Sergey Sirotkin (racing driver)
Sergei Sirotkin Olegovich, also Sergey Sirotkin (Russian: Сергей Олегович Сироткин; born August 27, 1995, Moscow ) is a Russian auto racing driver. He won the 2011 European standings of the Formula Abarth. It starts in the Formula Renault 3.5 since 2012.
Sirotkin began his motorsport career in karting in 2008, where he was active until 2010. 2010 he also made his debut in Formula racing and rose during the season for Jenzer Motorsport in the Formula Abarth. He scored regularly points and finished 18th in the driver standings. 2011 remained Sirotkin first at Jenzer Motorsport in the Formula Abarth. After the first half of the season he moved within the series to EUR Nova Racing by Fortec. He won five races. In the European standings, he sat down with ten podium finishes and 175 points against Patric Niederhauser, who scored 138 points through. In the Italian standings, he stood on the podium nine times. In this summary he was defeated by 136 to 149 points Niederhauser and was runner-up.
2012 Sirotkin went both in the Auto GP World Series, as well as in the Italian Formula 3 Championship for Euro Nova Racing at the start. In the Auto GP World Series, he scored the fastest lap in the first four races. In the second race he moved up from 14th place starting on the fourth place. In the second race weekend in Valencia Sirotkin won the first race and finished third in the second round. With a total of nine podium finishes and two victories, he was third overall. In the Italian Formula 3 Championship, he was with two wins in fifth place in the championship. Since the Auto GP World Series and Italian Formula 3 championship fought out their runs in parallel on two weekends, Sirotkin participated in these weekends to five races. In addition, Sirotkin went to an event the Formula Renault 3.5 for BVM Target.
2013 moved Sirotkin fully in the Formula Renault 3.5. He received a cockpit at ISR Racing. Already in the fourth race at Motorland Aragón he stood on the podium in second place. In the rest of the season he reached another podium placement with a third place. Sirotkin closed the season on top of the ninth. With 61 to 25 points, he sat down within the team through against Christopher Zanella. 2014 moved Sirotkin within the Formula Renault 3.5 to Fortec Motorsport. In addition, Sirotkin accepts 2014 for Sauber in F1 the role of test and reserve driver.
Sirotkin is funded by the Russian company Lukoil.
- 2008-2010: Karting
- 2010: Formula Abarth ( 18th place)
- 2011: Formula Abarth European ( Master )
- 2011: Formula Abarth, Italian (2nd place)
- 2012: Auto GP ( 3rd place)
- 2012: Italian Formula 3 ( 5th place)
- 2012: Formula Renault 3.5 (ranked 35)
- 2013: Formula Renault 3.5 (9th )
- 2014: Formula Renault 3.5
- 2014: Formula 1 ( test driver )