Patrick Kujala

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Patrick Kujala
Nationality Finland Finnish
Born (1996-05-15) 15 May 1996 (age 21)
Marbella (Spain)
Squadra Corse Lamborghini career
Debut season 2013
Current team Bonaldi Motorsport
Car no. 32
Former teams Marussia Manor Racing
Koiranen GP
Starts 33
Wins 8
Poles 7
Fastest laps 6
Best finish 1st in [2015]
Previous series
2014
2013
2012
2012
2011
GP3 Series
GP3 Series
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
French F4 Championship

Patrick Kujala (born 15 May 1996) is a Spanish-born professional racing driver, who races under a Finnish racing licence.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Born in Marbella, Spain, Kujala began his karting career in 2005 at age nine, competing in Spanish karting championships. He had two championship titles in Andalucian karting series in 2005 and 2007.[1] His final step before graduating to open wheels was Spanish KF3 championship where he finished sixth, losing to Gerard Barrabeig and Carlos Sainz Jr.[2]

Formula Renault[edit]

Kujala made his debut in single-seater in 2011, joining the French F4 Championship where he finished fifth with win at Spa.[3]

In 2012, he graduated to Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 with the Koiranen Motorsport team. He finished 23rd with just one point-scoring finish at Moscow Raceway.[4] He was more successful in Formula Renault 2.0 Alps, finishing sixth with eight point-scoring finishes.[5] Also he secured Juniors' championship.

Patrick Kujala in 2012 at the Moscow Raceway during his stint at Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0.

GP3 Series[edit]

Kujala will continue his collaboration with Koiranen in GP3 Series in 2013.[6]

Squadra Corse Lamborghini[edit]

In April 2015, Kujala signed for a new team, Bonaldi Motorsport.[7] At his debut in Monza[8] Kujala impressed everyone by winning both races. On 20 September 2015 Kujala wons the championship[9] in Nürburgring, Germany.[10]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2011 French F4 Championship Autosport Academy 14 1 0 1 2 76 5th
2012 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen Motorsport 14 0 0 0 0 10 23rd
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 14 0 0 0 0 78 6th
2013 GP3 Series Koiranen GP 16 0 0 0 0 5 20th
2014 GP3 Series Marussia Manor Racing 18 0 0 0 0 22 14th
Trident
2015 Squadra Corse Lamborghini

(Super Trofeo Europe)

Bonaldi Motorsport 10 8 7 4 9 129 1st

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 D.C. Points
2013 Koiranen GP CAT
FEA

Ret
CAT
SPR

16
VAL
FEA

21
VAL
SPR

15
SIL
FEA

Ret
SIL
SPR

EX
NÜR
FEA

13
NÜR
SPR

13
HUN
FEA

14
HUN
SPR

11
SPA
FEA

13
SPA
SPR

20
MNZ
FEA

10
MNZ
SPR

12
YMC
FEA

8
YMC
SPR

19
20th 5
2014 Marussia Manor Racing CAT
FEA

4
CAT
SPR

Ret
RBR
FEA

9
RBR
SPR

7
SIL
FEA

12
SIL
SPR

Ret
HOC
FEA

25†
HOC
SPR

16
HUN
FEA

13
HUN
SPR

10
SPA
FEA

Ret
SPA
SPR

21
MNZ
FEA

7
MNZ
SPR

Ret
14th 22
Trident SOC
FEA

13
SOC
SPR

9
YMC
FEA

Ret
YMC
SPR

14

† Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

Squadra Corse Lamborghini results[edit]

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 D.C. Points
2015 Bonaldi Motorsport ITA

MON

1

ITA

MON

1

ENG

SIL

1

ENG

SIL

1

FRA

P.RI

24

FRA

P.RI

1

BEL

SPA

1

BEL

SPA

6

GER

NÜR

1

GER

NÜR

1

1 129

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patrick Kujala". Patric Kujala. Archived from the original on 7 February 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Campeonato de Espana de Karting — KF3 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Championnat de France F4 2011". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2012". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Alps". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Vainio, Korjus and Kujala complete Koiranen GP line-up". GP3 Series. GP2 Motorsport Limited. 11 February 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  7. ^ Bonaldi Motorsport
  8. ^ http://squadracorse.lamborghini.com/en/europe/results-standings/results-series-2015/monza/
  9. ^ http://squadracorse.lamborghini.com/en/europe/results-standings/results-series-2015/nuerburgring/
  10. ^ http://squadracorse.lamborghini.com/en/europe/results-standings/results-series-2015/nuerburgring/

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Melville McKee
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Junior Champion

2012
Succeeded by
Antonio Fuoco