Stéphane Sarrazin

Stéphane Sarrazin ( born November 2, 1975 in Alès ) is a French racing driver.

  • 2.1 Statistics in Formula 1 2.1.1 Individual Results


Beginnings in motorsport

Sarrazin drove 1988-1992 kart race before he entered the Appreciation he won in 1994, while eleven of twelve races on the podium in 1993 in the French Formula Renault Championship. In the same year he first participated in rally events. Between 1995 and 1997 he drove the French Formula 3 Championship, which he could finish last year as runner-up. In 1998 he moved into Formula 3000 and won in his first season in the race Oscherseleben and won the sixth place in the overall standings. The following year, he won the Formula 3000 race at the Hungaroring, and scored two more podium placings. In the following years, he drove only individual race of the Championship, his best result in this period was in 2001 the third place on the street circuit in Monaco.

Formula 1

Between 1998 and 2001, Sarrazin was Formula 1 test driver for Prost Grand Prix and had on April 11, 1999 his only previous Formula 1 use. He replaced the Grand Prix of Brazil the injured Minardi driver Luca Badoer. For the race at Interlagos Stéphane Sarrazin qualified on the 17th starting position, ahead of his teammate Marc Gené. In the race, he turned and retired on lap 31. In 2002 he moved as a Formula 1 test driver for Toyota.

GT, rally and sports car racing

2003 Sarrazin drove in the Superfund World Series, he was able to conclude with a win on the seventh place overall. In the three following years he was employed as a factory driver for Subaru in the World Rally Championship. He finished the 2004 season with eight points in eleventh place, with six points in 2005 to 17th in 2006 and 18th place with six points after the sporadic appearances for Aston Martin Racing at the 12 Hours of Sebring, the 24 - hour race at Le Mans and the 24 - hour race at Spa -Francorchamps in 2005, he spent the 2006 season in the American Le Mans Series. The ten championship races in nine races he shared the cockpit with Pedro Lamy. With three class victories Sarrazin finished the season as runner-up of the GT1. In addition, again took part in the 24 -hour race of Le Mans and finished the race in fifth GT1 class rank.

In 2007 he signed a contract with Peugeot as a works driver in the Le Mans Series. Together with Pedro Lamy, he won the Long Distance Championship and was victorious in three of six championship runs. In Le Mans, he celebrated with the second overall in the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP together with Pedro Lamy and Sebastien Bourdais his biggest success at the Sarthe. 2008, the second season was followed by Peugeot, despite the gain of two championship runs Sarrazin failed to improve on last year's result and drove overall five finish. 2009, 2010 and 2011, he competed at the Monte Carlo Rally and finished there with a Peugeot 207 S2000 2009 the third and in the following two years each fourth overall.


Statistics in Formula 1

Individual results

Le Mans results