Nyck de Vries

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Nyck de Vries
File:Nyck de Vries.jpg
De Vries in 2013.
Nationality Netherlands Dutch
Born (1995-02-06) 6 February 1995 (age 25)
Sneek, Netherlands
GP3 Series career
Debut season 2016
Current team ART Grand Prix
Car no. 4
Starts 2
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Previous series
2015
201314
201214
2012
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. 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 is managed by Anthony Hamilton (father of Lewis Hamilton)[3] and was signed to the McLaren Young Driver Programme in January 2010.[2][3]

Career

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

Career summary

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 2 0 0 0 0 8 9th*

* Season still in progress.

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
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

(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 Points
2016 ART Grand Prix ESP
FEA

9
ESP
SPR

5
AUT
FEA

AUT
SPR

GBR
FEA

GBR
SPR

HUN
FEA

HUN
SPR

GER
FEA

GER
SPR

BEL
FEA

BEL
SPR

ITA
FEA

ITA
SPR

MAL
FEA

MAL
SPR

ABU
FEA

ABU
SPR

9th* 8*

* Season still in progress.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nyck De Vries: Racedriver biography — career and success". http://www.speedsport-magazine.com. Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 2014-04-26. External link in |website= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "McLaren Formula 1 - Profile: Nyck de Vries". http://www.mclaren.com. McLaren Mercedes. 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2014-04-26. External link in |website= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "McLaren sign young karter Nyck de Vries". http://www.formula1.com. Formula 1. 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2014-04-26. External link in |website= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

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