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French
17 September 1996 (23)
Stirling Moss (17 September 1929)
Damon Hill (17 September 1960)

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2016 Belgian Grand Prix
2020 British Grand Prix

about Esteban Ocon

Esteban Ocon (born 17 September 1996) is a French racing driver who currently drives in Formula One for Force India. He made his Formula One debut for Manor Racing in the 2016 Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Rio Haryanto. Ocon is part of the Mercedes-Benz driver development programme.


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seasons

2016, 2017, 2018, 2020,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2016 Pascal Wehrlein
Rio Haryanto
Manor Marussia compare 2016
2017 Sergio Pérez
Force India compare 2017
2018 Sergio Pérez
Force India compare 2018
2020 Daniel Ricciardo
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While passing a slow-moving Antonio Giovinazzi, Renault driver Ocon was caught out on the racing line as Russell came through on a hot lap during Q1 at Silverstone, forcing the Williams to back off.<br>Russell was quick to complain over team radio about Ocon’s move, saying the Frenchman “massively got in my way” and was “mega dangerous”.<br>Ocon went on to qualify 11th for Renault, but ...

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Ocon qualified and finished in 14th place in Hungary, while his teammate Daniel Ricciardo took eighth – matching the result achieved by Renault in the two Austrian races, when the Enstone-based team suffered two retirements with radiator leaks.<br>The Frenchman’s Saturday was compromised by an ambitious attempt to get out of Q2 on medium tyres, which meant that when the drivers ...

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Ricciardo was the highest-placed driver on the grid to start on the medium tyres last weekend, and he soon came up behind Ocon, whose softs were past their best.<br>After several laps behind his teammate, he was heard telling his engineer that he was faster than the cars ahead, but no attempt was made to ask the Renault drivers to swap, and Ricciardo eventually had to make his own move.<br>"I ...

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Alonso's F1 comeback with Renault in 2021 was confirmed on Wednesday, with the Spaniard replacing Daniel Ricciardo as Ocon's teammate.<br>Ocon has revealed that within hours of Alonso's deal being announced, the double world champion was in touch with him.<br>Asked for his views on Alonso's signing, Ocon said: "He's very, very motivated. I had him on the text yesterday, and he's very keen to come ...

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Ocon will be working with a new teammate next year after current partner Daniel Ricciardo announced in May he would be joining McLaren at the end of the season.<br>It has led to Alonso - who won both his F1 titles with Renault in 2005 and 2006 - to be linked with a return to the team, having walked away from the sport at the end of 2018 following a difficult four-season spell with McLaren.<br>When ...

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Ocon has not made an F1 start since the 2018 season finale in Abu Dhabi with Racing Point after being forced to spend last year on the sidelines in a reserve role with Mercedes.<br>Having missed out on a seat at Renault for 2019 following the signing of Daniel Ricciardo, Ocon was picked up by the French manufacturer to race full-time through this year in place of the ousted Nico ...

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The Virtual Monaco Grand Prix will feature the highest number of F1 drivers since the series began, with eight members of the current grid set to join the field.<br>This includes Bottas and Ocon, both of whom have yet to make any formal esports appearances during the current break enforced by the COVID-19 pandemic.<br>Mercedes F1 driver Bottas took delivery of a simulator rig earlier this month ...

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F1 is pushing to start a 15-to-18 race season with the Austrian Grand Prix at the start of July, running the race behind closed doors amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.<br>The opening set of European races through July, August and September are expected to be run without fans until national restrictions allow large public gatherings.<br>Renault F1 driver Ocon said having a potential starting ...

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F1 bosses announced on Monday they remain hopeful of staging a 15-18 race season in 2020 despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, starting with a run of European races this summer.<br>A shortened season would put more pressure on teams to take advantage of opportunities to score big points, potentially forcing drivers to try riskier moves on-track.<br>But Renault driver Ocon stressed the importance ...

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Mercedes surprised its rival during pre-season testing when it introduced the innovative concept that allows drivers to alter the toe angle of the front wheels by pushing or pulling the steering wheel.<br>Ocon spent 2019 as Mercedes' reserve and simulator driver before signing a contract to race for Renault this year.<br>The deal with the French squad meant Ocon was not allowed in the Mercedes ...

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Ocon worked alongside six-time F1 champion Hamilton during his year as a Mercedes reserve driver in 2019.<br>Speaking at the launch of his new employer Renault's 2020 campaign, Ocon said he found the experience of working with Hamilton and his teammate Valtteri Bottas "very useful" - and revealed Hamilton had aided him in coping with career uncertainty.<br>"I came out of my environment, with my ...

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The Frenchman, driving the car in anger for the first time on race tyres after a shakedown on Monday, believes that the 2020 generation of cars will break all lap records this year.<br>Ocon made the observations when comparing the Renault with the world championship-winning Mercedes W10, which he sampled throughout 2019 in the Brackley team's simulator, and drove at Paul Ricard in a Pirelli tyre ...

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Ocon, who switched to a Mercedes reserve role after losing his seat at Racing Point, undertook a packed simulator programme and would often have to dash from the factory to the track.<br>Ahead of his return to a full-time race role, Ocon admitted the past year had taken a lot of out of him.<br>"I mean, the season I had was very very demanding," Ocon said. "I was not sleeping for two days [at a ...

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Ocon, who didn't race in F1 in 2019 but had an intense programme as Mercedes' reserve, test and simulator driver, has joined Renault on a two-year deal to drive alongside Daniel Ricciardo.<br>He retains a management link with Mercedes, with team principal Toto Wolff having described him as "a cousin of the Mercedes family today".<br>Ocon says he will take some of the knowledge he'd accrued at ...

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The Frenchman is replacing Nico Hulkenberg this year, after spending last season on the sidelines as a Mercedes simulator driver.<br>Ocon, who last raced with Racing Point/Force India in 2018, began his F1 career as a Renault young driver.<br>"It's another dynamic," Abiteboul told Motorsport.com. "He will push us in a different way, a new energy, a new aggressivity, in my opinion a fully positive ...

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Ocon, who replaces Nico Hulkenberg in the French marque's 2020 F1 line-up, was released by Mercedes to join Renault for the post-season two-day tyre test in Abu Dhabi.<br>And the Frenchman believes this will be integral to his preparations for next year, as F1 has cut down from eight pre-season test days to six for 2020.<br>"It's crucial and definitely it's going to help me massively. Because you ...

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The Frenchman, who is Mercedes' current reserve driver but will race alongside Daniel Ricciardo at Renault next season, will join the French squad on December 2, the day after the Abu Dhabi GP.<br>He will then take part in the 2020 Pirelli tyre test, driving the yellow car on both the Tuesday and the Wednesday.<br>Ocon retains a management relationship with Mercedes and will still be on call as ...

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Ocon, who will race for Renault next year, was given the Mercedes role when he was unable to find a race seat after Lance Stroll took his place at Racing Point.<br>His main job this season has been as a simulator driver at Brackley on race weekends, although he did get to drive the W10 for two days in last week's 2020 Pirelli tyre test at Paul Ricard.<br>The current rules mean that he has not ...

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<br><br><br>An agreement had been made but not signed when Renault changed its mind at the last minute after Daniel Ricciardo indicated he wanted to join the Enstone team for 2019.<br>Wolff subsequently made his frustration with Renault clear, especially as there was no other opportunity to place the Frenchman after he lost his Force India/Racing Point seat to Lance Stroll.<br>However discussions ...

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While it's a step down for the Frenchman in terms of competitiveness to what he was hoping for, that doesn't mean his move back into the F1 midfield will come without pressure and attention.<br>Scott Mitchell and Edd Straw outline the reasons both Ocon and his new team will be under intense scrutiny next season, and they explain what this renewed partnership will need to achieve to prevent too ...

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Ocon, who is a Mercedes reserve, has just signed a two-year deal to join Renault as Daniel Ricciardo’s teammate from 2020.<br>But while Ocon’s career will still be managed by Mercedes, Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul says that the Frenchman will be fully under his control from next year.<br>“He is a Renault driver,” said Abiteboul ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix. “That is very ...

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport had a dominant start to the season, but the run up to the summer break was not without its challenges.<br>As Formula 1 prepares to return after the summer break, fans are keen to see how far that challenge will develop as Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and the Silver Arrows seek a record-equalling sixth consecutive Constructors’ Championship title.<br>But ...

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The German’s future at the team had been in doubt since earlier in the campaign, with Renault admitting that it was looking at options elsewhere.<br>Ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, Renault confirmed that it had done a deal with Mercedes to take Ocon as Daniel Ricciardo’s teammate on a two-year deal.<br>The decision leaves Hulkenberg chasing a seat elsewhere for 2020, with Haas confirming that ...

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Mercedes protege Ocon drove for Manor and Force India/Racing Point since stepping up to grand prix racing midway through 2016, but was left off the grid this year after his Racing Point seat was taken by Lance Stroll and a mooted switch to Renault fell through when the French outfit signed Daniel Ricciardo.<br>A contender to join Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes in 2020 before the team confirmed it was ...

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