Drivers

Nathanaël Berthon

FIVE FACTS

Single minded: After excelling in karts, Berthon raced successfully in a variety of single-seater categories including Formula Renault 2.0, its 3.5-litre equivalent, Formula E and GP2, where he claimed a solitary win at the Hungaroring in 2013.

One chance: Berthon got to try a Formula One car for size during a young driver test with HRT in in Abu Dhabi in 2011. He completed 60 laps.

Long-distance warrior: Since 2014, Berthon has been a regular in endurance events, with the Le Mans 24 Hours an annual pilgrimage.

Ice ace: Like many of his compatriots Berthon has excelled in ice racing, winning the Elite Class in the prestigious Andros Trophy during the 2016-17 season. He was third in the Elite Pro Class this year, driving for Comtoyou Racing.

Did you know? Berthon, a former ice hockey player of note, joined forces with ex-French international goalkeeper turned racer Fabien Barthez for the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2017. Unfortunately, they non-finished.