Charles Pic is a French professional racing driver. Pic made hisFormula One debut for the Marussia F1 Team in 2012. Pic had a successful career in karting, winning minor championships and individual races and coming close to winning the European Championship ICA Junior. Pic raced in the Championnat de France Formula Renault 2.0 and the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 in 2007. He was signed to drive for Formula Renault 3.5 Series team Tech 1 Racing in early 2008. Pic raced for Arden International in the 2009–10 GP2 Asia Series season, and continued with the team into the 2010 GP2 Series season. Pic claimed his first victory for the team, winning the sprint race of the first Bahrain round. He also won the first race of the main 2010 season at the Circuit de Catalunya. In November 2011, Pic made his debut at the wheel of a Formula One car, driving for Marussia Virgin Racing at the young driver test held at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. After the conclusion of the 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix it was confirmed that Pic would indeed partner Timo Glock at the renamed Marussia F1 in 2012. On 23 November 2012 it was announced that Pic has signed a multi-year contract for theCaterham F1 team along with a team mate who is yet to be confirmed.