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Helmet of Jolyon Palmer
© Lotus F1 Team

Flag of Great Britain Jolyon Palmer

nationality British age 28 years old born January 20, 1991 hometown Horsham, West Sussex height 179 cm (5' 10")

Racing highlights

20141stGP2 Series
20102ndFIA Formula Two Championship
20083rdFormula Palmer Audi
20083rdFormula Palmer Audi Autumn Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered237
Wins18
Podiums55
Pole positions17
Fastest laps16
Race win percentage7.6%
Podium percentage23.2%

Driver relations

Brother of Will Palmer. Son of Jonathan Palmer.

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Jolyon Palmer.

Jolyon Palmer vs. Josef Newgarden | Jolyon Palmer vs. Jean-Eric Vergne | Jolyon Palmer vs. Rio Haryanto | Jolyon Palmer vs. Pascal Wehrlein

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.

2017Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing22 races4 wins12 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2013Racing22 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2012Racing22 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2011Racing24 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing18 races5 wins10 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
2009Racing24 races1 win2 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2008Racing26 races1 win14 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2007Racing17 races4 wins6 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2006Racing20 races0 wins4 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2005Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jolyon Palmer

2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th8Renault Sport Formula One Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault R.S.17RenaultPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2017.

2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th1Renault Sport Formula One Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Qualifying avg.Race finish avg.+/- avg.Fastest lap average
1714.2 2.8103.55% of fastest lap time
CarEngineTyres
Renault R.S.16RenaultPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2016.

2015 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0Lotus F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2014 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st276DAMS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2241233
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-11RenaultPirelli
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2014.

2014 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0Sahara Force India F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2013 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th119Carlin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
222312
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-11RenaultPirelli
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2013.

2012 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th78iSport International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
221301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-11RenaultPirelli
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2012.

2011 GP2 Asia Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Arden International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/11 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Asia Series 2011.

2011 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Arden International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-11RenaultPirelli
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2011.

2011 GP2 Final - Abu Dhabi

PositionPointsTeam
4th9Barwa Addax Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-11 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Final - Abu Dhabi 2011.

2010 FIA Formula Two Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd242
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1851054
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams JPH1BAudiAvon
Click to show race results for FIA Formula Two Championship 2010.

2009 FIA Formula Two Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams JPH1AudiAvon
Click to show race results for FIA Formula Two Championship 2009.

2009 Formula Palmer Audi

PositionPointsTeam
16th70
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81222
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen Spec FormulaAudi 1.8 TurboAvon
Click to show race results for Formula Palmer Audi 2009.

2008 Formula Palmer Audi

PositionPointsTeam
3rd338
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2011133
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen Spec Formula (Audi 1.8 Turbo)
Click to show race results for Formula Palmer Audi 2008.

2008 Formula Palmer Audi Autumn Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd89
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Palmer Audi Autumn Trophy 2008.

2007 Visma Formula Palmer Audi Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th187
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen Spec Formula (Audi 1.8 Turbo)

2007 T Cars

PositionPointsTeam
11th24PalmerSport Junior
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2006 T Cars

PositionPointsTeam
5th101PalmerSport Junior
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20041?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 T Cars Autumn Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
5th92
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


DriverDB Rating graph

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