Arthur Pic is a French racing driver currently competing in the GP2 Series with Italian outfit Rapax. Pic also holds the record at Motorland, Aragon in Spain. The following season he claimed fourth in the French Championship before turning his attention to single-seater competition, in 2007 15-year-old Pic began his graduation to single-seater racing by running a limited schedule in the Formula Renault 1.6 Belgium series. The following year he stepped up to new-for-2008 FormulAcademy Euro Series which he won comfortably at the first attempt, next Pic competed in both the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 2.0 West European Cup championships for SG Formula. Remaining in the Eurocup for the 2010 season, Pic switched to Tech 1 Racing. and scored an impressive seven pole positions, four fastest laps and four race wins on his way to third in the standings. It was announced on 3 January 2011 that Pic would drive for Tech 1 Racing in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series alongside Kevin Korjus. Pic immediately proved rapid, taking pole position for the two races and scoring enough points to remain amongst the championship contenders at half-distance. He recorded his maiden victory in the championships trip to Russia. But a difficult end to the year would prove his undoing, Pic remained in the championship for a third year in 2013, joining new Spanish squad AV Formula. Despite struggling in qualifying for the round at Monza, Pic completed a combined 28 overtaking moves during both races to finish sixth and fourth respectively. He then scored the teams maiden podium in only their second weekend of FR3.5 competition, Pic scored a total of nine points-paying finishes over the course of the season to conclude the 2013 campaign eighth in the standings. During the 2013 off-season Pic competed in the MRF Challenge championship with backing from Renault. He took a victory at the opening race, which ran in support of the Indian Grand Prix. In total, the Frenchman scored an impressive seven podium finishes over the course of three weekends, in January 2014 it was confirmed that Pic would drive for the Campos Racing team in the upcoming GP2 Series season. He took his first podium and GP2 win in the race at the Hungaroring with two additional podiums at Monza and Yas Marina. Pic remained with Campos for the 2015 season, finishing 11th, for the 2016 season, Pic will switch to Rapax. Arthur is the brother of fellow racing driver Charles Pic who has competed in Formula One with the Caterham. † Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance, official website Arthur Pic career summary at DriverDB. com
Pic in 2012.
Arthur Pic at the 2011 Nürburgring World series by Renault round