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Robert Kubica Biography

Robert Józef Kubica is a Polish racing driver. Kubica was too young to start racing in the Polish Karting Championship as he was under the age of ten. When he entered the championship, he won six titles in three years. After his third season, Kubica decided to switch to a more competitive league in Italy. In 1998 Kubica became the first foreigner to win the International Italian Junior Karting Championship. Kubica started his professional career in 2000, as a test driver for a Formula Renault 2000 car. During his first professional season in Formula Renault, Kubica scored his maiden pole position and also became a member of Renault's driver development programme. In 2005 he won the World Series by Renault championship with the Epsilon Euskadi team, earning Formula One tests with Renault. In 2006, Kubica became the official reserve driver for the BMW Sauber Formula One team. Kubica moved to the Renault team for 2010.. He became the first Polish driver to compete in Formula One. Between 2006 and 2009 he drove for the BMW Sauber F1 team, promoted from test driver to race driver during 2006. In June 2008, Kubica took his maiden F1 victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, becoming the 99th driver to win a World Championship race. On 6 February 2011, Kubica was seriously injured in a crash at the Ronde di Andora rally, in which his forearm was partially severed.ubica returned to racing in September 2012, winning a minor rally in Italy. Kubica was named one of "The Men of the Year 2012" by Top Gear magazine for his return.

Robert Kubica Latest News & Articles

Robert Kubica to return to Formula One car, begins testing
Robert Kubica to return to Formula One car, begins testing
Kubica drove for BMW in F1 before a serious accident in 2011 ended his Formula One career.
A Statistical Breakdown of the Renault Formula One Team
A Statistical Breakdown of the Renault Formula One Team
We know the team, but how did it fare in terms of wins? An analysis of the French outfit's F1 successes.
From Senna to Bianchi: 21 years of F1 Safety
From Senna to Bianchi: 21 years of F1 Safety
We analyse how much and what has changed in terms of safety measures in Formula 1 in the 20 years since Ayrton Senna's passing.
Robert Kubica's crash and his comeback into motorsports
Robert Kubica's crash and his comeback into motorsports
Life after Formula 1 – Five drivers who are doing well in other forms of racing
Life after Formula 1 – Five drivers who are doing well in other forms of racing
5 worst pit lane accidents in F1
5 worst pit lane accidents in F1
Lack of mobility preventing returning to F1: Kubica
Lack of mobility preventing returning to F1: Kubica
Former F1 driver Robert Kubica records first WRC2 victory
Former F1 driver Robert Kubica records first WRC2 victory
Video: Kubica crash at 300 kmph
Video: Kubica crash at 300 kmph
Kubica impressing Mercedes in tests
Kubica impressing Mercedes in tests
F1: Mercedes aiding in Kubica's return
F1: Mercedes aiding in Kubica's return
Ex-F1 ace Kubica suffers Portugal blowout
Ex-F1 ace Kubica suffers Portugal blowout
No DTM Mercedes drive for Kubica
No DTM Mercedes drive for Kubica
Robert Kubica: Doesn't Formula 1 miss him?
Robert Kubica: Doesn't Formula 1 miss him?
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