Sergey Sirotkin
Russian Federation

Sergey Sirotkin

1995-08-27 (age 25)


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Sirotkin continues in Renault F1 reserve role for 2020 season

Renault has announced that Sergey Sirotkin will continue as its Formula 1 reserve driver through the 2020 season

Sirotkin: Hard to accept F1 dream is likely over "forever"

Ex-Williams driver Sergey Sirotkin says he's found it hard to accept his Formula 1 dream is probably gone "forever", and reckons the loss of his seat is "more painful" now

Russell illness doubts for Abu Dhabi, Sirotkin could race for Williams

The Williams Formula 1 team has doubts over whether George Russell will be able to race this weekend, and Sergey Sirotkin is on standby in Abu Dhabi

Pirelli completes first F1 2021 18-inch tyre test with Sirotkin

Pirelli has completed its first test with Formula 1's 2021 18-inch tyres, with former Williams driver Sergey Sirotkin completing 213 laps at French Grand Prix venue Paul Ricard

Sergey Sirotkin to be F1 reserve for both McLaren and Renault

Sergey Sirotkin will be Formula 1 reserve driver for McLaren as well as Renault for the rest of the 2019 season

Spa WEC: SMP driver Sirotkin leads newcomer Vandoorne in FP1

Sergey Sirotkin led SMP Racing team-mate and fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne in the opening practice session for this weekend's Spa World Endurance Championship round

Sirotkin feels 'very sorry' for Williams's F1 testing difficulties

Ex-Williams Formula 1 driver Sergey Sirotkin says he feels "very sorry" for his former team over the difficulties it has already faced in pre-season testing

Ex-Williams racer Sirotkin rejoins Renault as 2019 F1 reserve

Former Williams Formula 1 racer Sergey Sirotkin has rejoined the Renault team as its reserve driver for 2019

Ex-F1 driver Sirotkin to race SMP LMP1 car at remaining WEC rounds

Ex-Formula 1 driver Sergey Sirotkin will contest the remaining rounds of the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship with SMP Racing

Ex-F1 driver Sirotkin set for at least two 2019 WEC LMP1 outings

Ex-Williams Formula 1 driver Sergey Sirotkin is set to make at least two World Endurance Championship outings with the SMP Racing LMP1 team next year

Sergey Sirotkin: 'Human' impact of Williams 2018 F1 toil hurts

Sergey Sirotkin says his Formula 1 exit has hit him hard because his efforts with Williams "took so much as a human" and he will not benefit in 2019

Sergey Sirotkin thought second F1 season 'looked quite obvious'

Sergey Sirotkin believes it "looked quite obvious" he would get a second season with Williams in Formula 1 until the very end of 2018

Sergey Sirotkin: Weird to have 'worst run of the year' in Abu Dhabi

Williams Formula 1 driver Sergey Sirotkin says it was "a bit weird" to have his "worst run of the year" in practice ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sirotkin 'can't believe' he will exit F1 as Kubica joins Williams

Sergey Sirotkin says he still cannot believe he will not be a Formula 1 driver next season despite having a few days to prepare himself following his split with Williams

Sergey Sirotkin's F1 backers: It was our decision to leave Williams

Outgoing Williams Formula 1 driver Sergey Sirotkin's backer SMP Racing says it decided to split with the Grove-based team, citing poor performance and development rate as the reason

Why Hamilton's Sirotkin near-miss in Brazil wasn't investigated

Lewis Hamilton escaped an investigation into his near-miss with Sergey Sirotkin in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying because it was viewed as an unfortunate misunderstanding by Formula 1 race officials

Brazilian GP: Hamilton was wrong to call Sirotkin 'disrespectful'

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has admitted he was wrong to label Sergey Sirotkin "disrespectful" over their near miss in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix

Sirotkin says Hamilton did nothing wrong in qualifying near-miss

Sergey Sirotkin says Lewis Hamilton did nothing wrong in their near-miss during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton: Sergey Sirotkin 'disrespectful' in Brazil Q2 near-miss

Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton says Sergey Sirotkin acted in a "disrespectful" manner by passing him on an out-lap as the pair nearly came to blows in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying

Sirotkin: Design process for 2019 Williams F1 car 'quite different'

Williams has approached the development of its 2019 Formula 1 car with "quite a different process" after learning from its problems with this year's design, says Sergey Sirotkin

Carlos Sainz Jr blames Sergey Sirotkin for Russian GP collision

Renault driver Carlos Sainz blamed Williams driver Sergey Sirotkin for the clash that ended his hopes of a good result in Formula 1's Russian Grand Prix

Sergio Perez: Singapore Sirotkin clash looked 'worse from outside'

Racing Point Force India Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez feels he was criticised too harshly for his Singapore clash with Sergey Sirotkin, which he believes "looked worse from the outside"

Charlie Whiting doubts Perez deliberately hit Sirotkin in Singapore

Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting finds it hard to believe that Sergio Perez deliberately drove in to Sergey Sirotkin during their intense battle in the Singapore Grand Prix

Sergio Perez admits penalty for Sergey Sirotkin clash was 'fair'

Sergio Perez has accepted that his drivethrough penalty for driving into Sergey Sirotkin was "fair", after a forgettable Singapore Grand Prix that included a collision with his team-mate Esteban Ocon

Sirotkin: Singapore GP qualifying a 'survival' battle in Williams

Sergey Sirotkin says driving his Williams in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix felt like a battle for 'survival' in its worst qualifying performance of 2018

Bottas penalised for Sirotkin start clash at Spa, keeps fourth

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas has been given a five-second penalty and two penalty points for colliding with Williams's Sergey Sirotkin at the Belgian Grand Prix's first corner

Other factors masking Williams' F1 gains in 2018 - Sergey Sirotkin

Williams has made improvements to its 2018 Formula 1 car that have been masked by other factors, according to the team's race driver Sergey Sirotkin

Sergey Sirotkin explains French Grand Prix practice pit gaffe

Williams Formula 1 Sergey Sirotkin says the sun's glare was to blame for the French Grand Prix practice pit mishap in which he stopped at Force India's garage

Why Williams F1 rookie Sirotkin's seat problems should be solved

Williams Formula 1 rookie Sergey Sirotkin has another new seat for this weekend's French Grand Prix but the discomfort he has suffered in his cockpit has already been solved

Sirotkin convinced Monaco proves Williams has cleared F1 2018 nadir

Monaco was proof that Williams has cleared the worst part of its season, according to the Formula 1 team's driver Sergey Sirotkin

Sergey Sirotkin: I am making my life harder in rookie F1 season

Sergey Sirotkin has admitted his intense self-determined workload with the Williams team is making a difficult start to his rookie Formula 1 season harder

'Very painful' Williams seat caused Sergey Sirotkin's hardest race

Sergey Sirotkin says he found his Williams Formula 1 car's seat so uncomfortable that he struggled to make it to the chequered flag of the Spanish Grand Prix

FIA throws out Williams bid to overturn Sirotkin F1 grid penalty

The FIA has dismissed the Williams Formula 1 team's request for a review into several Azerbaijan Grand Prix incidents and issued a 10-point response outlining its reasons why

Sirotkin amazed he wasn't quizzed before Perez Baku clash penalty

Williams Formula 1 driver Sergey Sirotkin says he was perplexed that the FIA stewards did not quiz him about his Azerbaijan Grand Prix clash with Sergio Perez before penalising him

Sergey Sirotkin handed grid penalty for first lap Azerbaijan contact

Williams Formula 1 driver Sergey Sirotkin has been penalised for his collision with Force India's Sergio Perez on the opening lap of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Williams F1 driver Sirotkin: We looked like idiots from outside

Sergey Sirotkin says that he and his Williams Formula 1 team "looked like idiots" during a poor weekend in Bahrain

Plastic bag likely cause of Sirotkin's Australian GP brake failure

Williams driver Sergey Sirotkin reckons a rogue sandwich bag caused his early retirement from the 2018 Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Williams F1 team gives Stroll and Sirotkin two race engineers each

Sergey Sirotkin and Lance Stroll will have two race engineers each for the 2018 Formula 1 season as part of an operational staffing reshuffle at Williams

Sergey Sirotkin: Robert Kubica knows F1 is every man for himself

Sergey Sirotkin says Robert Kubica understands Formula 1 is "every man for himself" and they will have a good relationship at Williams in 2018

Williams F1 launch: Team slams 'pay driver' jibes over Sirotkin

Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams insisted calling anyone in Formula 1 a "pay driver" is unfair, as she defended the team's 2018 pairing Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin

Sirotkin backing will be spent on development of Williams F1 car

Sergey Sirotkin's backers say the money they are putting into Williams will all be spent on development to improve the team's Formula 1 car

Williams F1 team says Sergey Sirotkin was the best driver available

Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe says Sergey Sirotkin was "the best driver available" for the seat alongside Lance Stroll in the team's 2018 Formula 1 line-up

Williams expects 'many years' with Sergey Sirotkin in Formula 1

Williams expects new Formula 1 signing Sergey Sirotkin to be with the team for "many years ahead" following the multi-year deal that landed him a race seat for 2018

Gary Anderson's verdict on Williams signing Sirotkin Plus

Gary Anderson's verdict on Williams signing Sirotkin

Has Williams been shrewd by signing Sirotkin over Kubica? When will Formula 1 get a new team? And can't F1 just tear up its broken regulations? These questions and more answered in the latest batch of readers' questions

Autosport Forums: F1 fans debate Sirotkin, Kubica and Williams

The final seat on the Formula 1 grid at Williams and the shootout between Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin is one of the biggest debates on the Autosport Forums

Sergey Sirotkin beats Robert Kubica to 2018 Williams F1 seat

Williams has announced Sergey Sirotkin as its second driver for the 2018 Formula 1 season, partnering Lance Stroll

Renault: Sergey Sirotkin 'needs to be given F1 chance'

Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul says Sergey Sirotkin would be worthy of a race seat in Formula 1 should Williams opt to pair the Russian alongside Lance Stroll in 2018

Would Sirotkin demoralise Williams? Plus

Would Sirotkin demoralise Williams?

Would taking Sergey Sirotkin be demoralising for Williams? Why do Formula 1 drivers still rely on old-fashioned mirrors, and could a grand prix weekend be condensed into two days? Gary Anderson answers these and other readers' questions

Sergey Sirotkin favourite to get 2018 Williams F1 drive

Sergey Sirotkin has emerged as the favourite to drive for Williams in 2018, with Robert Kubica no longer in the frame, Autosport has learned

Williams contender Sirotkin deserves F1 seat says Renault's Permane

Sergey Sirotkin deserves a Formula 1 seat, says a senior Renault figure ahead of the Russian's Williams test on Wednesday

Sergey Sirotkin: Williams F1 test could be most important of career

Sergey Sirotkin believes his Williams Formula 1 test opportunity could prove to be the most important in his career

Sergey Sirotkin gets enhanced Renault Formula 1 role for 2017

Sergey Sirotkin has been promoted to the role of third and reserve driver for the Renault Formula 1 team in 2017

Sirotkin's Renault role will 'not change' despite Vasseur's exit

Sergey Sirotkin's role with the Renault F1 outfit will not be affected by the off-season exit of team principal Frederic Vasseur, according to SMP Racing boss Boris Rotenberg

Monaco GP2: Sirotkin takes pole ahead of Nato in split session

Sergey Sirotkin secured Monaco GP2 pole position with a blistering effort in the second group of the split session

Monaco GP2: ART Grand Prix's Sirotkin fastest in practice

Sergey Sirotkin was fastest in a Monaco GP2 practice in which championship leader Pierre Gasly was among a string of early crashers

Sergey Sirotkin expects further Renault Friday practice call-ups

Renault test driver Sergey Sirotkin says he will take part in more Friday Formula 1 practice sessions this season after fulfilling the duties at Sochi

GP2 racer Sirotkin gets Renault F1 development deal, Sochi FP1 laps

GP2 frontrunner Sergey Sirotkin will drive for Renault in first practice at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix after signing a long-term development deal with the Formula 1 team

Sergey Sirotkin feels ready for F1 race seat after practice debut

Sergey Sirotkin says he is ready to graduate to Formula 1 in 2015 after making his practice debut for Sauber at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix

Sergey Sirotkin to drive for Sauber F1 team in Russian GP practice

Sauber test driver Sergey Sirotkin will make his Formula 1 free practice debut at home in next month's inaugural Russian Grand Prix, the team has confirmed to AUTOSPORT

Sergey Sirotkin becomes Sauber F1 test driver for 2014

Sergey Sirotkin has been appointed Sauber's test driver for the 2014 Formula 1 season