Christian Lundgaard

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Christian Lundgaard
NationalityDenmark Danish
Born (2001-07-23) 23 July 2001 (age 17)
Hedensted, Denmark
Related toHenrik Lundgaard (father)
Daniel Lundgaard (brother)
Kasper Lundgaard (cousin)
Formula Renault Eurocup career
Debut season2018
Current teamMP Motorsport
Car no.31
Starts20
Wins4
Podiums10
Poles4
Fastest laps3
Best finish2nd in 2018
Previous series
2018
2018
2017
2017
2017
GP3 Series
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
SMP F4 Championship
F4 Spanish Championship
F4 Danish Championship
Championship titles
2017
2017
SMP F4 Championship
F4 Spanish Championship

Christian Lundgaard (born 23 July 2001) is a Danish racing driver.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Ludgaard began karting professionally in 2012. He competed all across Europe and collected three major titles along the way.[1] In December 2016, Lundgaard was ranked fifth on a list compiled by Motorsport.com of the top ten karting drivers with future potential.[2]

Lower formulae[edit]

In 2017, Lungaard made his single-seater debut in the SMP F4 and Spanish F4 championships with MP Motorsport.[3] In SMP F4, he claimed nine victories, seven pole positions and ten fastest laps and claimed the championship with one round to go.[4]

Formula Renault[edit]

In 2018, after testing with them at the post-season test, Lundgaard reunited with MP for the Eurocup championship.[5] Claiming four wins across the season, Lundgaard claimed the title of rookie champion and finished as vice-champion to fellow Renault junior Max Fewtrell.[6]

GP3 Series[edit]

In June 2018, Lundgaard joined MP for the third round of the 2018 championship at Paul Ricard.[7]

Formula One[edit]

In March 2017, Lundgaard was signed to the Renault Sport Academy.[8] In 2018, he was retained by the Academy.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Lundgaard's father is 2000 European Rally champion Henrik Lundgaard.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2017 SMP F4 Championship MP Motorsport 21 10 9 10 14 292 1st
F4 Spanish Championship 20 7 7 7 17 330 1st
F4 Danish Championship Lundgaard Racing 3 0 0 2 1 42 8th
2018 Formula Renault Eurocup MP Motorsport 20 4 4 3 10 258 2nd
Formula Renault NEC 8 2 1 3 2 48 11th‡
GP3 Series 2 0 0 0 0 0 23rd

Lundgaard was ineligible for points from the second round onwards.

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 Pos Points
2018 MP Motorsport CAT
FEA
CAT
SPR
LEC
FEA

12
LEC
SPR

13
RBR
FEA
RBR
SPR
SIL
FEA
SIL
SPR
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
SPA
FEA
SPA
SPR
MNZ
FEA
MNZ
SPR
SOC
FEA
SOC
SPR
YMC
FEA
YMC
SPR
23rd 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 CIK-FIA Best-of: The irresistible rise of Christian Lundgaard". 7 March 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  2. ^ "The Top 10 most exciting karting talents of 2016". 17 December 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  3. ^ "FOUR INTERNATIONAL DRIVERS JOIN THE 2017 SMP F4 NEZ CHAMPIONSHIP". 9 March 2017. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  4. ^ "LUNDGAARD, 2017 SMP F4 NEZ CHAMPION". August 20, 2017. Retrieved August 28, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "CHRISTIAN LUNDGAARD TO STEP UP TO FORMULA RENAULT 2.0 EUROCUP WITH MP MOTORSPORT". January 15, 2018. Retrieved January 30, 2018.
  6. ^ Hensby, Paul (October 21, 2018). "MAX FEWTRELL CELEBRATING AFTER CLINCHING EUROCUP TITLE IN BARCELONA". The Checkered Flag. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  7. ^ "Christian Lundgaard replaces Will Palmer at MP Motorsport". June 20, 2018. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  8. ^ "Garcia and Lundgaard announced to Renault Sport Academy". March 31, 2017. Retrieved April 1, 2017.

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Richard Verschoor
SMP F4 Championship
Champion

2017
Succeeded by
Konsta Lappalainen
Preceded by
Richard Verschoor
F4 Spanish Championship
Champion

2017
Succeeded by
Amaury Cordeel