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Danish
4 July 1973 (45)
Ernst Loof (4 July 1907)
Johnnie Parsons (4 July 1918)
Wolfgang Seidel (4 July 1926)
Jim McWithey (4 July 1927)
Ernie Pieterse (4 July 1938)
René Arnoux (4 July 1948)
Roland Ratzenberger (4 July 1960)

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6th (1998 Canadian Grand Prix)
6th (1997 Austrian Grand Prix)
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1995 Pacific Grand Prix
1998 Canadian Grand Prix

about Jan Magnussen

Jan Ellegaard Magnussen (born 4 July 1973) is a Danish professional racing driver and a factory driver for General Motors. He has competed in several of the most prestigious events in motor sport including CART, NASCAR, the FIA Formula One World Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.


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seasons

1995, 1997, 1998,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

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pole positions

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teams & teammates

season teammate
1995 Mika Häkkinen
Mark Blundell
Nigel Mansell
McLaren compare 1995
1997 Rubens Barrichello
Stewart compare 1997
1998 Rubens Barrichello
Jos Verstappen
Stewart compare 1998

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The Dane was on the receiving end of criticism from several rivals for his robust driving this year, which included a famous row with Fernando Alonso during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix.<br>But Steiner, who re-signed Magnussen to a new contract, thinks that the perception of his driver does not match reality.<br>"Let's put that one right: he is the guy with the least penalties," said ...

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Grosjean failed to score points in any of the first eight races of the season, suffering a high-profile botched pitstop in Australia but also making major errors in Azerbaijan and Spain.<br>Magnussen scored 27 points in that same period, but Grosjean hit back with fourth place – Haas’s best result in F1 – in Austria and then finished in the top 10 in seven of the next 12 grands ...

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Although Haas had the fourth quickest car at times this year, it readily admits that its hopes of a better spot in the constructors’ championship were hit by a number of incidents and accidents.<br>“This year has felt like a lot of things that could go wrong did go wrong,” said Magnussen, who is confident that key lessons have been learned.<br>“It’s one of those where the wind is always ...

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Magnussen scored his career-best championship finish of ninth, with Haas also enjoying its most successful campaign to date to end the year fifth in the constructors'. Though Magnussen revealed earlier this year he had created a fictional 'Class B' title in his mind, he has admitted he is not happy to have to settle for a second-tier contest behind Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. "It does ...

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The Haas driver was found to have not kept below the maximum time for his in-lap in Q2, having been knocked out in the second session. But although he explained to the stewards that he had driven so slowly because of giving way to other cars, plus tricky track conditions with the rain, he was still sanctioned. Reprimand news: Vettel gets reprimand, heavy fine for weighbridge ...

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Magnussen escaped sanction for a clash with Charles Leclerc at the Japanese Grand Prix when he was defending against the Sauber. But FIA F1 race director Charlie Whiting later revised his opinion and said on reflection the Haas driver had moved across too late. Magnussen said he also now accepted he had been in the wrong. But he argued that current mirror positions mean he could not have ...

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Magnussen finished ninth at Austin but was disqualified for exceeding the 105kg fuel limit by 170g. Haas hoped race winner Kimi Raikkonen would lap Magnussen so he only had to complete 55 of the 56 laps. “You get disappointed and frustrated because you’re angry at yourself, because you haven’t done enough with the rules, but you also get frustrated with the rules more than anything,” ...

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Magnussen, who finished ninth on the road in Austin, had been chasing Esteban Ocon and trying to keep the other Racing Point Force India car of Sergio Perez behind in the closing stages of the race. The Haas pit wall knew that he was right on the limit for fuel usage, but hoped that leader Kimi Raikkonen would lap the group and ensure that Magnussen would have to complete one lap less. That ...

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Magnussen was the sole Haas driver to finish in the points in the team's home race, after Romain Grosjean collided with Charles Leclerc on the opening lap and retired. The Dane took the chequered flag in ninth after fending off Force India's Sergio Perez, and was due to inherit eighth after Esteban Ocon's exclusion for a fuel infringement. However, shortly after the Ocon decision was ...

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Magnussen finished ninth at Austin to score his Haas team’s only points at its home grand prix. However, FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer reported after the race that the Haas had consumed more than the 105kg of fuel permitted from the time the signal was given to start the race to when it finished. This is in breach of Article 30.5 of F1’s sporting regulations and the matter has been ...

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Magnussen moved to the right on the start-finish straight at Suzuka just as Leclerc attempted to pass him, which resulted in contact that damaged Leclerc’s Sauber and led to Magnussen’s retirement.  However, Magnussen escaped sanction and FIA race director Charlie Whiting later said that the stewards felt that both the Haas driver and Leclerc had moved right at the same time and it was ...

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The Sauber driver is still unhappy that Magnussen escaped penalty for an aggressive chop on him as they battled for position on the start-finish straight in the early stages of the Suzuka race. While the FIA explained that Magnussen escaped sanction because it felt that the Dane had moved at exactly the same time his rival went for the inside, Leclerc is not as convinced. Although Leclerc ...

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Leclerc was left fuming at Suzuka on Sunday when he damaged his front wing in a collision with Magnussen as they battled for position early in the race. The Sauber driver had been tucked into Magnussen's slipstream down the start-finish straight, and as he moved to the inside to try to pass, the Haas came across right in front of him. Although the F1 stewards clearly had no choice but to ...

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Leclerc hit the rear of Magnussen's Haas on the approach to the first corner at Suzuka when both moved to the right on the second lap of the Japanese Grand Prix. Both were able to continue, although Magnussen had a rear puncture and Leclerc would later have his Sauber car's nose changed. The FIA stewards took the view that both drivers had moved right at the same time, and thus deemed it was ... ...

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The two drivers collided on the second lap of the race when Leclerc jinked to the right down the start-finish straight and rear-ended Magnussen as the Dane moved across to defend. Magnussen picked up a left-rear puncture that caused enough damage to the car to force his eventual retirement, while Leclerc damaged his front wing. Leclerc was angry with Magnussen after the reason but asked if ... ...

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Magnussen's Haas was read-ended by the Sauber of Leclerc after the Dane suddenly moved to the right on the main straight when the Monegasque was attempting to pass at the start of the race. The incident resulted in a puncture for Magnussen, who later retired with a damaged car. The race stewards investigated the incident but concluded no driver was predominantly to blame and therefore ... ...

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The 25-year-old Dane, who joined the American outfit from Renault before the start of the 2017 campaign, has been the outfit's top performer this year, scoring 49 points to teammate Romain Grosjean's 27. Haas announced an unchanged line-up for 2019 earlier on Friday, and Magnussen has now confirmed he is signed on for the season after as well. “I’m extremely happy to continue with Haas ... ...

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Haas team boss Gunther Steiner hinted on Thursday ahead of this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix that a decision was due shortly. The team has now confirmed it will field Magnussen and Grosjean for a third consecutive season. “From the very beginning, we needed experienced drivers to hasten the development of our car and our team, and we have two very good and experienced drivers in Romain ... ...

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Like Vandoorne, Magnussen is a product of McLaren’s young driver programme. He was let go at the end of 2015, after just one complete season as part of its F1 line-up. Magnussen rebuilt his career by moving first to Renault, then to Haas, where he has thrived in a less pressured and politically charged atmosphere. “I feel a lot of support still from people high up in the Formula 1 ... ...

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Magnussen was eliminated during Q1, in which Grosjean set the fourth quickest time, and was a bystander as Grosjean went on to qualify eighth overall. "It's frustrating and this whole weekend has been a bit hopeless," said Magnussen. "It doesn't quite make any sense. I haven't been able to find the grip that Romain seemed to have. "From the very first lap it feels like I've been one big step ... ...

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Alonso tried to pass Magnussen round the outside into the first chicane on the final lap in Q2, but the pair ended up scrapping for position and ruining each other's laps as they both missed out on a Q3 berth. The two-time champion laughed off the encounter on team radio, and aimed derisive comments at Magnussen after the session – with the Haas driver now firing back. “I don't care to ... ...

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The pair got in each other's way in the final moments of the second segment, as Alonso got a run on Magnussen on the start-finish straight and attempted to overtake the Dane around the outside into the Rettifilo chicane. He was ahead entering the first part of the chicane, but Magnussen did not yield position – and both drivers' laps were compromised as Alonso ran out wide exiting the ... ...

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A judge in Denmark has ruled that Magnussen's former agent Dorte Riis Madsen must receive 20% of Magnussen's income between September 1, 2015 and June 30, 2021. Magnussen described the situation as "a bit confusing" after Friday practice for the Belgian Grand Prix, the day after the verdict was reached. Though Magnussen's Haas contract is thought to be worth more than £1million, he receives ... ...

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The Haas driver is eighth in the 2018 standings on 45 points, just seven behind Renault's Nico Hulkenberg. However, the next-placed driver – Max Verstappen – has more than Magnussen and Hulkenberg combined thanks to the gulf in performance between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull and the rest of the field. "I'm kind of creating this big championship in my head," Magnussen told ... ...

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The Haas driver is eighth in the 2018 standings on 45 points, just seven behind Renault's Nico Hulkenberg. However, the next-placed driver – Max Verstappen – has more than Magnussen and Hulkenberg combined thanks to the gulf in performance between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull and the rest of the field. "I'm kind of creating this big championship in my head," Magnussen told ... ...

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