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Jarosław Wierczuk

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Nationality  Polish
Name  Jaroslaw Wierczuk
Born  6 January 1977 (age 38) Warsaw, Poland (1977-01-06)

Jarosław Wierczuk (born January 6, 1977) is a former racing driver. One of the pioneers of Polish involvement in international sport racing.

Wierczuk was born in Warsaw, Poland. In 2001 he graduated from the Faculty of Management in Warsaw.

His racing driver career started with karting at the age of 15. After a three-year internship, the first professional team in Poland (founded by Krzysztof Woźniak), offered him starting positions. He took part in the prestigious Central European Zone Championships, and at the same time in the Championships of Austria, then in The German Formula Three Championships. He competed with drivers like: Ralf Schumacher, Nick Heidfeld and Jarno Trulli. He proceeded onto the Italian Formula 3000 (the equivalent of today's GP2) and Formula Nippon.

He participated in tests for the Formula 1 Forti Corse team. Wierczuk appeared as a Formula 1 expert on Canal+ and also on other Polish television racing programmes. Currently he also writes commentaries on Formula 1 for popular Polish websites.

In 2013 he founded the Wierczuk Race Promotion Foundation which supports the most talented drivers in their careers.

He is married to Emilia and has a daughter, Julia.

References

Jarosław Wierczuk Wikipedia


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