Juan Pablo García (racing driver)

Juan Pablo Garcia Samano ( born October 4, 1987 in Mexico City) is a Mexican racing driver. He took from 2009 to 2013 at the Indy Lights in part.


After Garcia began his motorsport career in karting, he moved in 2006 to Formula racing and was twelfth in the American Formula Renault. In the subsequent winter Garcia gave equal his debut in the A1GP. For the Mexican team, he participated in two races of the season 2006/2007. After that he started in 2007 at the national class of the British Formula 3 Championship for fluid motor sport. He finished the season in seventh place from the national class. 2008 Garcia appeared in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, where he remained without points, and in the northern European Formula Renault, where he was 16th at.

2009 took Garcia no cockpit for a full season and he joined for HVM Racing in only one race in the Indy Lights. He finished the race in 18th place, finishing in 31st place overall. In 2010, Garcia for Michael Crawford Motorsports at two Indy Lights race part. With a sixth place as best result he finished the season starting on the 20th overall. In 2011, Garcia for Jensen Motorsport in the first four Indy Lights race part. At the end of the season he was again on the 20th place in the drivers' standings. 2012 Garcia went to the Indy Lights for the new team Jeffrey Mark Motorsport, which cooperates with Bryan Herta Autosport, at the start. Garcia finished the season with two seventh places as the best results on top of the ninth.

2013 joined Garcia in the Indy Lights for Team Moore Racing. Garcia scored a fourth- place as best result. With two races left in the season, he moved to Belardi Auto Racing. As a worst full-time pilot, he finished the season in eighth place overall.

Career stations

  • 2006: Formula Renault 1.6 Panam GP Series ( No. 12 )
  • 2007: A1GP
  • 2007: British Formula 3, national ( 7th place)
  • 2008: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup
  • 2008: North European Formula Renault ( 16th place)
  • 2009: Indy Lights ( number 31 )
  • 2010: Indy Lights ( number 20 )
  • 2011: Indy Lights ( number 20 )
  • 2012: Indy Lights ( 9th place)
  • 2013: Indy Lights (8th place )