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Your 2013 GP2 Driver of the Year: 8th - Mitch Evans

You voted Mitch Evans into 8th place in Crash.net's GP2 Driver of the Year 2013 poll!
Top 10 GP2 Driver of the Year 2013:
8. Mitch Evans

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Birthdate: June 24, 1994
Team: Arden
2013 starts: 22
Poles: 0
Wins: 0
Podiums: 4
Fastest laps: 2
Championship points: 56
Championship position: 14th
Crash.net GP2 Driver of 2011 position: N/A
Crash.net GP2 Driver of 2012 position: N/A

Season summary:

After graduating to GP2 as the reigning GP3 Series champion, much was expected from the Kiwi teenager as he took up his seat at Arden, and the first weekend suggested that he might just deliver when he raced to a podium position at Sepang. Unfortunately the rest of the season largely proved just how tough the feeder series can be for a rookie - even one with Mark Webber's backing - with three retirements and a hefty 12 finishes outside the points. But there were also some outstanding highlights, including two third-place finishes in the Monaco feature and sprint races, and a second place at the Hungaroring his best result yet in the championship to date. Unfortunately there was nothing further for him in the remaining four weekends of competition, but he still finished in front of his more experienced team mate Johnny Cecotto Jr.

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Top 10 GP2 Driver of the Year 2013 results so far:

9. Tom Dillmann
10. Marcus Ericsson



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Mitch Evans (NZL, Arden International) during qualifying at Monaco on Thursday, May 23 2013. World Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL, Arden International) during practice at Monaco on Thursday, May 23 2013. (World Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time and Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time and Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time and Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL) RT Russian Time
Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) celebrates his win at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) celebrates his win on the podium with 2nd position Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) and 3rd position Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Friday 4 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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