Esteban Ocon info & statistics

Esteban Ocon: Wiki, Age, F1 Career Stats & Facts Profile

Name Esteban Ocon
Country France France
Place of Birth Évreux
Date of Birth Sep 17th 1996 - 24 years old
Number of Seasons 4
First Race 2016 Belgian Grand Prix
Last Race 2020 Turkish Grand Prix
Best Qualifying 3th - (2 times)
Best Result 5th - (3 times)

Esteban Ocon raced car number 31 for Renault

Esteban Ocon F1 Stats

Race Starts 64
Race Wins 0
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
Podiums 0
Points Finishes 35 (54,7%)
Retirements 11 (17,2%)
Total Points 176
Total Laps 3.343


Renault F1 Memorabilia

Biography

 

Esteban Ocon Biography


Esteban Ocon (FRA) Renault Sport F1 Team R16 Test Driver. German GP F1/2016

Esteban Ocon (FRA) Renault R16 Test 2016 German GP

Esteban Ocon started his racing career in 2006 with karting. He ended up on 8th place in the French mini-championship. In 2007 and 2008 he became champion and switched over to the Euro Series until 2011. He won the French KF3 title and scored 2nd place in the European championship.

In 2012 he started racing in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. He scored a podium and ended the season on 14th place in the championship. Next year in 2013 he won the first race  on the Hockenheimring and ended up as 3rd in the championship.

In 2013 he also made his debut in Formula 3 to take part in the Grand Prix of Macau. In 2014 he raced in the European F3 championship and won it. He won 9 races and had to race against some tough competition like Max Verstappen those days.

Esteban Ocon Force India F1 VJM10

His F1 career started at Lotus in 2014. He took was selected for there young driver program. His first lap times were clocked on the Yas Marina circuit for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. He drove 28 laps during free practice. In 2015 he was asked to test for Force India, switched to DTM and then was asked to be become test driver at the Mercedes F1 team.

In 2016 he moved back to Lotus that was bought back by Renault to be their reserve driver in 2016. His first race however was not at Renault, but at Manor. He replaced Rio Haryanto seat at the Belgian Grand Prix and stayed there to drive all races of the season. He didn't score any points, but was able to be faster in the last 2 races than high profiled team mate Pascal Wehrlein.

Financial problems was the end of Manor and Ocon had to look for a new seat to race in 2017. Esteban got a racing seat at Force India to replace Nico Hulkenberg who left the team to race at Renault. Ocon drove a very good first season at Force India. His performance was steady. He retired only once in Brazil, because he got hit by Roman Grosjeans Haas and crashed into the barrier.

Ocon to 'grab opportunity' in 2019

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his pole position with third placed Esteban Ocon in qualifying parc ferme.
Belgian Grand Prix, Saturday 25th August 2018. Spa-Francorchamps

He scored 87 points in 2017 and his best finish was 5th in Mexico and Spain. His best quali was 3rd in Italy, were he finished 6th. A fears battle inside the team was giving the team management a hard time. Sergio Pérez and Ocon crashed in to each other several times, Baku and Spa both drivers had collided several times.

In 2018 he also raced at Force India alongside Sergio Pérez. Both drivers had a hard time beating each other again and collided several times. In Singaprore Perez pushed Ocon in the wall of turn 3 right after the start and had to retire. They threw away a lot of points again.

Ocon's best moment was in Spa when his future in F1 had becaome uncertain, because the Force India team was bought by a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll (father of Lance). Rumours said that Ocon's seat at the now named Racing Point F1 team would go to Lance Stroll the next 2019 season.

Although Ocon qualified 3rd in Belgium, he was ousted by Stroll. His worst moment of 2018 was during the Brazilian GP when he crashed into race leader Max Verstappen. Ocon was trying to unlap himself in lap 44, but hit Verstappen. Both drivers spun and Verstappen lost his lead to Hamilton. Verstappen was very angry after the race and shoved Ocon around.

During the 2019 F1 season Ocon was reserve driver at Mercedes. Rumours sad that he will return on the grid in 2020 at Mercedes to replace Valtteri Bottas and drive alongside Lewis Hamilton.

On the 29th of August Ocon the news got out that he had signed a contract for two years, to drive for Renault next to Daniel Ricciardo.

Ocon's return in the 2020 F1 season was a struggle, as he only scored one Top-5 finish for the team and had difficulties matching his teammate's Daniel Ricciardo's pace.

Helmets

 

Esteban Ocon Helmets


Cars

 

Esteban Ocon F1 Cars


Seasons

 

Esteban Ocon Final Championship Results

2016201720182020
21th8th12th12th

 

Esteban Ocon F1 Seasons Summary

Year Team Engine GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Avg Pts Points
2020 France Renault Renault 14 0 0 0 0 0 662 0 2.86 40
2018 India Force India
United Kingdom Racing Point
Mercedes
Mercedes
21 0 0 0 0 0 1055 0 2.33 49
2017 India Force India Mercedes 20 0 0 0 0 0 1118 0 4.35 87
2016 United Kingdom Manor Mercedes 9 0 0 0 0 0 508 0 0.00 0

Races

 

Esteban Ocon F1 GP Race Classifications

5th3 Times
6th10 Times
7th3 Times
8th8 Times
9th5 Times
10th6 Times
11th3 Times
12th3 Times
13th3 Times
14th2 Times
16th2 Times
18th3 Times
21th2 Times
DNF10 Times
DSQ1 Time

 

Esteban Ocon F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
64 2020 2020 Turkish Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 7 11 0
63 2020 2020 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 12 DNF Clutch 0
62 2020 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 11 8 4
61 2020 2020 Eifel Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 7 DNF Hydraulics 0
60 2020 2020 Russian Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 7 7 6
59 2020 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 10 DNF Rear brakes 0
58 2020 2020 Italian Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 12 8 4
57 2020 2020 Belgian Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 6 5 10
56 2020 2020 Spanish Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 15 13 0
55 2020 2020 70th Anniversary GP 31 Renault Renault 14 8 4
54 2020 2020 British Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 9 6 8
53 2020 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 14 14 0
52 2020 2020 Styrian Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 5 DNF Cooling 0
51 2020 2020 Austrian Grand Prix 31 Renault Renault 14 8 4
50 2018 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 9 DNF Power unit 0
49 2018 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 18 14 0
48 2018 2018 Mexican Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 11 11 0
47 2018 2018 USA Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 6 DSQ Fuel flow 0
46 2018 2018 Japanese Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 11 9 2
45 2018 2018 Russian Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 6 9 2
44 2018 2018 Singapore Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 9 DNF Collision 0
43 2018 2018 Italian Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 8 6 8
42 2018 2018 Belgian Grand Prix 31 Racing Point Mercedes 3 6 8
41 2018 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 17 13 0
40 2018 2018 German Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 15 8 4
39 2018 2018 British Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 9 7 6
38 2018 2018 Austrian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 11 6 8
37 2018 2018 French Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 11 DNF Collision with Gasly 0
36 2018 2018 Canadian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 8 9 2
35 2018 2018 Monaco Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 6 6 8
34 2018 2018 Spanish Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 13 DNF Power unit 0
33 2018 2018 Azerbijan Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 7 DNF Collision 0
32 2018 2018 Chinese Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 12 11 0
31 2018 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 8 10 1
30 2018 2018 Australian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 14 12 0
29 2017 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 9 8 4
28 2017 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 10 DNF Collision damage 0
27 2017 2017 Mexican Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 6 5 10
26 2017 2017 USA Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 6 6 8
25 2017 2017 Japanese Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 5 6 8
24 2017 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 6 10 1
23 2017 2017 Singapore Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 14 10 1
22 2017 2017 Italian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 3 6 8
21 2017 2017 Belgian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 9 9 2
20 2017 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 11 9 2
19 2017 2017 British Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 7 8 4
18 2017 2017 Austrian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 9 8 4
17 2017 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 7 6 8
16 2017 2017 Canadian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 9 6 8
15 2017 2017 Monaco Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 15 12 0
14 2017 2017 Spanish Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 10 5 10
13 2017 2017 Russian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 10 7 6
12 2017 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 14 10 1
11 2017 2017 Chinese Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 17 10 1
10 2017 2017 Australian Grand Prix 31 Force India Mercedes 13 10 1
9 2016 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 20 13 0
8 2016 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 22 12 0
7 2016 2016 Mexican Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 20 21 0
6 2016 2016 USA Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 22 18 0
5 2016 2016 Japanese Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 20 21 0
4 2016 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 20 16 0
3 2016 2016 Singapore Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 21 18 0
2 2016 2016 Italian Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 22 18 0
1 2016 2016 Belgian Grand Prix 31 Manor Mercedes 17 16 0

Podiums

 

Esteban Ocon F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts

Poles

 

Esteban Ocon F1 Pole Positions

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts

Comparison

 

Esteban Ocon Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2016ManorPascal Wehrlein12140000006327
2017Force IndiaSergio Pérez54871000000812713
2018Force IndiaSergio Pérez63496200001011156
Racing PointSergio Pérez63496200001011156
2020RenaultDaniel Ricciardo5340960000311113

News

 

Latest Esteban Ocon News


Abiteboul denies Ocon-Gasly rumours

Oct.28 - Cyril Abiteboul has denied rumours suggesting Renault might oust Esteban Ocon. Rumours in Portimao had claimed the works team is so disappointed with Ocon's performance..

October 28, 2020 with 0 Comments

Ocon: Matching Ricciardo's pace a 'long process'

Oct.26 - Esteban Ocon admits it has been a "long process" to get back up to speed in Formula 1. In Portugal, rumours swirled in the paddock that Renault might look to another..

October 26, 2020 with 0 Comments

Ocon hopes 'brutal' F1 spares George Russell

Oct.25 - Esteban Ocon is hoping the sometimes "brutal" world of Formula 1 does not expel George Russell. Following the Dorilton Capital takeover, acting Williams boss Simon..

October 25, 2020 with 1 Comment

F1 driver rumours keep Portugal paddock busy

Oct.24 - The extraordinary 2021 'silly season' continues apace, with rumours about driver movements running rampant in the Portimao paddock. Acting Williams boss Simon Roberts did..

October 24, 2020 with 0 Comments

Magnussen & Grosjean exit at Haas confirmed

Oct.22 - Formula1.com and French media are confirming reports that Romain Grosjean will leave Haas at the end of the 2020 season. Later today Kevin Magnussen confirmed the news on..

October 22, 2020 with 6 Comments

Abiteboul defends Ocon amid 2021 rumours

Oct.16 - Esteban Ocon "should not be ashamed" of his performance at Renault so far in 2020. That is the view of his boss Cyril Abiteboul, amid speculation the team might be..

October 16, 2020 with 1 Comment

Albon, Ocon & Russell to spice up F1 driver market?

Oct.14 - F1's 2021 driver market is hotting up once again. Red Bull has been supporting the struggling Alex Albon this year, but Dr Helmut Marko is now admitting that Nico..

October 14, 2020 with 3 Comments

F1 Drivers' Wives & Girlfriends 2020

Here's the definitive list of this year's F1 drivers' wives and girlfriends as at Sept 10, 2020. It's an impressive group of strong, independent and talented women including 2..

September 25, 2020 with 3 Comments

Abiteboul: Renault will be prepared for Alonso

Sep.23 - The 'party mode' ban did not alter the team hierarchy in Formula 1, according to Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul. The ban came down at Monza, and it had been expected to..

September 23, 2020 with 0 Comments

Wolff: Renault engine powerful at Spa

Aug.30 - Renault's 2020 engine is continuing to turn heads. While Dr Helmut Marko claims Red Bull's Honda power is better in the races, he admitted that the Renault unit has "a..

August 30, 2020 with 0 Comments

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