Jolyon Palmer – Formula 1 Driver

Jolyon Carlyle Palmer (born 20 January 1991 in Horsham) is a British racing driver, currently driving for Renault Sport F1 Team in the Formula One World Championship. Palmer will remain with Renault in 2017 after debuting in F1 with the team at the start of the 2016 season, during which he scored his first World Championship points at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Palmer, the son of former F1 driver and major UK race circuit owner Jonathan Palmer, was educated at Cranleigh School and the University of Nottingham. He drove for the Lotus Formula One team as a test driver in 2015, stepping up to a full-time race seat the following season when the team received manufacturer backing from Renault. Prior to racing in F1, Jolyon enjoyed a successful junior single-seater career, including claiming the 2014 GP2 Series title.