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personalia

French
17 September 1996 (25)
Stirling Moss (17 September 1929)
Damon Hill (17 September 1960)

statistics

1 (1.2%)
2 (2.3%)
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
1st (2021 Hungarian Grand Prix)
3rd
5
86
86
248 (2.9 points per race avg)
5362
65 (1.2%)
0 (0%)
14 (16.3%)
2016 Belgian Grand Prix
2021 São Paulo 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, 2021,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

# event constructor
1 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 Alpine F1 Team

pole positions

# event constructor

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
Renault compare 2020
2021 Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team compare 2021

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Piastri currently leads the Formula 2 standings after taking the FIA F3 title at his first attempt last year with Prema.<br>But despite his rapid rise the Australian will spend 2022 on the sidelines, becoming Alpine's reserve driver after missing out on a potential F1 seat.<br>Piastri was said to be in the frame for a seat at Alfa Romeo, but that berth went to his F2 ...

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Two-time world champion Alonso returned to the sport in 2021 after a two-year hiatus, and the Spaniard scored his first podium of the season in the Qatar Grand Prix last weekend.<br>It was Alonso's 98th career podium and his first since the 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix with Ferrari.<br>With Kimi Raikkonen retiring after this season, Alonso - a 32-time grand prix winner - will be the eldest driver on ...

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Alpine enjoyed a competitive race at the Losail International Circuit, Fernando Alonso scoring his first podium on his return to the revamped Enstone team while Ocon took fifth, as both drivers managed to execute a marginal one-stop strategy.<br>But Alpine's result was not down to strategy alone, as shown by Alonso's fifth place in qualifying, which after penalties for Max Verstappen and Valtteri ...

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Before the summer break, Ocon took a shock maiden win in Budapest after an incident-filled start saw him vault to the lead.<br>All race long, Ocon defended his lead against Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel, but it was the resurgent Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton he was more worried about.<br>But behind Ocon teammate Alonso managed to keep the much quicker Hamilton at bay for several laps, which gave ...

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Following penalties for McLaren's Lando Norris, AlphaTauri's Yuki Tsunoda and Aston Martin's Lance Stroll, Ocon will also drop to the back of the grid after Alpine took a fresh power unit ahead of final practice at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on Saturday.<br>"Esteban will have a new engine for this weekend's Mexico City Grand Prix - his fourth of the season," a short statement from Alpine ...

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Both drivers retired from Austin's race after issues with the rear of their respective cars, but even before that point it soon became a race to forget.<br>Ocon sustained front wing damage on Lap 1 after contact with Alfa Romeo's Antonio Giovinazzi and lacked the pace to recover much ground, while Alonso was stuck battling Giovinazzi and the other Alfa Romeo car of Kimi Raikkonen for the final ...

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F1 headed to last weekend’s United States Grand Prix expecting a tough time from the bumps, in the wake of complaints having surfaced about them during the recent MotoGP event there.<br>But while the bumps did not trigger any safety concerns for the F1 drivers, they did cause multiple headaches for teams.<br>For as well as forcing some suspension and ride height setup compromises to ensure ...

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On lap 15 of the Italian Grand Prix, Ocon was battling Aston Martin driver Vettel for 12th when he moved over to the racing line for the second chicane while Vettel was on his outside, nudging the German partially off the track.<br>Because the pair collided and Ocon didn't leave a car's width for Vettel, he was handed a five-second time penalty, which he served during his only pitstop. That ...

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Esteban Ocon’s shock victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix offered a feel-good story for the series as a whole before breaking up for summer, going a long way to defuse a lot of the tension and toxicity that had been building up.<br>Any first win is significant, but in Ocon’s case, it marked an against-the-odds success that reached far beyond the unlikely nature of a win for his Alpine team in ...

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Alonso made his comeback to grand prix racing this year with Alpine, having left F1 at the end of 2018 following a career where he earned a reputation as being pretty ruthless with his teammates.<br>For Ocon, the prospect of going up against the two-time world champion was going to be a pretty big challenge on track, and he was well aware that it may not have been easy to handle out of the car ...

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Having begun the 2021 season as a regular contender for Q3, Ocon faced a challenging spell once the campaign got in to full swing.<br>His qualifying form peaked with a P5 on the grid in Spain, but he then failed to make it out of Q2 in Monaco, Azerbaijan and France.<br>Things then got even worse, as at the Styrian and Austrian Grand Prix he found himself ill at ease with his Alpine A521, and he ...

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Ocon scored a shock victory for Alpine at the Hungaroring on Sunday after capitalising on two Turn 1 crashes and a strategy miscue by Mercedes to move into the lead.<br>Ocon controlled proceedings at the front, leading all 65 laps after he moved into P1, but looked set to come under late pressure from Mercedes driver Hamilton.<br>Hamilton was lapping almost four seconds quicker than Ocon after ...

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Ocon benefitted from first-lap drama and a strategy miscue by Mercedes to move into the lead of the race on Lap 5 before controlling proceedings en route to a surprise win for Alpine.<br>Ocon spent the majority of the race being closely followed by Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel, who was within DRS range for significant periods but never able to get close enough to attempt an overtake.<br>It ...

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Ocon scored a surprise win for Alpine in a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix, benefitting from the first-lap chaos before pitting for slicks instead of taking the standing start.<br>It meant he moved into the lead of the race when Lewis Hamilton pitted one lap later to make the switch, before holding his nerve to keep Sebastian Vettel at bay through the remainder of the race.<br><br>Read ...

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The race was red flagged after an opening-corner pileup, when Valtteri Bottas locked up and pushed McLaren’s Lando Norris into the Red Bull of erstwhile world championship leader Max Verstappen. Bottas’s three-wheeled car then collected the second Red Bull of Sergio Perez too.<br>Hamilton made a major error at the restart when he didn’t pit for slicks at the end of the formation lap, unlike ...

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After carnage at the wet start took out several contenders and polesitter Lewis Hamilton made a wrong decision not to come in for slicks at the restart, the Mercedes driver released Alpine's Ocon and Vettel into an unlikely fight for victory.<br>Vettel hounded the Frenchman lap after lap, dipping in and out of DRS range behind the Alpine, in what seemed to be a faster Aston Martin.<br>But on the ...

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The first crash at Turn 1 was caused by Valtteri Bottas, whose mistake sliding into the back of Lando Norris impacted both Red Bull cars and left Max Verstappen battling back to eventually finish the race in 10th.<br>At the initial start, Hamilton and Verstappen made good getaways on the damp track after rain had fallen steadily in the 30 minutes before the start, which meant all the cars lined up ...

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With McLaren and Ferrari already far clear in the fight for third, it has left Alpine, Aston Martin and AlphaTauri separated by just nine points in the race for P5.<br>AlphaTauri currently sits fifth, one point clear of Aston Martin, with both teams having already scored podium finishes this year. Alpine is a further eight points back in seventh.<br>Alpine has now shifted full focus to the ...

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Ocon made an impressive start to the year for Alpine, recording four consecutive points finishes between Imola and Monaco, but saw his form take a dip from Baku onwards.<br>The Frenchman saw his season hit a low in Austria as he was eliminated in Q1 at both races, resulting in a first-lap DNF in the second event that he pinned on his grid position.<br>Ocon struggled to understand why he was ...

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The French driver endured a tough run of races before the Silverstone round, suffering four consecutive finishes outside of the points, and was eliminated in Q1 for both races in Austria while teammate Fernando Alonso secured finishes in the points.<br>After an opening-lap retirement at the Austrian GP last time out, Ocon said he would ask Alpine to change as many parts as possible on his F1 car ...

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Ocon enjoyed a strong start to the 2021 season as he delivered Alpine four straight points finishes between Imola and Monaco, as well as twice qualifying on the third row of the grid.<br>His displays played a part in Alpine’s decision to hand him a new three-year F1 contract running to the end of 2024, but his form has since taken a dip.<br>The French driver has failed to score since Monaco, and ...

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Ocon started the season strongly for Alpine, scoring points in four consecutive races from Imola to Monaco and outqualifying two-time F1 world champion team-mate Fernando Alonso at each of those events.<br>But the Frenchman has failed to record a top-10 finish in any of the last four rounds, and was eliminated in Q1 for the Red Bull Ring races after qualifying 17th on both occasions.<br>By ...

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The Frenchman had started the 2021 campaign strongly, with a run of Q3 performances in Imola, Portugal and Spain – with a top five place in the latter.<br>However, he failed to make it out of Q2 in Monaco, Baku and France, and in Styria this weekend he had his worst qualifying performance of the season so far as he was out in Q1 to start 17th on the grid.<br>Ocon said that there was no ...

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After setting the pace in FP1 at the Red Bull Ring earlier in the day, Verstappen emerged as an early leader in second practice, trading fastest laps on the hard compound tyre with Hamilton in the Mercedes.<br>Drivers spent the early part of the session with one eye on the weather due to an 80% chance of rain, but managed to complete all of their running on dry tyres with only a few raindrops ...

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Alpine announced on Wednesday that Ocon had agreed a new long-term deal that would keep him with the team until the end of the 2024 season.<br>When asked by Motorsport.com to clarify his ties to Mercedes ahead of this weekend’s French Grand Prix, Ocon said: “So, I’m completely a fully Alpine driver for the next three years – that’s where I stand at the moment.  <br>“For ...

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