Esteban Ocon

Born: September 17, 1996 (age 20)


Hometown: Evreux, France
Nationality: France French

Current Rank: No. 8 (43 points)
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Sports Mole has 84 articles about Esteban Ocon. Articles 1 to 40:
 Force India chairman Vijay Mallya attends a press conference on October 23, 2015
Vijay Mallya: 'Sergio Perez should only leave for Ferrari'
Vijay Mallya says that he would be happy if Force India lines up with the same drivers next year.
Jul 20, 15:15
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Esteban Ocon admits blocking Sergio Perez fans on Twitter
Esteban Ocon admits that he had to block some of Sergio Perez's fans on Twitter.
Jul 14, 11:05
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas wins the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Lewis Hamilton missing out on a place on the podium.
Jul 9, 14:28
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Esteban Ocon: 'Sergio Perez career in now or never phase'
Sergio Perez's Formula 1 career is in a "now or never" phase, claims teammate Esteban Ocon.
Jul 7, 21:32
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Esteban Ocon moving on after Sergio Perez run-ins
Esteban Ocon vows to move on amid a controversial period in his relationship with Force India teammate Sergio Perez.
Jul 4, 10:20
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Paul Ricard could remove Mistral chicane for Formula 1
Paul Ricard could be set to reinstate the entire length of the famous Mistral straight for next year's French Grand Prix return.
Jun 28, 11:57
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Force India: 'Driver clash unacceptable'
Force India's race drivers are to be told that what happened in Baku at the weekend was "unacceptable".
Jun 27, 09:44
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Daniel Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas, while Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton finish fourth and fifth respectively.
Jun 25, 16:11
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Driver atmosphere 'fine' at Force India
Force India's drivers insist that the atmosphere is "fine" following events in Montreal two weeks ago.
Jun 23, 09:32
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez denies ignoring team order
Force India's Sergio Perez denies ignoring team orders in the weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.
Jun 13, 11:13
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix for a sixth time to close the gap on Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' championship.
Jun 11, 20:43
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 27, 2015
Result: Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to triumph in Spanish Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Spanish Grand Prix following a pulsating head-to-head duel with Sebastian Vettel.
May 14, 15:01
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Billy Monger appeal exceeds fundraising target within 24 hours
An appeal to help fund the treatment of injured British Formula 4 racing driver Billy Monger exceeds its target within 24 hours of launching.
Apr 20, 11:59
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel beats penalised Lewis Hamilton at Bahrain Grand Prix
Germany's Sebastian Vettel establishes a seven-point lead at the top of the Formula 1 standings with victory in the Bahrain GP for Ferrari.
Apr 16, 17:43
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez: 'Force India among slowest in 2017'
Sergio Perez admits that Force India's 2017 car is currently among the very slowest on the grid.
Apr 6, 08:54
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel pips Lewis Hamilton to victory in Australian Grand Prix
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats pre-race favourite Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes to victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
Mar 26, 09:03
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez: '2017 cars not harder to drive'
Sergio Perez says that he was surprised when he sampled Formula 1's much faster cars for the first time in Barcelona testing recently.
Mar 15, 08:52
Force India Feb testing day 1
Force India tell drivers to lose weight
Force India ask their drivers to lose weight before the season-opening grand prix in Melbourne.
Mar 10, 08:26
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne: 'New McLaren a lot faster'
Stoffel Vandoorne confirms claims that F1 drivers have been preparing hard for 2017.
Feb 15, 09:28
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff admits Valtteri Bottas rivals on 2018 radar
Toto Wolff admits that Valtteri Bottas needs to prove he should keep his new seat at Mercedes beyond 2017.
Jan 27, 07:24
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Mercedes seat may have destroyed Pascal Wehrlein'
Toto Wolff says that the retirement of Nico Rosberg was regarded as an "opportunity" for Mercedes rather than a problem.
Jan 20, 08:36
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko would have taken Pascal Wehrlein 'risk'
Dr Helmut Marko says that in Mercedes's place, Red Bull would have taken a punt on a young driver rather than sign up someone like Valtteri Bottas.
Jan 20, 08:32
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Mercedes seat too early for Pascal Wehrlein'
Mercedes steered away from signing Pascal Wehrlein for 2017 because it would have been "too early" for the young German, according to Toto Wolff.
Jan 19, 08:28
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Force India reveal 2017 launch date
Force India become the third team to reveal a launch date for their 2017 car.
Jan 6, 08:23
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Esteban Ocon: 'Force India want to beat top team in 2017'
Esteban Ocon says that he and Force India are aiming high for 2017.
Jan 5, 08:37
Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Mercedes's Aldo Costa backs Pascal Wehrlein to replace Nico Rosberg
Mercedes's engineering chief Aldo Costa names in-house junior Pascal Wehrlein as a good candidate to replace retiring world champion Nico Rosberg.
Dec 8, 14:54
Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Pascal Wehrlein 'ready' for Nico Rosberg seat
Pascal Wehrlein declares himself "ready" to step up and become Lewis Hamilton's new Mercedes teammate.
Dec 5, 08:53
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel plays down Mercedes move rumour
Sebastian Vettel responds to the seismic Nico Rosberg retirement story simply by referring to his Ferrari contract.
Dec 5, 08:43
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Esteban Ocon: 'Max Verstappen aggressive all the time'
Esteban Ocon says that he does not look back with fondness on his past duels with F1 sensation Max Verstappen.
Nov 18, 08:14
Sergey Sirotkin stands in the pits during the second practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 6, 2013
Renault flags third driver role for Sergey Sirotkin
Sergey Sirotkin could move up to the position of third driver at Renault next year.
Nov 15, 11:55
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Pascal Wehrlein not denying Sauber rumours
Pascal Wehrlein fails to deny that he is now in the running to switch to Sauber for 2017.
Nov 15, 07:58
Nico Rosberg in action at the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Nico Rosberg ahead of Lewis Hamilton in final Brazilian Grand Prix practice
Nico Rosberg edges ahead of Mercedes teammate and championship rival Lewis Hamilton in final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Nov 12, 14:52
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Pascal Wehrlein disappointed to miss Force India seat
Pascal Wehrlein could not hide his disappointment after it emerged that Manor teammate Esteban Ocon is moving up to Force India for 2017.
Nov 11, 08:39
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Esteban Ocon to join Force India in 2017
French driver Esteban Ocon confirms that he will replace Nico Hulkenberg at Force India for the 2017 season.
Nov 10, 16:02
Sauber's Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr attends a press conference ahead of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit on April 28, 2016
Force India admit Felipe Nasr on 2017 shortlist
Force India has hit back at suggestions the team has already decided the identity of Sergio Perez's teammate for 2017.
Nov 2, 09:41
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Pascal Wehrlein now plays down Force India link
Pascal Wehrlein plays down suggestions that he will definitely fill the vacant spot left by Nico Hulkenberg at Force India for 2017.
Oct 21, 09:55
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Esteban Ocon: 'Max Verstappen aggression nothing new'
Esteban Ocon says that Max Verstappen's controversially aggressive driving style in formula one is nothing new.
Oct 19, 09:19
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Jordan King eyes Manor seat for 2017
Jordan King looks set to be another rookie on the 2017 grid.
Oct 18, 10:28
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Father admits Lance Stroll to make 2017 debut
Lance Stroll's father confirms growing reports the Canadian driver will definitely be on the F1 grid in 2017.
Oct 18, 10:23
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Frederic Vasseur: 'Renault could name Nico Hulkenberg teammate in days'
The identity of Nico Hulkenberg's teammate at Renault next year could be revealed within days.
Oct 17, 12:13



TeamPoints
1Mercedes330
2Ferrari275
3Red Bull174
4Force India95
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso33
7Haas29
8Renault26
9Sauber5
10McLaren2
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari177
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes176
3Valtteri BottasMercedes154
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari98
6Max VerstappenRed Bull57
7Sergio PerezForce India52
8Esteban OconForce India43
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso29
10Nico HulkenbergRenault26
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes23
12Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes18
13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Pascal WehrleinSauber5
16Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren2
18Jolyon PalmerRenault0
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0