TCR / TEAM

 

JOAN_MIR
JEAN KARL VERNAY
 
Nationality
FRENCH
Height
175 cm
Number
2
Birth
31 Oct 1987
Weight
71 kg
CAR
VW GOLF TCR
2016
3rd position in the TCR international series obtaining 7 podiums (3 GP victory and 4 second position) and 2 pole position
2015
6th (1 win) in the Blancpain Endurance Series, GT3 Pro Cup (Audi R8 LMS)
2014
Japan Super GT (Honda NSX)
GT Asia Series (Bentley Continental)
2013
3rd (1 win) in the FIA World Endurance Championship, GTE AM Class (Porsche 911 GT3)
1st in the Le Mans 24 Hours, GTE AM Class (Porsche 911 GT3)
2012
1st (4 wins) in the French Porsche Carrera Cup
2011
1st in the International Le Mans Championship, LMP2
2010
1st (5 wins) in the USA Indy Lights Championship
2009
5th (2 wins) in the Formula 3 Euro Series
2nd in the F3 Macau Grand Prix
Born in 1987 at Lyon, « JKV » starts his first laps in karting before winning the F4 French championship title. He continues his successful career in a single-seater with both a Indy Lights championship and a best rookie title.
Then, Jean-Karl joins Peugeot Sport as a test driver for the Endurance series with 908 car. Unfortunately, the program suddenly stops. « JKV » picks himself up. Carrera Cup and 24 Heures du Mans (GTE am) winner, he shines in WEC, Blancpain Series and also in the Asia endurance programme.
In the first TCR season JKV he won 3 races and gain other 4 2nd position finishing the season at the 3rd overall position.