Lean, agile and hungry: our drivers may be young, but they're fast, determined and ready to go for the gap.
Pascal – number 94 – has already been racing for just 13 years, starting in karts in his native Germany. Pascal is the current DTM German Touring Car champion, the youngest ever. Pascal notched up 15 points finishes from 18 races on his way to clinching the title for Mercedes. He has also impressed as Mercedes’ reserve driver in F1.
Esteban was born to race. And at the tender age of just 19 years, that doesn’t feel such a long time ago. In actual fact, Esteban’s racing biog charts a pretty substantial, and certainly successful, pedigree through the junior ranks.
Rio - number 88 - climbed in his first kart aged six. He hasn’t stopped racing since. Beginning his professional career in 2008 he raced in three Asian-based series, Formula BMW Pacific, Asia Formula Renault Challenge, and Formula Asia 2.0. Two years later GP3 in Europe, where he raced to victory at Istanbul Park and clinched fifth in the championship.
Alex was the first American driver to race in F1 in eight years. He’s now Manor Racing’s Official Reserve Driver. Born in California, his 13-year journey to the pinnacle of racing saw him compete in categories from karting through to GP2 Series.
British rising star Jordan King began karting in 2005, competing in national, European and World Championships. He moved to single-seaters in 2010, rising through the traditional junior ranks and racking up pole positions, wins and podiums. He won the prestigious F3 title in 2013.