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Esteban Ocon

Esteban Ocon, Stuttgart, 2015. Copyright Peter Scholz (http://racing-slz.magix.net), 2016. Used with Permission.

Esteban Ocon, Stuttgart, 2015. Copyright Peter Scholz (http://racing-slz.magix.net), 2016. Used with Permission.

Born:

17 Sep 1996
Evreux

Nationality:

France

Grands Prix:

29 (2016- )

Ocon has been part of Mercedes' young driver programme for some time. He started karting when he was nine, before moving to Formula Renault aged just fifteen. He progressed quickly and comprehensively won the 2014 European Formula 3 series, beating Max Verstappen, no less. From 2014 onwards, Ocon has been part of a programme to reach F1, either by Renault test-driving duties or his spell in DTM with Mercedes. Esteban also won the GP3 series in 2015 and all of this culminated in him making his Formula 1 debut in 2016 with Manor. In 2017, Ocon moved to Force India.

Biography last updated 26 Nov 2017