Karun Chandhok

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Karun Chandhok
Karun Chandhok 2010 Malaysia.jpg
Chandhok at the 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix
Nationality  Indian
Date of birth 19 January 1984 (1984-01-19) (age 30)
Formula One World Championship career
Races 11
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix
Last race 2011 German Grand Prix
2010 position 22nd (0 points)

Karun Chandhok (born 19 January 1984 in Chennai) is an Indian racing driver. He start 2010 driving for the HRT F1 Team in Formula One. After the British race, HRT announced that Sakon Yamamoto would replace Chandhok at the German Grand Prix.[1]

Before Formula One, Chandhok won the Formula Asia championship in 2001, was the first Formula Asia V6 by Renault champion in 2006. He then drove in the GP2 Series for three years, winning two races.

Racing record[change | edit source]

Career summary[change | edit source]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2000 Formula Maruti  ? 10 7 10  ? 10  ? 1st
2001 Formula 2000 Asia SMR Team India 14 8  ?  ? 13 246 1st
2002 British F3 National Class T-Sport 25 0 0 1 7 156 6th
2003 British F3 National Class T-Sport 24 7 7 2 20 314.5 3rd
2004 British Formula Three T-Sport 17 0 0 0 0 37 14th
World Series by Nissan Tata RC Motorsport 2 0 0 0 0 11 16th
2005 Formula Renault 3.5 Series RC Motorsport 5 0 0 0 0 0 29th
2005–06 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team India 3 0 0 0 0 38 15th
2006 Formula V6 Asia by Renault Team E-Rain 12 7 4 4 9 131 1st
2007 GP2 Series Durango 21 1 0 1 1 16 15th
2008 GP2 Asia Series iSport International 10 0 0 0 1 13 7th
GP2 Series 19 1 0 0 3 31 10th
2008–09 GP2 Asia Series Ocean Racing Technology 2 0 0 0 0 0 26th
2009 GP2 Series Ocean Racing Technology 20 0 0 1 1 10 18th
2010 Formula One HRT F1 Team 10 0 0 0 0 0 22th
2011 Formula One HRT F1 Team Test driver

* Season in progress.

Complete A1 Grand Prix results[change | edit source]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2005–06 A1 Team India GBR
SPR

15
GBR
FEA

DNS
GER
SPR

16
GER
FEA

Ret
POR
SPR
POR
FEA
AUS
SPR
AUS
FEA
MYS
SPR
MYS
FEA
UAE
SPR
UAE
FEA
RSA
SPR
RSA
FEA
IDN
SPR
IDN
FEA
MEX
SPR

MEX
FEA

USA
SPR
USA
FEA
CHN
SPR

CHN
FEA
24th 0

Complete GP2 Series results[change | edit source]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 DC Points
2007 Durango BHR
FEA

9
BHR
SPR

Ret
ESP
FEA

Ret
ESP
SPR

15
MON
FEA

Ret
FRA
FEA

Ret
FRA
SPR

16
GBR
FEA

12
GBR
SPR

13
GER
FEA

Ret
GER
SPR

16
HUN
FEA

14
HUN
SPR

15
TUR
FEA

8
TUR
SPR

Ret
ITA
FEA

5
ITA
SPR

6
BEL
FEA

7
BEL
SPR

1
VAL
FEA

17
VAL
SPR

Ret
15th 16
2008 iSport International ESP
FEA

9
ESP
SPR

Ret
TUR
FEA

4
TUR
SPR

12
MON
FEA

3
MON
SPR

Ret
FRA
FEA

7
FRA
SPR

Ret
GBR
FEA

3
GBR
SPR

Ret
GER
FEA

8
GER
SPR

1
HUN
FEA

4
HUN
SPR

DNS
EUR
FEA

15
EUR
SPR

Ret
BEL
FEA

10
BEL
SPR

7
ITA
FEA

11
ITA
SPR

Ret
10th 31
2009 Ocean Racing Technology ESP
FEA

Ret
ESP
SPR

Ret
MON
FEA

7
MON
SPR

Ret
TUR
FEA

13
TUR
SPR

14
GBR
FEA

6
GBR
SPR

3
GER
FEA

11
GER
SPR

Ret
HUN
FEA

17
HUN
SPR

10
VAL
FEA

Ret
VAL
SPR

6
BEL
FEA

Ret
BEL
SPR

7
ITA
FEA

19
ITA
SPR

12
POR
FEA

Ret
POR
SPR

13
18th 10

Complete GP2 Asia Series results[change | edit source]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DC Points
2008 iSport International DUB1
FEA

7
DUB1
SPR

3
IDN
FEA

Ret
IDN
SPR

13
MYS
FEA

Ret
MYS
SPR

7
BHR
FEA

8
BHR
SPR

Ret
DUB2
FEA

Ret
DUB2
SPR

Ret
13th 7
2008–09 Ocean Racing Technology CHN
FEA

CHN
SPR

DUB
FEA

DUB
SPR

BHR1
FEA

BHR1
SPR

QAT
FEA

QAT
SPR

MYS
FEA

MYS
SPR

BHR2
FEA

9
BHR2
SPR

Ret
26th 0

Complete Formula One results[change | edit source]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 WDC Points
2010 HRT F1 Team HRT F110 Cosworth CA2010 2.4 L V8 BHR
Ret
AUS
14
MAL
15
CHN
17
ESP
Ret
MON
14
TUR
20
CAN
18
EUR
18
GBR
19
GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR BRA ABU 22th 0
2011 Team Lotus Lotus T128 Renault RS27-2011 2.4 L V8 Please update the F1 race stats templates MAL CHN Please update the F1 race stats templates ESP MON CAN Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR IND ABU BRA - -

* Season in progress.

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