Rupert Svendsen-Cook

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Rupert Svendsen-Cook
Nationality British
Born (1990-09-17) 17 September 1990 (age 27)
Ipswich (England)
British Formula 3 career
Debut season 2010
Current team Carlin
Car no. 21
Starts 60
Wins 2
Poles 3
Fastest laps 1
Best finish 5th in 2011
Previous series
2009
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Formula BMW Europe

Rupert Jack Svendsen-Cook (born 17 September 1990 in Ipswich) is a British racing driver with Norwegian family history.

Career[edit]

Following a successful eight years in karting, Rupert's first step into car racing was the Formula BMW Europe series in 2008 with Räikkönen Robertson Racing and then again in 2009. He then graduated to the British Formula 3 International Series with Carlin for 2 more seasons in 2010 and 2011 with great success.

British Formula 3 International Series with Carlin Motorsport 2011

• British Formula 3 International Series with Championship winning team Carlin.

• 5th overall. 2 wins, 4 second places, 3 third places, 4 poles, 1 fastest lap. Suffered misfortune with engine and brake failures but recovered well in championship.

• Zandvoort F3 Masters finished 5th with 3rd fastest lap. Top British driver.

• Tested GP2 for Racing Engineering in Jerez. 1 day test only and 12th.

• Selected by the British Racing Drivers Club as one of the most promising young British talents and awarded the Rising Star.

• Chosen as brand ambassador to Volkswagen UK and Bremont Watch Company

British Formula 3 International Series with Carlin Motorsport 2010

• British Formula 3 International Series with Championship winning team Carlin.

• Won in debut F3 race weekend at Oulton Park followed by a further 3 podiums. 7th overall. 21 top 10 finishes and 15 top 6 finishes.

• Top British driver.

Personal life[edit]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Name Races Wins Poles FLaps Podiums Points Final Placing
2008 Formula BMW Europe Räikkönen Robertson Racing 16 0 0 0 0 81 13th
2009 Formula BMW Europe Räikkönen Robertson Racing 16 0 0 0 2 165 6th
2010 British Formula 3 Carlin 30 1 0 0 4 131 7th
2011 British Formula 3 Carlin 30 2 3 1 9 191 5th

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Formula BMW Europe. 2009 Championship Guide." (PDF). bmw-motorsport.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Conor Daly
MRF Challenge
2013–14
Succeeded by
Toby Sowery