Project Description

Professional Racing Driver

ROBERTO
MERHI

1991, Castellón, Spain.

Professional Racing Driver

ROBERTO
MERHI

1991, Castellón, Spain.

Roberto Merhi made it into Formula One without funding or sponsorship.

At five years old Roberto was already a regular member of the local karting; his father was an amateur racer with his mother supporting as mechanic. The smell of the hot racing tyres soon got into Roberto who did his first race in karts being 8 years old.

2019

FORMULA 1

Test and Development Driver for a Front end Formula One Team.

2018

FORMULA 2

Main driver for the MP Motorsport Team scoring two podiums in Monaco and France.

2017

FORMULA 2

Three races for Rapax F2 Team after replacing the main driver.

2016

WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Race leader in the WEC 24 hours of Le Mans setting the track lap record for an LMP2 car.

2015

FORMULA 1

Manor F1 Team, the smallest team of the grid. Finished 15th in the Malaysian Grand Prix, his debut race. Finished 12th in the British Grand Prix, his best result in F1.

2014

WORLD SERIES BY RENAULT AND FORMULA ONE

Zeta Corse Team, the smallest of the grid. Three race victories, three second places and nine top-five finishes out of 17 races. Best driver in the second half of the Championship.

Debut in Formula 1 with Caterham F1 Team completing the Free Practice One at the Italian Grand Prix.

2013 – 2012

DTM

Mercedes-Benz Persson Motorsport and Mercedes Benz Official HWA team. Second place in the final race in Hockenheim, 7th in the urban circuit of Norisring and two 10th places.

2011

FORMULA 3 EUROSERIES

Prema Power Team. Champion.

2010

GP3 SERIES AND FORMULA 3 EUROSERIES

Atech GP3 Grand Prix.  2nd and 3rd places in his first two races.

Mucke F3 Team. 5th in the overall standings.

2009

FORMULA 3 EUROSERIES

Manor Formula 3 Team, the youngest driver to score a podium. Finished 7th in the Championship.

2008

SPANISH FORMULA 3

GTA Motor Competition, 3rd in Valencia. TEC-Auto Scuderia, two poles and two race wins.

2007

FORMULA RENAULT 2.0

Epsilon Team. 4th place in overall standings. Three podiums, two poles positions and Race Winner at Spa. Youngest pole sitter and race winner in the Formula Renault 2.0.

2006

FORMULA RENAULT 2.0

Loox Racing, finishing 3rd in the Winter Series Championship. Three podiums and first Rookie.

2006 – 1998

INTERNATIONAL KARTING

1998 – 2001. Champion of the Valencian Regional Championship.
2000 – 2001. Champion of the Catalan Resistance Cup.
2001. Champions Cup runner-up.
2002. Yamaha. Spain champion. Champion of Catalonia.
2003 – 2005. Runner-up of the Winter Cup. Champion of the Industry Trophy. Runner-up of the Andrea Margutti Trophy. Pole position in the European Champion Grand Final. 
2006. Second in the World Series Championship.

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