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January 26, 2017: Kevin Magnussen
Name Kevin Magnussen
Country Denmark Denmark
Place of Birth Roskilde
Date of Birth Oct 5th 1992 - 24 years old
First Race Mar 16th 2014 Australian F1 GP result
Last Race Sep 17th 2017 Singapore F1 GP result
Best Qualifying 4th - (2 times)
Best Result 2nd - Mar 16th 2014 Australian F1 GP result
First Podium Mar 16th 2014 Australian F1 GP result
Last Podium Mar 16th 2014 Australian F1 GP result
Kevin Magnussen races car number 20 for Haas

Kevin Magnussen F1 statistics:

Races 55
Race Starts 54
Drivers' Titles 0
Victories 0
Poles 0
Podiums 1
Points 73
Fastest Laps 0
Laps 2909
Magnussen Merchandise »

Biography

 

Kevin Magnussen Biography

Kevin Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen (2014)

For a 22-year-old to make his debut at one of the biggest teams in the sport must mean he has plenty of talent. The Hamilton comparisons will be written everywhere, and so they should be.

Kevin Magnussen has been described as “very talented and very determined” by his new team principle Martin Whitmarsh and these are similar qualities boasted by Lewis Hamilton, who Magnussen hopes to emulate in his debut season.

Hamilton almost won the championship in his first year and the Dane has already spoken of going that tiny step further this year and becoming Denmark’s first F1 champion.

McLaren’s new recruit hopes to bring back the glory days to the Woking team, who have put a lot of faith in the talents of the 22-year-old.

Kevin Magnussen talks to the media

Kevin Magnussen talks to the media

In replacing Sergio Perez, Magnussen raced alongside Jenson Button in what will be a thrilling sub-plot as the old takes on the new in a head-to-head battle. A new ear of F1 is approaching and Magnussen is seen at the strongest of the new batch of drivers.

Magnussen has good racing pedigree. His father, Jan Magnussen, was also an F1 driver formerly with McLaren and Stewart. Magnussen hasn’t taken the contemporary route into the sport by going through GP2.

Last season he won the Formula Renault 3.5 Feeder series championship, while he has also had past experience in Formula Ford and almost won the Formula 3 Championship in 2011, but narrowly finished second despite winning seven races.

MAGNUSSEN Kevin during the 2016 Formula One World Championship, Japan Grand Prix

Kevin Magnussen, 2016 Japanese F1 GP

This isn’t a rash decision by McLaren. They have had their eyes on Magnussen for a long time and signed him as their development driver in 2012.

He attended the Abu Dhabi young driver test and impressed McLaren who felt he looked at home in the car from the off, while he was the fastest McLaren driver at the Silverstone young drivers test in July. He is one of two drivers they believe are future world champions. The second, Stoffel Vandoorne, finished second to him the Formula Renault champion of last season.

Magnussen also possesses the immense self-belief needed to become a success at a top team, further drawing comparisons with Lewis Hamilton. He has the aura that makes you believe he will be in F1 for a number of years to come, and, probably, near the top.

In 2015 he was test and reserve driver at McLaren and in 2016 Magnussen drove for Renault. The French car brand entered F1 again after being away since 2011. Because of this the Renault RS16 was very fast, so Magnussen could not show his talent on the track. His best finish was 7th in Russia. But could only score 7 points in total and retired 4th times.

To have better changes on good results he switched to Haas for the 2017 F1 season.

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Championships

 

Kevin Magnussen F1 Championship Results

Year Team Engine Races 1st 2nd 3rd Podiums Poles Laps Fastest Avg Pts Points
2017 United States Haas F1 Team Ferrari 14 0 0 0 0 0 718 0 0.79 11
2016 France Renault Renault 21 0 0 0 0 0 1078 0 0.33 7
2014 United Kingdom McLaren Mercedes 19 0 1 0 1 0 1113 0 2.89 55

Results

 

Kevin Magnussen F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
55 2017 2017 Singapore F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 16 Ret 0
54 2017 2017 Italian F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 9 11 0
53 2017 2017 Belgian F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 12 15 0
52 2017 2017 Hungarian F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 15 11 0
51 2017 2017 British F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 16 12 0
50 2017 2017 Austrian F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 15 Ret 0
49 2017 2017 Azerbaijan F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 12 7 6
48 2017 2017 Canadian F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 18 12 0
47 2017 2017 Monaco F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 11 10 1
46 2017 2017 Spanish F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 11 14 0
45 2017 2017 Russian F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 13 13 0
44 2017 2017 Bahrain F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 20 Ret technical 0
43 2017 2017 Chinese F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 12 8 4
42 2017 2017 Australian F1 GP result 20 Haas F1 Team Ferrari 17 Ret suspension 0
41 2016 2016 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 18 Ret 0
40 2016 2016 Brazilian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 18 14 0
39 2016 2016 Mexican F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 14 17 0
38 2016 2016 US F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 18 11 0
37 2016 2016 Japanese F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 17 14 0
36 2016 2016 Malaysian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 14 Ret Technical 0
35 2016 2016 Singapore F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 16 10 1
34 2016 2016 Italian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 21 17 0
33 2016 2016 Belgian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 12 Ret Spun off 0
32 2016 2016 German F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 17 16 0
31 2016 2016 Hungarian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 19 15 0
30 2016 2016 British F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 16 17 0
29 2016 2016 Austrian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 17 14 0
28 2016 2016 Azerbaijan F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 12 14 0
27 2016 2016 Canadian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 22 16 0
26 2016 2016 Monaco F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 16 Ret Collision 0
25 2016 2016 Spanish F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 15 14 0
24 2016 2016 Russian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 17 7 6
23 2016 2016 Chinese F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 17 17 0
22 2016 2016 Bahrain F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 19 11 0
21 2016 2016 Australian F1 GP result 20 Renault Renault 15 12 0
20 2015 2015 Australian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Honda 18 DNS 0
19 2014 2014 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 9 11 0
18 2014 2014 Brazilian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 7 9 2
17 2014 2014 United States F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 7 8 4
16 2014 2014 Russian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 11 5 10
15 2014 2014 Japanese F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 7 14 0
14 2014 2014 Singapore F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 9 10 1
13 2014 2014 Italian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 5 10 1
12 2014 2014 Belgian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 7 12 0
11 2014 2014 Hungarian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 21 12 0
10 2014 2014 German F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 4 9 2
9 2014 2014 British F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 5 7 6
8 2014 2014 Austrian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 6 7 6
7 2014 2014 Canadian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 12 9 2
6 2014 2014 Monaco F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 8 10 1
5 2014 2014 Spanish F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 15 12 0
4 2014 2014 Chinese F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 15 13 0
3 2014 2014 Bahrain F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 8 Ret Clutch 0
2 2014 2014 Malaysian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 8 9 2
1 2014 2014 Australian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 4 2 18

Podiums

 

Kevin Magnussen F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
1 2014 2014 Australian F1 GP result 20 McLaren Mercedes 4 2 18

Poles

 

Kevin Magnussen F1 Pole Positions

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts

Teammate Comparison

 

Kevin Magnussen Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2014McLarenJenson Button23551260000415109
2015McLarenJenson Button16110000000101
2016RenaultJolyon Palmer710710000129129
2017Haas F1 TeamRomain Grosjean76112600007759

News

 

Latest Kevin Magnussen News

Haas defends Singapore 'team orders'

Sep.20 - Haas boss Gunther Steiner has defended a case of 'team orders' imposed in Singapore last weekend. When he emerged from his car under the city-state's floodlights, Kevin..

September 20, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Magnussen would jump at 'top team' chance

Sep.15 - Kevin Magnussen says Haas would not stand in his way if a top team came knocking for him. After ill-fated adventures at McLaren and Renault, the Dane landed at the..

September 15, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Haas not keen on 'pay driver' model

Sep.7 - Team owner Gene Haas seems determined to avoid the 'pay driver' trend in F1. For the American team's first season last year, Haas took on Esteban Gutierrez, who came with..

September 7, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Now Perez slams 'dirty' Magnussen

Aug.26 - Sergio Perez on Friday joined Nico Hulkenberg in condemning the driving style of Haas racer Kevin Magnussen. Hulkenberg and Magnussen famously fell out in Hungary amid..

August 26, 2017 with 4 Comments.

Magnussen not sorry after 'suck my b-lls' rebuke

Aug.25 - Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg are refusing to make up after their high-profile falling out in Hungary recently. Haas driver Magnussen entered the August break by..

August 25, 2017 with 0 Comments.

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