Adrien Tambay

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Adrien Tambay
Adrien tambay brandshatch2012.JPG
Tambay at the Brands Hatch round of the 2012 DTM season.
NationalityFrance French
Born(1991-02-25) February 25, 1991 (age 23)
Paris (France)
Related toPatrick Tambay (father)
2014 DTM
Debut season2012
Current teamAudi Sport Team Abt
Car no.16
Starts27
Wins0
Poles1
Fastest laps1
Best finish10th in 2012
Finished last season14th (30 pts)
Previous series
2011
2010-2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
World Series by Renault
Auto GP
GP3 Series
Formula 3 Euro Series
Formula BMW Europe
Formula BMW ADAC
 
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Adrien Tambay
Adrien tambay brandshatch2012.JPG
Tambay at the Brands Hatch round of the 2012 DTM season.
NationalityFrance French
Born(1991-02-25) February 25, 1991 (age 23)
Paris (France)
Related toPatrick Tambay (father)
2014 DTM
Debut season2012
Current teamAudi Sport Team Abt
Car no.16
Starts27
Wins0
Poles1
Fastest laps1
Best finish10th in 2012
Finished last season14th (30 pts)
Previous series
2011
2010-2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
World Series by Renault
Auto GP
GP3 Series
Formula 3 Euro Series
Formula BMW Europe
Formula BMW ADAC
Tambay on the Formula Three Euroseries at the Hockenheimring (2009)

Adrien Tambay (born February 25, 1991 in Paris) is a French Professional racing driver at Audi. He is the son of former Formula One driver Patrick Tambay, who won two Grands Prix for Ferrari in the early 1980s.

Career[edit]

Formula BMW[edit]

Tambay began his car racing career in the German Formula BMW ADAC series, finishing fourth. He moved to the new Formula BMW Europe series in 2008, where he finished third behind Esteban Gutiérrez and Marco Wittmann.

Formula Three[edit]

In 2009 he raced in the Formula Three Euroseries for leading team ART Grand Prix.[1] He missed the Oschersleben and Nürburgring rounds of the Euroseries, and also an invitational entry to the British Formula Three Championship at Spa, due to a head injury suffered playing football.[2] He ended the Euroseries season pointless, recording a best finish of seventh at EuroSpeedway and the Norisring.

Auto GP[edit]

In 2010 he raced in the Auto GP series for Charouz-Gravity Racing [3]

GP3[edit]

After James Jakes had a wrist injury at Hockenheim, Tambay was called in to replace him in Manor Racing. In his second outing at Spa-Francorchamps, Tambay retired first race and therefore started 27th in the second race. The rain started during the race, but Tambay kept driving on slicks, and winning the race ahead of Alexander Rossi.

DTM[edit]

Adrien Tambay, Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters 2014 - Hockenheimring

Adrien Tambay is driving one of eight Audi A5 DTM cars in the 2012 DTM championship.[4]

Racing record[edit]

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearEntrantChassisEngine1234567891011121314151617181920DCPoints
2009ART Grand PrixDallara F308/040MercedesHOC
1

13
HOC
2

Ret
LAU
1

11
LAU
2

7
NOR
1

19
NOR
2

7
ZAN
1

11
ZAN
2

Ret
OSC
1

OSC
2

NÜR
1

NÜR
2

BRH
1

12
BRH
2

Ret
CAT
1

17
CAT
2

Ret
DIJ
1

20†
DIJ
2

10
HOC
1

14
HOC
2

10
21st0

† Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

Complete Auto GP Results[edit]

Tambay achieved his only win of the 2011 Auto GP season for Campos Racing, at Mugello.

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearEntrant1234567891011121314PosPoints
2010Charouz-Gravity RacingBRN
1

6
BRN
2

Ret
IMO
1

1
IMO
2

4
SPA
1

Ret
SPA
2

10
MAG
1

14
MAG
2

10
NAV
1

Ret
NAV
2

5
MNZ
1

2
MNZ
2

5
6th29
2011DAMSMNZ
1

Ret
MNZ
2

2
HUN
1

2
HUN
2

4
BRN
1

Ret
BRN
2

8
DON
1
DON
2
4th114
Campos RacingOSC
1

2
OSC
2

3
VAL
1

6
VAL
2

4
MUG
1

1
MUG
2

6

Complete GP3 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearEntrant12345678910111213141516DCPoints
2010Manor RacingESP
FEA

ESP
SPR

TUR
FEA

TUR
SPR

VAL
FEA

VAL
SPR

GBR
FEA

GBR
SPR

GER
FEA

GER
SPR

HUN
FEA

18
HUN
SPR

9
BEL
FEA

Ret
BEL
SPR

1
ITA
FEA

ITA
SPR

20th6

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results[edit]

(key)

YearTeam1234567891011121314151617PosPoints
2011Pons RacingALC
1

ALC
2

SPA
1

SPA
2

MNZ
1

MNZ
2

MON
1

7
NÜR
1

NÜR
2

HUN
1

HUN
2

SIL
1

SIL
2

LEC
1

LEC
2

27th6
International DracoRacingCAT
1

DNS
CAT
2

Ret

Complete DTM results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearTeamCar12345678910PosPoints
2012Audi Sport Team AbtAudi A5 DTMHOC
Ret
LAU
18
BRH
12
SPL
Ret
NOR
15
NÜR
Ret
ZAN
5
OSC
16
VAL
2
HOC
Ret
10th28
2013Audi Sport Team AbtAudi RS5 DTMHOC
Ret
BRH
18
SPL
11
LAU
11
NOR
15
MSC
4
NÜR
6
OSC
9
ZAN
6
HOC
14
14th30
2014Audi Sport Team Abt SportslineAudi RS5 DTMHOC
3
OSC
10
HUN
5
NOR
9
MSC
Ret
SPL
6
NÜR
11
LAU
18†
ZAN
Ret
HOC
19†
14th36

* Season in progress. Driver did not finish, but completed 75% of the race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.driverdb.com/drivers/5069/career/ Adrien Tambay career statistics at Driver Database
  2. ^ "Tambay out after freak injury". motorstv.com (Motors TV). 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  3. ^ http://www.autogp.org/en/entry_list.php Auto GP entry list
  4. ^ "Audi gives young talent opportunity in DTM". dtm.com (ITR e.v.). 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 

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