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Jolyon Palmer (born 20 January 1991) is a British Formula One driver who formerly drove for Renault from 2016 to 2017. He won the 2014 GP2 Series championship by 47 points, a result which earned him his testing role with Lotus for 2015.[1] Jolyon is the son of former F1 driver/commentator Jonathan Palmer.

After a season of testing, the Enstone-based outfit announced at the 2015 United States Grand Prix that Palmer would take over Romain Grosjean's recently vacated race seat for 2016.[2] At his sixteenth Grand Prix, in Malaysia, Palmer scored his first ever point. He competed in his last race at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix, as Carlos Sainz, Jr. made an early move to Renault starting from the United States Grand Prix.[3]


Formula One Career[]

Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team Pts WDC Pos. Report
2015 United Kingdom Lotus F1 Team Lotus-Mercedes Test Driver
2016 France Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault 1 18th Report
2017 France Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault 8 17th Report

Career Statistics[]

Entries 37
Starts 35
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 9
Laps Raced 1682
Distance Raced 8543 km (5308 mi)
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km (0 mi)

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Pts Pos
2015 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of China.svg Flag of Bahrain.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Russia.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD
2016 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Bahrain.svg Flag of China.svg Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 1 18th
11th DNS 22nd 13th 13th Ret Ret 15th 12th Ret 12th 19th 15th Ret 15th 10th 12th 13th 14th Ret 17th
2017 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of China.svg Flag of Bahrain.svg Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 8 17th
Ret 13th 13th Ret 15th 11th 11th Ret 11th DNS 12th 13th Ret 6th 15th 12th


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

Notes[]

V T E United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer
Seasons
2016 • 2017
Season Reports
2016 • 2017
Teams
Renault (2016–2017)
Teammates
Kevin Magnussen (2016) • Nico Hülkenberg (2017)
Other pages
Category
V T E Lotus F1 Logo.jpg Lotus F1
Notable Drivers
Finland Kimi Räikkönen · France Romain Grosjean · Venezuela Pastor Maldonado · Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio · Finland Heikki Kovalainen
Personnel
Éric Boullier · Nick Chester
Cars
E20 · E21 · E22 · E23 Hybrid
See also
Renault
V T E Renault Logo.png Renault F1
Notable Personnel
Carlos Ghosn · Jérôme Stoll · Cyril Abiteboul · Frédéric Vasseur · Flavio Briatore · Pat Symonds
Former Drivers
Daniel Ricciardo · Esteban Ocon · Nico Hülkenberg · Carlos Sainz, Jr. · Kevin Magnussen · Nick Heidfeld · Bruno Senna · Vitaly Petrov · Jolyon Palmer · Robert Kubica · Fernando Alonso · Nelson Piquet, Jr. · Romain Grosjean · Heikki Kovalainen · Giancarlo Fisichella · Jarno Trulli · Jacques Villeneuve · Jenson Button · Derek Warwick · Patrick Tambay · François Hesnault · Philippe Streiff · Eddie Cheever · Alain Prost · René Arnoux · Jean-Pierre Jabouille
World Champions
Spain Fernando Alonso (2005, 2006)
F1 Cars
RS01 · RS10 · RE20 · RE20B · RE30 · RE30B · RE30C · RE40 · RE50 · RE60 · RE60B · R202 · R23 · R24 · R25 · R26 · R27 · R28 · R29 · R30 · R31 · RS16 · R.S.17 · R.S.18 · R.S.19 · R.S.20
Season Reports
1977 · 1978 · 1979 · 1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019 · 2020
Full results
v · t · e Teams and Drivers
2015 Teams and Drivers
Teams Ferrari • Force India • Lotus • Marussia • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault
Drivers Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 6 Rosberg • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 11 Pérez • 12 Nasr • 13 Maldonado • 14 Alonso • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 21 Gutiérrez • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 28 Stevens • 33 Verstappen • 44 Hamilton • 53 Rossi • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 98 Merhi
Other Drivers Buemi • Celis • Daruvala • De la Rosa • Félix da Costa • Fong • Gasly • Gutiérrez • Jordá • King • Leimer • Lynn • Marciello • Palmer • Pic • Prost • Rigon • Sutil • Turvey • Vandoorne • Vergne • Wehrlein • Wolff
2016 Teams and Drivers
Teams Ferrari • Force India • Haas • Manor • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Renault • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault • TAG Heuer
Drivers Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 6 Rosberg • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 11 Pérez • 12 Nasr • 14 Alonso • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 21 Gutiérrez • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 30 Palmer • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 44 Hamilton • 47 Vandoorne • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 88 Haryanto • 94 Wehrlein
Other Drivers Celis • di Resta • Fong • Fuoco • Gasly • Jordá • Kari • King • Leclerc • Lynn • Matsushita • Mazepin • Paffett • Rossi • Stroll • Turvey • Vandoorne • Vergne
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