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Romain Grosjean

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French
17 April 1986 (34)
Brian Gubby (17 April 1934)
Riccardo Patrese (17 April 1954)

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10 (5.6%)
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2nd
2nd (2012 Hungarian Grand Prix)
10
177
173
391 (2.2 points per race avg)
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1 (0.6%)
45 (25.4%)
2009 European Grand Prix
2020 Eifel Grand Prix

about Romain Grosjean

Romain Grosjean (French pronunciation: ?[??m?? ??o???]; born 17 April 1986) is a racing driver, currently racing for the Haas F1 Team. He races under the French flag in Formula One although he was born in Geneva and holds dual Franco-Swiss nationality.

He dominated the 2005 French Formula Renault championship at his first attempt and joined the Renault young driver programme. He was the 2007 Formula 3 Euro Series drivers' champion. In 2008 he became the inaugural GP2 Asia Series champion and came 4th in his first year in GP2. In 2009 he made his Formula One debut for Renault at the European Grand Prix and came 4th again in GP2 despite missing the final 8 races.

After being dropped by Renault he returned to junior formulae winning the 2010 Auto GP championship at the first attempt and winning the 2011 GP2 Asia Series and GP2 Series becoming the first – and as of 2016, only – two-time GP2 Asia champion and the only driver to hold both the GP2 Asia series and main GP2 series titles simultaneously. Due to the Asia and Main GP2 series being combined, it is likely that this will remain true for the foreseeable future.

In 2012, Grosjean returned to Formula One with the Lotus F1 Team, alongside Kimi Räikkönen. He took his first podium in Formula One at the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix and took his first fastest lap in the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix. He became the first driver since 1994 to receive a race ban after causing a multi-car pile up at the 2012 Belgian Grand Prix. In 2013 he remained with Lotus, taking 6 podiums. He drove for Lotus again alongside Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado in the 2014 season. This line up was continued for 2015.


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seasons

2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

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pole positions

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2009 Fernando Alonso
Nelson Piquet Jr.
Renault compare 2009
2012 Kimi Räikkönen
Jérôme d'Ambrosio
Lotus F1 compare 2012
2013 Kimi Räikkönen
Heikki Kovalainen
Lotus F1 compare 2013
2014 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 compare 2014
2015 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 compare 2015
2016 Esteban Gutiérrez
Haas F1 Team compare 2016
2017 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team compare 2017
2018 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team compare 2018
2019 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team compare 2019
2020 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team compare 2020

news

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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The Frenchman’s place at the outfit had been in doubt for weeks, with the American-owned squad looking likely to take an all-new line-up for 2021.<br>On Thursday morning, Grosjean announced that his contract was not being extended and he would be leaving the squad at the end of the year.<br>“The last chapter is closed and the book is finished,” he posted on Facebook. “I've been ...

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Grosjean is currently waiting to learn about his Formula 1 future as Haas considers a number of drivers for the 2021 season.<br>The Frenchman has raced for Haas since its debut in 2016, but is out of contract at the end of the  year, and has previously said he has opportunities outside of F1 for the future, citing WEC and Formula E as possible options.<br>Peugeot will return to the top ...

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Steiner is currently in discussions with team owner Gene Haas about what to do with the line-up for 2021, after admitting that there is a shortlist of 10 names being looked at.<br>Amid growing indications that Haas will look to replace at least one of its current drivers, with Grosjean most likely to not have his contract extended, the Frenchman’s run from the back of the field to ...

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Amid the uncertainty over the financial situation of 2020 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Haas has elected not to introduce any upgrades this year.<br>One of the consequences of that, according to Grosjean, is that the team is running older parts for longer than it would in a normal campaign.<br>That then triggers situations where the team no longer has the best versions of components ...

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Haas is currently weighing up its driver options for 2021 as both Grosjean and teammate Kevin Magnussen near the end of their existing contracts.<br>The team has a shortlist of around 10 drivers - including Grosjean and Magnussen - who are under consideration for next year. It is eager to sign multi-year agreements with whoever it opts to sign to provide stability for the regulation change in ...

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Last year, Grosjean and his teammate Kevin Magnussen both finished in the points in the Spanish GP, but Friday’s speed came as a surprise even to his team, given that it has not added any developments to the car in recent weeks. Magnussen was ninth in the morning session, but slipped back to 16th in the afternoon after not getting in a good run on low fuel.<br>“Is it real? Pinch me!” quipped ...

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The Haas driver was shown a black and white flag and then received a post-race warning from the stewards after the race following two controversial moves, the first in front of Sainz, and the second Daniel Ricciardo.<br>Grosjean himself still disputes that he did anything wrong with Sainz, but after reviewing videos he acknowledged that his move on Ricciardo was "marginal" and "too ...

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The stewards noted two separate incidents during Sunday's race where Grosjean appeared to move under braking while trying to defend position from Carlos Sainz and Renault driver Ricciardo.<br>Grosjean received a black-and-white flag for the move on Sainz, and was under investigation for his defence against Ricciardo before being given an official warning after the race.<br>Grosjean said after the ...

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The Haas driver came under fire from Carlos Sainz and Daniel Ricciardo for some late defensive moves as they battled for position at Silverstone on Sunday.<br>And while he accepts that the two manoeuvres were on the edge, he is clear that he left enough space for his rivals – and did nothing that Max Verstappen hadn't tried out in recent years.<br>Grosjean said that the lack of any specific ...

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Hamilton expressed frustration after the last race in Hungary, where the F1 drivers again expressed their anti-racism message – but the pre-race moment was disjointed, with several drivers continuing not to kneel and others arriving late.<br>The world champion then said Grosjean, the GPDA chairman, had suggested "we did it once [at the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix] and that is all we need ...

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Hamilton was left annoyed at comments made by Grosjean, who suggested that drivers did not need to continue taking the knee at every race following a show of unity at the season opener. <br>Grosjean’s remark prompted Hamilton to speak out about what he felt was an unnecessary ‘battle’ to keep his anti-racism push at the front of people’s minds.<br>But it has emerged that Grosjean was ...

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The Frenchman’s contract runs out at the end of this year and he suggested ahead of this weekend’s Hungarian GP that an "elephant in the room" over his future was that Haas may not continue in F1.<br>Those remarks annoyed team principal Gunther Steiner, who said it was not right that a driver should comment on such matters.<br>In the wake of the events, Grosjean has now said sorry for his ...

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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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When asked about his own future on Thursday, Grosjean said that the “elephant in the room” was the uncertainty over Haas' plans in F1.<br>"There are a lot of question marks here," said the Frenchman.<br>"Let's get rid of the elephant in the room, is Haas going to be here next year or not? That's obviously the question."<br>No teams have yet signed the new Concorde Agreement, so owner Gene Haas ...

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No teams have thus far signed the new Concorde Agreement that commits them beyond this season, and thus team owner Gene Haas has the opportunity to close the team and pull out of the sport without penalty.<br>Grosjean's comments on the lack of any decision was one of the clearest indications yet that closing the team remains an option for the American businessman.<br>"There are a lot of question ...

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The Frenchman failed to complete a lap in the wet qualifying session, after suffering an ERS water pump failure on his out lap in Q1. His failure to set a time left him at the back of the grid.<br>Haas worked on sorting the water pump issue late into Saturday evening, and beyond the three hour 30 minutes time limit by which F1 cars need to be put into parc ferme after qualifying finishes.<br>In ...

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Kevin Magnussen retired from last weekend's race with a dramatic brake failure just before half distance, while Grosjean was later forced out by the same problem.<br>This followed Grosjean losing much of the first practice for the 2020 season with a brake failure – with the team also appearing to have brake difficulties during winter testing – and significant issues regarding car handling ...

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With F1 considering some form of salary cap in the future as part of ongoing cost cut measures, the idea has divided drivers.<br>Some are in favour of the move, because they feel it would even things up, while others are against because they feel the top stars should be able to earn the bigger bucks.<br>Grosjean, who is a director of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association (GPDA), said that there ...

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Team boss Gunther Steiner said recently that given the uncertainty over the 2020 season he didn't want to authorise spending on developments, and thus Haas will start the season with a car essentially unchanged since Australia.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com if he had concerns, Grosjean admitted that concentrating on a stable package can have its advantages.<br>"We can focus on what we have and ...

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Ferrari announced last week that Vettel would be leaving the team at the end of the season after talks over a new contract broke down.<br>This was quickly followed by Ferrari confirming it had signed Carlos Sainz from McLaren, who in turn secured a move for Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo.<br>The moves have had big ramifications on the driver market for next year, kicking off the 2021 ‘silly ...

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Since then he has had a rollercoaster grand prix career, with a number of highs and lows, but here we look at how he proved his potential in the junior categories.<br>2003<br>Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Grosjean is one of those drivers who didn't have a clear path to F1. He stepped up from karting in 2003 to enter the Formula Lista Junior 1.6 Championship, delivering the title with victory in all ...

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The Haas team's woes through the 2019 season were profiled in the second episode of the latest season of Drive to Survive as Grosjean and teammate Kevin Magnussen struggled with an unpredictable and difficult car.<br>The pair collided on track at the British Grand Prix, sparking an aggressive rebuke to both drivers from Steiner that was picked up by Netflix's microphones and included in the ...

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Haas told Motorsport.com recently that he wanted to be sure his squad had a chance of being competitive in the future if he was going to continue the huge investment required over the next five years.<br>But while those comments left some uncertainty about the fate of Haas, Grosjean thinks that Haas' honesty should be applauded: as it now gives the team members a clear message about what needs to ...

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Grosjean, who has started 164 grands prix over an 11-year span, has 10 podium finishes to his name and has led laps in seven races, coming close to a maiden win on occasions in 2012 and 2013.<br>But though the Haas team he joined in 2016 has had results that were perceived as it punching above its weight in F1, it has been nowhere near scoring a win since its arrival.<br>Asked ahead of the 2020 ...

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