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Jack Aitken

Jack Aitken, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 2019. Copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2020.

Jack Aitken, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 2019. Copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2020.

Born:

23 Sep 1995
Westminster, London

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

1 (2020)

Jack was given his Formula 1 chance by Williams at the end of the 2020 season. A graduate of Formula Renault Eurocup, he took the 2015 Championship and also won the Formula Renault Alps title that year. Two years in GP3 followed, coming second to George Russell, with whom he followed into Formula 2. It was Russell's move to Mercedes for one race to replace the poorly Lewis Hamilton that allowed Aitken his Formula 1 chance, although he had been on the periphery since 2016 as a Renault or Williams official reserve. Aitken was born and has lived in England for most of his life but he has a Scottish father and a South Korean mother. Aitken's Korean name is Han Se-Yong.

Biography last updated 13 Dec 2020