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Paul di Resta

Paul di Resta Paul di Resta
Team Force India
Nationality British
Podiums 0
Points 121
Grand Prix entered 58
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 4 (x2)
Highest grid position 5 (x2)
Date of Birth 16/04/1986
Place of Birth Uphall, Scotland
Paul di Resta DRIVER
Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India VJM06.
Formula One World Championship, Rd7, Canadian Grand Prix, Race Day, Montreal, Canada, Sunday, 9 June 2013


Initially overshadowed by returning team mate Adrian Sutil's strong form, Di Resta proves his growing maturity and the VJM06's inherent pace with brilliant, assured drives in Bahrain, Spain and Canada.

Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India F1.
Formula One World Championship, Rd11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Budapest, Hungary, Friday, 27 July 2012


Incredibly tight midfield competition masks consistently strong performances. Sixth place in Bahrain and sevenths in Malaysia, Monaco and Valencia add to his points tally, but fourth in Singapore is the real highlight. Finishes season 17 points behind team mate Hulkenberg.

Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India VJM04.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, 30 July 2011


Impressive maiden F1 campaign with Force India, often out-pacing team mate Sutil in first half of season. Scores in his first two Grands Prix and qualifies a spectacular sixth for his home race at Silverstone. Finishes year as top rookie, 13th overall.

Paul Di Resta (GBR), AMG Mercedes-Benz won the 2010 DTM title. DTM, Rd11, Shanghai, China, 26-28 November 2010.


Wins DTM title with Mercedes. Serves as Force India F1 test and reserve driver, participating in several Friday practice sessions.

Paul Di Resta (GBR) Force India F1 Team VJM02 Formula One Young Driver Testing, 1-3 December 2009, Jerez Circuit, Spain.


Remains in DTM, finishing third overall with one win. Tests for Force India at their end-of-season young driver test.

Paul di Resta (GBR) AMG Mercedes C-Klasse (2008). DTM, Rd11, Hockenheim, Germany, 24-26 October 2008.


Just misses out on title at the season finale in his second year in DTM.

Paul di Resta (GBR) JAWA4U.de AMG Mercedes C-Klasse (2005). DTM, Rd8, Nurburgring, Germany, 31 August - 2 September 2007.


Moves over to DTM with Mercedes. Despite driving a two year-old car, finishes fifth overall with four podium finishes.

Paul Di Resta (GBR) ASM F3 Masters of F3, Zandvoort, Holland. 6th August 2006.


Dominates the Formula Three Euroseries, taking the title with five wins and four further podiums.

Podium, Lewis Hamilton (GBR), ASM Formule 3, Dallara F305 Mercedes (1st, center), Sebastian Vettel (GER), ASL Mücke Motorsport, Dallara F305 Mercedes (2nd, left) and Paul di Resta (GBR), Manor Motorsport, Dallara F305 Mercedes (3rd, right). F3 Euro Series 2005, Rd 11&12, Norisring. 16 July 2005.


Graduates to the Formula Three Euroseries. Finishes 10th, with two podiums.

Paul Di Resta (GBR) Manor Motorsport. Bahrain F3 Superprix, Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain, 6-10 December 2004.


A second season in Formula Renault. Four wins help him clinch third place overall.

Paul Di Resta (GBR) Team JVA. British Formula Renault Championship, Oulton Park, England, 20-21 September 2003.


Finishes seventh overall after securing a seat for a full season of Formula Renault. Takes one win and one podium.

Paul Di Resta (GBR) Manor Motorsport. Formula Renault Winter Series, 16-17 November 2002.


Progresses from karting to single-seaters, competing in the Formula Renault Winter Series.