Esteban Ocon information & statistics

Esteban Ocon
NameEsteban Ocon
CountryFrance France
Place of BirthÉvreux
Date of BirthSep 17th 1996 - 21 years old
First RaceAug 28th 2016 Belgian F1 GP result
Last RaceNov 26th 2017 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result
Best Qualifying3rd - Sep 3rd 2017 Italian F1 GP result
Best Result5th - (2 times)

Esteban Ocon races car number 45 for Force India

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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 stated 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.




Esteban Ocon Helmets



Esteban Ocon F1 Championship Season Results



Esteban Ocon F1 Championships Summary

YearTeamEngineRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestAvg PtsPoints
2017 India Force India Mercedes2000000111804.3587
2016 United Kingdom Manor Mercedes90000050800.000



Esteban Ocon F1 GP Race Classifications

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Esteban Ocon F1 GP Race Results

2920172017 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes984
2820172017 Brazilian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes10Retcollision damage0
2720172017 Mexican F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes6510
2620172017 US F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes668
2520172017 Japanese F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes568
2420172017 Singapore F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes14101
2320172017 Malaysian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes6101
2220172017 Italian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes368
2120172017 Belgian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes992
2020172017 Hungarian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes1192
1920172017 British F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes784
1820172017 Austrian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes984
1720172017 Azerbaijan F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes768
1620172017 Canadian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes968
1520172017 Monaco F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes15120
1420172017 Spanish F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes10510
1320172017 Russian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes1076
1220172017 Bahrain F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes14101
1120172017 Chinese F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes17101
1020172017 Australian F1 GP result31Force IndiaMercedes13101
920162016 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result31ManorMercedes20130
820162016 Brazilian F1 GP result31ManorMercedes22120
720162016 Mexican F1 GP result31ManorMercedes20210
620162016 US F1 GP result31ManorMercedes22180
520162016 Japanese F1 GP result31ManorMercedes20210
420162016 Malaysian F1 GP result31ManorMercedes20160
320162016 Singapore F1 GP result31ManorMercedes21180
220162016 Italian F1 GP result31ManorMercedes22180
120162016 Belgian F1 GP result31ManorMercedes17160



Esteban Ocon F1 Podium Finishes




Esteban Ocon F1 Pole Positions


Teammate Comparison


Esteban Ocon Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2016ManorPascal Wehrlein12140000006327
2017Force IndiaSergio Pérez54871000000812713



Latest Esteban Ocon News

Wolff: Wehrlein's F1 exit 'a shame'

Dec.14 - Toto Wolff says it's a shame Pascal Wehrlein looks to have been left without a seat in F1. German Wehrlein is a Mercedes-backed junior driver, but although Wolff..

December 14, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Wolff denies Mercedes eyeing Ocon for 2019

Dec.12 - Toto Wolff has played down claims Mercedes is already eyeing Valtteri Bottas' 2019 replacement. Despite a solid start to his first year in silver and securing a new deal..

December 12, 2017 with 0 Comments.

F1 tests new microphone to improve engine sound

Nov.25 - F1 is working to turn up the engine volume for the sport's television viewers. After earlier efforts to amplify the actual engine note for the trackside spectators..

November 25, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Points in last two races to cost Force India money

Nov.11 - Force India is in the odd position of not particularly wanting to do well in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. The Silverstone based team has admirably wrapped up fourth place in the..

November 11, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Perez: Force India duo 'free to race' in Brazil

Nov.10 - Force India has lifted the standing team orders preventing Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon from going wheel-to-wheel in races. Earlier this year, the Silverstone based team..

November 10, 2017 with 0 Comments.

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