
2007 United States Telmex Ganassi Racing 01 Riley MkXI-Lexus Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya
United States Scott Pruett
668 DP 1 1
2008 United States Chip Ganassi Racing 02 Riley MkXI-Lexus United Kingdom Dan Wheldon
New Zealand Scott Dixon
United Kingdom Alex Lloyd
515 DP 17 DNF 44 DNF

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