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Kamui Kobayashi

Kamui Kobayashi's Driver Bio

An aggressive driver with the heart of Japan behind him. Kamui Kobayashi arrived in F1 as a tester with Toyota back in 2007. After being dropped by Sauber F1 Team, Kobayashi raced GT cars for Ferrari before finally making his way back onto the grid with the Caterham F1 Team.

With Japan behind him Kobayashi is looking to make an impression on his return to F1.

Age 33
F1 Race Starts 76

Kobayashi's Racing Pedigree

2008 Champion GP2 Asia2005 Champion FR 2.0 Italy2005 Champion FR Eurocup
2014
2014 Season

F1: Caterham

22nd
2013
2013 Season

Le Mans 24 Hours

5th
2013
2013 Season

WEC (GTE Pro)

4 Podiums

7th
2012
2012 Season

F1 Sauber F1 Team

12th
2011
2011 Season

F1 Sauber F1 Team

12th
2010
2010 Season

F1 BMW Sauber F1 Team

12th
2009
2009 Season

F1 Panasonic Toyota Racing Test Driver 2 race starts

2009
2009 Season

GP2 Series

16th
2008
2008 Season

GP2 Asia Series

2 Wins

1st
2008
2008 Season

F1 Toyota Racing Test Driver

2008
2008 Season

GP2 Series

1 Wins

16th
2007
2007 Season

F1 Toyota Racing Test Driver

2007
2007 Season

Formula 3 Euro Series

1 Wins

4th
2006
2006 Season

Formula 3 Euro Series

3 Podiums

8th
2005
2005 Season

Formula Renault 2.0 Italy

6 Wins

1st
2005
2005 Season

Formula Renault Eurocup

6 Wins

1st
2004
2004 Season

Formula Renault 2000 Italy

2 Wins

7th