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NameRomain Grosjean
CountryFrance France
Place of BirthGenève
Date of BirthApr 17th 1986 - 30 years old
First RaceAug 23rd 2009 European Grand Prix result
Last RaceNov 27th 2016 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result
Best Qualifying2 - Jul 29th 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix result
Best Result2 - (2 times)
First PodiumApr 22nd 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix result
Last PodiumAug 23rd 2015 Belgian F1 GP result

Romain Grosjean races car number 8 for Haas

Grosjean F1 statistics

Races104
Race Starts102
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums10
Points316
Fastest Laps1
Laps4914
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Biography

 

Romain Grosjean Biography

Romain Grosjean

Romain Grosjean

Naturally talented and blisteringly fast, Romain Grosjean is one of the most exciting drivers in modern Formula 1.

With his teething problems now, hopefully, behind him, 2015 should be the year where the 29-year-old becomes one of the best drivers on the grid, and proves his critics that Lotus made the right decision to keep their faith.

However, now it is he who has taken the gamble as he joins new-boys Haas F1. It could be an inspired decision or one he will regret for the rest of his career.

The Frenchman’s reckless driving earned him a one-race ban in 2012, and he has been branded as clueless by many of his peers. But just as his last chance was fading away, Grosjean showed how quick he is at the back end of 2013.

Even his, then, team-mate, Kimi Raikkonen, couldn't live with his pace.

Romain Grosjean 2012 Abu Dhabi F1 GP

Romain Grosjean 2012 Abu Dhabi F1 GP

Grosjean typical of the modern day young driver in Formula 1, having being groomed through all the junior formula’s in preparation.

Championships and success has followed him through his junior career as he lifted the French Formula Renault, Formula Three Euro series and Auto GP championships.

Grosjean was given his chance in F1 by Renault in 2009, after the controversial events following Nelson Piquet Jr's race fixing.

He had an unspectacular introduction to the sport and failed to earn a single point in seven races, while being substantially slower than team-mate Fernando Alonso and the causer of a several high profile crashes.

F1-Fansite.com HD Wallpaper 2012 Belgium F1 GP_11It was clear that his talent still needed honing, and Grosjean spent another two seasons in GP2 where he became champion in 2011.

Most GP2 champions make the leap straight into F1 and Grosjean was no exception when Lotus announced him as their second driver for 2012, alongside Raikkonen.

Grosjean was clearly a new man, as he qualified third for the opening race in Australia. In a frustrating start to the season he would be regularly seen towards the front of the grid in qualifying, but a series of first lap incidents always hampered his races and cost him points.

His highlight was at the championship’s fourth round, in Bahrain, when he picked up his first podium with an impressive third behind Raikkonen, before he came second in Canada.

2013 Korean F1 GP podium

2013 Korean F1 GP podium

From there his season unravelled as a series of car problems, qualifying spins and crashes cost him massively and earned him an unwanted reputation on the gird.

After he caused a first lap crash in Belgium, which could have seriously injured either one of Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso or Sergio Perez. The FIA banned Grosjean from the Italian GP.

In 2013, Lotus retained him, but a difficult start to the season looked like ending his F1 career. However, a podium in the Korean GP started a fine run of form which saw him score four podiums in the final six races.

2014 was a forgettable year for the team as they produced an awful car, but Grosjean still impressed in comparison to his new team-mate, Pastor Maldonado.

2015 brought more success. Points came regularly, but the team's financial constraints meant that car development was slow. Haas promise more money, and more promise. But will they deliver?

Championship Results

Romain Grosjean F1 Championship Results

YearTeamEngineRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestAvg PtsPoints
2016 United States Haas F1 Team Ferrari1900000103101.5329
2015 United Kingdom Lotus F1 Mercedes190011085802.6851
2014 United Kingdom Lotus F1 Renault190000095600.428
2013 United Kingdom Lotus F1 Renault190156097806.95132
2012 United Kingdom Lotus F1 Renault190123080315.0596
2009 France Renault Renault70000028800.000

Race Results

Romain Grosjean F1 GP Race Results

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts
10420162016 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari14110
10320162016 Brazilian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari7DNSCrashed in outlap0
10220162016 Mexican F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari11200
10120162016 US F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari17101
10020162016 Japanese F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari7110
9920162016 Malaysian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari12RetBreak failure0
9820162016 Singapore F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari14DNS0
9720162016 Italian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari17110
9620162016 Belgian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari11130
9520162016 German F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari15130
9420162016 Hungarian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari11140
9320162016 British F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari13RetTransmission0
9220162016 Austrian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari1376
9120162016 European F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari11130
9020162016 Canadian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari14140
8920162016 Monaco F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari15130
8820162016 Spanish F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari14180
8720162016 Russian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari1584
8620162016 Chinese F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari14190
8520162016 Bahrain F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari9510
8420162016 Australian F1 GP result8Haas F1 TeamFerrari1968
8320152015 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes1592
8220152015 Brazilian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes884
8120152015 Mexican F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes12101
8020152015 US F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes10RetCollision damage0
7920152015 Russian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes8RetCrash0
7820152015 Japanese F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes876
7720152015 Singapore F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes10130
7620152015 Italian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes8Rettechnical0
7520152015 Belgian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes9315
7420152015 Hungarian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes1076
7320152015 British F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes12Retcrashed0
7220152015 Austrian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes9RetEngine0
7120152015 Canadian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes5101
7020152015 Monaco F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes15120
6920152015 Spanish F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes884
6820152015 Bahrain F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes1076
6720152015 Chinese F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes876
6620152015 Malaysian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes10110
6520152015 Australian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Mercedes9RetTechnical0
6420142014 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault18130
6320142014 Brazilian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault14Retengine0
6220142014 United States F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault16110
6120142014 Russian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault15170
6020142014 Japanese F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault18150
5920142014 Singapore F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault16130
5820142014 Italian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault18160
5720142014 Belgian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault15Retdamage0
5620142014 Hungarian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault14Retspun off0
5520142014 German F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault15Retmechanical0
5420142014 British F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault11120
5320142014 Austrian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault22140
5220142014 Canadian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault14RetRear wing0
5120142014 Monaco F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault1484
5020142014 Spanish F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault584
4920142014 Chinese F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault10Retgearbox0
4820142014 Bahrain F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault16120
4720142014 Malaysian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault16110
4620142014 Australian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault22RetERS0
4520132013 Brazilian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault6RetEngine0
4420132013 United States F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault3218
4320132013 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault6412
4220132013 Indian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault17315
4120132013 Japanese F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault4315
4020132013 Korean F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault3315
3920132013 Singapore F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault3210
3820132013 Italian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault1384
3720132013 Belgian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault784
3620132013 Hungarian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault368
3520132013 German F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault5315
3420132013 British F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault7190
3320132013 Canadian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault22130
3220132013 Monaco F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault13Retcollision0
3120132013 Spanish F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault6Retsuspension0
3020132013 Bahrain F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault11315
2920132013 Chinese F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault692
2820132013 Australian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault8101
2720132013 Malaysian F1 GP result8Lotus F1Renault1168
2620122012 Brazilian Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault18RetSpun off0
2520122012 United States Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault876
2420122012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault9RetCollision0
2320122012 Indian Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault1192
2220122012 Korean Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault776
2120122012 Japanese Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault4190
2020122012 Singapore Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault876
1920122012 Belgian Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault8RetCollision0
1820122012 Hungarian Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault2315
1720122012 German Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault19180
1620122012 British Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault968
1520122012 European Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault4RetAlternator0
1420122012 Canadian Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault7218
1320122012 Monaco Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault4RetCollision0
1220122012 Spanish Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault3412
1120122012 Bahrain Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault7315
1020122012 Chinese Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault1068
920122012 Malaysian Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault6RetSpun off0
820122012 Australian Grand Prix result10Lotus F1Renault3RetCollision0
720092009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix result8RenaultRenault19180
620092009 Brazilian Grand Prix result8RenaultRenault13130
520092009 Japanese Grand Prix result8RenaultRenault17160
420092009 Singapore Grand Prix result8RenaultRenault18RetBrakes0
320092009 Italian Grand Prix result8RenaultRenault12150
220092009 Belgian Grand Prix result8RenaultRenault19RetCollision0
120092009 European Grand Prix result8RenaultRenault14150

Pole Positions

Romain Grosjean F1 Pole Positions

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts

Teammate Comparison

Romain Grosjean Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2009RenaultFernando Alonso13301300001607
2012Lotus F1Kimi Räikkönen21961920100217118
2013Lotus F1Heikki Kovalainen21418000001120
Kimi Räikkönen311141830100611710
2014Lotus F1Pastor Maldonado89810000118136
2015Lotus F1Pastor Maldonado3751270000145163
2016Haas F1 TeamEsteban Gutierrez5112900000912138


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