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Flag of Finland Pekka Saarinen

nationality Finnish age 35 years old born July 27, 1983

Racing highlights

20101stHistoric Race Finland - Roadsport V8
20091stHistoric Race Finland - Roadsport V8
20083rdHistoric Race Finland - Roadsport V8
20071stFormula Renault Asian Challenge
20071stChinese Formula Renault Challenge
20061stFormula Renault Asian Challenge
20061stInternational Formula Challenge
20051stFormula Renault 2.0 Germany

Racing career summary

Races entered121
Wins28
Podiums59
Pole positions11
Fastest laps16
Race win percentage23.1%
Podium percentage48.8%

Karting highlights

19992ndViking Trophy - ICA
19983rdFinnish Championship ICA Junior
19971stNordic Championship ICA Junior
19972ndFinnish Championship Junior A

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.

2018Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing2 races0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
2010Racing7 races1 win7 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2009Racing7 races1 win5 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2008Racing7 races0 wins4 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2007Racing14 races9 wins10 podiums2 pole position10 fastest race laps
2006Racing17 races12 wins14 podiums7 pole position6 fastest race laps
2005Racing16 races2 wins10 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2004Racing20 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2003Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
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.
1998Racing7 races2 wins4 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1997KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Pekka Saarinen

2018 24H TCE Series - European Championship - TCR

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverRWP Racing by Motorsport Developpement
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SEAT Leon TCR V2 DSGVolkswagen 2.0 turbo
Click to show race results for 24H TCE Series - European Championship - TCR 2018.

2016 Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup - LMP3

PositionPointsTeam
14th0PS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ADESS 03
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup - LMP3 2016.

2013 Audi R8 LMS Cup China

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS
Click to show race results for Audi R8 LMS Cup China 2013.

2012 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia

PositionPointsTeam
16th21PS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2012.

2012 Audi R8 LMS Cup China

PositionPointsTeam
14th12J-Fly Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2011 Historic Race Finland - Roadsport V8

PositionPointsTeam
9th8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette -84

2010 Historic Race Finland - Roadsport V8

PositionPointsTeam
1st51
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
717??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette -84

2009 Historic Race Finland - Roadsport V8

PositionPointsTeam
1st43
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
715??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette '84

2008 Historic Race Finland - Roadsport V8

PositionPointsTeam
3rd41
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
704??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette '84

2007 Formula Renault Asian Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st307Pekka Saarinen Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14910210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

2007 Chinese Formula Renault Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st290Pekka Saarinen Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

2006 Formula Renault Asian Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st263Shangsai FRD Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
127926
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

2006 International Formula Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st150Perfect Beauty Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5555?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

2005 Formula Renault 2.0 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
1st309SL Formula Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1621010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Germany 2005.

2004 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
0SL Formula Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2004.

2004 Formula Renault 2.0 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
8th151SL Formula Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
141310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Germany 2004.

2004 Formula Renault 2.0 Netherlands

PositionPointsTeam
12th49SL Formula Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

2003 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
0Koiranen bros. Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault

2003 Formula Renault 2.0 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
19th58Koiranen bros. Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Germany 2003.

2003 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
18th6

2002 Finnish Championship Cup ICA

PositionPointsTeam
7th0PCR

2002 European Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
0PCR
KartEngineTyres
PCR

2002 Finnish Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
23rd0

2002 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
7th31

2001 European Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
24th13PCR

2001 South Garda Winter Cup Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
9th0PCR

2001 Finnish Championship Cup ICA

PositionPointsTeam
6th0PCR

2001 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
5th32

2000 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
9th22

2000 Nordic Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
9th0

2000 Finnish Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
7th0

1999 Viking Trophy - ICA

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

1999 European Championship - ICA

PositionPointsTeam
8th0

1999 Nordic Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
28th0
KartEngineTyres
Swiss Hutless (Rotax)

1999 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
20th2

1998 Finnish Championship ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
3rd72
KartEngineTyres
SwissVortex

1997 Nordic Championship ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1997 Finnish Championship Junior A

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0


DriverDB Rating graph

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