80 Facts About Lance Stroll


Lance Stroll has driven for Aston Martin since 2021, having previously driven for Williams and Racing Point.


Lance Stroll was Italian F4 champion in 2014, Toyota Racing Series champion in 2015, and 2016 FIA European Formula 3 champion.


Lance Stroll was part of the Ferrari Driver Academy from 2010 to 2015.


Lance Stroll achieved his first podium finish, a 3rd place, at the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, becoming the second-youngest driver to finish an F1 race on the podium and the youngest to do so during his rookie season.


At the 2020 Turkish Grand Prix, Stroll took his first pole position in Formula One.


Lance Stroll competed in endurance racing, taking part in the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2016 and 2018.


Lance Stroll is the son of Canadian businessman Lawrence Lance Stroll and Belgian fashion designer Claire-Anne Callens, and has an older sister named Chloe.


Lance Stroll's parents are divorced and his father has since remarried to Raquel Diniz.


Lance Stroll is of Russian Jewish descent from his father's side.


Lance Stroll is multilingual speaking English, French, Flemish and Italian.


Lance Stroll recorded numerous race and championship wins in his native Canada and North America and in 2008, his first year of karting, he won the Federation de Sport Automobile du Quebec rookie of the year award and driver of the year in 2009.


In 2010, Lance Stroll became a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy.


Lance Stroll's car racing debut came in the 2014 Florida Winter Series, a non-championship series organized by the Ferrari Driver Academy.


Lance Stroll made his competitive car racing debut in the 2014 Italian F4 Championship, driving for Prema Powerteam.


Lance Stroll competed against future Formula One competitors Antonio Giovinazzi, Charles Leclerc, George Russell and Alexander Albon, winning one race at the Hockenheimring and achieving six total podium finishes in the 33-race series.


On 11 November 2015, it was announced that Lance Stroll would leave the Ferrari Driver Academy to serve as a test driver for Williams.


Lance Stroll began 2016 by finishing 5th at the 2016 24 Hours of Daytona, driving for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing in a Ford EcoBoost Prototype.


Lance Stroll remained with Prema Powerteam for a third consecutive year to compete in his second season of the Formula 3 European Championship.


Lance Stroll won the first race at Circuit Paul Ricard before taking thirteen more race victories over the season, including five consecutive victories in the final five races.


Lance Stroll claimed the title with four races to go and ended the season 187 points clear of nearest competitor Maximilian Gunther.


Lance Stroll drove for the Williams team for the 2017 Formula One season, partnering Felipe Massa.


Lance Stroll became the first Canadian Formula One driver since the 1997 World Drivers' Champion Jacques Villeneuve.


Lance Stroll crashed in practice for his debut race, the Australian Grand Prix, and received a grid penalty as this necessitated an unscheduled gearbox change.


Lance Stroll retired from the race with a brake failure.


Lance Stroll retired with a brake failure at the Monaco Grand Prix, but was still classified fifteenth.


Lance Stroll scored his first Formula One points at his home Grand Prix in Montreal, finishing in ninth place.


Lance Stroll finished third to become the youngest rookie and the second-youngest driver after Max Verstappen to finish on the podium in Formula One, at the age of 18 years and 239 days.


Lance Stroll registered the fourth fastest time during a wet qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix.


Lance Stroll recorded two eighth-place finishes at the Singapore and Malaysian Grands Prix.


At the Mexican Grand Prix, Lance Stroll worked his way up to sixth place in the race from eleventh on the grid.


Lance Stroll ended the season twelfth in the Drivers' Championship, scoring 40 of the team's 83 points.


Furthermore, Lance Stroll gained more positions on the opening lap than any other driver that year.


Lance Stroll then retired from the following French Grand Prix with a tire puncture.


Lance Stroll made his only appearance in the third qualifying session at the Italian Grand Prix, qualifying tenth.


Lance Stroll went on to finish ninth in the race with teammate Sirotkin in tenth, marking Williams' only double points-finish that season.


Lance Stroll finished eighteenth in the Drivers' Championship, scoring six of the team's seven points.


Lance Stroll switched to driving for the newly renamed Racing Point team for the 2019 season after the team was bought by a consortium of investors led by his father Lawrence.


Lance Stroll replaced Esteban Ocon at the team and raced alongside Sergio Perez.


Lance Stroll scored his first points for his new team at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, finishing ninth.


At the Chinese Grand Prix, Lance Stroll criticized team strategy after finishing outside of the point-scoring positions for the second consecutive race.


Lance Stroll finished ninth at the Canadian Grand Prix having started seventeenth.


In qualifying at the German Grand Prix, Lance Stroll progressed past the first qualifying session, ending a streak of fourteen Grands Prix in which he had been eliminated in Q1.


Lance Stroll switched to slick tires late in the race as the track was drying, elevating him to second place.


Lance Stroll missed out on a podium after being overtaken by Daniil Kvyat and Sebastian Vettel.


Lance Stroll scored his final points of the season after finishing ninth at the Japanese Grand Prix.


Lance Stroll retired from the final two races of the season, suffering a suspension failure at the Brazilian Grand Prix and brake issues at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.


Lance Stroll ended his first season at Racing Point fifteenth in the Drivers' Championship with 21 points, below teammate Perez's tally of 52 points.


Lance Stroll was out-qualified by Perez at eighteen of the season's twenty-one races.


Lance Stroll finished seventh having overtaken Daniel Ricciardo in a move Ricciardo described as "desperate" and deserving of a penalty.


Lance Stroll claimed his second Formula One podium at the Italian Grand Prix.


Lance Stroll was in second place when the race restarted after a red flag period before being passed by multiple cars including Pierre Gasly.


Lance Stroll later suggested that his poor restart cost him the chance to win the race after Gasly claimed victory.


Lance Stroll was eliminated from the Russian Grand Prix on the first lap after contact with Charles Leclerc caused him to hit a wall.


Lance Stroll then withdrew from the Eifel Grand Prix prior to qualifying due to illness, having sat out the third practice session.


Lance Stroll's team confirmed he did not have COVID-19, saying he had passed all necessary FIA tests in this regard.


Lance Stroll was replaced at the event by Nico Hulkenberg.


Lance Stroll completed a 10-day isolation period and returned to racing at the Portuguese Grand Prix, in which he collided with Lando Norris.


Lance Stroll took his first pole position at the Turkish Grand Prix after a wet qualifying session.


Lance Stroll led the race for 32 of the 58 laps, but reported severe tire graining and eventually fell to ninth place by the end of the race.


Shortly after the Bahrain Grand Prix was restarted following Romain Grosjean's accident, Lance Stroll's car was flipped over after making contact with Daniil Kvyat at turn eight.


Lance Stroll was uninjured and was able to extract himself from the car.


Lance Stroll continued to drive for the Racing Point team in 2021 as the team rebranded to Aston Martin.


Lance Stroll was partnered by Sebastian Vettel in place of Perez.


Lance Stroll scored a point with tenth place at the French Grand Prix, having started nineteenth after being unable to set a representative lap time in qualifying.


Lance Stroll caused a collision on the first lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix that eliminated himself and Charles Leclerc from the race and caused Daniel Ricciardo significant damage.


Lance Stroll finished seventh at the Italian Grand Prix, his best finish of the season thus far, but collided with both Vettel and Pierre Gasly at the Russian Grand Prix, for which he received a ten-second penalty.


Lance Stroll crashed in qualifying at the Mexico City Grand Prix and finished fourteenth.


Lance Stroll ended the season thirteenth in the Drivers' Championship, scoring 34 points to Vettel's 43.


Lance Stroll was in eleventh place in the closing laps of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, but lost places after a collision with Alex Albon.


Lance Stroll failed to set a qualifying time at the Australian Grand Prix due to a crash with Nicholas Latifi for which Stroll was penalised.


Lance Stroll made three pit stops during the race and later received a penalty for weaving on the straight when defending against Valtteri Bottas, finishing twelfth.


Lance Stroll took his first points of the year with tenth at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, and followed it up with another tenth place finish in Miami, despite a collision with Kevin Magnussen.


Lance Stroll came close to points at the British Grand Prix, where he started twentieth and finished eleventh, and at the Hungarian Grand Prix, where he was running eighth before being spun around by Daniel Ricciardo.


Lance Stroll ran as high as third in the opening laps but was eliminated in a high-speed collision with Fernando Alonso.


Lance Stroll scored more points at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, starting fourteenth and finishing eighth.


Lance Stroll ended the season fifteenth in the Drivers' Championship with 18 points to Vettel's 37.


Lance Stroll remains with Aston Martin for 2023 and is partnered with Fernando Alonso, who replaces the retiring Sebastian Vettel.


Lance Stroll sustained multiple injuries in the accident; a fracture and displacement in his right wrist, fracture in his left wrist and left hand, as well as a broken toe.


Lance Stroll returned for the free practice sessions and the race.


At the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Lance Stroll suffered his first mechanical retirement of the season, and in the Australian Grand Prix, Lance Stroll finished fourth after a chaotic race.