Nyck de Vries

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Nyck de Vries
Nyck de Vries.jpg
De Vries in 2013.
Nationality Netherlands Dutch
Born (1995-02-06) 6 February 1995 (age 23)
Sneek, Netherlands
FIA Formula 2 Championship career
Debut season 2017
Current team Prema Powerteam
Car no. 4
Former teams Rapax, Racing Engineering
Starts 35
Wins 2
Podiums 8
Poles 0
Fastest laps 5
Best finish 7th in 2017
Previous series
2016
2015
201314
201214
2012
GP3 Series
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Championship titles
2014
2014
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps

Nyck de Vries (born 6 February 1995 in Sneek)[1][2] is a Dutch racing driver currently competing in Formula 2 for Prema Powerteam. He won the 2010 and 2011 Karting World Championships and in 2014 the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps and Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Championships. He used to be managed by Anthony Hamilton (father of Lewis Hamilton)[3] and was signed to the McLaren young driver programme in January 2010.[2][3]

Career[edit]

In 2008 De Vries won the WSK World Series for the KF3 category, as well as the German Junior Championship. In 2009 he retained both his German Junior and WSK World Series titles, as well as winning the European KF3 Championship. De Vries was signed by McLaren in January 2010.[3] In September he won the 2010 Karting World Championship. He also won the World Championship in 2011. In 2012 and 2013 he has raced in Formula Renault 2.0.[1][2]

De Vries appeared as himself in two episodes of McLaren's animated series Tooned.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2012 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 R-ace GP 14 0 0 1 2 78 5th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 11 1 1 2 4 166 10th
2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen GP 14 2 1 2 5 113 5th
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 6 0 0 0 2 68 8th
2014 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen GP 14 5 6 5 10 254 1st
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 14 9 9 10 12 300 1st
2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series DAMS 17 1 1 1 6 160 3rd
2016 GP3 Series ART Grand Prix 18 2 1 1 5 133 6th
2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship Rapax 13 1 0 0 4 114 7th
Racing Engineering 8 0 0 2 1
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 14 1 0 3 3 85 7th*

* Season still in progress.

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
2015 DAMS ALC
1

7
ALC
2

2
MON
1

11
SPA
1

9
SPA
2

2
HUN
1

11
HUN
2

9
RBR
1

3
RBR
2

5
SIL
1

4
SIL
2

Ret
NÜR
1

2
NÜR
2

3
BUG
1

7
BUG
2

10
JER
1

4
JER
2

1
3rd 160

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 Pts
2016 ART Grand Prix CAT
FEA

9
CAT
SPR

5
RBR
FEA

3
RBR
SPR

4
SIL
FEA

5
SIL
SPR

8
HUN
FEA

20
HUN
SPR

13
HOC
FEA

2
HOC
SPR

8
SPA
FEA

3
SPA
SPR

8
MNZ
FEA

7
MNZ
SPR

1
SEP
FEA

13
SEP
SPR

6
YMC
FEA

1
YMC
SPR

11
6th 133

Complete FIA Formula 2 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 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 DC Points
2017 Rapax BHR
FEA

10
BHR
SPR

6
CAT
FEA

10
CAT
SPR

Ret
MON
FEA

7
MON
SPR

1
BAK
FEA

2
BAK
SPR

Ret
RBR
FEA

13
RBR
SPR

16†
SIL
FEA

DNS
SIL
SPR

7
HUN
FEA

3
HUN
SPR

3
7th 114
Racing Engineering SPA
FEA

5
SPA
SPR

2
MNZ
FEA

18
MNZ
SPR

12
JER
FEA

13
JER
SPR

6
YMC
FEA

4
YMC
SPR

9
2018 Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing BHR
FEA

6
BHR
SPR

5
BAK
FEA

Ret
BAK
SPR

2
CAT
FEA

2
CAT
SPR

Ret
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

9
LEC
FEA

5
LEC
SPR

1
RBR
FEA

Ret
RBR
SPR

14
SIL
FEA

7
SIL
SPR

6
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
SPA
FEA
SPA
SPR
MNZ
FEA
MNZ
SPR
SOC
FRA
SOC
SPR
YMC
FEA
YMC
SPR
7th* 85*

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nyck De Vries: Racedriver biography — career and success". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  2. ^ a b c "McLaren Formula 1 - Profile: Nyck de Vries". McLaren Mercedes. 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  3. ^ a b c "McLaren sign young karter Nyck de Vries". Formula 1. 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Antonio Fuoco
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Champion

2014
Succeeded by
Jack Aitken
Preceded by
Pierre Gasly
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Champion

2014
Succeeded by
Jack Aitken