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Profile

Name: Charlie Eastwood

Place of Birth: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Date of birth: 11 August 1995

Team: TF Sport

Racing series: WEC and Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup

 

As an Aston Martin junior driver, Charlie Eastwood currently drives for TF Sport as part of a dual programme in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. Charlie finished the 2018-19 WEC GTE AM campaign with four podiums and finished third in class.

After showcasing his potential throughout international karting, single seater racing and more recently GT racing, he has emerged as one of Europe’s stand-out talents at a junior level. Charlie has moved through the single-seater ranks, dominating the Porsche Carrera Cup in 2017 and stepped up to the highest levels in GT racing in 2018 as he took in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time, as well as the Blancpain Endurance Cup.

 
 
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Key achievements:

2019 1st place WEC Fuji 6 hours (LM GTE Am class)

2019 Blancpain Endurance ProAm Driver and Team Championship

2019 1st place Blancpain GT Series Pro-Am Cup 24hrs of Spa

2019 3rd place in the 2018-19 (WEC GTE AM class)

2019 24hr of Dubai Champion (991 class)

2018 VLN 9 winner (GT4 class)

2017 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Pro Champion

 
 
 

Since being awarded the BRDC Superstar in 2017, Charlie has competed in both the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and the FIA World Endurance Championship. His Super Season debut at Spa Francorchamps in early 2018 saw Charlie and his TF Sport teammates claim a sensational second position, one that was repeated at Silverstone and Fuji.

Charlie has won countless awards and accolades, which demonstrates that this incredible young racing talent has a bright future. He now aims to continue his upward trajectory to the impressive list of awards.