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Flag of India Karun Chandhok

nationality Indian age 30 years old born January 19, 1984 hometown Chennai

Career summary

Helmet of Karun Chandhok
Races entered219
Wins31
Podiums66
Pole positions21
Fastest laps12
Race win percentage14.2%
Podium percentage30.1%
National ranking3rd

Racing highlights

20061stFormula Renault V6 Asia
20033rdFormula 3 Britain National Class
20011stFormula 2000 Asia
20013rdMacau Asian Formula 2000 Challenge
20001stFormula Maruti

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

20143 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
201311 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
20129 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20111 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
201010 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200922 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
200829 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200721 races1 win1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps
200615 races7 wins9 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
20055 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200419 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200324 races7 wins20 podiums7 pole position2 fastest race laps
200225 races0 wins7 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
200115 races8 wins14 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200010 races7 wins10 podiums10 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Karun Chandhok

2014 European Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
15th4Murphy Prototypes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)
Click to show race results for European Le Mans Series - LMP2 2014.

2014 Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
-0Murphy Prototypes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03R (Nissan)
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class 2014.

2013 FIA GT Series - Pro

PositionPointsTeam
13th32SMS Seyffarth Motorsport, BMW Sports Trophy Team Germany
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
BMW Z4 GT3
Click to show race results for FIA GT Series - Pro 2013.

2013 Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Murphy Prototypes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship Trophy for LMP2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
-0Murphy Prototypes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship Trophy for LMP2 Drivers 2013.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
-0JRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HPD ARX 03a (Honda)
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2012.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th50.5JRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HPD ARX-03a (Honda)

2012 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
6th0JRM Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HPD ARX-03A

2011 Formula 1 - Test and reserve drivers

PositionPointsTeam
-0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2011 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
28th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus T128 (Renault)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2011.

2010 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd0HRT F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HRT F110 (Cosworth)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2010.

2009 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th10Ocean Racing Technology
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-08 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2009.

2008-09 GP2 Asia Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0Ocean Racing Technology
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Asia Series 2008-09.

2008 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th31iSport International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
191300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-08 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2008.

2008 GP2 Asia Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th7iSport International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Asia Series 2008.

2008 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
-0Red Bull Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2007 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
15th16Durango
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2007.

2007 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
-0Red Bull Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005-06 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
-0India
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52 (Zytek)
Click to show race results for A1GP 2005-06.

2006 Formula Renault V6 Asia

PositionPointsTeam
1st131Team E-Rain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
127944
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault FRV6
Click to show race results for Formula Renault V6 Asia 2006.

2005 Formula Renault 3.5 Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0RC Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara T02 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 3.5 Series 2005.

2004 World Series by Nissan

PositionPointsTeam
16th11RC Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SN01 (Nissan)
Click to show race results for World Series by Nissan 2004.

2004 British Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th37T-Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F304 - Mugen Honda
Click to show race results for British Formula 3 Championship 2004.

2003 Formula 3 Britain National Class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd314.5T-Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2472072
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F301 (Mugen Honda)

2002 Formula 3 Britain National Class

PositionPointsTeam
6th156T-Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
250701
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F301 (Mugen Honda)

2001 Formula 2000 Asia

PositionPointsTeam
1st246SMR Team India
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14813??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2001 Macau Asian Formula 2000 Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2000 Formula Maruti

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1071010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

Karting details – the karting career of Karun Chandhok

2011 ERDF Masters Kart - Stars

PositionPointsTeam
-0
KartEngineTyres
Sodi ST32 (Sodi STX)

2010 Van der Drift Fundraiser

PositionPointsTeam
15th0KC and the Sunshine Band


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Karun Chandhok over time since January 1st 2014. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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