F1 Driver – Pastor Maldonado Born
March 9, 1985 (Maracay, Venezuela)
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14th: 2015 m. PILOT
F1 Driver – Pastor Maldonado
Starting racing on the age of seven, Maldonado slowly labored his manner up the ranks, accumulating regional and Pan-Venezuelan championship titles.
Transferring to Europe, he got here to the fore in 2004, when he gained the Italian System Renault Championship. There, Kamui Kobayashi was proper behind him.
On the finish of 2004, Maldonado additionally acquired behind the wheel of a System One automobile for the primary time, testing a Minardi automobile. Though he made a optimistic impression, it was nonetheless early days for him to enter the game.
Two years later, in 2006, the Venezuelan might have gained the World Sequence by Renault championship if not for a disqualification in a single race for non-compliance with the technical laws.
From 2007 to 2010, Maldonado raced within the GP2 championship, the place he turned infamous for crashes and solely gained the championship in his fourth yr.
Maldonado makes his debut within the System One championship. Because of beneficiant sponsorship, the Venezuelan replaces Nico Hulkenberg at Williams. In his debut season, he scores simply 1 level and finishes nineteenth within the ultimate standings.
This yr is a way more profitable one for the Venezuelan. Maldonado celebrates his first profession victory on the Spanish GP. He scores a complete of 45 factors and finishes fifteenth within the total standings.
As a result of obvious deterioration in type of the Williams crew, Maldonado is unable to provide a robust efficiency. He scores simply 1 level and solely finishes 18th within the drivers’ standings.
Maldonado joins the Lotus crew. The latter’s kind worsens and the Venezuelan finishes solely sixteenth within the championship.
Though Maldonado didn’t have an excellent season as a result of crew’s monetary woes, the Venezuelan completed 14th within the total standings (27 factors), the best place of his profession.
Maldonado will proceed to symbolize Lotus.