Esteban Ocon

Born: September 17, 1996 (age 20)


Hometown: Evreux, France
Nationality: France French

Current Rank: No. 8 (27 points)
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Sports Mole has 75 articles about Esteban Ocon. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Frederic Vasseur hints at German, Finn or Russian for 2017
Rumours are continuing to swirl about the potential look of Renault's 2017 driver lineup.
Oct 11, 10:45
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
DTM's Marco Wittmann not dreaming of Formula 1
Top DTM driver Marco Wittmann admits that his F1 dream may never come true.
Oct 11, 10:28
Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Force India leaves the circuit after practice ahead of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 10, 2014
Nico Hulkenberg set for Renault switch?
Nico Hulkenberg will definitely move to Renault for 2017, according to a report.
Oct 8, 18:13
Alain Prost pictured on June 27, 2015
Alain Prost backs Esteban Ocon amid Renault rumours
F1 legend Alain Prost backs his countryman Esteban Ocon to keep climbing the sport's ladder.
Sep 27, 10:27
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 not bitter about younger rivals
Stoffel Vandoorne insists that he does not feel bitter that it took him so long to break into Formula 1.
Sep 27, 09:59
Manor's Rio Haryanto on March 17, 2016 ahead of the Australian Grand Prix
Mother: 'Rio Haryanto in talks for 2017 return'
Rio Haryanto could be on the way back into Formula 1 for 2017, according to his mother,
Sep 17, 17:37
Nico Rosberg in action at the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to Singapore Grand Prix pole position
Nico Rosberg claims pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton is demoted to third by Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.
Sep 17, 15:29
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Frederic Vasseur: 'Kevin Magnussen, Jolyon Palmer in running for 2017'
Renault's existing drivers are still in the running for the race seats in 2017, says Frederic Vasseur.
Sep 5, 14:48
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton dominant as he takes pole for Italian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will start the Italian Grand Prix on pole position - his fifth at Monza.
Sep 3, 14:11



TeamPoints
1Mercedes222
2Ferrari214
3Red Bull112
4Force India71
5Toro Rosso29
6Williams-Mercedes22
7Renault18
8Haas15
9Sauber4
10McLaren0
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari141
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes129
3Valtteri BottasMercedes93
4Kimi RaikkonenFerrari73
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull67
6Max VerstappenRed Bull45
7Sergio PerezForce India44
8Esteban OconForce India27
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso25
10Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes20
11Nico HulkenbergRenault18
12Romain GrosjeanHaas10
13Kevin MagnussenHaas5
14Pascal WehrleinSauber4
15Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
16Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes2
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren0
18Marcus EricssonSauber0
19Jolyon PalmerRenault0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0
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