Kevin Magnussen is a Danish formula one driver currently driving for HAAS F1 team. He is the son of Jan Magnussen, who is four times winner of Le Mans in the GT class. Kevin made his F1 debut with the McLaren Mercedes team in 2014 alongside the world champion Jenson Button, he qualified 4th and finihed 3rd, making him the first debutant, since Hamilton in 2007, to take a podium in his first ever F1 Grand Prix.
Magnussen described the moment "like a victory". He drove for Renault F1 team in 2016 before moving on to HAAS for the 2017 season.