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Kevin Magnussen

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Danish
5 October 1992 (29)
José Froilán González (5 October 1922)
Michael Andretti (5 October 1962)

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1 (0.8%)
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2nd (2014 Australian Grand Prix)
4th
7
120
116
158 (1.3 points per race avg)
6611
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2 (1.7%)
22 (18.3%)
2014 Australian Grand Prix
2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

about Kevin Magnussen

Kevin Jan Magnussen (born 5 October 1992) is a Danish racing driver, currently driving for the Haas F1 Team. The son of four-time Le Mans GT class winner, GM factory driver and former Formula One driver Jan Magnussen, Kevin Magnussen came up through McLaren Formula One team's Young Driver Programme and drove for McLaren in the 2014 Formula One World Championship.


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seasons

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020,

finishing positions

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wins

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2014 Jenson Button
McLaren compare 2014
2015 Fernando Alonso
Jenson Button
McLaren compare 2015
2016 Jolyon Palmer
Renault compare 2016
2017 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team compare 2017
2018 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team compare 2018
2019 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team compare 2019
2020 Romain Grosjean
Pietro Fittipaldi
Haas F1 Team compare 2020

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Magnussen, who was announced as part of Peugeot's 2022 WEC line-up on Monday, was responding to comments from former boss Gunther Steiner.<br>Steiner claimed that he would be happy to call on either the Dane or fellow Haas refugee Romain Grosjean to stand in for Mick Schumacher or Nikita Mazepin if required, but Magnussen says he wouldn't have "much interest in that".<br>"Gunther is a good friend ...

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However, the priority will be to employ a reserve who can attend all the races and be on site in case of any last minute issues with regulars Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin.<br>Both of Haas former drivers have found employment in the USA, with Magnussen competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and starring in the recent Daytona 24 Hours, and Grosjean going to the NTT ...

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Magnussen started 119 Grands Prix across his seven seasons in Formula 1 with McLaren, Renault and Haas, and scored 158 points. But as his options ran out after Haas elected to drop both he and teammate Romain Grosjean at the end of last season, Magnussen signed a deal to race a Cadillac DPi-V.R as Chip Ganassi Racing re-entered the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.<br>Now the 28-year-old ...

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Magnussen made what he expects to be his final appearance in F1 at last year's season finale in Abu Dhabi after being released by Haas ahead of the 2021 season.<br>The Dane has since moved to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and will make his debut for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona later this month.<br>Magnussen gained a reputation throughout his F1 career for his ...

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Magnussen finished second in his very first F1 race at the 2014 Australian Grand Prix after being handed a McLaren drive following his title victory in Formula Renault 3.5 the previous year.<br>But the Dane was unable to better that result during spells with Renault and Haas through the remainder of his F1 career, only recording a next-best finish of fifth.<br>Magnussen made what he expects to be ...

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Magnussen saw his time with Haas in F1 come to an end in 2020 as the team opted to bring in an all-new driver line-up for the forthcoming season, closing out a four-year stint.<br>The one-time F1 podium finisher opted to move into sportscar racing for 2021, joining Chip Ganassi Racing's new DPi team in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.<br>Magnussen will partner Renger van der Zande in ...

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Both Magnussen and Grosjean are leaving the sport after being replaced by rookies Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin for the 2021 F1 season.<br>Magnussen and Grosjean spent four years as each other's teammates at Haas, eventually building a healthy relationship tested by several on-track incidents.<br>In Abu Dhabi Magnussen paid tribute to his now former colleague, saying Grosjean's "phenomenal" ...

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Outgoing Haas F1 driver Magnussen has joined Chip Ganassi Racing’s new team in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for next season, racing in the top DPi category.<br>It will mark a first foray into sportscar racing for Magnussen, and brings the curtain down on an F1 career that started back in 2014 with McLaren.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com if he was treating this weekend’s season ...

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Motorsport.com has learned that the 28-year-old Dane will be one of the full-time drivers in Ganassi’s single Cadillac DPi-V.R entry in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, a program confirmed last week.<br>Magnussen’s future has been the subject of much speculation since he announced his departure from the Haas F1 team last month and his father Jan Magnussen, the former sportscar ...

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Magnussen was struggling with poor rearward visibility due to dirty mirrors, and was concerned about getting in the way of faster cars and possibly triggering an incident.<br>He was given detailed information on approaching traffic by his engineer, as is usually the case in a practice or qualifying session, when there is a threat of an impeding penalty.<br>The Dane was running for a while on the ...

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Magnussen was eliminated in 16th place in a messy Q1 that took over an hour to complete due to red flags called for rain and a spin for Haas teammate Romain Grosjean.<br>Drivers had time to complete one final flying lap when the session resumed, only for yellow flags to be shown at Turn 3 following a spin for AlphaTauri driver Daniil Kvyat.<br>Despite the yellow flags, the majority of drivers ...

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Having been hampered by the issue in qualifying, Magnussen dropped to the back of the field after being nudged into a spin by Sebastian Vettel on the first lap.<br>Despite the upshift problem subsequently costing him lap time, he maintained a good pace relative to that of teammate Romain Grosjean.<br>He first reported that he didn't feel well on lap 44, noting: "I'm getting a massive headache ...

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Magnussen announced this morning that this fourth season with Haas F1 would be his last, just minutes after teammate Romain Grosjean declared that he too is leaving the American squad.<br>Magnussen later said that he was interested in a possible switch to the NTT IndyCar Series, and that he was not keen on the idea of taking a sabbatical.<br>Several former open-wheel drivers who have been forced ...

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Magnussen joined Haas in 2017 as a replacement for Esteban Gutierrez, but the news that he and Grosjean will not remain with the team for 2021 was announced individually by the drivers on social media on Thursday, prior to an official statement from the team.<br>This leaves Magnussen free to negotiate with other teams but, with few F1 seats remaining, the Danish driver looks set to go ...

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On Thursday morning both Grosjean and teammate Kevin Magnussen used social media to announce that they would not be staying next season, shortly before the team issued an official statement.<br>Grosjean says he expected either himself or Magnussen not be retained, especially given the economic climate created by COVID-19.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Haas decided to drop both F1 drivers "two or three ...

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Just minutes after his teammate Romain Grosjean said he would not be staying on with the outfit for 2021, Magnussen announced that he would not be remaining either.<br>"The 2020 Formula 1 season will be my last with Haas F1 Team," the Dane posted on Instagram.<br>"I have had a great time with the team for four years and I look back at a great journey. Being part of a brand new team has been a ...

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Formula 1's first race at Mugello had to be abandoned following an early safety car restart, when a number of cars in the middle of the pack collided on the start-finish straight.<br>With race leader Valtteri Bottas having left his acceleration until the last moment, the back of the pack appeared to have gone early – and the concertina effect triggered the crash.<br>As Magnussen braked to avoid ...

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Ocon crashed into the wall towards the end of final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix after taking evasive action to avoid a slow-moving Magnussen between Turn 3 and Turn 4.<br>Magnussen was on a slow lap in a bid to cool his tyres, while Ocon was trying to get his tyres up to temperature after exiting the pits, explaining the speed difference.<br>Both the drivers ...

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Ocon crashed into the wall during the closing stages of FP3 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya while trying to avoid a slow-moving Magnussen on the run from Turn 3 to Turn 4.<br>As Magnussen slowed ahead following a hot lap, Ocon was forced to back off before spearing his car to the right and into the inside wall in order to avoid running into the rear of the Haas.<br>The stewards swiftly ...

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Magnussen was retired from the 70th Anniversary GP for safety reasons after his car used up its tyres at an alarming rate, and afterwards he suggested that something had gone awry in the rebuild following his major first lap accident in the British GP a week earlier.<br>In the short gap since last weekend the car has been rebuilt ahead of the Spanish GP with new parts in an attempt to resolve the ...

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Magnussen believes that his car lost performance because older parts were re-used after his heavy crash on the first lap of the previous weekend’s British GP.<br>In Sunday's race the Dane had made two tyre stops by lap 20, and retired after 43 laps following a long stint on the hard compound that failed to work out for him. He also received a time penalty for rejoining the track in a ...

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Magnussen crashed out at the end of the opening lap of Sunday's race at Silverstone after being hit by Albon at the final corner.<br>A mistake by Magnussen exiting the penultimate corner left him out of shape for Club, opening the door for Albon to try and overtake up the inside.<br>But Albon soon found there was not enough room to pass the Haas car, resulting in contact despite a late attempt to ...

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Haas called both Grosjean and Magnussen into the pits at the end of the formation lap to make the switch to slick tyres after initially planning to start on intermediates and wets respectively.<br>The strategy call lifted the Haas drivers as high as third and fourth once the rest of the field had made the switch to slicks, laying the foundations for Magnussen's run to ninth place.<br>But the ...

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F1 bosses are currently working on plans to create a "biosphere" at the Red Bull Ring so the Austrian Grand Prix can go ahead as planned on 5 July.<br>The race will have to be run behind closed doors, with extensive protocols and testing in place for all attending to ensure the environment is safe to work in.<br>It would mark a return to racing for the F1 grid after over eight months out of action ...

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The Dane is at the centre of big drama in the Haas episode when team boss Gunther Steiner gives him and teammate Romain Grosjean a dressing down after they clashed at the British Grand Prix.<br>Although the Netflix cameras were not present in Steiner's office during the heated exchange, the microphones do pick up what was said.<br>Steiner is heard saying: "I have fu**ing had enough of both of you ...

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