Robert Kubica flies even faster than he drives!
We had a great pleasure today to meet one of the nicest Polish sportman’s – Robert Kubica, who traveled with us from Warsaw Okęcie to Toruń for the JCB Interhandler event! This time he got there much faster through the air than he would on track :)
Robert Kubica (born December 7, 1984 in Krakow) – Polish racing and rally driver. From the 2019 season, Formula 1 racing driver Williams.
Formula Champion Renault 3.5 from 2005. In the years 2006-2009 he was the driver of the BMW Sauber team, starting his career in Formula 1 from the role of the test driver. In June 2008, during the Canadian Grand Prix, he won his first victory in F1, becoming the first Pole in history to do so. In that season, he ran in the general classification for one stage and finally finished him in fourth place, which is his best result in his career. In 2010 he joined the Renault team. His promising career was interrupted by a tragic accident during the 2011 Ronde di Andorra, in which he nearly lost his right hand. In 2013-2016 he competed in the World Rally Championship, and in the debut season, at the wheel of the Citroen DS3 RRC, together with the pilot Maciej Baran, he became world class WRC 2 champion. In 2018 he returned to the Formula 1 paddock and became a reserve and development driver of the Williams team in the 2019 season, after eight years of break, he returned to the racing seat as the driver of the British team. Kubica is the first in history and the only Pole taking part in Formula 1, where he made his debut during the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix.
Laureate of the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy for 2007, the Best Polish Athlete of 2008. For his return to sport, he was recognized as the “Man of the Year 2012” by the “Top Gear” magazine. ” Personality of the Year ” FIA from 2013. Founder of the karting team RK Kart Team.