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Flag of Switzerland Sébastien Buemi

nationality Swiss age 25 years old born October 31, 1988 hometown Aigle

Career summary

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Races entered218
Wins19
Podiums67
Pole positions12
Fastest laps29
Race win percentage8.7%
Podium percentage30.7%
National ranking8th

Racing highlights

20132ndLe Mans 24h - LMP1 class
20133rdFIA World Endurance Championship
20082ndGP2 Asia Series
20072ndFormula 3 Euro Series
20063rdMasters of Formula 3
20052ndFormula BMW ADAC
20052ndFormula BMW World Final
20043rdFormula BMW ADAC

Karting highlights

20031stItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
20021stEuropean Championship ICA Junior
20022ndItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
20022ndAndrea Margutti Trophy - ICA Junior

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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.

20141 race1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20139 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20122 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
201119 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
201019 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200917 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200829 races3 wins10 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
200744 races3 wins13 podiums2 pole position7 fastest race laps
200636 races4 wins11 podiums1 pole positions7 fastest race laps
200522 races7 wins17 podiums7 pole position12 fastest race laps
200420 races0 wins10 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2003Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2002Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Sébastien Buemi

2014Formula 1 - Test driver
Infiniti Red Bull Racing
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1
1 race. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Toyota Racing
Car: Toyota TS 040 Hybrid
1stFIA World Endurance Championship
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Toyota Racing
Car: Toyota TS040 Hybrid
2013Formula 1 - Test driver
Red Bull Racing
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1
8 races. 1 win. 4 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Toyota Racing
Car: Toyota TS030 Hybrid
3rdFIA World Endurance Championship
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Toyota Racing
Car: Toyota TS030 Hybrid
2ndLe Mans 24h - LMP1 class
Toyota Racing
Car: Toyota TS030 - Hybrid
2012Formula 1 - Test and reserve drivers
Red Bull Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Toyota Racing
Car: Toyota TS 030 Hybrid
FIA World Endurance Championship
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Toyota Racing
Car: Toyota TS030 Hybrid
European Le Mans Series - LMP2
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Boutsen Ginion Racing
Car: Oreca 03 (Nissan)
Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class
Toyota Motorsport
Car: Toyota TS030 Hybrid
201115thFIA Formula 1 World Championship
19 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Scuderia Toro Rosso
Car: Scuderia Toro Rosso STR6 (Ferrari)
201016thFIA Formula 1 World Championship
19 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Scuderia Toro Rosso
Car: Toro Rosso STR5 (Ferrari)
200916thFIA Formula 1 World Championship
17 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Scuderia Toro Rosso
Car: Toro Rosso STR4 (Ferrari)
20086thGP2 Series
19 races. 2 wins. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Trust Team Arden
Car: Dallara GP2-08 (Renault)
Formula 1 - Test driver
Red Bull Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso
Car: Red Bull RB4 (Renault)
2ndGP2 Asia Series
10 races. 1 win. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Trust Team Arden
Car: Dallara GP2/05 (Renault)
20078thA1GP – 2006-07
12 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Team Switzerland
Car: Lola B05/52 (Zytek)
2ndFormula 3 Euro Series
20 races. 3 wins. 13 podiums. 2 pole positions. 4 fastest race laps.
ASL-Team Mücke Motorsport
Car: Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
21stGP2 Series
11 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 2 fastest race laps.
ART Grand Prix
Car: Dallara GP2 (Renault)
Formula 1 - Test driver
Red Bull Racing
Car: Red Bull RB3 (Renault)
11thPolytec Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix
Räikkönen Robertson Racing
Car: Dallara F306 (Mercedes)
200611thFormula 3 Euro Series
20 races. 1 win. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. 6 fastest race laps.
Mücke Motorsport
Car: Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
7thFormula Renault 2.0 NEC
8 races. 2 wins. 6 podiums. 1 pole position. 1 fastest race laps.
Motopark Academy
Car: Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
11thFormula Renault 2.0 Eurocup
6 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Motopark Academy
Car: Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
3rdMasters of Formula 3
ASL Team Mücke Motorsport
Car: Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
4th53rd Polytec Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix
Carlin Motorsport
Car: Dallara (Mugen Honda)
2005Formula 3 Spain
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Racing Engineering
Car: Dallara F305 (Toyota)
2ndFormula BMW ADAC
20 races. 7 wins. 16 podiums. 7 pole positions. 12 fastest race laps.
ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.
Car: Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
2ndFormula BMW World Final
ASL Team Mücke Motorsport
Car: Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
20043rdFormula BMW ADAC
20 races. 0 wins. 10 podiums. 2 pole positions. 2 fastest race laps.
Lars Kaufmann Motorsport
Car: Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)

Karting details – the karting career of Sébastien Buemi

20127thDesafio Internacional das Estrelas
2009SuperNationals XIII - SuperPro
Kart: Intrepid (TM)
20034thEuropean Championship ICA Junior
Intrepid Kart Technology
Kart: Intrepid (TM)
13thSwiss Championship - Junior
Cegga Karts
Kart: Intrepid (Maxter)
1stItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
Intrepid Kart Technology
Kart: Intrepid (Maxter)
30thAndrea Margutti Trophy - ICA Junior
Intrepid Srl.
Kart: Intrepid (Maxter)
20thSouth Garda Winter Cup ICA Junior
20021stEuropean Championship ICA Junior
Cegga Karts Racing
Kart: CRG (Maxter)
2ndItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
17thMonaco Kart Cup - ICA Junior
Cegga Karts Racing
Kart: CRG (Maxter)
2nd13° Trofeo Andrea Margutti - ICA Junior


DriverDB Rating graph

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

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