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Flag of Switzerland Sébastien Buemi

full name Sébastien Olivier Buemi nationality Swiss age 30 years old born October 31, 1988 hometown Aigle height 172 cm (5' 8")

Racing highlights

20181stLMP World Endurance Drivers Championship
20172ndLMP FIA World Endurance Drivers Championship
20172ndFIA Formula E Championship
20161stFIA Formula E Championship
20152ndFIA Formula E Championship
20143rdLe Mans 24h - LMP1 class
20141stFIA World Endurance Driver's Championship
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

Racing career summary

Races entered308
Wins42
Podiums110
Pole positions28
Fastest laps41
Race win percentage13.6%
Podium percentage35.7%

Karting highlights

20031stItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
20031stEuropean Championship - Western Region Qualification - ICA Junior
20021stEuropean Championship ICA Junior
20022ndItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
20022nd13° Trofeo Andrea Margutti - ICA Junior
19991stSwiss Championship - Mini 90
19991stKIA Cup - Mini 90
19981stSwiss Championship - Mini

Driver relations

Cousin of Natacha Gachnang. Grandson of Georges Gachnang.

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 Sébastien Buemi.

Sébastien Buemi vs. Nico Hülkenberg | Sébastien Buemi vs. Romain Grosjean | Sébastien Buemi vs. Paul Di Resta | Sébastien Buemi vs. Alex Albon

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.

2019Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2018Racing17 races3 wins9 podiums5 pole position1 fastest race lap
2017Racing21 races11 wins14 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
2016Racing18 races3 wins7 podiums3 pole position5 fastest race laps
2015Racing19 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
2014Racing9 races4 wins8 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2013Racing9 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing19 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing19 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing29 races3 wins10 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2007Racing44 races3 wins13 podiums2 pole position7 fastest race laps
2006Racing36 races4 wins11 podiums1 pole positions7 fastest race laps
2005Racing22 races7 wins17 podiums7 pole position12 fastest race laps
2004Racing20 races0 wins10 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2003KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2002KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1999KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1998KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Sébastien Buemi

2019 ABB FIA Formula E Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th30Nissan e.dams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spark SRT05eNissan IM01Michelin
Click to show race results for ABB FIA Formula E Championship 2019.

2018 ABB FIA Formula E Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th125Renault e.DAMS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110430
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault Z.E.17Michelin
Click to show race results for ABB FIA Formula E Championship 2018.

2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63521
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 turbo hybridMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2018-19.

2018-19 LMP World Endurance Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st135Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 turbo hybridMichelin

2016-17 FIA Formula E Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd157Renault e.dams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
106621
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault Z.E.16Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA Formula E Championship 2016-17.

2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
26th45Rebellion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OrecaContinental
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype 2017.

2017 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
95802
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2017.

2017 LMP FIA World Endurance Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd183Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 hybrid turboMichelin

2015-16 FIA Formula E Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st155Renault e.DAMS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103635
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault Z.E 15Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA Formula E Championship 2015-16.

2016 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
8th60Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#5 Toyota TS050 HybridMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2016.

2014-15 FIA Formula E Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd143E.DAMS Renault
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
113531
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spark-Renault SRT-01EMcLaren MGUMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA Formula E Championship 2014-15.

2015 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
5th79Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 - HybridToyota 3.7 L V8Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2015.

2015 FIA World Endurance Driver's Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th79Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 HybridToyota 3.7Michelin

2014 Formula 1 - Test driver

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

2014 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
84722
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS 040 Hybrid
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2014.

2014 FIA World Endurance Driver's Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st166Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 HybridToyota 3.7Michelin

2014 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 Hybrid
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class 2014.

2013 Formula 1 - Test driver

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

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 Hybrid
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2013.

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd106.25Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 Hybrid

2013 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 - Hybrid

2012 Formula 1 - Test and reserve drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Red Bull Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS 030 Hybrid
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2012.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 Hybrid

2012 European Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
0Boutsen Ginion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)

2012 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 Hybrid

2012 Desafio Internacional das Estrelas

PositionPointsTeam
7th22

2011 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th15Scuderia Toro Rosso
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Scuderia Toro Rosso STR6Ferrari 056Pirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2011.

2010 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th8Scuderia Toro Rosso
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toro Rosso STR5Ferrari 056Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2010.

2009 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th6Scuderia Toro Rosso
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toro Rosso STR4Ferrari 056Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2009.

2009 SuperNationals XIII - SuperPro

PositionPointsTeam
0
KartEngineTyres
Intrepid (TM)

2008 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th50Trust Team Arden
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
192500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2-08RenaultBridgestone
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2008.

2008 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0Red Bull Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Red Bull RB4 (Renault)

2008 GP2 Asia Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd37Trust Team Arden
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101501
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Asia Series 2008.

2006-07 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
8th50Team Switzerland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52ZytekCooper
Click to show race results for A1GP 2006-07.

2007 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd95ASL-Team Mücke Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2031324
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Euro Series 2007.

2007 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
21st6ART Grand Prix
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110002
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05RenaultBridgestone
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.
CarEngineTyres
Red Bull RB3 (Renault)

2007 Polytec Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Räikkönen Robertson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F306 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Polytec Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix 2007.

2006 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th31Mücke Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201306
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Euro Series 2006.

2006 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC

PositionPointsTeam
7th172Motopark Academy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82611
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 2006.

2006 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
11th33Motopark Academy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2006.

2006 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0ASL Team Mücke Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* 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
4th0Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for 53rd Polytec Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix 2006.

2005 Formula 3 Spain

PositionPointsTeam
0Racing Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Spain 2005.

2005 Formula BMW ADAC

PositionPointsTeam
2nd282ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20716712
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
Click to show race results for Formula BMW ADAC 2005.

2005 Formula BMW World Final

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0ASL Team Mücke Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
Click to show race results for Formula BMW World Final 2005.

2004 Formula BMW ADAC

PositionPointsTeam
3rd188Lars Kaufmann Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2001022
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
Click to show race results for Formula BMW ADAC 2004.

2003 CIK-FIA European Junior Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Intrepid Kart Technology
KartEngineTyres
IntrepidTMVega

2003 Swiss Championship - Junior

PositionPointsTeam
13th40Cegga Karts
KartEngineTyres
Intrepid (Maxter)

2003 Italian Open Masters ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
1st82Intrepid Kart Technology
KartEngineTyres
Intrepid (Maxter)

2003 Andrea Margutti Trophy - ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
30th0Intrepid Srl.
KartEngineTyres
Intrepid (Maxter)

2003 South Garda Winter Cup ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
20th0

2003 Grand Prix Karting FFSA - Junior

PositionPointsTeam
28th48

2003 European Championship - Western Region Qualification - ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Intrepid Kart Technology
KartEngineTyres
IntrepidTM

2002 European Championship ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Cegga Karts Racing
KartEngineTyres
CRG (Maxter)

2002 Italian Open Masters ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
2nd77

2002 Monaco Kart Cup - ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
17th0Cegga Karts Racing
KartEngineTyres
CRG (Maxter)

2002 13° Trofeo Andrea Margutti - ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

2002 Grand Prix Karting FFSA - Junior

PositionPointsTeam
9th44

1999 Swiss Championship - Mini 90

PositionPointsTeam
1st173

1999 KIA Cup - Mini 90

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1998 KIA Cup - Mini

PositionPointsTeam
12th0

1998 Swiss Championship - Mini

PositionPointsTeam
1st152


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