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Rupert Svendsen-Cook

DOB: 17/09/1990

Birthplace: Ipswich, UK

Hobbies: Skiing, building and flying remote control planes, fine watches, boats and fitness.

Kart racing debut: 1998

Car racing debut: 2008

Greatest achievements: Winning on debut race weekend of British Formula 3, Oulton Park.

Career Highlights...

2013-2014

MRF CHALLENGE CHAMPION

6 wins, 10 podiums, 3 poles.

Signed as a full time race driver for JA Motorsport and MRF Tyres in the Formula MRF Challenge. Scored a total of 6 race wins across every race weekend of the series including the F1 support race at the Indian Grand Prix and at the Bahrain International circuit.

 

2013-2012

Professionally employed as test and development driver for JA Motorsport and MRF Tyres in India throughout 2012 and 2013.

 

2011-2010

Competed for Championship winning team Carlin in British Formula 3 through 2010-2011 seasons.

 

Won on debut race weekend in British Formula 3 at Oulton Park aged 19 years old. Went on to record a further 3 wins including Monza and Donington Park. Achieved 3 pole positions and a further 14 podiums in the world's most prestigious and respected single seater Championship before Formula 1 aged 21.

 

2009-2008

Competed with Raikkonen Robertson Racing in Formula BMW Europe. The team was set up by F1 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen and his management to develop and expose the best young talents in motor racing. Achieved success and a double podium at British Grand Prix at Silverstone aged 19.

 

2013-2007

Produced and presented own investor/partnership proposal to successfully raise circa £2.5M for motor racing career at 16 years old.

 

2007-1998

Started karting aged 8 years old culminating in being selected and winning for England aged 16 in the Inter-Nations karting Championship.

 

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