Spends the year as Ferrari test driver, before signing up for an F1 race return with the all-new Haas team in 2016.
Endures a tough second season with Sauber, failing to score a point in an uncompetitive car.
As the youngest of the five rookies on the 2013 grid, Gutierrez initially struggles to get up to speed, particularly in qualifying. Runs carelessly into the back of Sutil in China but shows his potential with a fine drive to 11th in Spain and then scores his first points with seventh in Japan.
Finishes third in his second go at the GP2 Series, scoring three wins and five fastest laps. Spends a second successive season as Sauber's test and reserve driver and is signed to a 2013 race deal by the team at the end of the year.
Finishes 13th in the GP2 Series with one victory to his name. Also acts as Sauber's official test and reserve driver and competes in GP2 Asia.
Scores five wins to become the inaugural GP3 Series champion. Gains more F1 test experience with BMW-Sauber.
Ninth in F3 Euro Series. Despite a disappointing season he tests an F1 car for the first time with BMW-Sauber as a prize for winning the 2008 Formula BMW Europe crown.
Wins the Formula BMW Europe title in dominant fashion with seven wins. Also has outings in Formula Master and German F3.
Second overall in Formula BMW USA with four wins. Also competes in two Formula BMW ADAC races and tests for A1 Team Mexico.