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Romain Grosjean

Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean
Team Lotus
Nationality French
Podiums 9
Points 236
Grands Prix entered 66
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 2 (x2)
Highest grid position 2 (x1)
Date of Birth 17/04/1986
Place of Birth Geneva, Switzerland
Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E22.
Formula One World Championship, Rd9, British Grand Prix, Practice, Silverstone, England, Friday, 4 July 2014


Saddled with uncompetitive and unreliable Lotus, makes Q3 just twice and can finish no higher than eighth (in Spain and Monaco). Nevertheless, out-classes team mate Maldonado and remains with the team - who switch to Mercedes power - for 2015.

Second placed Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1, wearing a stetson, in the Press Conference.
Formula One World Championship, Rd18, United States Grand Prix, Race, Austin, Texas, USA, Sunday, 17 November 2013


Reputation is transformed by a season of largely mature, measured - and fast - drives. Makes six podium appearances, including an excellent second place in Austin, outperforming world champion team mate Kimi Raikkonen in later races. Retained by Lotus for 2014.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E20.
Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Monaco Grand Prix, Practice Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Thursday, 24 May 2012


Makes F1 return with Lotus. Inexperience shows in erratic early form, but then scores three impressive podiums. Second half of season characterised by number of high-profile accidents, including one at Spa that earns him a one-race ban, but retains seat for 2013.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus Renault GP R31 Third Driver.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 19, Brazilian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, 25 November 2011


Wins GP2 and GP2 Asia Series, with total of six wins. As Renault F1 tester, takes part in Friday practice at two Grands Prix and lands 2012 race seat with team.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) Dams. 
GP2 Series, Rd 8, Race 1, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Saturday, 28 August 2010


Auto GP champion, with four wins, seven podiums and three poles. Also takes two FIA GT wins and two GP2 podiums, and competes in Le Mans and Spa 24-hour races.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) Renault Third Driver.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, Hungarian Grand Prix, Preparations, Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, 23 July 2009


Renault third driver. Promoted to a race seat alongside Fernando Alonso for August's European Grand Prix after team drop Nelson Piquet. Fails to match eminent team mate, with best qualifying slot 12th in Italy and best finish 13th in Brazil.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) ART. GP2 Series, Rd 4, Race 1, Magny-Cours, France, Saturday 21 June 2008.


Racing for ART Grand Prix in GP2 Asia, takes title after scoring four wins. Also a frontrunner in the main GP2 Series, winning two races. Combines GP2 duties with his responsibilities as a Renault F1 test driver.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) ASM Formule 3 Zandvoort Masters of F3 at Zolder, Zolder, Belgium. 4 August 2007


Stays in Formula Three for a second season. Secures the European championship with six wins, six podiums and four pole positions.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) Signature-Plus. British Formula Three Championship, Rd5 & Rd6, Pau, France, 3-5 June 2006.


Graduates to Formula Three. Finishes the European championship 13th, thanks to two wins on home territory in France.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) SG Formula finished 2nd in race 1. French Formula Renault Championship, Rd1, Nogaro, France, 27-28 March 2005.


Continues in both French and European Formula Renault series for a second season. Takes the French title after dominating with 10 victories, plus two podiums in the European contest.

Romain Grosjean (FRA) SG Formula. French Formula Renault Championship, Pau, France, 29-31 May 2004.


Competes in both the French and European Formula Renault championships. Named second-best rookie in the French series after scoring one win and three further podiums.

The helmet of Romain Grosjean (FRA). Renault R28 Launch, Renault Square, Paris, France, 31 January 2008.


Moves into single-seater racing from karting, competing in Formula Renault. Six victories secure him the Swiss title.