Few drivers have as impressive a junior CV as Caterham's Robin Frijns.
After taking the 2010 Formula BMW Europe title, he won both the highly competitive Formula Renault Eurocup and Formula Renault 3.5 crowns as a rookie. He even managed a GP2 victory in a part-campaign with a brand new team last year.
On the way he has beaten Jules Bianchi, Daniil Kvyat and Kevin Magnussen, all of whom will line up on the Melbourne grid next month. Of recent F1 graduates, arguably only Nico Hulkenberg achieved more on his way up and yet Frijns is still waiting for his first F1 race chance.
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Kevin Turner is the editor of Autosport magazine, having previously been the editor of sister publication Motorsport News. He joined the magazine in 2006 after writing club race reports as a freelancer while studying history at the University of York. He has also covered international events for both the magazine and the website, including the Le Mans 24 Hours. Kevin covered the British Touring Car Championship from 2011 to '14 and has a keen interest in the historic racing scene. He lives in Fleet with his wife and two children.@KRT917 More features by Kevin Turner