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Robert Kubica

Robert Kubica Robert Kubica
Team Renault
Nationality Polish
Podiums 12
Points 273
Grand Prix entered 76
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 1 (x1)
Highest grid position 1 (x1)
Date of Birth 07/12/1984
Place of Birth Krakow
Robert Kubica DRIVER
Robert Kubica (POL) Renault R30 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 4, Chinese Grand Prix, Race, Shanghai, China, Sunday, 18 April 2010

2010

Receives universal praise after his speed, race craft and dedication to car development make Renault unexpected podium contenders. Scores second place in Australia and thirds in Monaco and Belgium. Makes Q3 in every Grand Prix bar one and finishes year eighth overall.

Robert Kubica (POL) BMW Sauber F1.09.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, Hungarian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Budapest, Hungary, Friday, 24 July 2009

2009

After dizzy heights of 2008, comes back down to earth with a bump thanks to uncompetitive BMW Sauber F1.09. Although second in Brazil boosts his points, he starts looking for new drive for 2010 after BMW announce F1 withdrawal and signs for Renault in October.

Robert Kubica (POL) BMW Sauber F1 celebrates his first GP win on the podium.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 7, Canadian Grand Prix, Race, Montreal, Canada, Sunday, 8 June 2008

2008

Quickly establishes himself as a title contender, taking his (and BMW Sauber's) maiden win plus a further six podiums. A drop in the team's form late in the season sees him finish fourth overall with 75 points. Retained for 2009.

Robert Kubica (POL) BMW Sauber F1.07 crashes.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6, Canadian Grand Prix, Race, Montreal, Canada, Sunday, 10 June 2007

2007

Sixth overall in his first full Formula One season. Unable to match BMW team mate Nick Heidfeld for pure speed, but accumulates a healthy 39 points, despite missing the US Grand Prix after surviving an horrific crash in the Canadian race.

(L to R): Dr Mario Theissen (GER) BMW Motorsport Technical Director and Robert Kubica (POL) BMW Sauber F1 celebrate third place.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 15, Italian Grand Prix, Race, Monza, Italy, 10 September 2006

2006

Makes Formula One test debut with BMW Sauber. Becomes the sport's first Polish driver when he is promoted to a race seat for the final six rounds, replacing Jacques Villeneuve. Scores maiden podium in Italy and retains seat for 2007.

Robert Kubica (POL) tests for Renault. Formula One Testing, Barcelona, Spain, 28 November - 2 December 2005. World ©  Capilitan/Sutton

2005

Wins Renault World Series with four victories, three pole positions and 11 podiums. Second in Macau Formula Three Grand Prix.

Robert Kubica (POL) Manor Motorsport and some other drivers discuss qualifying. 51st Macau Grand Prix, Guia Circuit, Macau, China, 17-21 November 2004. World © Capilitan/Sutton

2004

Seventh overall in Formula Three Euro series, with three podium finishes. Second in Macau Formula Three Grand Prix.

Robert Kubica (POL) Prema Powerteam. Formula 3 Euro Series, Magny Cours, France, 25-26 October 2003. World ©  McNeil/Sutton

2003

First season in Formula Three Euro series. Takes one win, plus victory in Sardinia Formula Three Masters event.

Podium and results: 1st: Robert Kubica (POL), centre. 2nd: Davide di Benedetto (ITA), left. 3rd: Franck Perera (FRA), right. Italian Formula Renault Championship, Imola, Italy, 1 September 2002. World © Sutton

2002

Second overall in Italian Formula Renault series, with four wins.

Robert Kubica (POL), Renault Driver Development Programme, October 2001. Estoril, Portugal. Copyright Free for Editorial Use

2001

Competes in Italian Formula Renault 2000 and Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup in first season of single-seater racing.