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Who is Indian F1 Team Driver Paul di Resta?

Paul di Resta is a British racing driver from Scotland, competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship for United Autosports. He drove in Formula One for Force India from 2011 to 2013, and became a reserve driver for the Williams F1 team in 2016, driving a single race for them as a substitute driver in 2017.

A former Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) and Formula 3 Euro Series champion, di Resta did not secure a Formula One seat for 2014, instead rejoining Mercedes to race again in DTM. He is currently a reserve F1 driver for McLaren for the 2022 season.

Paul di Resta Biography, Wikipedia

Paul Di Resta is of Italian descent and was born in Uphall, Scotland, and grew up in Bathgate, West Lothian. He is a former pupil of Bathgate Academy and supports Celtic Football Club. He now lives in Monaco, and is a cousin of racing drivers Dario and Marino Franchitti. His step-father was Scottish footballer Dougie McCracken. His younger brother, Stefan, has raced at an amateur level and his half-brother, Jon, is a goalkeeper for the Norwich City u23’s. Paul Di Resta and Laura Jordan became engaged in December 2013 and married on 28 August 2014.

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Real NamePaul di Resta
NicknamePaul di Resta
ProfessionRacing Driver
Marital StatusMarried
Wife’s NameLaura Jordan
Children’s NameUnknown
Physical Status 
Age36 Years Old
Height (Approx.)Unknown
Weight (Approx.)Unknown
Eye ColourUnknown
Hair ColourUnknown
Personal Information 
Date of Birth16 April 1986
BirthplaceUphall, West Lothian, Scotland
School NameUnknown
College NameUnknown
Family Background 
Father’s Name Dougie McCracken
Mother’s NameUnknown
Siblings NameStefan, Jon
Source of IncomeRacing Driver
Net Worth$650 Thousand

Paul di Resta Career

Paul di Resta started his career in karting, racing in various competitive series of karts from 1994 until 2002. In 2001 he won the British JICA Championship. He stepped up to single-seaters at the end of 2002, when he competed in the British Formula Renault Winter Series. Paul di Resta raced in British Formula Renault full-time in 2003 with the Eurotek Motorsport team, finishing seventh in the standings with one race win.

Paul Di Resta switched to the Formula Three Euroseries with Manor Motorsport in 2005, finishing tenth in the standings. In 2007, di Resta switched from single-seaters to race in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) touring car racing series, for Mercedes. In the championship, he finished 5th overall behind drivers Mattias Ekstrom (who won his second DTM title), Bruno Spengler, Martin Tomczyk and Jamie Green.

Di Resta tested for the McLarenFormula One team, and was in the frame for a drive with the Force India team for the 2009 season due to the teams’ shared engine supplier, Mercedes-Benz. However, Force India chose to retain Giancarlo Fisichella and Adrian Sutil, with Vitantonio Liuzzi as reserve driver. After another absence from Formula One, di Resta returned to the sport as a reserve driver after McLaren put him on standby for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone, United Kingdom.

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McLaren retained di Resta as a stand-in reserve driver for the 2021 and 2022 seasons while he competed in the FIA World Endurance Championship. On February 8, 2021, Peugeot Sport revealed di Resta will drive their LMH Hypercar entry in the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship.

Paul di Resta Drived For Indian F1 Team Sahara Force India

In December 2009, with Fisichella having moved to Ferrari and Liuzzi being promoted to the race team, di Resta took part in a test with the team at the Jerez circuit alongside J. R. Hildebrand. At the Autosport International show in January 2010, he was said to be close to a deal as the team’s test and reserve driver for the 2010 season. The deal was announced on 2 February.

Formula One World Championship career
Nationality British
Active years2011–2013, 2017
TeamsForce India, Williams
Car number40
Entries59 (59 starts)
Career points121
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry2011 Australian Grand Prix
Last entry2017 Hungarian Grand Prix
DTM career
Debut season2007
Current teamR-Motorsport I
Car number3
Former teamsPersson Motorsport, HWA Team
Championships1 (2010)
Fastest laps10
Finished last season16th (21 points)
24 Hours of Le Mans career
TeamsUnited Autosports
Best finish5th (2020)
Class wins1 (2020)
Championship titles
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters
Formula 3 Euro Series

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Who is Paul di Resta’s father?

Paul di Resta’s step-father was Scottish footballer Dougie McCracken.

Who is Paul di Resta’s brother?

Resta’s brother has a younger brother Stefan half brother Jon.

Did Resta’s brother win the F1 championship?

No, Resta’s brother did not win the F1 championship.

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