Jüri Vips

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Jüri Vips
NationalityEstonia Estonian
Born (2000-08-10) 10 August 2000 (age 19)
Tallinn, Estonia
FIA Formula 3 Championship career
Debut season2019
Current teamHitech Grand Prix
Car no.21
Starts14
Wins2
Poles1
Fastest laps1
Previous series
201718
201617
201617
2016–17
FIA European F3
Italian F4 Championship
ADAC Formula 4
MRF Challenge
Championship titles
2017ADAC Formula 4
Last updated on: 13.07.2019.

Jüri Vips (born 10 August 2000) is an Estonian racing driver, 2017 ADAC Formula 4 champion and member of the Red Bull Junior Team.[1]

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Vips was born in Tallinn, and began competing professionally on the karting scene in 2011, claiming major titles in his native Estonia and becoming the Rotax Max Challenge world champion in 2014.[2]

Lower formula[edit]

In 2016, Vips made his single-seater debut in the Italian F4 and ADAC Formula 4 championships with Prema Powerteam, where he claimed a victory and took the title of Italian F4 rookie champion in 2016.[3][4]

In 2017, Vips continued with Prema in both championships, claiming the ADAC Formula 4 title ahead of teammate Marcus Armstrong.[5][6]

Formula 3[edit]

In September 2017, Vips tested the machinery with Prema.[7] In October, he made his debut in the 2017 European Championship season finale at Hockenheim.[8]

For the 2018 season, Vips drove for German team Motopark, claiming four wins and taking fourth in the driver's championship.[9]

In December 2018, it was confirmed Vips would stay on for the new FIA Formula 3 Championship, joining Hitech GP, for 2019.[10]

Formula One[edit]

In October 2018, Vips was linked to a place in the Red Bull Junior Team.[11] He was confirmed with the program the following month prior to the Macau Grand Prix.[1]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2016 ADAC Formula 4 Championship Prema Powerteam 24 0 0 0 5 138 6th
Italian F4 Championship 18 1 2 3 8 140 5th
2016–17 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 MRF Racing 15 0 0 0 3 135 6th
2017 ADAC Formula 4 Championship Prema Powerteam 21 2 0 0 7 245.5 1st
Italian F4 Championship 9 1 2 2 5 114 NC†
FIA Formula 3 European Championship Motopark 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC‡
2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship Motopark 30 4 3 6 8 284 4th
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 19th
2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship Hitech Grand Prix 14 2 1 1 3 122 3rd*

As Vips had not competed in the required number of rounds, he was ineligible for a championship position.
As Vips was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points.
* Season still in progress.

Complete FIA Formula 3 European Championship results[edit]

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

Year Entrant Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 DC Points
2017 Motopark Volkswagen SIL
1
SIL
2
SIL
3
MNZ
1
MNZ
2
MNZ
3
PAU
1
PAU
2
PAU
3
HUN
1
HUN
2
HUN
3
NOR
1
NOR
2
NOR
3
SPA
1
SPA
2
SPA
3
ZAN
1
ZAN
2
ZAN
3
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
NÜR
3
RBR
1
RBR
2
RBR
3
HOC
1

21
HOC
2

12
HOC
3

12
NC† 0†
2018 Motopark Volkswagen PAU
1

10
PAU
2

17
PAU
3

12
HUN
1

6
HUN
2

18
HUN
3

4
NOR
1

7
NOR
2

1
NOR
3

2
ZAN
1

6
ZAN
2

8
ZAN
3

15
SPA
1

6
SPA
2

Ret
SPA
3

4
SIL
1

4
SIL
2

2
SIL
3

1
MIS
1

5
MIS
2

1
MIS
3

2
NÜR
1

Ret
NÜR
2

15
NÜR
3

6
RBR
1

6
RBR
2

4
RBR
3

8
HOC
1

3
HOC
2

1
HOC
3

9
4th 284

As Vips was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points.

Complete FIA Formula 3 Championship 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 DC Points
2019 Hitech Grand Prix CAT
FEA

6
CAT
SPR

2
LEC
FEA

4
LEC
SPR

17
RBR
FEA

1
RBR
SPR

6
SIL
FEA

1
SIL
SPR

15
HUN
FEA

4
HUN
SPR

4
SPA
FEA

5
SPA
SPR

21
MNZ
FEA

Ret
MNZ
SPR

11
SOC
FEA

SOC
SPR

3rd* 122*

* Season still in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allen, Peter (November 12, 2018). "Juri Vips joins Red Bull Junior Team ahead of Macau Grand Prix". FormulaScout. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "Juri Vips wins the final in Junior Max". November 29, 2016. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  3. ^ "Prema signs Juri Vips in Formula 4". January 12, 2016. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Rookie Champion Vips Rounds Out Season with Win". October 30, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  5. ^ "Juri Vips continues in F4 with Prema for 2017". December 20, 2016. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "Vips claims ADAC F4 title with third behind Armstrong as Petrov wins finale". December 20, 2016. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  7. ^ Simmons, Marcus (September 21, 2017). "Russian Formula Renault Eurocup star tipped for F3 after Prema test". Autosport. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  8. ^ Simmons, Marcus (11 October 2017). "German F4 champion Vips makes F3 debut". Motorsport.com. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  9. ^ Allen, Peter (20 February 2018). "ADAC F4 champion Juri Vips seals 2018 F3 seat with Motopark". formulascout.com. Formula Scout. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  10. ^ "THE RED BULL JUNIOR TEAM AND THE HONDA FORMULA DREAM PROJECT". December 5, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  11. ^ Simmons, Marcus (October 19, 2018). "European F3 standout Juri Vips set to join Red Bull F1 junior team". Autosport. Retrieved October 20, 2018.

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Joseph Mawson
ADAC Formula 4 Championship
Champion

2017
Succeeded by
Lirim Zendeli