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Flag of Great Britain Paul Di Resta

nationality British age 32 years old born April 16, 1986 hometown Uphall height 185 cm (6' 1")

Racing highlights

20183rdDTM
20101stDTM
20093rdDTM
20082ndDTM
20061stFormula 3 Euro Series
20061stMasters of Formula 3
20043rdFormula Renault 2.0 UK

Racing career summary

Races entered272
Wins22
Podiums60
Pole positions24
Fastest laps15
Race win percentage8.1%
Podium percentage22.1%

Karting highlights

20011stSuper 1 National JICA Championship
20002ndSouth Garda Winter Cup ICA Junior
20002ndSuper 1 National JICA Championship
19992ndMonaco Kart Cup - ICA Junior
19993rdGreen Helmet Trophy Cadets

Driver relations

Brother of Stefan Di Resta. Cousin of Dario Franchitti. Cousin of Marino Franchitti. Son of Louis Di Resta.

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 Paul Di Resta.

Paul Di Resta vs. Sébastien Buemi | Paul Di Resta vs. Jamie Green | Paul Di Resta vs. Harry Tincknell | Paul Di Resta vs. Nicolas Prost

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.

2018Racing24 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing19 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing18 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2015Racing18 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2014Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing19 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing19 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing11 races3 wins7 podiums4 pole position1 fastest race lap
2009Racing10 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2008Racing11 races2 wins7 podiums1 pole positions4 fastest race laps
2007Racing10 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing22 races6 wins10 podiums5 pole position1 fastest race lap
2005Racing20 races0 wins1 podium3 pole position2 fastest race laps
2004Racing24 races4 wins10 podiums4 pole position2 fastest race laps
2003Racing17 races1 win2 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2002KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2001KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2000KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1999KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Paul Di Resta

2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
27th82United Autosports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS P217Gibson 4.2Continental
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype 2018.

2018 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
3rd233Mercedes-AMG DTM Team HWA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
203620
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTMMercedes-Benz 4.0Hankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2018.

2018-19 LMP2 Drivers FIA Endurance Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0United Autosports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS P217Gibson 4.2Dunlop
Click to show race results for LMP2 Drivers FIA Endurance Trophy 2018-19.

2017 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
11th99Mercedes-AMG Motorsport SILBERFEIL Energy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz C 63 DTMHankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2017.

2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Williams Martini Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW40MercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2017.

2016 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
5th116Mercedes-AMG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#3 Mercedes C63 DTMMercedes V8Hankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2016.

2015 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
8th90DTM Team HWA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes AMG C63 DTMHankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2015.

2014 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
15th36AMG Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes AMG C-CoupéMercedes V8Hankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2014.

2013 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th48Sahara Force India F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Force India VJM06MercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2013.

2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th46Sahara Force India
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Force India VJM05Mercedes FO 108ZPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2012.

2011 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th27Force India F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Force India VJM04Mercedes FO 108YPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2011.

2011 ERDF Masters Kart - Stars

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
KartEngineTyres
Sodi ST32 (Sodi STX)

2010 Formula 1 - Test and reserve drivers

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

2010 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
1st71HWA Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
113741
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse 09
Click to show race results for DTM 2010.

2009 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
3rd45HWA Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101312
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes C-Class 09
Click to show race results for DTM 2009.

2009 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0Force India F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Force India VJM02 (Mercedes)

2008 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
2nd71HWA Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
112714
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes C-class 08
Click to show race results for DTM 2008.

2008 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2007 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
5th32Jawa4u.de AMG Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes C-class -05
Click to show race results for DTM 2007.

2006 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st86ASM Formule 3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
205951
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Euro Series 2006.

2006 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
1st0ASM Formule 3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 2006.

2006 53rd Polytec Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0ASM Formule 3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for 53rd Polytec Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix 2006.

2005 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th32Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190132
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305MercedesKumho
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Euro Series 2005.

2005 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 2005.

2004 Formula Renault 2.0 UK

PositionPointsTeam
3rd415Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
204942
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 UK 2004.

2004 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2004.

2004 Bahrain F3 Superprix

PositionPointsTeam
0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mercedes)

2003 Formula Renault 2.0 UK

PositionPointsTeam
7th233Eurotek Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171221
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 UK 2003.

2002 World Cup Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
17th0Italsport KRP
KartEngineTyres
Maranello (Maxter)

2002 British Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
6th281

2002 European Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
0Italsport KRP
KartEngineTyres
Maranello (Maxter)

2002 South Garda Winter Cup Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
11th0

2002 Super 1 National Formula A Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th281

2001 Super 1 National JICA Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st331

2000 South Garda Winter Cup ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

2000 Super 1 National JICA Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd325

2000 European Championship ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
10th11

1999 Green Helmet Trophy Cadets

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0

1999 Monaco Kart Cup - ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

1999 29° Torneo Industrie Open - 100 Junior

PositionPointsTeam
36th0


DriverDB Rating graph

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