Team Sahara Force India F1 Team
Nationality French
Date of Birth 17 Sep 1996
F1 Debut Belgian 2016 with Manor
F1 Team Sauber, McLaren, Force India

Esteban Ocon

In Singapore

Esteban Ocon in Singapore:

2016 Manor: qualified 21st, finished 23th

Esteban Ocon landed his Manor seat in the middle of the 2016 season, but the 20-year-old arrived on the grid with plenty of experience, having tested both the current season’s Renault and Mercedes cars. Ocon began his career in karting before moving on to Formula Renault 2.0 with Koiranen Motorsport. Ocon’s race career progressed with the addition of Mercedes’ backing. The Frenchman picked up another title the GP3 Series crown with ART and a debut DTM outing for the German auto giants at Hockenheim.

It was announced during the 2016 Formula 1® summer break that he would join the Mercedes-powered Manor team for the remainder of the year, making his Grand Prix race debut at Belgium’s famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit.