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Nyck de Vries (born 6 February 1995 in Sneek)[1][2] is a Dutch racing driver currently competing in Formula 2 for ART Grand Prix. He won the 2010 and 2011 Karting World Championships and in 2014 the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps and Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Championships. He was signed to the McLaren young driver programme from January 2010 until May 2019, and Audi Sport racing academy in 2016.[2][3] [4]

Nyck de Vries
Nyck de Vries 2012.JPG
De Vries in 2012
NationalityNetherlands Dutch
Born (1995-02-06) 6 February 1995 (age 24)
Sneek, Netherlands
FIA Formula 2 Championship career
Debut season2017
Current teamART Grand Prix
Car no.4
Former teamsRapax, Racing Engineering, Prema Racing
Starts61
Wins7
Podiums19
Poles5
Fastest laps11
Best finish4th in 2018
Previous series
2016
2015
201314
201214
2012
GP3 Series
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Championship titles
2014
2014
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps

Contents

CareerEdit

 
De Vries driving in the 2018 6 Hours of Silverstone.

In 2008 De Vries won the WSK World Series for the KF3 category, as well as the German Junior Championship. In 2009 he retained both his German Junior and WSK World Series titles, as well as winning the European KF3 Championship. De Vries was signed by McLaren in January 2010.[3] In September he won the 2010 Karting World Championship. He also won the World Championship in 2011. In 2012 and 2013 he has raced in Formula Renault 20, he raced in 2014 the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps and Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Championships. For the 2015 season, De Vries decided to race in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series placing third overall. Making the jump to GP3 for 2016 De Vries raced with ART before moving up to Formula 2 in 2017. Since joining Formula 2, he has raced with 4 different teams, with a best result of 4th overall in 2018. [1][2] [5]

De Vries was signed to the McLaren Young Driver Programme in 2010, and the Audi Sport Racing Academy in 2018, leaving the McLaren Young Driver Programme in 2019 to focus on his duties at Audi.

De Vries appeared as himself in two episodes of McLaren's animated series Tooned.

Racing recordEdit

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2012 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 R-ace GP 14 0 0 1 2 78 5th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 11 1 1 2 4 166 10th
2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen GP 14 2 1 2 5 113 5th
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 6 0 0 0 2 68 8th
2014 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Koiranen GP 14 5 6 5 10 254 1st
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps 14 9 9 10 12 300 1st
2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series DAMS 17 1 1 1 6 160 3rd
2016 GP3 Series ART Grand Prix 18 2 1 1 5 133 6th
2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship Rapax 13 1 0 0 4 114 7th
Racing Engineering 8 0 0 2 1
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship Pertamina Prema Theodore Racing 24 3 2 6 6 202 4th
2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Racing Team Nederland 6 0 0 2 0 64 9th
2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship ART Grand Prix 16 3 3 3 8 196 1st*
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 Racing Team Nederland 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 15th

* Season still in progress.

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series resultsEdit

(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
2015 DAMS ALC
1

7
ALC
2

2
MON
1

11
SPA
1

9
SPA
2

2
HUN
1

11
HUN
2

9
RBR
1

3
RBR
2

5
SIL
1

4
SIL
2

Ret
NÜR
1

2
NÜR
2

3
BUG
1

7
BUG
2

10
JER
1

4
JER
2

1
3rd 160

Complete GP3 Series resultsEdit

(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 Pos Pts
2016 ART Grand Prix CAT
FEA

9
CAT
SPR

5
RBR
FEA

3
RBR
SPR

4
SIL
FEA

5
SIL
SPR

8
HUN
FEA

20
HUN
SPR

13
HOC
FEA

2
HOC
SPR

8
SPA
FEA

3
SPA
SPR

8
MNZ
FEA

7
MNZ
SPR

1
SEP
FEA

13
SEP
SPR

6
YMC
FEA

1
YMC
SPR

11
6th 133

Complete FIA Formula 2 Championship resultsEdit

(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 23 24 DC Points
2017 Rapax BHR
FEA

10
BHR
SPR

6
CAT
FEA

10
CAT
SPR

Ret
MON
FEA

7
MON
SPR

1
BAK
FEA

2
BAK
SPR

Ret
RBR
FEA

13
RBR
SPR

16†
SIL
FEA

DNS
SIL
SPR

7
HUN
FEA

3
HUN
SPR

3
7th 114
Racing Engineering SPA
FEA

5
SPA
SPR

2
MNZ
FEA

18
MNZ
SPR

12
JER
FEA

13
JER
SPR

6
YMC
FEA

4
YMC
SPR

9
2018 Pertamina
Prema Theodore Racing
BHR
FEA

6
BHR
SPR

5
BAK
FEA

Ret
BAK
SPR

2
CAT
FEA

2
CAT
SPR

Ret
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

9
LEC
FEA

5
LEC
SPR

1
RBR
FEA

Ret
RBR
SPR

14
SIL
FEA

7
SIL
SPR

6
HUN
FEA

1
HUN
SPR

7
SPA
FEA

1
SPA
SPR

4
MNZ
FEA

9
MNZ
SPR

17
SOC
FEA

3
SOC
SPR

4
YMC
FEA

4
YMC
SPR

5
4th 202
2019 ART Grand Prix BHR
FEA

6
BHR
SPR

7
BAK
FEA

2
BAK
SPR

4
CAT
FEA

5
CAT
SPR

1
MON
FEA

1
MON
SPR

7
LEC
FEA

1
LEC
SPR

10
RBR
FEA

3
RBR
SPR

3
SIL
FEA

6
SIL
SPR

3
HUN
FEA

2
HUN
SPR

6
SPA
FEA

SPA
SPR

MNZ
FEA

MNZ
SPR

SOC
FEA

SOC
SPR

YMC
FEA

YMC
SPR

1st* 196*

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.
* Season still in progress.

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship resultsEdit

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2018–19 Racing Team Nederland LMP2 Dallara P217 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SPA LMS SIL
5
FUJ
7
SHA
5
SEB
5
SPA
5
LMS
5
9th 64

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2019   Racing Team Nederland   Giedo van der Garde
  Frits van Eerd
Dallara P217-Gibson LMP2 340 26th 15th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nyck De Vries: Racedriver biography — career and success". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
  2. ^ a b c "McLaren Formula 1 - Profile: Nyck de Vries". McLaren Mercedes. 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
  3. ^ a b "McLaren sign young karter Nyck de Vries". Formula 1. 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
  4. ^ Wood, Elliot (2019-05-06). "Nyck de Vries' split with McLaren confirmed". Formula Scout. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  5. ^ "McLaren Racing - Profile: Nyck de Vries". www.mclaren.com. Retrieved 2019-07-25.

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