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Jolyon Palmer information & statistics

Jolyon Palmer
NameJolyon Palmer
CountryUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Place of BirthHorsham
Date of BirthJan 20th 1991 - 26 years old
First RaceMar 20th 2016 Australian F1 GP result
Last RaceJul 30th 2017 Hungarian F1 GP result
Best Qualifying10th - (2 times)
Best Result10th - Oct 2nd 2016 Malaysian F1 GP result

Jolyon Palmer races car number 30 for Renault

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Jolyon Palmer Biography

Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport F1 Team RS16. Hungarian Grand Prix 2016.

Jolyon Palmer, Renault RS16, 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix

Leading Renault’s charge this season is new-boy Jolyon Palmer, who follows in his father’s footsteps by making his dream come true in F1.

Palmer, the son of 90s racer Jonathan Palmer, has not been carried into the sport by his dad’s cash or influence, though. He is a former GP2 champion and a highly-rated driver, who is unlikely to look out of place in the bigger series in the world.

After a season in Formula Audi and a second placed finish in Formula Two in 2009, Palmer made the switch to GP2 – the conventional feeder series for F1.

However, it took him 18 months to win his first race and he didn’t finish in the top 10 until his third season in 2013.

But Palmer is a renowned student of racing, and took GP2 by storm in his fourth season as he won four races on his way to the 2014 title.

Talk of F1 gathered momentum and on the back of his success he joined Force India as a Test driver for the remaining races that season, and then Lotus for 2015.

With the British team suffering financially, Romain Grosjean jumped ship to Haas F1 and a spot opened for the Sussex-born Palmer to take his seat.

In 2015, he showed enough promise in 12 Friday practice sessions to be just 0.2s off the pace of veteran driver Pastor Maldonado.

Renault have now bought Lotus, and while his cash is a key reason behind his appointment, Palmer is expected to go well this year.

Official Jolyon Palmer website: http://www.jolyonpalmer.com/


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Jolyon Palmer F1 Championship Results

YearTeamEngineRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestAvg PtsPoints
2017 France Renault Renault110000048400.000
2016 France Renault Renault210000096200.051



Jolyon Palmer F1 GP Race Results

3220172017 Hungarian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault10130
3120172017 British F1 GP result30RenaultRenault11RetHydraulic0
3020172017 Austrian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault16110
2920172017 Azerbaijan F1 GP result30RenaultRenault20Ret0
2820172017 Canadian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault15110
2720172017 Monaco F1 GP result30RenaultRenault16110
2620172017 Spanish F1 GP result30RenaultRenault17150
2520172017 Russian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault16RetCollision0
2420172017 Bahrain F1 GP result30RenaultRenault10130
2320172017 Chinese F1 GP result30RenaultRenault20130
2220172017 Australian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault19Retbrakes0
2120162016 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result30RenaultRenault15170
2020162016 Brazilian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault16RetCollision with Kvyat0
1920162016 Mexican F1 GP result30RenaultRenault21140
1820162016 US F1 GP result30RenaultRenault15130
1720162016 Japanese F1 GP result30RenaultRenault16120
1620162016 Malaysian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault19101
1520162016 Singapore F1 GP result30RenaultRenault19150
1420162016 Italian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault20Ret0
1320162016 Belgian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault13150
1220162016 German F1 GP result30RenaultRenault16190
1120162016 Hungarian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault17120
1020162016 British F1 GP result30RenaultRenault18RetGearbox0
920162016 Austrian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault19120
820162016 Azerbaijan F1 GP result30RenaultRenault21150
720162016 Canadian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault17Rettechnical0
620162016 Monaco F1 GP result30RenaultRenault18RetCrashed0
520162016 Spanish F1 GP result30RenaultRenault17130
420162016 Russian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault18130
320162016 Chinese F1 GP result30RenaultRenault19220
220162016 Bahrain F1 GP result30RenaultRenault20RetHydraulics0
120162016 Australian F1 GP result30RenaultRenault14110



Jolyon Palmer F1 Podium Finishes




Jolyon Palmer F1 Pole Positions


Teammate Comparison


Jolyon Palmer Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2016RenaultKevin Magnussen107170000912912
2017RenaultNico Hülkenberg116026000038110



Latest Jolyon Palmer News

Horner: Kubica 'convinced' of F1 comeback

Aug.2 - F1 will on Wednesday get a clearer picture about the prospect of a return to the sport for Robert Kubica. The Pole was watching the action during Tuesday's opening of the..

August 2, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Palmer says Kubica no threat for 2017

Jul.28 - Jolyon Palmer says he is keeping his Renault seat for the rest of 2017. Former F1 star Robert Kubica is in Hungary this weekend, where after the race he will test..

July 28, 2017 with 0 Comments.

FIA gives green light for Kubica return

Jul.25 - F1's governing body says it has no problem with Robert Kubica's impending return to the sport. Amid intense speculation about the former race winner's potential return,..

July 25, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Kubica confident he can drive 2017 car

Jul.20 - Robert Kubica says the idea of testing this year's Renault car does not faze him. Speculation the former grand prix winner could return to F1 after a more than six year..

July 20, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Sainz plays down chances of Hungary team switch

Jul.18 - Carlos Sainz has now joined those playing down his chances of switching teams ahead of the Hungarian grand prix next weekend. Tension is clearly high between the Toro..

July 18, 2017 with 0 Comments.

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