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.
When we look back at history, we can always separate the Great drivers from the Good, because of their ability to define success. The Talented drivers can always hit the mark, which the normal ones will try all their life. Winning the championship is one thing, but building a character throughout the career is another. Formula 1 is a team sport, although the quality of driver is also a pretty much important. The success of a driver will de [...]
The action was hot during this afternoon’s Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying session, and it was not just atmospheric. With the temperatures soaring in Mogyoród, the cars took to the track to begin qualifying. Rumours were circulating around the paddock, especially in F1′s notorious tyre destroyers Mercedes, that the new tyres Pirelli have brought to Hungary … Continue reading →
With 84 days until the lights go green in the 2013 Austrialian Grand Prix, we take a quick look at who's been confirmed on which team for the next season...
1. Sebastian Vettel
(Contract for 2013 and 2014, but there are ...