WILL STEVENS

Professional Racing Driver

Will is a FIA Platinum rated professional racing driver. Now in his fourth year as an Official McLaren F1 Test & Development Driver, Will’s distinguished career has been charted from the early days as a European and Asia Pacific Karting Champion, through the top junior single seater categories through to his F1 debut in 2014 followed by a full F1 season in 2015.

Since F1, Will moved to Endurance and GT racing. Wins in WEC and Blancpain soon followed, highlighted with two podium finishes in LMP2 at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2016 and 2021 with a victory at Le Mans with JMW Ferrari in the GTAM category in 2017. In addition, he reached a 2nd place finish in the Dpi Category in his first attempt at the Daytona 24 Hour race in 2022.

In 2022, Will is running a dual campaign in the WEC with Jota in LMP2 and in the IMSA Endurance Series with Wayne Taylor Racing in the Dpi category, as well as continuing with his McLaren F1 Team duties.

Having enjoyed multiple race victories, pole positions, podiums and fastest laps in every category throughout his career, Will’s pedigree, his speed, race craft and technical ability is widely recognised and demonstrated by race teams globally and by his continued role at McLaren F1 Team.

Career

2019-2022

The Present.

The results from the previous years led to Will continuing with Jota in WEC and Panis Racing in ELMS along with his Test and development role for the McLaren F1 team.

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2018 - Present

McLaren.

In 2018, Will was approached by the prestigious McLaren F1 Racing Team to take up a Test and Development role, a position he still holds to date.

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2016 – 2018

Life after F1.

After F1 Will’s career moved towards top level sports cars achieving multiple podium positions and a class win in the world’s premier endurance race.

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2015

Formula 1.

Will refers to the experience and knowledge gained through this period of his career as ‘an experience which will remain with me throughout my life’.

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2013 – 2014

Caterham F1 Years.

After successfully leading Caterham’s simulator programme, the team provided Will with his first experience of F1 racing in the 2014 F1 World Championship.

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2009 – 2014

The Junior Categories.

Racing against the top junior drivers in the world, Will achieved wins in every category against many competitors now well established in F1, FE and WEC.

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2003 - 2008

The Karting Years.

Will started his career in karts, achieving the triple crown of the European, Asia-Pacific and International Open Championship titles in 2007 in KF2.

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Forthcoming Races

WEC Round 3
24 Hours of Le Mans, France (Jota)
11-12 June 2022

IMSA Endurance Cup Round 3
Sahlens 6 Hours of The Glen, USA (WTR)
25-26 June 2022

WEC Round 4
6 Hours of Monza, Italy (Jota)
9-10 July 2022

WEC Round 5
6 Hours of Fuji, Japan (Jota)
10-11 September 2022

IMSA Endurance Cup Round 4
Motul Petit Le Mans, USA (WTR)
1 October 2022

WEC Round 6
8 Hours of Bahrain (Jota)
11-12 November 2022

WEC Round 3
Le Mans
Circuit Length
13.626 km
Race Length
24 hours
IMSA Endurance Cup Round 3
Watkins Glen International
Circuit Length
5.435 km
Race Length
6 hours
WEC Round 4
Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Circuit Length
5.793 km
Race Length
6 hours
WEC Round 5
Fuji Speedway
Circuit Length
4.563 km
Race Length
6 hours
IMSA Endurance Cup Round 4
Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
Circuit Length
4.088 km
Race Length
12 hours
WEC Round 6
Bahrain International Circuit
Circuit Length
5.412 km
Race Length
8 hours
Past Race Results