Driver Overview

Career Summary:

Sam Bird

  • January 09, 1987
  • 32
  • United Kingdom
  • Fia Formula E Championship
  • 299
  • Virgin Racing Formula E Team, AF Corse
  • 36
  • 93
  • 34
  • 27
  • 12.04%
  • 31.10%

2018-2019: Formula E Championship, Envision Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE05 - 3 races, 1 win, 2 podiums;

FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Pro, AF Corse, Ferrari 488 GTE - 5 races, 1 podium;

2018: 24h Le Mans - GTE Pro, AF Corse, Ferrari 488 GTE - 9th;

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD, Scuderia Corsa, Ferrari 488 GT3 - 1 race;

2017-2018: Formula E, DS Virgin Racing, DS-Virgin DSV03 - 3rd, 12 races, 2 wins, 6 podiums;

2017: FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Pro, AF Corse, Ferrari 488 GTE - 5th, 8 races, 2 wins, 4 podiums;

24h Le Mans - GTE Pro, AF Corse, Ferrari 488 GTE - 5th;

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD, Scuderia Corsa, Ferrari 488 GT3 - 1 race;

2016-2017: Formula E, DS Virgin Racing, DS-Virgin DSV02 - 4th, 12 races, 2 wins, 4 podiums;

2016: FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Pro, AF Corse, Ferrari 488 GTE - 2nd, 9 races, 2 wins, 5 podiums;

24h Le Mans - GTE Pro, AF Corse, Ferrari 488 GTE - 12th, 56th overall;

2015-2016: Formula E, DS Virgin Racing, Virgin DSV01 - 4th, 10 races, 1 win, 2 podiums;

2015: World Endurance Championship - LMP2, G-Drive Racing, Ligier JS P2 (Nissan) - 1st, 8 races, 4 wins, 7 podiums;

24h Le Mans - LMP2, G-Drive Racing - 3rd;

2014-2015: Formula E, Virgin Racing - 5th, 11 races, 2 wins, 3 podiums;

2014: United Sports Car Championship - PC, Starworks Motorsport, Oreca FLM 09 (Chevrolet) - 34th, 3 races, 1 podium;

World Endurance Championship - GT, AF Corse, Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 - 16th, 2 races, 1 podium;

24h Le Mans - GTE Am, AF Corse, Ferrari 458 - 1 race;

2013: GP2 Series, Russian Time, Dallara GP2-11 (Renault) - 2nd, 22 races, 5 wins, 6 podiums;

2012: Formula Renault 3.5 Series, ISR, Dallara FR35-12 (Renault) - 3rd, 17 races, 2 wins, 7 podiums;

Formula 1 test and reserve driver - Mercedes AMG Petronas;

2011: GP2 Series, iSport International, Dallara GP2-11 (Renault) - 6th, 18 races, 3 podiums;

GP2 Asia, iSport International - 12th, 4 races;

Formula 1 test driver - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team;

2010: GP2 Series, ART Grand Prix, Dallara GP2-08 (Renault) -  5th, 19 races, 1 win, 5 podiums;

Formula 1 test and reserve driver - Mercedes GP;

2009-2010: GP2 Asia Series, ART Grand Prix, Dallara GP2/05 (Renault) - 7th, 8 races, 1 podium;

2009: Formula 3 Euro Series, Mücke Motorsport, Dallara F308 (Mercedes) - 8th, 18 races, 4 podiums;

Masters of Formula 3, Mücke Motorsport - 8th; Formula 3 Macau GP, ART Grand Prix - 3rd;

Formula 3 Britain Invitational Class, Fortec Motorsports - 2 races, 1 podium;

2008: Formula 3 Euro Series, Manor Motorsport, Dallara F308 (Mercedes) - 11th, 20 races, 2 podiums;

Masters of Formula 3, Manor Motorsport - 7th; Formula 3 Macau GP, Manor Motorsport - 1 race;

2007: British F3 International Series, Carlin Motorsport, Dallara F307 (Mercedes) - 4th, 22 races, 2 wins, 10 podiums;

Masters of Formula 3, Carlin - 27th;

Formula 3 Macau GP, Carlin - 6th;

Formula 1 test driver - AT&T Williams F1 Team;

2006: Formula Renault UK, Fortec Motorsport, Tatuus FR2000 (Renault) - 4th, 20 races, 4 wins, 7 podiums;

2005: Formula BMW UK, Fortec Motorsport, Mygale FB02 (BMW) - 2nd, 20 races, 6 wins, 12 podiums;

Formula BMW World Final, Fortec Motorsport - 4th;

2004: Formula BMW UK, Carlin Motorsport, Mygale FB02 (BMW) - 14th, 20 races;