Sebastian Balthasar

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Sebastian Balthasar (Cologne, Germany, 30 August 1996) is a German racing driver.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Balthasar started his racing career in the 2009 karting season. He became third in the Rotax Max Challenge Germany. A year later he entered the Ciao Thomas Knopper Memorial, the ADAC Kart Championship, the German Junior Kart Championship and the 21° Trofeo Andrea Margutti, with a tenth place as his best result. He continued karting throughout 2011 and '12, again entering the German Junior Karts, besides racing in the DMV Kart Championship and the Euro Wintercup.[1]

Formula racing[edit]

Balthasar made the switch to formula racing in 2012, when he entered the ADAC Formel Masters, as the teammate of Alessio Picariello, which he would race again in 2014. With a best result of 4th, he finished 13th in the championship. He then entered the 2012-13 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 Championship season, finishing 19th.[1]

Things changed when he entered the 2013 German Formula Three season, finishing only 10th in the ATS Formel 3 Cup, but winning the ATS Formula 3 Trophy.[2] Finally, in 2014 he is competing in FA1, part of Acceleration 2014.[1][3][4][5]

Formula racing statistics[edit]

Year Series Team Entered Won Poles FL Pod. Pts. Pos.
2012 ADAC Formel Masters G+J / Schiller Motorsport 23 0 0 0 0 37 13th
2012-13 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 4 0 0 0 0 9 19th
2013 German F3 ATS Formel 3 Cup GU-Racing 26 0 0 1 0 54 10th
ATS Formel 3 Trophy 13 10 14 20 413 1st
2014 Acceleration Germany 10 0 0 0 3 76 4th

Complete Formula Acceleration 1 results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos Points
2014 Germany ALG
1

3
ALG
2

4
NAV
1

7
NAV
2

3
NÜR
1

DNS
NÜR
2

5
MNZ
1

9
MNZ
2

3
ASS
1

7
ASS
2

9
4th 76

Complete GP3 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Points
2014 Hilmer Motorsport CAT
FEA
CAT
SPR
RBR
FEA
RBR
SPR
SIL
FEA

22
SIL
SPR

Ret
HOC
FEA

24
HOC
SPR

21
HUN
FEA

Ret
HUN
SPR

17
SPA
FEA

19†
SPA
SPR

DNS
MNZ
FEA

Ret
MNZ
SPR

DNS
SOC
FEA
SOC
SPR
YMC
FEA
YMC
SPR
32nd 0

† Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

[1][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sebastian Balthasar | Racing career profile | Driver Database". Driverdb.com. Retrieved 2014-06-19. 
  2. ^ "ATS Formula 3 Germany - Balthasar: "I have learned a lot!"". Formel3.de. 2013-10-07. Retrieved 2014-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Performance Racing - Sebastian Balthasar joins FA1 and Performance". Performance-racing.se. 2014-04-11. Archived from the original on 2014-06-08. Retrieved 2014-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Sebastian Balthasar // official". Facebook. Retrieved 2014-06-19. 
  5. ^ "FA1: Nürburgring - Sebastian Balthasar holt fünften Platz beim Heimspiel". automobilsport.com. Retrieved 2014-06-19. 
  6. ^ "Sebastian Balthasar". GPUpdate.net. Retrieved 2014-06-19. 

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