Matias Laine


Laine began his motorsport career in 2003 in karting, where he was active until 2008. Among other things, he won the 2005 Finnish ICA Junior Karting Championship and 2007 the Finnish Formula A Karting Championship. After he had participated in two Formula Renault Winter Championship in winter 2008, he moved in 2009 to the British Formula Renault. Laine finished each of the first twelve races in the points and had the season then because of an injury ended prematurely. In the overall classification, he finished 14th place. He also appeared to be four races in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup at.

2010 Laine returned to motorsport and started for the German team Moto Park Academy in the Formula 3 Euro Series. He scored only three points races and finished the season 14th overall. 2011 Laine moved to Manor Racing in GP3 Series. While his teammate Adrian Quaife - Hobbs and Rio Haryanto won races, remained Laine without points. The season he finished on the 31st place overall. 2012 graduated from Laine for MW Arden GP3 his second season. He scored regularly points, won a race and was a total of four times on the podium. At the end of the season he was on the fifth place in the drivers' standings, while his teammate Mitch Evans decided the overall standings for himself and his team mate David Fumanelli Eleventh.

2013 Laine moved to Formula Renault 3.5 for P1 Motorsport, which were taken after the first event of Strakka Racing. With a seventh place as the best result he was 23 in the driver standings. With 9 to 148 points, he was defeated team internally Will Stevens, who was fourth overall. 2014 remained at Laine Strakka Racing in Formula Renault 3.5.


Career stations

  • 2003-2008: Karting
  • 2008: British Formula Renault Winter Series (No. 9)
  • 2008: Portuguese Formula Renault Winter Series (No. 12)
  • 2009: British Formula Renault ( 14th)
  • 2009: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup ( 22nd place)
  • 2010: Formula 3 Euro Series (No. 14)
  • 2011: GP3 Series ( No. 31 )
  • 2012: GP3 Series ( 5th place)
  • 2013: Formula Renault 3.5 (ranked 23)
  • 2014: Formula Renault 3.5

Individual results in the Formula Renault 3.5