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Oliver Rowland
Driver Details
Nationality Flag of the United Kingdom British
Date of Birth 10/08/1992
Date of Death Unknown
Début 2015 Punta del Este ePrix
Championships Unknown
Wins 0
First Win Unknown
Former Teams Unknown
Formula E Career
Total Entries 1 (1 Starts)
Poles 0
Fastest Laps 0
Total Points 0
FanBoosts 0
 Oliver Rowland is a British racing driver, set to make his début in the 2015/16 FIA Formula E Championship at the 2015 Punta del Este ePrix.[1] 

Current SeasonEdit

Rowland was drafted into Mahindra Racing's squad for the third round of the season, after Nick Heidfeld injured his hand in Putrajaya.[1] 

BackgroundEdit

A promising youngster, Rowland started karting at the age of seven before going on to win numerous Club and National level Championships.[2] 2010 saw Rowland get a chance in a racing car for the first time, joining Formula Renault UK Winter Series, competing against several future Formula One stars.[2] One victory, and seventh overall, was enough to earn Rowland a drive in the full Formula Renault UK Championship.[2]

His run to second in Formula Renault UK earned Rowland the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award in 2011, before moving to the Eurocup version of the Series.[2] Two successful seasons saw Rowland progress to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2014, taking two wins on his way to fourth.[2] A dominant display in 2015 saw Rowland take the title, with the Brit making several appearances in the GP2 Series as well.[2]

Formula E HistoryEdit

An injury sustained in Putrajaya by Nick Heidfeld saw the German undergo surgery on his hand on medical advice, ruling him out of the 2015 Punta del Este ePrix in December.[1] Rowland was approached by Mahindra Racing to take over Heidfeld's seat for the Urugyan weekend, and will make his Formula E bow in Punta del Este, with Heidfeld expected to return in the new year.[1]

Full Formula E RecordEdit

Below is a table showing Oliver Rowland's full Formula E record.

FIA Formula E Championship Record
Year Rounds Pos Pts
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
2015/16 Flag of China Flag of Malaysia Flag of Uruguay Flag of Argentina Flag of Mexico Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Germany Flag of Russia Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of the United Kingdom 21st 0
13th CAN

ReferencesEdit

Videos and Images:

References:

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 'Oliver Rowland replaces injured Heidfeld', fiaformulae.com, (FIA Formula E, 04/12/2015), http://fiaformulae.com/en/news/2015/december/oliver-rowland-replaces-injured-heidfeld.aspx, (Accessed 04/12/2015)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 'Drivers' Club: Oliver Rowland', fiaformulae.com, (FIA Formula E, 2015), http://fiaformulae.com/en/drivers-club/oliver-rowland.aspx, (Accessed 05/12/2015)

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