Nicolas Prost

Nicolas Jean Prost ( born August 18, 1981 in Saint- Chamond ) is a French racing driver and the eldest son of four -time Formula 1 World Champion Alain Prost.

Nicolas Prost drove 2007 in the Spanish Formula 3 Championship for the team Campos and finished third in the driver standings. In the same year he participated in the 24 - hour race at Le Mans for the ORECA team. 2008 Prost was awarded the team ELK Motorsport champion in the Euro Series 3000th In 2009 he went with his teammate Andrea Belicchi and Marcel Fässler for the Swiss Speedy Racing Team Sebah in the Le Mans Series. He also played some races for the team in A1GP France. In the winter of 2009/2010 he drove for the team pilot ice racing with an electric car and won the so-called Andros Electrique championship. This title he successfully defended in winter 2010/2011 successfully. Since 2010, Nicolas Prost driving on the side of the Swiss Neel Jani again in the Le Mans Series, respectively, from 2012 in the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship, this time for the team rebellion that has arisen from the Speedy Racing Team Sebah. In the winter of 2011/2012 he went again in the Andros Trophy championship and was the best rookie in the Benzinerkategorie.

Since 2013 Nicolas Prost development driver in the Formula 1 Team Lotus. His tasks include in particular to develop the team 's simulator and the new Renault V6 turbo engine for 2014.

Unlike many other racing sons Nicolas Prost has entered late in the racing business. He worked until 2007 in part-time at a Swiss bank in Geneva and has been living since February 2010 with his wife, the designer Delphine Frey, in Féchy. Nicolas Prost has a brother ( Sacha ) and a half- sister named Victoria.

Le Mans results