Sergey Afanasyev (racing driver)

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Sergey Afanasyev
Nationality  Russian
Born (1988-03-25) 25 March 1988 (age 26)
Moscow (Russia)
2014 FIA GT Series
Debut season 2013
Current team HTP Gravity-Charouz
Car no. 2
Starts 8
Wins 1
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Previous series
2012
2011
2009
2008
2008
2007
2006
2006
2005
2005
2003–04
FIA GT1
Auto GP
International Formula Master
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
International Formula Master
Formula 3 Euro Series
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Formule Renault 2.0 Suisse
Formula Renault 2.0 Germany
Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup
Formula RUS
Championship titles
2004 Formula RUS

Sergey Andreyevich Afanasyev (Russian: Серге́й Андре́евич Афана́сьев, IPA: [sɪrˈɡʲej ɐndˈrʲejʲɛvʲɪtɕ ɐfaˈnasʲɪv], born 25 March 1988 in Moscow) is a Russian racing driver, holder of honour "Master of sports of Russia".

Career[edit]

Early career & Formula Renault[edit]

Afanasyev began his racing career in 2003 in the Formula RUS. That year saw him take three wins in this series and he took championship title. He also took part in eight Formula Renault Monza races for BVM Minardi Junior Team, finishing the year in 13th place.

The following year, Afanasyev took part in a full Formula Renault 2.0 Germany season, driving with Lukoil Racing team. He finished tenth overall in that year. He also contested thirteen races of the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, hugely crashed at Bilbao and taking a best race result of fourth at Oschersleben to finish twenty-fourth in the standings.

In 2006 Afanasiev moved up to new Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup championship for Lukoil Racing team. He finished eighth overall in that year. He also contested ten races of the Formule Renault 2.0 Suisse championship and finishing as runner-up.

Formula 3 Euro Series[edit]

In 2007 Afanasyev made his debut in Formula 3 Euro Series for HBR Motorsport team. He failed to score a championship point. Also he contested in Masters of Formula 3 at Zolder, but he did not qualify and missed the race.

International Formula Master[edit]

Afanasyev took part in International Formula Master for two years with JD Motorsport team. In first season he won one race and finished eighth overall. He also contested in six Formula Renault 3.5 Series races for the KTR team and failed to score a championship point.

Afanasyev remained in the series for 2009 season and improved to second place overall.

FIA Formula Two Championship[edit]

In 2010 Afanasyev graduated to Formula Two, finishing 3rd in the standings with four podium finishes.[1]

Auto GP[edit]

Afanasyev switched to Auto GP for 2011, joining team champions DAMS.[2] He was the only who scored three wins, but due to problems with British visa he missed Donington round and finished the season just on third place.

FIA GT1 World Championship[edit]

In 2012 Afanasyev and his main sponsor Lukoil decide to leave open-wheels and join FIA GT1 World Championship with Valmon Racing Team Russia. He will be joined by Andreas Zuber.[3]

Racing record[edit]

Career results[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2003 Formula RUS Lukoil-Serebryaniy dojd'-Junior 14 0 1 1 5 39 4th
2004 Formula RUS Lukoil Racing Team Junior 14 10 11 12 14 63 1st
Formula Renault Monza BVM Minardi Junior Team 8 0 0 0 0 32 13th
2005 Formula Renault 2.0 Germany Lukoil Racing Team 16 0 0 0 0 155 10th
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 13 0 0 0 0 0 24th
Formula RUS Lukoil Racing Team-Formula Rus 1 1 1 1 1 22 16th
2006 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup Lukoil Racing 14 1 2 1 2 167 8th
Formule Renault 2.0 Suisse 10 6 8 8 9 230 2nd
Formula RUS Formula Rus 2 2 2 1 2 43 10th
2007 Formula 3 Euro Series HBR Motorsport 18 0 0 0 0 0 21st
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
2008 International Formula Master JD Motorsport 16 1 1 0 2 28 8th
Formula Renault 3.5 Series KTR 6 0 0 0 0 0 34th
2009 International Formula Master JD Motorsport 16 1 0 1 9 68 2nd
2010 FIA Formula Two Championship Lukoil 18 0 1 1 4 157 3rd
2011 Auto GP DAMS 12 1 3 1 4 117 3rd
2012 FIA GT1 World Championship Valmon Racing Team Russia 6 0 0 0 0 0 31st

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series results[edit]

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

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2007 HBR Motorsport Dallara F305/045 Mercedes HOC
1

17
HOC
2

20
BRH
1

Ret
BRH
2

16
NOR
1

DSQ
NOR
2

Ret
MAG
1

20
MAG
2

Ret
MUG
1

17
MUG
2

12
ZAN
1

13
ZAN
2

Ret
NÜR
1

14
NÜR
2

12
CAT
1

18
CAT
2

12
NOG
1

19
NOG
2

20
HOC
1

DNS
HOC
2

DNS
21st 0

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
2008 KTR MNZ
1
MNZ
2
SPA
1
SPA
2
MON
1
SIL
1

SIL
2

HUN
1

HUN
2

NÜR
1

NÜR
2

LMS
1

17
LMS
2

23
EST
1

19
EST
2

19
CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

Ret
34th 0

Complete Formula Two results[edit]

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

Year No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 DC Points
2010 14 SIL
1

3
SIL
2

6
MAR
1

8
MAR
2

7
MNZ
1

Ret
MNZ
2

2
ZOL
1

4
ZOL
2

15
ALG
1

9
ALG
2

12
BRH
1

6
BRH
2

5
BRN
1

3
BRN
2

4
OSC
1

4
OSC
2

3
VAL
1

5
VAL
2

5
3rd 157

Complete Auto GP 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 Pos Points
2011 DAMS MNZ
1

4
MNZ
2

10
HUN
1

5
HUN
2

1
BRN
1

8
BRN
2

9
DON
1

DON
2

OSC
1

1
OSC
2

2
VAL
1

1
VAL
2

14
MUG
1

6
MUG
2

13
3rd 117

FIA GT competition results[edit]

GT1 World Championship results[edit]

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Points
2012 Valmon Racing Team Russia Aston Martin NOG
QR

13
NOG
CR

13
ZOL
QR

Ret
ZOL
CR

15
NAV
QR

15
NAV
QR

13
SVK
QR
SVK
CR
ALG
QR
ALG
CR
SVK
QR
SVK
CR
MOS
QR
MOS
CR
NUR
QR
NUR
CR
DON
QR
DON
CR
31st 0

FIA GT Series results[edit]

Year Class Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Points
2013 Pro-Am HTP Gravity Charouz Mercedes-Benz NOG
QR

12
NOG
CR

16
ZOL
QR
ZOL
CR
ZAN
QR
ZAN
QR
SVK
QR
SVK
CR
NAV
QR
NAV
CR
TBA
QR
TBA
CR
7th* 8*

* Season in progress.

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