Max Chilton started his ascent to Formula 1 in karting at the age of 10 where regular podiums saw him graduate to T Car racing at the age of 14.
Aged 16, he made the move up to single-seater racing with the Arena International Team in the highly respected Formula 3 series.
His first F3 win came in Portugal after a dominating qualifying session. He finished the season 4th, topping it off with a second place finish and a win at Brands Hatch.
Towards the end of 2009, Max raced for Addax; his first outing in a GP2 car.
Many of today’s elite come through its ranks, including Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
It wasn’t long before Formula 1 came calling.
In 2011, Max was selected by the Force India F1 Team to take part in their Young Driver Test at one of the world’s most advanced and impressive tracks; Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi.
That same year, Max returned to GP2 with Carlin where he had previously raced in F3.
During 2012, he impressed enough with Marussia F1 Team at their Young Driver Test, Silverstone to be promoted to Reserve Driver.
In 2013, Max Chilton became the latest and youngest in a prestigious line of British racing drivers to enter the exclusive world of F1 as he secured his full race seat with Marussia.
Max set a World Record, finishing 19 of 19 races. The best finishing record for a rookie F1 driver, ever.
In January 2014, it was announced that Max was to retain his place with Marussia F1 Team, taking his seat in the new MR-03 Ferrari powered race car.
He continued his impressive finishing record.
In 2015 Max joined the ill-fated Nissan Nismo project in the highly acclaimed World Endurance Championship.
He sadly had to retire in hour 23 of the famous Le Mans 24 hour race. Although frustrating, it provided Max with an opportunity to go to the US and support Carlin on their American Indy Car Programme.
Max did three quarters of a full season, picking up 6 podiums, 3 poles, 2 fastest laps and a win at Iowa Speedway on his first even oval course. This triggered calls from numerous Verizon IndyCar teams with Max signing onto a Chip Ganassi contract.
He is competing for the Ganassi team for a full IndyCar season and will partner reigning Champion Scott Dixon in the Chevrolet powered outfit.
Max is the brother of British World Touring Car driver Tom Chilton.
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