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Anthony Davidson

Racing Driver
Male
Born Apr 18, 1979
Age 37
Hometown Hemel Hempstead
Nationality British

Anthony Denis Davidson is a British former Formula One racing driver from England, born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. He has raced for Minardi, Super Aguri and been a test and/or reserve driver for the British American Racing, Honda and Brawn GP teams. He is currently an analyst for the new Sky Sports F1 HD channel, factory driver for the Peugeot Le Mans team and simulator driver for Mercedes GP.… Read More

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    Yahoo News - Feb 04, 2016
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    Huffington Post Sports - Jun 28, 2013
  • Anthony Davidson Returns To Racing 7 Months After Scary Le Mans Crash, Broken Back
    Fox News - Jan 27, 2013
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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Anthony Davidson.

CHILDHOOD

1979 Birth Born in 1979.
1987 8 Years Old Davidson began kart racing in 1987, competing in various British, European and North American championships.

TEENAGE

1996 17 Years Old He won three British championships (93, 94, 95), one Italian championship and was runner-up in the Formula A European championship in 1996.

TWENTIES

1999 - 2000 2 More Events
2001 22 Years Old In 2001, Davidson competed in the British Formula Three championship with the Carlin team, finishing second overall to teammate Takuma Sato. … Read More
2004 25 Years Old In November 2004, BAR announced that it had failed to come to an acceptable contractual agreement with the Williams team to allow Davidson to drive for Williams in because Williams would not agree to his unconditional "repatriation" to BAR in.
Given BAR's long-term contract on Davidson, his chance of securing a race seat for 2005 was therefore called into serious doubt.
Having previously done some radio commentary work for BBC Radio 5 Live, in 2006 he made his debut as a television commentator, standing in for the absent Martin Brundle for ITV Sport at the Hungarian Grand Prix, which was won by Jenson Button and the Honda team. … Read More
2007 28 Years Old At the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix Davidson was running third when his car struck a groundhog on the straight before the pits, ultimately putting him back to 11th place and ending his bid for his first career points. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old Amid financial problems which threatened their continued participation in Formula One, Super Aguri retained Davidson alongside team-mate Sato for. However, on 6 May 2008 Super Aguri withdrew from the Championship leaving Davidson without a race seat. … Read More

THIRTIES

2009 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Davidson raced for the Aston Martin Racing team in the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans, alongside Darren Turner and Jos Verstappen. … Read More
2010 31 Years Old 1 More Event
He returned in the 2010 edition, driving for defending champions Team Peugeot Total alongside Alexander Wurz and Marc Gené. … Read More
Davidson has expressed his desire to return to Formula One during his commentary duties, and was linked with incoming teams Virgin and Lotus. However, he was unable to obtain a racing position on any of the teams for the 2011 season, although he was announced as the reserve driver for Mercedes GP. … Read More
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