Luiz Felipe Nasr de Oliveira ( born August 21, 1992, Brasília ) is a Brazilian automobile racing driver. He won the 2009 championship title of European Formula BMW and in 2011 the British Formula 3 Championship. Since 2012, he will start in the GP2 series.
Like most racers began Nasr his career in karting, where he was active from 2000 to 2007. He won several titles in Brazil. In 2008 he moved to Formula racing and competed in two races in the American Formula BMW. He was already in his second race in third place on the podium and was, although he was only started in two races, tenth in the overall standings. 2009 saw Nasr to Europe and entered for Euro International in the European Formula BMW. Nasr dominated the season in impressive fashion and was at 14 of 16 races either first or second. At the end of the season he won the championship title with 100 points ahead of his teammate Daniel Juncadella. He also participated as a guest part in three races of the Asian Formula BMW, finishing two in the first place.
2010 moved to Nasr Raikkonen Robertson Racing in the British Formula 3 Championship. With a win, he was the best pilot of his team to fifth place overall. His second season in the British Formula 3 Championship denied Nasr 2011 for Carlin. He won 7 of 30 races and was with 318 to 237 points champion ahead of his teammate Kevin Magnussen. Two events left in the season he was already a master. Nasr is after Jaime Alguersuari, Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne, the fourth Carlin driver in a row, the British Formula 3 champion. At this year's Macau Grand Prix, he finished second.
Early 2012 took Nasr for Michael Shank Racing in part on 24 - hour race at Daytona. He got the start capability by his performances in the British Formula 3 In his first tests he set the fastest time in each case. In the race he took third place with his teammate Jorge Goncalvez, Michael McDowell and Gustavo Yacaman. He then took part in the 2012 season for DAMS at the GP2 series. Already in his first race weekend, he scored a podium placement with a third place. With a total of four podium finishes, he reached the tenth place in the drivers' standings. Following the GP2 season Nasr completed for Carlin as guest in the Formula 3 Euro Series in 2012 and took part in the Macau Grand Prix. 2013 started Nasr again at the 24 - hour race at Daytona. His teammates at Action Express Racing have included his countrymen Christian Fittipaldi and Nelson Piquet, Jr.. In the overall classification they reached the eighth place. His main focus was in 2013 but again the GP2 series in which he returned to Carlin. Already in the season opener, he scored a podium placement with a second place. At the first four race weekends, he finished all the races in the top fourth In Singapore, Nasr led for a long time the main race on, had to be in the closing stages but his teammate Jolyon Palmer and was beaten for the fourth time in the season in second place. Nasr was six times on the podium, but he managed a victory - not - in contrast to his teammates. In the overall standings, Nasr improved to fourth place and sat down with 154 to 119 points against internally by Palmer. 2014 remained Nasr Carlin in the GP2 series. After the first race weekend, he finished fifth overall. In addition, he became a test driver of the Formula 1 team Williams.
His uncle Amir and his father Samir Nasr operate for 30 years with Amir Nasr Racing a successful race team. It occurs currently in the Stock Car Brasil and played up to and including 2008, the South American Formula 3 Championship, where could it four times to win the drivers' title in 2000 and 2001, the team and.
Since early 2010, Nasr Robertson of management, the organization that manages Kimi Raikkonen looked after.
Nasr chose the # 40 as its Formula 1 race number. He has the number previously only been used in training sessions.
- 2000-2007: Karting
- 2008: American Formula BMW ( # 10 )
- 2009: European Formula BMW (Master)
- 2010: British Formula 3 ( 5th place)
- 2011: British Formula 3 (Master)
- 2012: GP2 Series (No. 10)
- 2012: Rolex Sports Car Series, DP ( No. 28 )
- 2013: GP2 Series (4th place )
- 2013: Rolex Sports Car Series, DP ( number 38 )
- 2014: GP2 Series
- 2014: Formula 1 ( test driver )