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Jarno Trulli

Jarno Trulli Jarno Trulli
Team Caterham
Nationality Italian
Podiums 11
Points 246.5
Grand Prix entered 256
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 1 (x1)
Highest grid position 1 (x4)
Date of Birth 13/07/1974
Place of Birth Pescara
Jarno Trulli (ITA) Team Lotus.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, German Grand Prix, Preparations, Nurburgring, Germany, Thursday, 21 July 2011


Unhappy with lack of feel from Lotus power steering, continues to trail team mate Kovalainen for pace. Stands aside for tester Chandhok at German round. New steering system brings improved pace from Hungary and pips Kovalainen for 21st in final standings.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Lotus T127.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Malaysian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, 2 April 2010


Keeps team mate Kovalainen honest in qualifying, but generally less convincing in races, struggling to break into the top 15. Best result a 13th behind the Finn in Japan.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota TF109.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 9, German Grand Prix, Practice Day, Nurburgring, Germany, Friday, 10 July 2009


Makes the most of the Toyota TF109's rather erratic performance, scoring podiums in Australia and Bahrain, and starting from pole at Sakhir. Rounds season off with a second-place finish in Japan, and goes on to sign for the new Lotus team for 2010 after Toyota's F1 withdrawal.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota celebrates his third position on the podium.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 8, French Grand Prix, Race Day, Magny-Cours, France, Sunday, 22 June 2008


Consistently quick, scoring in 10 of 18 races as Toyota form improves. Third place in France puts team back on podium for the first time since 2006. Finishes ninth overall with 31 points, six clear of team mate Timo Glock. Retained for 2009.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota TF107 waves to the crowd at the end of qualifying.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 13, Italian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Monza, Italy, Saturday, 8 September 2007


Patchy third season with Toyota. Qualifying speed as impressive as usual, but TF107's race pace proves inconsistent and he scores on just four occasions, finishing the year 13th overall. Nevertheless, convincingly out-performs team mate Ralf Schumacher.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota TF106.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 9, Canadian Grand Prix, Race, Montreal, Canada, 25 June 2006


Scores 28 points less than in 2005 after frustrating second season with Toyota. Finishes 12th in the standings, two places below team mate Ralf Schumacher.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota in parc ferme.
Formula One World Championship, Rd2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Race Day, Sepang, Malaysia, 20 March 2005


Superb qualifying performances - one pole plus 13 top-five grid slots. Scores Toyota's best-ever results with second places in Malaysia and Bahrain, but lacklustre form in later races drops him to seventh below team mate Ralf Schumacher in final standings.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Renault R24  celebrates his first win with Flavio Briatore (ITA) Renault Team Principal 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6, Monaco Grand Prix, Race Day, Monte Carlo, 23 May 2004


Strong first half of the season with Renault, with two poles and first victory at Monaco. However, performance drops off in the latter half and he parts company with the team with three races to go. Makes an early debut for Toyota at the last two.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Renault R23B 
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka , Japan, 11 October 2003


Five retirements, but scores points at every other race bar one, with a podium in Germany. Finishes eighth in the drivers' championship with Renault.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Renault R202 attacks the Bus Stop chicane.
Belgian Grand Prix, Rd14, Spa Francorchamps, Belgium, 1 September 2002


Moves to Renault to partner Jenson Button. Scores nine points to finish the drivers' championship in eighth position.

Jarno Trulli(ITA) Jordan Mugen Honda EJ10 gets a helping hand Austrian GP, A1 Ring, 16 July 2000. World © Sutton


Joins the Jordan team. Finishes the championship in 10th position.

Alain Prost, left and Jarno Trulli celebrate their 2nd place European Grand Prix, Rd 14, Nurburgring, Germany, 26 September 1999. World © Sutton


Second in the European Grand Prix with Prost, his first podium finish. Finishes 11th in the drivers' championship.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) was drafted in to drive the Prost JS45 as a replacement for the injured Olivier Panis (FRA). Formula One Testing, Magny-Cours, France, 18-19 June 1997. World © Sutton


Makes debut with Minardi, and then transfers to Prost after Olivier Panis is injured. Finishes ninth in the drivers' championship having won three points at the German Grand Prix for his new team.

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Dallara F396 Opel won both the opening rounds of the championship. German Formula Three Championship, Hockenheim, Germany, 13 - 14 April 1996. World © Sutton


Wins the German Formula Three Championship and becomes a test driver for Benetton.