Kevin Jan Magnussen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈkʰɛ.ven ˈjan ˈmaw.nus.n]; born 5 October 1992) is a Danish racing driver currently competing in Formula One for Haas F1 Team.

Kevin Magnussen
Magnussen in 2019
BornKevin Jan Magnussen
(1992-10-05) 5 October 1992 (age 31)
Roskilde, Denmark
Racing licence FIA Platinum
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityDenmark Danish
2024 teamHaas-Ferrari[1]
Car number20
Entries173 (172 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums1
Career points187
Pole positions1
Fastest laps2
First entry2014 Australian Grand Prix
Last entry2024 Canadian Grand Prix
2023 position19th (3 pts)
IndyCar Series career
1 race run over 1 year
2021 position42nd
Best finish42nd (2021)
First race2021 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America (Road America)
Last race2021 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America (Road America)
Wins Podiums Poles
0 0 0
WebsiteOfficial website
Previous series
20122013
2011
2010
2009
2009
2008
2008
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
British Formula 3
German Formula Three
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Danish Formula Ford
ADAC Formel Masters
Championship titles
2013
2008
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Danish Formula Ford

He is the son of four-time Le Mans winner and former Formula One driver Jan Magnussen. Magnussen came up through McLaren Formula One team's Young Driver Programme and drove for McLaren in the 2014 Formula One World Championship, before a stint with Renault in 2016. Magnussen drove for Haas from 2017 until the end of the 2020 season.[2][3][4] In 2022, Magnussen rejoined Haas on a multi-year deal.[5]

Early career

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Born in Roskilde, Denmark, Magnussen began his career in karting. In 2008 he made the step up to Formula Ford in Denmark, taking 11 victories from 15 races and winning the championship.[6] He also took part in six races of the ADAC Formel Masters series.[6]

In 2009 Magnussen moved up to Formula Renault 2.0 with Motopark Academy. He finished runner-up to António Félix da Costa in the Northern European Cup and finished seventh in the Eurocup.[6]

In 2010 Magnussen competed in the German Formula Three Championship with Motopark Academy, winning the opening round of the season at Oschersleben and taking two more race victories. He finished third in the championship, taking the rookie title in the process.[7]

In 2011 Magnussen moved to the British Formula 3 Championship with Carlin.[8] He took seven race victories and finished as championship runner-up to teammate Felipe Nasr. He also competed in the Masters of Formula 3 race at Zandvoort, finishing 3rd. 2011 marked Magnussen's first and only appearance at the Macau Grand Prix. He placed 7th in qualifying, but was forced to start from the back of the grid in the qualification race after ignoring yellow flags.[9] He started the main race from 19th place, but was eliminated after a high-speed collision late in the race.[10]

 
Magnussen in 2012

Magnussen moved up to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2012 with the Carlin team, with Will Stevens as his teammate. Magnussen finished the opening race at Motorland Aragón in 2nd place, and took pole position in both races at Spa-Francorchamps, converting the second into a race victory. He ended the season in 7th place in the championship. He remained in Formula Renault 3.5 for 2013, moving to DAMS alongside Norman Nato. 2013 was far more successful for Magnussen, claiming five victories, eight other podium places and eight pole positions. He finished the season as champion, 60 points clear of runner-up Stoffel Vandoorne.

Formula One career

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Magnussen had his first experience of the McLaren MP4-27 Formula One car on track at the Abu Dhabi Young Driver test in 2012. He set a quickest time of 1:42.651. Previously he had done work in the team's driving simulator.[11] Magnussen's time was the best of the three-day test impressing McLaren's sporting director Sam Michael. The distance he covered in the course of the test was sufficient to earn his FIA Super Licence.[12]

McLaren (2014–2015)

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2014

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Magnussen at the 2014 British Grand Prix

Magnussen would drive for McLaren for the 2014 season, replacing Sergio Pérez.[2] In line with a new rule introduced for the 2014 season requiring drivers to choose a car number to use during their Formula One career, Magnussen raced with number 20 as this was the number he had on his DAMS car in 2013 when he won the Formula Renault 3.5 championship.[13]

At the Jerez and Bahrain pre-season tests he topped the timesheets, and at the first race in Australia, he qualified in fourth position.[14] In the race itself, Magnussen avoided crashing at the start after his car encountered oversteer through wheelspin.[15] After passing Lewis Hamilton's ailing Mercedes in the early stages, Magnussen maintained position to take a third-place finish; he finished 2.2 seconds behind Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.[16] As a result, Magnussen became the second Danish driver – after his father Jan, who was sixth at the 1998 Canadian Grand Prix – to take a points-scoring finish, the first Danish podium finisher and the first debutant, since Hamilton at the 2007 Australian Grand Prix, to take a podium in his first Grand Prix.[17][18] After the race, Magnussen described the result as "like a victory".[19] He was later promoted to second place in the results, after Ricciardo was disqualified due to fuel irregularities,[20] making him the first rookie to finish second since Jacques Villeneuve at the 1996 Australian Grand Prix.[21] Magnussen recorded eleven further points-scoring finishes throughout 2014, the majority being ninth- or tenth-place finishes; although he recorded seventh-place finishes in Austria and Great Britain – circuits where he had prior experience from junior formulae – and a fifth-place finish in Russia.

2015

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Fernando Alonso replaced Magnussen for the 2015 season and Magnussen became the test and reserve driver for McLaren.[22] Magnussen had talks with Honda-powered team Andretti Autosport to compete in the 2015 IndyCar Series, but McLaren blocked the deal.[23] Magnussen competed in one race, the Australian Grand Prix after doctors advised Alonso to not race due to a concussion sustained during an accident during pre-season testing.[24][25] However, Magnussen failed to start the race after suffering an engine failure on the formation lap.[26] Magnussen was released from McLaren at the end of the year.[27]

Renault (2016)

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Magnussen at the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix

After being released by McLaren, Magnussen was confirmed to have been in discussion to drive for the Haas F1 Team, before Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutiérrez were named as the team's drivers.[28] Magnussen had reportedly also been in talks about a seat at Manor Racing.[29][30] Magnussen tested a Mercedes DTM car,[31] and Porsche's LMP1 car,[32] hinting that he may have had options outside Formula One, including IndyCar, where he was believed to have entered talks with Bryan Herta Autosport about a drive.[33]

In early 2016 unconfirmed reports emerged that Magnussen was set to replace Pastor Maldonado at Renault following a breach of contract between Maldonado and the team. Renault had purchased the Lotus F1 Team and were returning to the sport after a four-year hiatus.[34] Renault later confirmed Magnussen had joined their 2016 campaign, partnering rookie Jolyon Palmer.[35]

Magnussen's early season was marred by a string of incidents. He suffered a puncture on the opening lap in Australia and went on to finish 12th. He was forced to start from the pit lane in Bahrain after failing to stop for the weighbridge in practice. He then crashed in practice for the Chinese Grand Prix after a tyre failure and could only finish the race in 17th. Magnussen collided with teammate Palmer in Spain and received a ten-second time penalty, then crashed in practice in Monaco before colliding with Daniil Kvyat in the race. He was forced to miss qualifying in Canada after again crashing during practice,[36] and started from the pit lane in Azerbaijan when his car was modified under parc fermé conditions. The Russian Grand Prix was an exception to these incidents; after qualifying 17th he came back to finish 7th in what would eventually be Renault's best finish of the season.

Magnussen had a gearbox failure in the closing laps of the British Grand Prix. He suffered a high-speed crash at the Eau Rouge–Raidillon complex whilst running 8th at the Belgian Grand Prix, causing minor injuries and bringing out the red flag.[37] Magnussen claimed his second and final points-finish of the season with 10th place in Singapore. Two more mechanical retirements came before the end of the season; power loss in Malaysia and suspension damage in Abu Dhabi. Magnussen finished the season in 16th place in the championship, scoring seven of Renault's eight points that season.

Haas (2017–2020, 2022–)

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2017

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Magnussen driving for Haas at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

Magnussen signed a contract with Haas for 2017, joining Romain Grosjean and replacing Esteban Gutiérrez.[38]

Magnussen retired from his first race with Haas in Australia with reported suspension failure, however it later emerged that he had actually suffered a puncture and that his retirement was unnecessary.[39] He scored points with 8th place at the following race in China before retiring with electrical problems in Bahrain. He was running 9th in Spain but made contact with Daniil Kvyat late in the race, causing him to fall to 14th with a puncture. He would claim a point with 10th place at the next race in Monaco, in what was Haas's first ever double points-finish. At the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Magnussen had run as high as 3rd towards the end of the race in the uncompetitive VF-17, but eventually finished 7th in what would be his best result of the season.

A string of seven races without points followed. This included a hydraulic failure in Austria, engine issues in Singapore, and an incident in Hungary where he forced Nico Hülkenberg off the track, damaging Hülkenberg's car and forcing him to retire. Hülkenberg confronted Magnussen after the race, branding him the "most unsporting driver on the grid" to which Magnussen replied "suck my balls".[40] Magnussen ended the season with two 8th-place finishes in Japan and Mexico, but collided with former Formula Renault rival Stoffel Vandoorne in Brazil, causing both cars to retire.

Magnussen ended the season 14th in the championship with 19 points, nine points short of teammate Grosjean.[41][42][43]

2018

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Magnussen at the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix

Magnussen retained his seat at Haas for the 2018 season.[44] The Haas VF-18 was a vast improvement on its predecessor, enabling Magnussen to compete at the front of the midfield. At the opening race in Australia, Magnussen lined up 5th on the grid, Haas's highest ever starting position.[45] He had run as high as 4th, however both Haas cars would retire from the race after their wheels were fitted incorrectly during their pit stops. Magnussen then finished 5th in Bahrain, his best result since the 2014 Russian Grand Prix. At the Azerbaijan Grand Prix he collided with Pierre Gasly, who criticised Magnussen's defensive driving and branded him "the most dangerous guy" he had ever raced with.[46]

Magnussen scored valuable points again with a 6th-place finish in Spain. Another 6th place came in France, followed by 5th place in Austria behind teammate Grosjean, the team's best ever race result. More points finishes soon followed with 9th in Britain, 7th in Hungary and 8th in Belgium. At the Italian Grand Prix, Magnussen clashed for position with Fernando Alonso in qualifying. Magnussen later commented that Alonso "thinks he's God" and "I can't wait for him to retire".[47] Magnussen collided with Sergio Pérez during the race, damaging the Haas's floor and eventually causing Magnussen to finish last of the running cars in 16th.[48] Similar woes came in Singapore, when he failed to progress out of the first part of qualifying and he struggled to overtake during the race, finishing 18th. However, he set the fastest lap of the race after a late pit stop for fresh tyres, his and the team's first fastest lap.[49][50] Magnussen then qualified 5th and finished 8th in Russia.

More controversy came at the Japanese Grand Prix, when Sauber driver Charles Leclerc called Magnussen "stupid" over the radio after his attempt to pass the Haas resulted in contact.[51] Magnussen received a puncture, which damaged his floor and forced him into retirement. He finished the United States Grand Prix in 9th place, but was later disqualified after his car was found to have used more than the legal limit of fuel.[52] Magnussen ended the season with two more points finishes, 9th in Brazil and 10th in Abu Dhabi.

He finished the season 9th in the championship with 56 points, his best ever finish and 19 points clear of teammate Grosjean.

2019

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Magnussen at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix

Magnussen continued to drive for Haas for the 2019 season alongside Grosjean.[53] The Haas VF-19 proved uncompetitive and became more so as the season went on. The car often performed well during qualifying but suffered during the race. At the first race in Australia, Magnussen finished 6th in what would later turn out to be his best finish of the season. He finished 13th at the next three races, despite having qualified in the top ten in two of them. He recorded another points finish in Spain, finishing 7th.

Poor finishes followed at the next five races. In Austria, Magnussen showed the strong qualifying pace of the VF-19 by qualifying in 5th, before a gearbox penalty dropped him to 10th on the grid. During the race he was found to have over-stepped his grid line at the start, receiving a drive-through penalty and eventually finishing the race in 19th place. In Britain, Magnussen and teammate Grosjean made contact on the first lap, causing race-ending damage for both drivers. Both were blamed and criticised for the incident, at a race in which Grosjean was testing the old spec of the VF-19 so that the team could understand their recent lack of pace.[54]

Magnussen next scored points at the rain-affected German Grand Prix, finishing 10th before being promoted to 8th after the Alfa Romeo drivers were penalised post-race for the use of driver aids. He retired in Italy with a hydraulics issue, before setting the fastest lap at the next race in Singapore, a feat he had achieved at the same race in 2018.[55] He was not awarded a point for this as he finished in 17th place—a driver must finish in the top ten to be awarded a fastest lap point. A 9th-place finish in Russia would be his fourth and final points finish of the season. His third retirement of the season came in the United States when he suffered a brake failure on the penultimate lap.

Magnussen finished the season in 16th place in the championship with 20 points, 12 points ahead of teammate Grosjean.

2020

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Magnussen at pre-season testing in 2020

Magnussen continued driving for Haas in 2020, again partnering with Grosjean.[56] The opening two rounds of the championship at the Red Bull Ring proved to be difficult for Magnussen and Haas, as the Haas VF-20 was off the pace. In the early stages of the Hungarian Grand Prix, Magnussen was running third, thanks to a strategy decision at the beginning of the race. Whilst he ultimately fell back throughout the race, he managed to cross the finish line in ninth. After the race, it was determined that Haas had broken rules regarding team radio in telling both drivers to pit at the end of the formation lap, and Magnussen was given a ten-second penalty. This demoted him to tenth, and Magnussen claimed his and Haas' first point of the year. Magnussen suffered a power unit failure at the Italian Grand Prix and was rear-ended in a multi-car accident at the Tuscan Grand Prix, his fifth retirement in nine races.

Magnussen and teammate Grosjean departed the team at the end of the 2020 season,[57] to be replaced with Formula 2 champion Mick Schumacher, as well as Nikita Mazepin for the 2021 World Championship.[58]

 
Magnussen at the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix

2022: Return to F1 and maiden pole position

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Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Haas terminated its contract with their driver Nikita Mazepin. Magnussen returned to the team as his replacement on a multi-year deal, partnering existing driver Mick Schumacher for the 2022 season.[5] In his return for Haas at Bahrain, Magnussen managed to start 7th and finish 5th, scoring one of only five top five finishes in Haas's history up to that point.[59] In the 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, he made it into Q3 and qualified tenth. He later turned that into a ninth-place finish, securing Haas consecutive points for the first time since 2019.[60][61] Magnussen finished 10th at Silverstone with his teammate Mick Schumacher finishing eighth giving Haas a first double-point finish since Germany 2019,[62] and the pair would continue this run by scoring points again in the following round in Austria, despite the Dane experiencing engine issues during the race.[63] At the 2022 São Paulo Grand Prix, Magnussen took his and Haas’ first pole position in Formula One. Magnussen qualified first after George Russell spun at turn 4, bringing out a red flag during which track conditions deteriorated meaning no driver could set a faster time than before the crash.[64] Magnussen became just the second driver in F1 history to set a pole for a non-Ferrari team using a Ferrari engine, 14 years after Sebastian Vettel did so for Toro Rosso at the 2008 Italian Grand Prix. He would ultimately finish the sprint race in 8th position, and would retire from the Grand Prix on the opening lap following a collision with Daniel Ricciardo.

2023

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Magnussen partnered Nico Hülkenberg for the 2023 season. Magnussen struggled with the car, the Haas VF-23, as the car did not perform well with Magnussen's preferred driving style.[65] Additionally, the VF-23 had poor tyre management, causing both drivers to lose time relative to rivals over the course of the race, although this issue was managed better by Hülkenberg. Magnussen struggled with qualifying relative to his teammate, although he qualified strongly at the Miami and Singapore Grands Prix (fourth and sixth respectively),[66] and finished in points paying positions three times over the course of the season, achieving tenth place at the Saudi Arabian, Miami and Singapore Grands Prix, for three points to teammate Hülkenberg's 9.[67] Magnussen summarised the season by stating "There's not been any great highlights [...] there have been races where I've been extremely happy with [tenth], which, you know, just shows what kind of season we've had."[68]

2024

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Magnussen and Hülkenberg were retained by Haas for the 2024 season.[69]

Sports car racing

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2015

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Magnussen tested for Porsche in a Porsche 919 Hybrid in November 2015, on Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.[70] No contract was made since Magnussen continued in Formula One for Renault in 2016.

2021

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Magnussen competed in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021, driving the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing DPi car alongside Dutch driver Renger van der Zande.[71] On 12 June, he won his first race at the Detroit Grand Prix.[72] Magnussen ended the season 7th.

On 23 April, it was announced that Magnussen would drive the No. 49 High Class Racing LMP2 car with his father Jan Magnussen and Anders Fjordbach in the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans.[73] He classified 29th in the overall standings and 17th in the LMP2 class.[74]

2022

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On 8 February 2021, it was announced that Magnussen would be a part of the driver line-up for Peugeot Sport in the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season.[75][76]

Magnussen competed in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022, as third driver in the No. 02 Chip Ganassi Racing DPi car alongside Earl Bamber and Alex Lynn, but was released from his contracts with Peugeot and Chip Ganassi Racing after returning to Formula One with Haas in 2022.[77]

Following the Formula One season finale at the 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it was confirmed that Magnussen would race alongside his father Jan at the 2022 Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit, during the final round of the 2022 Intercontinental GT Challenge.[78] Magnussen qualified 15th on the grid for the race and subsequently finished seventh place overall, less than a second behind sixth after a clean race.

2023

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Magnussen was confirmed to compete alongside his father in the 2023 24 Hours of Daytona in a new Porsche 911 GT3 R, run by MDK Motorsports, the same team that ran his Ferrari in the Gulf 12 Hours.[79] However, he withdrew from the event a week prior due to necessary hand surgery.[80][81]

IndyCar

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In June 2021, Magnussen was drafted in by Arrow McLaren SP to fill in for the injured Felix Rosenqvist at the Grand Prix of Road America.[82] He qualified 21st and retired with mechanical issues during the race.

 
Magnussen retiring from the race at the 2021 Grand Prix of Road America

Personal life

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Magnussen lived in Woking, Surrey, near the McLaren Technology Centre whilst racing for McLaren.[83] He currently lives in Copenhagen, Denmark with his family.[84]

Between participating in Formula Ford in 2008 and unexpectedly securing sponsorship for Formula Renault in 2009, Magnussen was forced to abandon his racing career and work as a factory welder due to lack of funding.[85]

In 2019, Magnussen married Louise Gjørup in a private ceremony.[86] They have two daughters, the first one born in 2021[87] and the second one born in 2023.[88]

Racing record

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Career summary

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Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2008 Danish Formula Ford Championship Fukamuni Racing 15 11 6 10 12 267 1st
Formula Ford Duratec Benelux 2 0 0 0 0 19 19th
Formula Ford Festival – Duratec Class 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 7th
Formula Ford NEZ 1 1 1 1 1 27 4th
ADAC Formel Masters Van Amersfoort Racing 4 0 0 1 2 30 12th
Formula Renault 2.0 Portugal Winter Series Motopark Academy 2 0 0 0 1 12 10th
2009 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Motopark Academy 14 1 2 4 12 278 2nd
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 14 0 0 1 1 50 7th
Renault Clio Cup Denmark ? 2 0 0 0 1 18 12th
2010 German Formula 3 Championship Motopark Academy 18 3 0 0 8 96 3rd
Formula 3 Euro Series 2 1 0 0 1 8 12th
2011 British Formula 3 Championship Carlin 29 7 6 9 9 237 2nd
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 3rd
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 14th
2012 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Carlin 17 1 3 0 3 106 7th
Danish Thundersport Championship Fukamuni Racing 1 1 0 0 1 0 NC
2013 Formula Renault 3.5 Series DAMS 17 5 8 3 13 274 1st
2014 Formula One McLaren Mercedes 19 0 0 0 1 55 11th
2015 Formula One McLaren Honda 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2016 Formula One Renault Sport F1 Team 21 0 0 0 0 7 16th
2017 Formula One Haas F1 Team 20 0 0 0 0 19 14th
2018 Formula One Haas F1 Team 21 0 0 1 0 56 9th
2019 Formula One Haas F1 Team[a] 21 0 0 1 0 20 16th
2020 Formula One Haas F1 Team 17 0 0 0 0 1 20th
2021 IMSA SportsCar Championship - DPI Cadillac Chip Ganassi Racing 10 1 1 4 5 2879 7th
IndyCar Series Arrow McLaren SP 1 0 0 0 0 7 42nd
2022 Formula One Haas F1 Team 22 0 1 0 0 25 13th
IMSA SportsCar Championship - DPi Cadillac Chip Ganassi Racing 1 0 0 0 0 275 23rd
Intercontinental GT Challenge AF Corse - MDK Motorsports 1 0 0 0 0 8 18th
2023 Formula One MoneyGram Haas F1 Team 22 0 0 0 0 3 19th
2024 Formula One MoneyGram Haas F1 Team 9 0 0 0 0 1* 18th*

* Season still in progress.

Complete Formula Renault 2.0 NEC results

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

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pos Points
2009 Motopark Academy ZAN
1

3
ZAN
2

2
HOC
1

3
HOC
2

Ret
ALA
1
ALA
2
OSC
1

2
OSC
2

3
ASS
1

3
ASS
2

3
MST
1

3
MST
2

3
NÜR
1

1
NÜR
2

5
SPA
1

2
SPA
2

3
2nd 278

Complete Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 results

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

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos Points
2009 Motopark Academy CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

Ret
SPA
1

5
SPA
2

4
HUN
1

16
HUN
2

21
SIL
1

6
SIL
2

10
LMS
1

7
LMS
2

3
NÜR
1

DSQ
NÜR
2

DSQ
ALC
1

4
ALC
2

5
7th 50

Complete German Formula 3 Championship results

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

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Points
2010 Motopark Academy OSC1
1

1
OSC1
2

2
SAC
1

5
SAC
2

3
HOC
1

2
HOC
2

5
ASS1
1

7
ASS1
2

5
NÜR1
1

Ret
NÜR1
2

7
ASS2
1

2
ASS2
2

4
LAU
1

1
LAU
2

9
NÜR2
1

1
NÜR2
2

5
OSC2
1

4
OSC2
2

3
3rd 96

Complete British Formula 3 Championship results

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

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Pos Points
2011 Carlin MNZ
1

15
MNZ
2

8
MNZ
3

6
OUL
1

8
OUL
2

18
OUL
3

Ret
SNE
1

1
SNE
2

8
SNE
3

1
BRH
1

8
BRH
2

11
BRH
3

15
NÜR
1

1
NÜR
2

6
NÜR
3

5
LEC
1

4
LEC
2

4
LEC
3

Ret
SPA
1

7
SPA
2

1
SPA
3

8
ROC
1

7
ROC
2

5
ROC
3

1
DON
1

Ret
DON
2

16
DON
3

1
SIL
1

1
SIL
2

8
SIL
3

2
2nd 237

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results

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

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pos Points
2012 Carlin ALC
1

2
ALC
2

Ret
MON
1

Ret
SPA
1

21
SPA
2

1
NÜR
1

5
NÜR
2

8
MSC
1

16†
MSC
2

10
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

Ret
HUN
1

2
HUN
2

23†
LEC
1

6
LEC
2

24†
CAT
1

5
CAT
2

4
7th 106
2013 DAMS MNZ
1

2
MNZ
2

2
ALC
1

1
ALC
2

9
MON
1

4
SPA
1

1
SPA
2

3
MSC
1

11
MSC
2

2
RBR
1

3
RBR
2

3
HUN
1

2
HUN
2

2
LEC
1

DSQ
LEC
2

1
CAT
1

1
CAT
2

1
1st 274

Did not finish, but was classified as he had completed more than 90% of the race distance.

Complete Formula One results

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(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 21 22 23 24 WDC Points
2014 McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4-29 Mercedes PU106A 1.6 V6 t AUS
2
MAL
9
BHR
Ret
CHN
13
ESP
12
MON
10
CAN
9
AUT
7
GBR
7
GER
9
HUN
12
BEL
12
ITA
10
SIN
10
JPN
14
RUS
5
USA
8
BRA
9
ABU
11
11th 55
2015 McLaren Honda McLaren MP4-30 Honda RA615H 1.6 V6 t AUS
DNS
MAL CHN BHR ESP MON CAN AUT GBR HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN RUS USA MEX BRA ABU NC 0
2016 Renault Sport F1 Team Renault R.S.16 Renault R.E.16 1.6 V6 t AUS
12
BHR
11
CHN
17
RUS
7
ESP
15
MON
Ret
CAN
16
EUR
14
AUT
14
GBR
17
HUN
15
GER
16
BEL
Ret
ITA
17
SIN
10
MAL
Ret
JPN
14
USA
12
MEX
17
BRA
14
ABU
Ret
16th 7
2017 Haas F1 Team Haas VF-17 Ferrari 062 1.6 V6 t AUS
Ret
CHN
8
BHR
Ret
RUS
13
ESP
14
MON
10
CAN
12
AZE
7
AUT
Ret
GBR
12
HUN
13
BEL
15
ITA
11
SIN
Ret
MAL
12
JPN
8
USA
16
MEX
8
BRA
Ret
ABU
13
14th 19
2018 Haas F1 Team Haas VF-18 Ferrari 062 EVO 1.6 V6 t AUS
Ret
BHR
5
CHN
10
AZE
13
ESP
6
MON
13
CAN
13
FRA
6
AUT
5
GBR
9
GER
11
HUN
7
BEL
8
ITA
16
SIN
18
RUS
8
JPN
Ret
USA
DSQ
MEX
15
BRA
9
ABU
10
9th 56
2019 Haas F1 Team[a] Haas VF-19 Ferrari 064 1.6 V6 t AUS
6
BHR
13
CHN
13
AZE
13
ESP
7
MON
14
CAN
17
FRA
17
AUT
19
GBR
Ret
GER
8
HUN
13
BEL
12
ITA
Ret
SIN
17
RUS
9
JPN
15
MEX
15
USA
18
BRA
11
ABU
14
16th 20
2020 Haas F1 Team Haas VF-20 Ferrari 065 1.6 V6 t AUT
Ret
STY
12
HUN
10
GBR
Ret
70A
Ret
ESP
15
BEL
17
ITA
Ret
TUS
Ret
RUS
12
EIF
13
POR
16
EMI
Ret
TUR
17†
BHR
17
SKH
15
ABU
18
20th 1
2022 Haas F1 Team Haas VF-22 Ferrari 066/7 1.6 V6 t BHR
5
SAU
9
AUS
14
EMI
98
MIA
16†
ESP
17
MON
Ret
AZE
Ret
CAN
17
GBR
10
AUT
87
FRA
Ret
HUN
16
BEL
16
NED
15
ITA
16
SIN
12
JPN
14
USA
9
MXC
17
SAP
Ret8
ABU
17
13th 25
2023 MoneyGram Haas F1 Team Haas VF-23 Ferrari 066/10 1.6 V6 t BHR
13
SAU
10
AUS
17†
AZE
13
MIA
10
MON
19†
ESP
18
CAN
17
AUT
18
GBR
Ret
HUN
17
BEL
15
NED
16
ITA
18
SIN
10
JPN
15
QAT
14
USA
14
MXC
Ret
SAP
Ret
LVG
13
ABU
20
19th 3
2024 MoneyGram Haas F1 Team Haas VF-24 Ferrari 066/10 1.6 V6 t BHR
12
SAU
12
AUS
10
JPN
13
CHN
16
MIA
19
EMI
12
MON
Ret
CAN
12
ESP
AUT
GBR
HUN
BEL
NED
ITA
AZE
SIN
USA
MXC
SAP
LVG
QAT
ABU
18th* 1*

Did not finish, but was classified as he had completed more than 90% of the race distance.
* Season still in progress.

Formula One records

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Magnussen holds the following Formula One records:

Record Achieved Ref
Most points scored on debut 18 2014 Australian Grand Prix [89]
Most races without leading a lap 172 2023 Qatar Grand Prix [90]

Complete IMSA SportsCar Championship results

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

Year Entrant No. Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Rank Points
2021 Cadillac Chip Ganassi Racing 01 DPi Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 5.5 L V8 DAY
5
SEB
5
MDO
5
DET
1
WGL
6
WGL
2
ELK
3
LGA
2
LBH
2
PET
WD
7th 2879
2022 Cadillac Racing 02 DPi Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 5.5 L V8 DAY
6
SEB LBH LGA MDO DET WGL MOS ELK PET 23rd 275

IndyCar Series

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Year Team Chassis No. Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points Ref
2021 Arrow McLaren SP Dallara DW12 7 Chevrolet ALA STP TXS TXS IMS INDY DET DET ROA
24
MDO NSH IMS GTW POR LAG LBH 42nd 7 [91]

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results

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Year Entrant No. Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2021   High Class Racing 49   Jan Magnussen
  Anders Fjordbach
Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2 336 29th 17th

Complete Gulf 12 Hours results

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Year Entrant No. Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2022   AF Corse - MDK Motorsports 43   Jan Magnussen
  Mark Kvamme
Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020 Pro 333 7th 5th

Notes

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  1. ^ a b Haas entered rounds 1–14 as "Rich Energy Haas F1 Team".

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