Robert Tyler Wickens

Robert Tyler Wickens

Canadian racing driver
Date of Birth: 13.03.1989
Country: Canada

  1. Canadian Race Car Driver
  2. Early Career
  3. Rise to Prominence
  4. Red Bull Young Driver Program
  5. Success in Formula 2
  6. Current Endeavors

Canadian Race Car Driver

Robert Tyler Wickens, commonly known as Robert Wickens, is a Canadian race car driver who is currently competing in the FIA Formula 2.

Robert Tyler Wickens

Early Career

In 2001, Wickens achieved victory in the Junior Heavy Marigold Fall Classic and Junior Lite Iron Man Enduro. He continued his success in karting, winning multiple championships such as the Sunoco Ron Fellows Carting Championship and OKRA Grand Nationals in 2002 and 2003.

Robert Tyler Wickens

Rise to Prominence

Wickens made his mark in the Formula-BMW USA series in 2005, finishing the season in third place and earning the title of Rookie of the Year. The following year, he became the champion of the series. Wickens had the opportunity to compete in the Formula-BMW World Final in 2005 and 2006, representing Team Autotecnica and Eurointernational, respectively.

Robert Tyler Wickens

Red Bull Young Driver Program

Recognizing his talent, Wickens joined the Red Bull Young Driver Program in 2006. This program aims to support and develop young racing talents. Wickens became the only North American driver in the 2009 FIA Formula 2 season, racing with the number 12.

Success in Formula 2

In his debut season in the updated Formula 2 series, Wickens showcased his dominance by leading from start to finish in the opening race. He became the first driver since Philip Stieff in September 1984 to win a Formula 2 race.

Current Endeavors

As of now, Wickens continues to compete in the FIA Formula 2 and remains a prominent figure in the racing world. His achievements and determination have solidified his status as one of Canada's most talented race car drivers.