Charles Pic

Charles Pic (born 15 February 1990 in Montelimar ) is a French racing driver. He drove in the GP2 Series in 2010 and 2011. 2012 and 2013 he drove in Formula 1

His younger brother Arthur Pic is also racing driver.


After Pic of 2002 was active until 2005 in karting, he started in 2006 in the French Formula Renault Campus, in which he finished third in the overall standings. 2007 Pic changed to SG Formula. He started both in the French Formula Renault, where he finished fourth, and in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, where he finished in third place overall. 2008 Pic changed to Tech 1 Racing in the Formula Renault 3.5 and was teammate of Julien Jousse. With two wins, including the prestigious race in Monte Carlo, he finished at the end of the season in sixth place overall, while Jousse was runner-up. 2009 remained Pic at Tech 1 Racing and denied his second season in Formula Renault 3.5. Pic won two races and scored only four races no points. At the end of the season, he finished behind Bertrand Baguette and Fairuz Fauzy third overall. 2009 Pic was also the Renault Driver Development program supports the Renault F1 Team.

In winter Pic went for Arden International at the 2009/2010 GP2 Asia Series season at the start. On the third weekend in Sakhir in the sprint race he managed his first win. At the end of the season, he finished fifth overall. Pic took in 2010 with Arden International also participated in the main series GP2. Making its debut race at the Circuit de Catalunya he succeeded right away his first victory in the GP2 series, which had succeeded before him only Heikki Kovalainen (2005) and Álvaro Parente (2008). Later in the season, he scored only four more points races and finished on the end of the season tenth overall. Against his teammates Rodolfo González sat down with 28 to 4 points clear through. 2011 Pic approached for the Barwa Addax team in the GP2 Asia and GP2 Series. In the GP2 Asia Series he was 18th in the overall standings. In the GP2 Series Pic won the feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya as last year. With another victory he scored in the sprint race in Monte Carlo, and a total of five podium places he finished the season in fourth place in the championship. Team Internally it, beating Giedo van der Garde, who was fifth, by. After the season Pic for Virgin first participated in Formula 1 test drives.

2012 Pic debuted in Formula 1 for Marussia, the successor team of Virgin. After the new car, the Marussia MR01 time was not finished before the season and could not be tested, he was seen in the season opener in Australia on the 15th Place. His best finish of the season, he scored the last race in Brazil with a twelfth place. He was 21 overall and was thus a position behind his team-mate Timo Glock. To Formula 1 Season 2013 Pic changed within Formula 1 to Caterham. Two 14th places were his best results. Pic finished the season in 20th place overall. So he sat down internally with team-mate van der Garde. Although originally Pic for 2014 a contract with Caterham possessed, he was not yet reported in early 2014 for a Caterham cockpit. Mid -January, Caterham known that Pic would not go in the 2014 season for the team.


Pic managed by former Formula 1 driver Olivier Panis. His father is the French general importer for trucks from Mercedes -Benz.


Career stations

  • 2002-2005: Karting
  • 2006: French Formula Renault Campus ( 3rd place)
  • 2007: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup ( 3rd place)
  • 2007: French Formula Renault (4th place )
  • 2008: Formula Renault 3.5 ( 6th place)
  • 2009: Formula Renault 3.5 ( 3rd place)
  • 2010: GP2 Asia Series ( 5th place)
  • 2010: GP2 Series (No. 10)
  • 2011: GP2 Asia Series (No. 18)
  • 2011: GP2 Series (4th place )
  • 2012: Formula 1 ( No. 21 )
  • 2013: Formula 1 ( 20th place )

Statistics in Formula 1

Individual results

Pictures of Charles Pic