Lance Stroll, born on 29th October 1998, is a Canadian Formula One driver currently racing for the Racing Point F1 Tea. Stroll made his debut in 2017 for the Williams F1 team. Lance Stroll was a mere 11 years old when Ferrari signed him to their driver academy in 2010.
As a son of billionaire Canadian businessman and Belgian fashion designer Lawrence Str, he races under the Canadian flag. Lance Stroll is sponsored by the likes of Bombardier, and his father has ownership of Racing Point. It was also reported that Lance’s father disbursed nearly $80 million for the Williams seat.
At the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix, Stroll was eliminated in the first round of qualifying for the seventh consecutive races. Prior to F1, he was racing in Formula 3 in 2015, losing to champion Felix Rosenqvist and others. An year later, he went on to win the Formula 3 title, on the back of 14 wins and six podiums.He’s a Euro F3 Champion, and whilst this isn’t as challenging a series as something like Formula Two, it proves that he has sufficient talent and not only relying on his father's money.
Lance Stroll’s net worth is $2.6 billion as of February, 2019. His father has been investing $35 million to the teams for Lance to drive. He’s a ‘pay-driver’. Both of Williams’ 2018 drivers are ‘pay-drivers’ in that they bring money into the team through their financial backing. Williams take the money in exchange for racing prowess. One can say, he entered into this field due to his father's money but the boy has got talent that he solely responsible for.
SOURCE OF WEALTH
F1 Racing & Bombardier
Ferrari California, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Lamborghini Huracan, Mercedes AMG GTR
Australian Grand Prix 2017
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