Top 10 GP2 Driver of the Year 2013:7. Jolyon Palmer

Birthplace: Horsham, EnglandBirthdate: January 20, 1991Team: Carlin2013 starts: 22Poles: 1Wins: 2Podiums: 3Fastest laps: 2Championship points: 119Championship position: 7thCrash.net GP2 Driver of 2011 position: 19thCrash.net GP2 Driver of 2012 position: 14th

Season summary:

A strong start to his first season with Carlin saw Jolyon Palmer finish in the points in five out of the first six races in 2013, but the 22-year-old Briton was then caught up in the huge multi-car accident in the Monaco feature race. That misfortune heralded a fallow mid-season that only picked up again when he raced to a brilliant win at the Hungaroring in July. Thereafter it was a disappointingly sporadic finish to the season, with a further win at Singapore and a second place in Abu Dhabi doing little to disguise the fact that he otherwise only finished in the points again at Spa, on his way to what proved to be a decent but unspectacular seventh place in the championship that was some way off his team mate Felipe Nasr.

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

8. Mitch Evans
9. Tom Dillmann
10. Marcus Ericsson

 

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