Romain Grosjean
Date of BirthApril 16, 1986
Place of BirthGeneva, CHE
Weight/Height71 kg / 180 cm
First GPAugust 24, 2009
TeamsRenault, Lotus F1 Team
Championships3 (0 Won)
Grand Prix30 (0 Won)
Fastest Laps1
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Romain Grosjean was born on 17 April 1986, he is a racing driver, currently racing for the Lotus F1 Team.

He races under the French flag in Formula One although he has lived his entire life in Switzerland. He was the 2007 Formula Three Euroseries drivers’ champion and the inaugural GP2 Asia Series champion and first drove in Formula One in 2009. He is the 2011 GP2 Asia Series and GP2 Series champion and is the first – and as of April 2012, only – two-time GP2 Asia champion and the only driver to hold both the GP2 Asia series and main GP2 series titles simultaneously.

Grosjean was confirmed as Renault’s test driver for 2008, replacing Nelson Piquet, Jr., who graduated to a race seat.[14] He drove a Formula One car for the first time at the UK round of the 2008 World Series by Renault weekend at Silverstone on 7 and 8 June 2008, where he gave a number of demonstrations of the previous year’s R27 car.

At the start of 2011, Grosjean returned to the newly branded Lotus Renault GP team as one of five test drivers along with Bruno Senna, Ho-Pin Tung, Jan Charouz and Fairuz Fauzy. Lotus Renault had planned to run Robert Kubica and Vitaly Petrov throughout 2011 but Kubica had a horrific rally accident and was unable to drive during 2011. Former BMW Sauber team mate Nick Heidfeld replaced Kubica for the first 11 races before himself being replaced by Senna from the Belgian Grand Prix onwards. In late October 2011, Lotus Renault announced that Grosjean would drive in the Friday practice session in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (replacing Senna) and the Brazilian Grand Prix (replacing Petrov).