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Timo Glock

Timo Glock Timo Glock
Team Marussia
Nationality German
Podiums 3
Points 51
Grand Prix entered 94
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 2 (x2)
Highest grid position 2 (x1)
Date of Birth 18/03/1982
Place of Birth Lindenfels
Timo Glock DRIVER
Timo Glock (GER) Marussia F1 Team MR01 on the grid.
Formula One World Championship, Rd11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Race Day, Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, 29 July 2012

2012

Marussia's MR01 may be the team's best car to date, but even the experienced Glock struggles to match the KERS-powered Caterham machines. Misses European round due to a stomach bug, but performs well on his return, delivering a season best 12th place in Singapore.

(L to R): John Booth (GBR) Virgin Racing Team Principal and Timo Glock (GER) Virgin Racing, who has signed with the team until 2014.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, German Grand Prix, Race Day, Nurburgring, Germany, Sunday, 24 July 2011

2011

Despite tough first half of the season, signs new multi-year contract with Virgin in July. Team's first points remain elusive, however, and he ends year 25th overall.

Timo Glock (GER) Virgin Racing VR-01.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Australian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, 27 March 2010

2010

Impressive pace relative to his machinery puts new Virgin team into Q2 at round three in Malaysia, but let down by car's poor reliability, failing to finish six of the first eight races. Best result a 14th place in Japan, en route to 25th in the final standings.

Timo Glock (GER) Toyota TF109.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, Hungarian Grand Prix, Race, Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, 26 July 2009

2009

Hit-and-miss qualifyings lead to similar race results. Takes third place in Malaysia and an excellent second in Singapore, but struggles to make top six elsewhere. Misses final two rounds after injuring back in Suzuka qualifying crash. Signs for new Virgin team for 2010.

Timo Glock (GER) Toyota TF108.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Budapest, Hungary,  Friday, 1 August 2008

2008

Impressive first season with Toyota, despite a couple of huge accidents. Scores six times and takes maiden F1 podium with second place in Hungary. Tenth overall with 25 points, just six shy of veteran team mate Jarno Trulli. Retained for 2009.

Timo Glock (GER) BMW Sauber F1.07 Formula One Testing, Day One, Jerez, Spain. 18 September 2007. World © Patching/Sutton

2007

Wins the GP2 series on his second attempt, taking five victories. Named as a BMW Sauber test driver, making nine appearances for the squad. Secures Toyota race seat for 2008.

Timo Glock (GER) iSport International. GP2 Series, Rd 10, Qualifying Day, Istanbul Park, Turkey, 25 August 2006. World © Bumstead/Sutton.

2006

Finishes fourth in GP2 championship after scoring two wins.

Timo Glock (GER), Rocketsports Racing Lola Ford Cosworth, retired after contact. Champ Car World Series, Rd2, Telmex/Tecate Monterrey Grand Prix, Fundidora Park, Monterrey, Mexico. 22 May 2005. World © SUTTON

2005

Spends season competing in Champ Car series for the Rocketsports racing team. Best finish a second place in Montreal.

Timo Glock (GER) Jordan Ford EJ14.
Formula One World Championship, Rd18, Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying, Interlagos, Brazil, 23 October 2004

2004

Scores two points on an unexpected Grand Prix debut with Jordan in Canada, after Giorgio Pantano withdraws. Returns to race seat for further three races after Pantano's contract is terminated.

Race 2 winner Timo Glock (GER) Opel Team KMS. Formula 3 Euro Series, Magny Cours, France, 25-26 October 2003. World © McNeil/Sutton

2003

Fifth in International F3 Euro series, with three race wins and a further three podium results.

German F3 driver Timo Glock (GER), left, with his girlfriend Franziska Nickoleit who competes in Volkswagen Lupo's. DTM/German F3 All-Star 24 Hour Karting, Schaafheim, Germany. 19-20 October 2002. World © Rohner/Sutton

2002

Third in German Formula Three championship.

l-r. Nick Heidfeld (GER) Sauber, 2001 Formula ADAC Champion Timo Glock (GER) and ex-Jaguar F3 driver Andre Lotterer (GER). Essen Motor Show, Germany. 2001.

2001

BMW-ADAC Formula Champion.

Helmet of Timo Glock (GER) BMW Sauber Test Driver, side view. BMW Sauber F1.07 First Run, Valencia, Spain, 16 January 2007. World © Sutton

2000

First in BMW-ADAC Formula Junior Cup.