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Alexander Wurz

Alexander Wurz Alexander Wurz
Team Williams
Nationality Austrian
Podiums 3
Points 45
Grand Prix entered 69
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 3 (x3)
Highest grid position 5 (x4)
Date of Birth 15/02/1974
Place of Birth Waidhofen Thaya
Alexander Wurz
Alex Wurz (AUT) Williams FW28 Third Driver.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 18, Brazilian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Interlagos, Brazil, 20 October 2006

2006

Joins Williams as official test driver.

Alex Wurz (AUT) McLaren Mercedes MP4/20.
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Belgian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Spa Francorchamps, Belgium, 9 September 2005

2005

Finishes third on his first McLaren race outing, deputising for the injured Juan Pablo Montoya at San Marino.

Alex Wurz (AUT) McLaren MP4/16 Formula One Testing, Monza 3-6 July 2001. World © McNeil/Sutton

2001

Begins long-term role as McLaren test driver, continuing into 2005.

L to R, Giancarlo Fisichella(ITA) Benetton Playlife B200, Flavio Briatore(ITA) Benetton team Boss, and Alexander Wurz(AUT) Benetton Playlife B200 Brazilian GP, Interlagos, 26 March 2000. World © Sutton

2000

Scores two points for Benetton. Joins McLaren as test driver.

Alex Wurz (AUT) Benetton Playlife B199. Formula One World Championship, Rd5, Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona, Spain, 30 May 1999. World © Sutton

1999

Scores three points with Benetton to finish 13th in the driver standings.

First lap accident in which Alexander Wurz(AUT) Benetton Playlife B198 rolls Canadian GP, Montreal, 7 June 1998. World ©  Sutton

1998

First full Formula One season with Benetton. Finishes eighth in the drivers' championship with 17 points.

Alex Wurz (AUT), Benetton B197, 3rd place with Jacques Villeneuve (CDN), Williams FW19, 1st place on the podium British Grand Prix, Silverstone, 13th July 1997. World © Sutton

1997

Formula One test driver for Benetton. Races as substitute driver in Canada, France and Britain, scoring four points. Also Mercedes-Benz works driver in FIA GT Championship, taking victory at Donington.

Alex Wurz (AUT) Joest Racing Porsche WSC95 won the race. Le Mans 24 Hours, Le Mans, France, 15-16 June 1996. World © Sutton

1996

Youngest-ever winner in the Le Mans 24-hour race and 16th overall in the FIA International Touring Car championship.

Alex Wurz British Formula Three Championship, Silverstone, 15 August 1995. World © SUTTON

1995

Sixth in the German Formula Three championship.

Alexander Wurz (AUT) Dallara F394 Opel finished fourth in the opening round of the season. German Formula Three Championship, Zolder, Belgium, 9 April 1994. World © Sutton

1994

Second in the German Formula Three championship.

Alexander Wurz (AUT) failed to finish in the top ten. Marlboro Masters of Formula Three, Zandvoort, Holland, 1 August 1993. World © Sutton

1993

Austrian Formula Three champion and 13th in the German F3 championship.

Alexander Wurz

1992

German and Austrian Formula Ford champion, plus International Formula Ford 1600 Cup winner.

Alexander Wurz

1991

Formula Ford 1600 - first in the Austrian Junior championship and second in both the Austrian championship and the International Formula Ford Cup.

01 Lewis Hamilton 107
02 Fernando Alonso 103
03 Kimi Räikkönen 100
04 Felipe Massa 86
05 Nick Heidfeld 58
06 Robert Kubica 35
07 Heikki Kovalainen 30
08 Giancarlo Fisichella 21
09 Nico Rosberg 15
10 David Coulthard 14
11 Alexander Wurz 13
12 Mark Webber 10
13 Jarno Trulli 7
14 Sebastian Vettel 6
14= Jenson Button 6
16 Ralf Schumacher 5
17 Takuma Sato 4
18 Vitantonio Liuzzi 3
19 Adrian Sutil 1
20 Rubens Barrichello 0
20= Scott Speed 0
20= Anthony Davidson 0
20= Sakon Yamamoto 0
20= Christijan Albers 0
20= Markus Winkelhock 0