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Guanyu Zhou

Guanyu Zhou

Geboortedatum 30 mei 1999
Geboorteplaats Shanghai, China
Nationaliteit Chinese
2018 statistics

Zhou Guanyu

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Guanyu Zhou joins Renault F1 Team as the team’s Development Driver. Guanyu also becomes a member of the Renault Sport Academy for 2019. Born in Shanghai, Guanyu is one of the most talented racing prospects in his native China and will compete in the primary Formula 1 support series – Formula 2 – in 2019 with UNI-Virtuosi Racing. The 19-year-old will race at twelve events on the Grand Prix support bill and is planned to assist the team in its driver simulator in Enstone.

Previous Championships

2019 Development Driver for Renault F1 Team, Renault Sport Academy member as well as racing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with UNI-Virtuosi Racing.
2018 Guanyu finished eighth in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship and contributed to Prema Theodore Racing’s Team’s championship win with a 203-point contribution. The season began well for Guanyu in Pau, winning the first race of the year, and it also ended strongly with a second victory at the finale in Hockenheim. Guanyu’s standout weekend came at Zandvoort, round four, when he claimed two second places and a third across the three races.
2017 Guanyu ended his second season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in eighth place after recording five podiums across the season. His first came at Hungary with a third place and his second, another third position, at the following round at the Norisring. He again ended third in Spa, before two third places in a row at Hockenheim at the final weekend of the campaign.
2016 After finishing second in Italian Formula 4 in 2015, Guanyu took on his first of three seasons racing in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. He impressed from the start, recording his first podium finish at the opening round at Circuit Paul Ricard, France. He backed that up at the next round in Hungary with a third place in race two. Guanyu continued to pick-up strong points, finishing the season on 103 points narrowly outside the top ten in the championship. Ahead of the main season, Guanyu competed in the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand, ending the fifteen-race campaign in sixth after four podium visits.
2015 In his first season in single-seater racing, Guanyu finished second in the Italian Formula 4 Championship. It was a solid year for Guanyu who impressed throughout, including a memorable hat-trick of wins at the legendary Autodromo di Monza. He added a further six podiums on his way to claiming runners-up spot in the championship.
2007-2014 Guanyu started his racing career as an eight-year-old karter in China. By 2012, he moved to London, United Kingdom, to combine his studying with racing. In 2013 he won the European Junior Rotax and ABKC S1 Rotax Junior Series before finishing his karting career in 2014, finishing second in the Rotax Euro Challenge and Rotax Max Wintercup.
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