Born in the 1990 in a charming town in Switzerland, he had since his childhood a strong passion for cars and speed. The consequence was that he has always been terribly reckless. Once he turned 7 years old, he had the first chance to test a real Kart and from that moment, the rise has begun. He had a “Full Immersion” in the fabulous motorsport world! In the 2016, once he was just 16 years old, he had start his career in the car’s competitions world, supported by his family and his friends that are always along him and they are his firs supporter and fans. Since the beginning Stefano had shown his great talent and excellent performance on the track where, in every moment, shows his determination and his great control in any situation (winning the title of “Best Rookie” of the 2006 season Formula Junior in Monza and becoming the youngest winner of the category on the very well-known Italian circuit). His friends finds him very nice, generous and always cheerful. With his “contagious smile”, he manages to create a funny atmosphere in every situation, involving the people around him.
JEAN KARL VERNAY
31 Oct 1987
VW GOLF TCR
6th (1 win) in the Blancpain Endurance Series, GT3 Pro Cup (Audi R8 LMS)
Japan Super GT (Honda NSX)
GT Asia Series (Bentley Continental)
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)
1st (4 wins) in the French Porsche Carrera Cup
1st in the International Le Mans Championship, LMP2
1st (5 wins) in the USA Indy Lights Championship
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.
No one can stop this talented driver. In 2016, he takes up the challenge of the TCR series with Leopard Racing