Oscar Piastri Profile & Stats

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COUNTRYGoogle (Noto Color Emoji - Unicode 15.0) Australia
DATE OF BIRTH06/04/2001
PLACE OF BIRTHMelbourne, Victoria
HEIGHT1.78 meters

Oscar Piastri Biography

 Oscar Piastri is a F1 driver currently racing for McLaren. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria on 06/04/2001.

Oscar Piastri has a salary estimated at $2.000.000 and until now he reached 2 podiums and 89 points in F1. He has 0 World Championship Titles and a total of 21 Grand Prix Races.

Full Name: Oscar Jack Piastri

Early Achievements


  • 2019: Won the Formula Renault Eurocup with R-ace GP.
  • 2020: Triumphed in the FIA Formula 3 Championship with Prema Racing.
  • 2021: Sealed victory in the Formula 2 Championship, also with Prema Racing.


Unique Records:

  • Among a handful to win both the GP3/Formula 3 and GP2/Formula 2 Championships in consecutive years.
  • The first driver ever to clinch the Formula Renault Eurocup, Formula 3, and Formula 2 titles in successive rookie years.

Personal Insights

  • Parents: Chris and Nicole (née MacFadyen) Piastri.
    • Chris Piastri: Played a pivotal role as Oscar’s mechanic during his early racing days. Currently helms HP Tuners, a vehicle diagnostics software enterprise.
  • Siblings: Three sisters.
  • Heritage: A mix of Italian, Yugoslavian, and Chinese.

Piastri in F1

  • Began with Renault Sport Academy in 2020.
  • Key Moments:
    • 2020: Tested a Renault R.S.18 at the Bahrain International Circuit.
    • 2021: As part of the rebranded Alpine Academy, drove an Alpine A521 at Yas Marina Circuit’s post-season young drivers’ test.
  • 2022 Insights:
    • Appointed as Alpine F1 Team’s reserve driver.
    • Tested extensively, including sessions at Circuit of the Americas and Silverstone Circuit.
    • A private two-day testing session was conducted at Circuit Paul Ricard with McLaren.

Turning Point: Contract Controversy

  • Initial Plan: Piastri was rumored to be driving for Williams in 2023.
  • Conflict:
    • Alpine announced Piastri as Alonso’s replacement for 2023.
    • Piastri declined the news, sparking a public disagreement.
  • Outcome: The FIA’s Contract Recognition Board ruled in Piastri’s favor, enabling his transition to McLaren.

McLaren Era (2023–)

2023 Season Highlights:

  • Partnered with Lando Norris.
  • Made his debut at the Bahrain Grand Prix, retiring early.
  • Scored first F1 points at the Australian Grand Prix.
  • Career-best performance: 4th place finish at the British Grand Prix.
  • First podium: 3rd place at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Career Milestones:

  • First sprint race victory at the 2023 Qatar Grand Prix.
  • Achieved back-to-back driver of the day awards.

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