DRIVER

JAVIER VILLA GARCÍA

BORN IN ASTURIAS 1987.

A professional driver with 10 years of experience in circuit racing Javi has driven in F1, GP2, NASCAR, WTCC and Formula 3 cars and he has competed with 11 of the current lineup of F1 drivers. He has a total of 90 podiums and 50 wins in single-seaters and touring cars at international and national level.

  • PRINCIPAL ACHIEVMENTS

  • BMW Formula 1 test driver in 2007/08
  • WTCC Podium (Hungary 2011)
  • Champion "European Nascar" Junior Trophy 2012
  • 3 times Spanish Hillclimb champion
  • 11 Podiums in GP2 (2007/08/09/10) being the youngest winner ever in the major F1 feeder series (19 years and 8 months)
  • 5 National championships in three totally different categories (Spanish Junior F3 cup, Spanish Mini Challenge, Spanish Hillclimb Championship)
  • 6 years of competing in karting.
  • AWARDS

  • Best Asturian Complete Sportsman in 2007 (previous winners Fernando Alonso, David Villa, Juan Bush, Samuel Sanchez…).
  • Driver of the year Car and Driver 2007
  • Best Complete Sportsman, City of Oviedo 2007
  • Best Complete Sportsman, City of Oviedo 2009
2015 SPANISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPION
(3 wins and 4 podiums in the 7 races entered).
2014 SPANISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPION
(13 wins in the 18 races entered)
ASTURIAS HILLCLIMB CHAMPION
(5 wins in the 6 races entered).
2013 SPANISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPION
SPANISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPION (15 wins in the 15 races entered)
SET THE RECORD ON FIVE COURSES OF THE SPANISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP.
2012 CHAMPION JUNIOR TROPHY EUROPEAN NASCAR
SPANISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP RUNNER UP
(17 wins in the 18 races entered)
SET THE RECORD ON SIX COURSES OF THE SPANISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP.
2011 5th WTCC - YOKOHAMA TROPHY.
(OVERALL WTCC PODIUM IN HUNGARY)
4th SPANISH MINI CHALLENGE (entering only five race meetings).
2010 1st SPANISH MINI CHALLENGE.
4th GP2 ASIA SERIES (COMPETING IN 5 OUT OF 8 RACES).
2009 1st F1 FUN RACE KART (SEPANG)
10th GP2 SERIES (3 PODIUMS).
2008 2nd STADIUM RACE (CANARIAS)
GP2 SERIES.
2007 F1 TEST WITH BMW SAUBER.
6th GP2 SERIES. (5 PODIUMS, 3 WINS)
1st RACE AGAINST CANCER (UNITED KINGDOM)
GP2 - YOUNGEST EVER WINNER (19 years and 8 months).
2006 CGP2 SERIES.
2005 3rd SPANISH F3.
2004 1st SPANISH F3 JUNIOR.
2003 1st REPSOL RACING FOR SPAIN
3rd CIRCUIT OF MONTMELO, FORMULA LIBRE.
2002 1st IN SIX JUNIOR CATEGORY RACES
th OPEN TOYOTA KARTING JUNIOR.
2001 1st ASTURIAS JUNIOR KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP.
2000 1st CASTILLA-LEON KARTING WINTER SERIES (CADET).
2nd OPEN TOYOTA KARTING (CADET).
2nd ASTURIAS KARTING JUNIOR TROPHY.
5th ASTURIAS KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP (CADET).
1999 2nd CASTILLA-LEON KARTING WINTER SERIES (CADET).
1998 1st ASTURIAS KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP (CADET).
1997 33rd ASTURIAS KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP (CADET).