Vitaly Petrov

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Vitaly Petrov
Vitaly Petrov 2010 Malaysia.jpg
Petrov at the 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix
Nationality Russia Russian
Date of birth 8 September 1984 (1984-09-08) (age 30)
Formula One World Championship career
2011 team Renault
2011 car # 12
Races 30
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 1
Career points 59
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 1
First race 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix
Last race 2012 British Grand Prix
2010 position 13th (27 points)

Vitaly Aleksandrovich Petrov (born September 8, 1984 in Vyborg) is a Russian Formula One driver for the Renault F1 team. He is known as "Vyborg Rocket" in Russia.[1] By racing in the 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix, he is the first Russian driver to take part in the Formula One World Championship. He currently resides in Valencia, Spain.

Racing career[change | change source]

Career summary[change | change source]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2001 Lada Cup Russia  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 1st
2002 Lada Cup Russia SK OOO Favorit 5 5 5 5 5 500 1st
VW Polo Cup  ? 1 1  ?  ? 1  ?  ?
Formula RUS 10 Duimov 2 2  ?  ? 2  ?  ?
2003 Formula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Series Eurotek Motorsport  ? 1 0 0 1 44 4th
Formula Renault 2000 UK 2 0 0 0 0 23 28th
Formula Renault 2000 Italia Euronova Junior Team 12 0 0 0 0 12 19th
Formula Renault 2000 Masters Euronova Racing 6 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Euro Formula 3000 1 0 0 0 0 0 22nd
2004 Formula Renault 2000 Italia Euronova Junior Team 4 0 0 0 0 2 28th
Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup 4 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Euro Formula 3000 Euronova Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Lada Revolution Russia Elex Polyus 4 1 4  ? 4 43 2nd
2005 Formula 1600 Russia Art-Line ProTeam 6 5 1  ? 9 85 1st
Lada Revolution Russia Maxmotor-Ulianovsk 14 10 5 6 9  ? 1st
2006 Euroseries 3000 Euronova 17 4 0 2 9 72 3rd
GP2 Series David Price Racing 8 0 0 0 0 0 28th
F3000 International Masters Charouz Racing System 2 0 1 0 0 0 29th
2007 GP2 Series Campos Grand Prix 21 1 0 0 1 21 13th
2008 GP2 Series Barwa International Campos Team 20 1 0 1 3 39 7th
GP2 Asia Series 10 1 1 0 4 33 3rd
2008–09 GP2 Asia Series Barwa International Campos Team 11 1 0 0 3 28 5th
2009 GP2 Series Barwa Addax Team 20 2 2 1 7 75 2nd
2010 Formula One Renault F1 Team 19 0 0 1 0 27 15th
2011 Formula One Lotus Renault GP 11 0 0 0 1 32* 8th*

* Season in progress.

Complete GP2 Series results[change | change 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
2006 David Price Racing VAL
FEA
VAL
SPR
SMR
FEA
SMR
SPR
EUR
FEA
EUR
SPR
ESP
FEA
ESP
SPR
MON
FEA
GBR
FEA
GBR
SPR
FRA
FEA
FRA
SPR
GER
FEA

15
GER
SPR

15
HUN
FEA

15
HUN
SPR

10
TUR
FEA

16
TUR
SPR

18
ITA
FEA

Ret
ITA
SPR

12
28th 0
2007 Campos Grand Prix BHR
FEA

14
BHR
SPR

11
ESP
FEA

10
ESP
SPR

16
MON
FEA

6
FRA
FEA

5
FRA
SPR

5
GBR
FEA

9
GBR
SPR

9
GER
FEA

11
GER
SPR

17
HUN
FEA

Ret
HUN
SPR

9
TUR
FEA

17
TUR
SPR

5
ITA
FEA

12
ITA
SPR

12
BEL
FEA

9
BEL
SPR

11
VAL
FEA

1
VAL
SPR

8
13th 21
2008 Campos Grand Prix ESP
FEA

6
ESP
SPR

Ret
TUR
FEA

5
TUR
SPR

2
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

15
FRA
FEA

4
FRA
SPR

18
GBR
FEA

10
GBR
SPR

5
GER
FEA

Ret
GER
SPR

12
HUN
FEA

Ret
HUN
SPR

9
EUR
FEA

1
EUR
SPR

15
BEL
FEA

4
BEL
SPR

3
ITA
FEA

Ret
ITA
SPR

Ret
7th 39
2009 Barwa Addax ESP
FEA

2
ESP
SPR

9
MON
FEA

2
MON
SPR

6
TUR
FEA

1
TUR
SPR

3
GBR
FEA

15
GBR
SPR

10
GER
FEA

4
GER
SPR

4
HUN
FEA

Ret
HUN
SPR

12
VAL
FEA

1
VAL
SPR

3
BEL
FEA

Ret
BEL
SPR

6
ITA
FEA

2
ITA
SPR

5
POR
FEA

4
POR
SPR

Ret
2nd 75

Complete GP2 Asia Series results[change | change 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 Campos Grand Prix DUB1
FEA

Ret
DUB1
SPR

9
IDN
FEA

5
IDN
SPR

3
MYS
FEA

1
MYS
SPR

3
BHR
FEA

10
BHR
SPR

3
DUB2
FEA

4
DUB2
SPR

Ret
3rd 33
2008–09 Campos Grand Prix CHN
FEA

5
CHN
SPR

Ret
DUB
FEA

5
DUB
SPR

C
BHR1
FEA

10
BHR1
SPR

12
QAT
FEA

3
QAT
SPR

2
MYS
FEA

6
MYS
SPR

1
BHR2
FEA

19
BHR2
SPR

11
5th 28

Complete Formula One results[change | change 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 Renault F1 Team Renault R30 Renault RS-27 2.4 L V8 BHR
Ret
AUS
Ret
MAL
Ret
CHN
7
ESP
11
MON
13
TUR
15
CAN
17
EUR
14
GBR
13
GER
10
HUN
5
BEL
9
ITA
13
SIN
11
JPN
Ret
KOR
Ret
BRA
16
ABU
6
15th 27
2011 Lotus Renault GP Renault R31 Renault RS27-2011 2.4 L V8 Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR IND ABU BRA 8th* 32*

* Season in progress.

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