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Danish
5 October 1992 (25)
José Froilán González (5 October 1922)
Michael Andretti (5 October 1962)

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2nd (2014 Australian Grand Prix)
4th
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64
63
92 (1.4 points per race avg)
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12 (18.8%)
2014 Australian Grand Prix
2018 Chinese 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,

finishing positions

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wins

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teams & teammates

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

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The Dane insisted he and his fellow F1 racers had no vested interest in making grand prix events more entertaining, and instead advocate for changes that are personally advantageous when giving their input to Liberty."I think, as I said, Liberty should just do their own research and not listen to the drivers because the drivers will just say what's in their best interests," Magnussen ...

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The famed Formula 3 constructor has been Haas’s chassis and parts supplier since it entered F1 for the 2016 season.Dallara’s first season with Haas in 2016 was blighted by parts problems, but it raised its standards for 2017 and Magnussen said it had done so again with the VF-18.“Dallara is a crucial part of the team and they've stepped up this year too,” said Magnussen. “If you look ...

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Alonso likened the speedy Haas to a replica of last year's Ferrari, referencing the team's technical alliance with the Scuderia and implying that it was directly related to Haas' upswing in form through testing and the early part of the first grand prix weekend of the year.Having today secured fifth on the grid, six spots clear of Alonso, Magnussen took his opportunity to hit back ...

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This week's Barcelona test was the first time the halo had been in mandatory use. While some former critics said they were now grudgingly accepting of it, Magnussen remains frustrated."It's very annoying. Ugly. Difficult to get into the car, difficult to get out of the car, difficult to get the steering wheel on and off, just awkward and annoying," he said.Though he ruled out any ...

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Haas has finished both its years in F1 so far in eighth in the constructors' championship, while last season Force India scored its biggest ever points haul as it repeated its fourth position of 2016 despite having the smallest budget in the field.Magnussen said Haas's form so far compared to Force India's 10th in its debut F1 year in 2008 and ninth the year after showed his team's ...

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Magnussen began his F1 career with a podium finish for McLaren on his debut in 2014, but spent '15 mostly on the sidelines after being dropped in favour of Fernando Alonso.Following a difficult 2016 at Renault that featured just two points finishes, he moved to Haas for '17 and says it is the happiest he has been in F1 so far."I've been able to let go of the pressure of being a ...

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Magnussen was outscored 28 points to 19 by teammate Romain Grosjean this year, and beaten 12-8 in the head-to-head qualifying battle.While Magnussen made clear he is happier at Haas than he was at previous F1 employers McLaren and Renault, he admitted the 2017 car did not suit his style.For 2018 - the first time in his F1 career he has stayed at the same team for a second season of ...

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While the American team has scored regularly throughout this season, there have been times when it has struggled for pace thanks to a lack of performance.Magnussen believes that it is improving on the bad days rather than trying to improve its good ones, that should be the focus over the winter."It has been a season of ups and downs," said the Dane. "Performance-wise some races we ...

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The Danish drivers' aggressive tactics on track have caused controversy at times this year – with him famously telling Nico Hulkenberg to "suck my balls" after being criticised for a clash in Hungary.And although a number of his rivals believe Magnussen is too aggressive in his on-track tactics, the Haas driver is far from fussed about things – and says that his team even wind him up ...

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The crash transpired as three cars touched simultaneously at the second corner of the race. Vandoorne’s McLaren was sandwiched between the Haas of Magnussen (on the inside) and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo (outside), and the contact between Magnussen’s left-front and Vandoorne’s right-front corners broke suspension arms on each car.Ricciardo, in the meantime, was spun across the bows ...

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A lack of performance left Magnussen and teammate Romain Grosjean slowest of all in qualifying, and with little prospect of being able to move up the order.But grid penalties from other drivers moved the duo nearer the front and then a brilliant first lap from Magnussen catapulted him into the points – which he held on to valiantly despite late pressure from Fernando Alonso and Lewis ...

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The FIA took the unusual step of allowing the Dane to miss the drivers' briefing, and he left the track shortly before 5pm.His fitness was assessed by the FIA medical delegate on Saturday morning, and the team has declared he is good to go. ...

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Force India driver Perez complained on the radio during Q1 after being blocked by Magnussen through Turn 13 and 14"I had to use an extra set of tyres, which meant I went into Q3 with a single [fresh] set, so that hurt me a lot," said Perez, who went on to qualify in 10th position."He didn't do it on purpose, but they are quite often, him or Haas, getting it wrong. So I think it's ...

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Magnussen has been involved in several incidents with other drivers this year, most recently in Malaysia, where Fernando Alonso complained about him on team radio.However, the Dane insists that he’s just racing, and that he doesn't care for anybody's opinion except that of the stewards.“I expect anyone to make it as hard as possible, I don’t expect anyone not to make it hard,” said ...

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