Jan Charouz
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Jan Charouz
Jan Charouz
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Jan Charouz at the 2011 Nürburgring World series by Renault round
NationalityCzech Republic Czech
Born (1987-07-17) 17 July 1987 (age 34)
Prague, Czech Republic
Formula Renault 3.5 Series career
Debut season2010
Current teamP1 Motorsport
Car number6
Starts2
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Previous series
2007-09
2007
2006
2006
2006
2005-06, 2006-07
2005
2003-04
Le Mans Series
American Le Mans Series
F3000 Int. Masters
Eurocup Mégane Trophy
FIA GT Championship
A1 Grand Prix
Italian Formula 3000
Formula BMW ADAC
Championship titles
2009
2006
Le Mans Series - LMP1
F3000 Int. Masters

Jan Charouz (born 17 July 1987) is a Czech motor racing driver. He won the 2009 Le Mans Series season and 2006 F3000 International Masters season, as well as taking fourth place in the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans. In 2010 he was the Renault Formula One team reserve driver and has also competed in the World Series by Renault Formula Renault 3.5 Championship and Auto GP.

Open-wheel career

Formula One

Renault Team reserve driver

For the 2010 season, Charouz became the Renault F1 Team reserve driver. As reserve driver he participates in Renault F1 Team test sessions, and he could be recruited for Grand Prix Friday free practices in official colours of Renault F1 Team. On March 18, 2010, Charouz drove the Renault R29 for the first time in his career during a shakedown at the Silverstone Circuit in Great Britain.

HRT Team reserve driver

On 16 November 2011, Charouz drove for the HRT F1 Team at the Yas Marina Circuit for the Abu Dhabi young drivers' test. After completing 56 laps (311 km), over 4 stints, he finished the day in 11th position with a time of 1'46.644.[1] It was later announced, on 24 November, that Charouz would replace Vitantonio Liuzzi for the first practice of the final round of the 2011 F1 season - the Brazilian Grand Prix.[2] The test in Abu Dhabi allowed Charouz to take part in Brazil because it secured him his FIA Super Licence - meaning he could take part in an F1 Grand Prix weekend.

World Series by Renault

Charouz participated in the 2010 World Series by Renault Formula Renault 3.5 as a member of the P1 Motorsport driver line-up.

AutoGP

Jan Charouz participated in the 2010 AutoGP championship as the member of Charouz Gravity Racing driver line-up.

Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans

Jan Charouz
NationalityCzech Republic Czech
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2007 -
TeamsCharouz Racing System, Aston Martin Racing, OAK Racing
Best finish4th (2009)
Class wins0

2009

Successful cooperation with factory Aston Martin Racing team continued also in season 2009 and similar programme as in previous two seasons was prepared for Jan. He participated in complete 2009 Le Mans Series season and 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans however team presented itself with brand new built prototype Aston Martin LMP1. Jan Charouz together with his teammates Tomá? Enge (CZE) and Stefan Mucke (GER) finished fourth in 24 hours of Le Mans, driving Aston Martin LMP1 #007 car. Jan Charouz, Tomá? Enge and Stefan Mucke with Aston Martin Racing were crowned the 2009 Le Mans Series champions claiming the Team and Driver titles 50 years on from Aston Martin winning the World Sportscar Championship in 1959 with the DBR1. The 007 LMP1 car of Jan, Tomá? and Stefan recording five podium finishes (including two wins at Barcelona and Nürburgring) from five races.

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2003 Formula BMW ADAC I.S.R. 16 0 0 1 0 0 30th
2004 Formula BMW ADAC Team Rosberg 20 0 0 0 0 3 21st
2005 Italian Formula 3000 Championship Ma-Con Engineering 6 0 0 0 0 10 11th
2005-06 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Czech Republic 2 0 0 0 0 56? 12th?
2006 F3000 International Masters Charouz Racing System 15 2 0 0 8 75 1st
Eurocup Mégane Trophy Racing for Belgium 2 0 0 0 0 3 25th
FIA GT Championship - GT1 Zakspeed Racing 1 0 0 0 0 8 22nd
2006-07 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Czech Republic 2 0 0 0 0 27? 12th?
2007 Le Mans Series Charouz Racing System 5 0 0 ? 1 15 10th
24 Hours of Le Mans 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 8th
American Le Mans Series - LMP2 Zytek Motorsports 1 0 0 0 1 19 23rd
2008 Le Mans Series Charouz Racing System 5 0 0 0 2 19 9th
24 Hours of Le Mans 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 9th
2009 Le Mans Series AMR Eastern Europe 5 2 0 0 5 39 1st
24h Le Mans AMR Eastern Europe 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 4th
2010 Formula Renault 3.5 Series P1 Motorsport 15 0 0 0 0 16 18th
Auto GP Charouz-Gravity Racing 12 0 0 0 4 36 4th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 OAK Racing 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 2nd
Formula One Renault F1 Team Test driver
2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Gravity-Charouz Racing 17 0 0 1 0 10 25th
GP2 Final Carlin 2 0 0 0 0 0 25th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 OAK Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 5th
Formula One Lotus Renault GP Test driver
HRT Formula 1 Team
2012 FIA World Endurance Championship ADR-Delta 3 0 0 0 0 7.5 32nd
Lotus 1 0 0 0 0
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 ADR-Delta 1 0 0 1 0 N/A 6th
2013 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Lotus 8 0 0 0 1 33 8th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 0 0 0 0 N/A DNF
Supercar Challenge Superlights - PR1 Praga Racing Slovakia 2 1 0 1 2 39 5th
Rolex Sports Car Series - DP Starworks Motorsport 1 0 0 0 0 17 45th
2014 European Le Mans Series Sébastien Loeb Racing 2 0 0 0 1 24 11th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 4th

? Includes points scored by other A1 Team Czech Republic drivers.

Complete Italian Formula 3000 Championship results

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DC Points
2005 Ma-Con Engineering ADR
6
VAL
6
CHE
10
MON
5
MUG
9
MAG
11
MOZ MIS 11th 10

Complete A1 Grand Prix results

(key)

Complete F3000 International Masters results

(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 DC Points
2006 Charouz Racing System MOZ1
2
MOZ2
3
MAG1
7
MAG2
9
BRH1
3
BRH2
2
OSC1
5
OSC2
4
BRN1
2
BRN2
1
IST1
7
IST2
1
EST1
Ret
EST2
Ret
EST3
3
1st 75

Complete European Le Mans Series results

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 Rank Points
2007 Charouz Racing System LMP1 Lola B07/17 Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10 MNZ
9
VAL
2
NUR
4
SPA
7
SIL
NC
MIL 10th 15
2008 Charouz Racing System LMP1 Lola B08/60 Aston Martin 6.0 L V12 CAT
3
MNZ
8
SPA
10
NUR
5
SIL
2
9th 19
2009 AMR Eastern Europe LMP1 Lola-Aston Martin B09/60 Aston Martin 6.0 L V12 CAT
1
SPA
3
ALG
2
NUR
1
SIL
3
1st 39
2014 Sébastien Loeb Racing LMP2 Sébastien Loeb Racing Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 SIL
7
IMO
2
RED PLR EST 11th 24

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results

(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
2010 P1 Motorsport ALC
1

Ret
ALC
2

DSQ
SPA
1

8
SPA
2

9
MON
1

14
BRN
1

7
BRN
2

11
MAG
1

20
MAG
2

17
HUN
1

7
HUN
2

21
HOC
1

Ret
HOC
2

15
SIL
1

SIL
2

CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

8
18th 16
2011 Gravity-Charouz Racing ALC
1

17
ALC
2

22
SPA
1

8
SPA
2

20
MNZ
1

12
MNZ
2

12
MON
1

Ret
NÜR
1

21
NÜR
2

17
HUN
1

Ret
HUN
2

21
SIL
1

14
SIL
2

9
LEC
1

Ret
LEC
2

Ret
CAT
1

8
CAT
2

Ret
25th 10

Complete GP2 Final results

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

Year Entrant 1 2 DC Points
2011 Carlin YMC
FEA

Ret
YMC
SPR

17
25th 0

Complete Formula One participations

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

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 WDC Points
2011 HRT Formula 1 Team Hispania F111 Cosworth CA2011 2.4 V8 AUS MAL CHN TUR ESP MON CAN EUR GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR IND ABU BRA
TD
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Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test - Day 2". hispaniaracing.com. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ Elizalde, Pablo (24 November 2011). "Jan Charouz to drive for HRT during first practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix". AUTOSPORT. Retrieved 2011.

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