Nathanaël Berthon

Team : Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport
Birthdate : 07/01/1989

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.

CAREER SO FAR:

2008: 18, Formula Renault 2.0 WEC; 33, Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

2009:  6, Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup; 3, Formula Renault WC

2010: 7, Formula Renault 3.5; NC, British Formula 3 Championship

2011: 13, Formula Renault 3.5; 23, GP2 Asia Series; GP2 Series; P12, Abu Dhabi Formula One Young Driver Test (HRT)

2012:  12, GP2 Series; 7, Toyota Racing Series

2013:  20, GP2 Series

2014:  20, GP2 Series; 16, European Le Mans Series; Le Mans 24 Hours; 12, Formula Acceleration 1; 28, FIA World Endurance Championship

2015:  16, GP2 Series, 16; 10, European Le Mans Series; 5, Le Mans 24 Hours (LMP2)

2015-16: 17, FIA Formula E; 4, Andros Trophy Électrique Class

2016: 22, FIA World Endurance Championship (LMP2); 11, European Le Mans Series; 6, Le Mans 24 Hours (LMP2)

2016-17: 1, Andros Trophy Elite Class

2017: 13, European Le Mans Series; 45, Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup; Intercontinental GT Challenge

2017-18: 3, Andros Trophy Elite Class

2018: 15 (best result 3), WTCR − FIA World Touring Car Cup (Audi RS 3 LMS); 5, Le Mans 24 Hours (LMP2)

2019: FIA World Endurance Championship; Andros Trophy Elite Class