Victor Martins, a member of the Alpine Academy, competes in the 2023 FIA Formula 2 Championship with ART Grand Prix. He was born on June 16, 2001, and has won the 2020 Formula Renault Eurocup and the 2022 FIA Formula 3 Championship.
Learn about the life, career, and racing achievements of Victor Martins, including his karting and racing records in various series like Formula 4, Formula Renault, F3, and F2. Discover his age, height, and more through this comprehensive bio and wiki.
|Full Name||Victor Martins|
|Birthdate||June 16, 2001|
|Affiliation||Member of Alpine Academy|
|Current Team||ART Grand Prix|
|Championships Won||2020 Formula Renault Eurocup, 2022 FIA Formula 3 Championship|
Victor Martins Age
As of 2023, Victor Martins is 21 years old, and he was born in Quincy-sous-Sénart, France.
Victor Martins Height
Victor Martins’ height is 173 cm.
Victor Martins was born on June 16, 2001, in Quincy-sous-Sénart, France. His mother is French, and his father is Portuguese. Despite being an accomplished gymnast who won the French championship at 10 years old, Martins transitioned to karting in 2014. Since then, he has become a rising star in the sport, winning several significant karting competitions.
In 2016, he won the CIK-FIA World Championship in impressive fashion, earning comparisons to talented driver Stoffel Vandoorne. Additionally, Martins was listed by Motorsport.com as one of the top ten most promising karting drivers of the year, ranking second only to Logan Sargeant. These achievements showcase Martins’ potential as a future motorsport champion.
During the fifth round of the French F4 Championship in 2016, Victor Martins participated as a guest driver and achieved two podium finishes while still karting. The following year, Martins shifted to single-seaters and competed full-time in the championship.
In the 2017 season, Martins made a strong start, winning two races in the opening weekend and another in the next round. Despite being disqualified from another win due to a collision, he clinched his fourth and final victory in the season’s last race, earning him the junior champion title and overall vice-champion.
Throughout the season, Martins demonstrated his potential as a skilled driver in single-seater racing, securing nine pole positions, ten fastest laps, and eleven podium finishes. These achievements reinforced his position as a rising star in the world of motorsports.
After successful post-season testing with the team, Victor Martins signed with R-ace GP for the 2018 Formula Renault Eurocup. He secured his first Eurocup win at the Red Bull Ring and another victory at Spa-Francorchamps. Additionally, he claimed two pole positions and six podium finishes, finishing fifth overall. Martins also participated in the NEC championship, winning his first Formula Renault race at Monza but was ineligible for points after the third round, ranking him sixth.
Martins joined MP Motorsport for the 2019 championship, scoring only one win in the first half of the season. However, he recorded five wins in the last four rounds and finished as the runner-up to Oscar Piastri, with only 7.5 points separating them. Throughout the year, Martins achieved six wins and 14 podium finishes, ranking ninth in Motorsport.com’s top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2019.
For the 2020 season, Martins switched to ART Grand Prix and won his first two races at the Nürburgring round. He followed this with four more wins in the next six races, and a hard-fought victory over Caio Collet at Imola. In total, Martins achieved seven victories and a nine-race podium streak in the middle of the season, ultimately winning the championship. He finished the season 44 points ahead of Collet.
FIA Formula 3 Championship
In 2022, Victor Martins won the FIA Formula 3 Championship with a total of five race wins, 13 podiums, and two pole positions. He competed for the MP Motorsport team and consistently performed well throughout the season, finishing in the top five in 13 out of 16 races. Martins secured his championship win with a 45-point lead over his closest rival after winning the final race of the season at the Circuit of the Americas. This triumph followed his previous win in the 2020 Formula Renault Eurocup, reinforcing his status as a rising star in the world of motorsports.
Victor Martins FIA Formula 2 Championship
Currently, Victor Martins is competing in the 2023 FIA Formula 2 Championship with ART Grand Prix, his first season in this higher category following a successful 2022 campaign in the FIA Formula 3 Championship, where he clinched the championship title. Martins aims to showcase his potential as a future Formula One star by maintaining his impressive performances against a grid of talented drivers. To achieve his goals and establish himself in the world of motorsports, he must consistently perform at his best.
Victor Martins Formula One
Victor Martins became a member of the Renault Sport Academy in January 2018, but was released from the program after the 2019 season. However, after his Formula Renault Eurocup title win, Martins rejoined the newly formed Alpine F1 Team academy on February 10th.
Victor Martins has achieved the following results in karting:
- 2015: Rotax Max Challenge France – Junior class: 3rd
- 2016: CIK-FIA World Championship – OK-Junior class: 1st
- 2016: WSK Final Cup – OK-Junior class: 2nd
- 2016: Trofeo Andrea Margutti – OK-Junior class: 2nd
- 2016: X30 Euro Series – Junior class: 2nd
- 2017: Winter Cup – OK-Junior class: 2nd
- 2017: WSK Super Master Series – OK-Junior class: 3rd
- 2017: CIK-FIA European Championship – OK-Junior class: 3rd
These results highlight Martins’ success in karting and demonstrate his potential as a talented driver in motorsports.
Victor Martins’ racing record:
|2016||French F4 Championship||FFSA Academy||4||0||0||0||2||0||NC†|
|2017||French F4 Championship||FFSA Academy||21||4||9||10||11||299||2nd|
|2018||Formula Renault Eurocup||R-ace GP||20||2||2||1||6||186||5th|
|Formula Renault NEC||12||1||1||3||2||83||6th‡|
|2019||Formula Renault Eurocup||MP Motorsport||19||6||9||5||14||312.5||2nd|
|F3 Asian Winter Series||Pinnacle Motorsport||3||0||0||0||2||0||NC†|
|2020||Formula Renault Eurocup||ART Grand Prix||20||7||10||8||14||348||1st|
|2021||FIA Formula 3 Championship||MP Motorsport||20||1||0||4||6||131||5th|
|2022||FIA Formula 3 Championship||ART Grand Prix||18||2||0||1||6||139||1st|
|2023||FIA Formula 2 Championship||ART Grand Prix||4||0||1||1||2||17||10th*|
- NC†: Not classified.
- ‡: Season still in progress.
- *: Season in progress.