A racing driver who’s currently fighting in Formula One for Williams with the Canadian flag is Nicholas Latifi. His Formula One introductory appearance was at the “2020 Austrian Grand Prix” and he has been the “2019 Formula 2’s” runner-up.
Nicholas’ full name is Nicolas Daniel Latifi, his birthplace is in Montreal. He was brought up in North York, Toronto. Nicholas’ father, Michael Latifi, is an Iranian-Canadian businessman, CEO of Sofina Foods, Inc., and who also maintains a British Virgin Islands company, Nidal. Nicolas’ mother, Marilena Latifi, a Canadian-Italian with Sicilian fathers; he was born in the Saputo dynasty which established the dairy company “Saputo Inc.” Nicolas’ three siblings are Soph, Michael, and Matthew.
Nicholas Latifi Career
Nicolas Latifi had commenced his kart-racing profession at the approx age of thirteen, in the year 2009. Following, in 2010, In the Rotax Junior class, he achieved the runner-up position of the Canadian National Karting Championship. Until the time he won the Florida Winter Tour Championship in the Rotax DD2 class in 2012, he carried on karting sets from the Canadian side. Later that event, he was seen in the Shifter ROK class of the Florida Winter Tour in 2015, battling facing past Formula One drivers “Rubens Barrichello” and “Nelson Piquet Jr.”
A single-seater appearance was seen in the “2012 Italian Formula Three Championship” with “BVM.”
Latifi faced the closing three rounds of the “2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series” for Tech 1 Racing in the final race at Jerez he secured the second rank. In 2015, He competed in a season after moving to Arden Motorsport.
Driving the Ford Mustang GT, he played for Rehagen Racing in the “2012 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.” In 2014, he was in the “Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain driving” at Rockingham for Redline Racing. He was eliminated from the first round but procured the 4th position and finished in the second round. He competed in four of the eight-round in a 2015 campaign, securing the second position in his first race at Oulton Park.
Nicolas Latifi was called Renault’s new test driver for the 2016 season. He drove a Formula One car for the first time in the Renault-powered Lotus E20, finishing 140 laps at Silverstone. At the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the post-race test, he drove the “Renault R.S.17;” his initial test in an in-use “Formula One” car came, one year later, and he achieved 141 laps. He later experimented again for the team at the Hungaroring. With Williams, he gave a test and driver for the 2019 season.
2021 Austrian Grand Prix
Williams held Nicolas beside Russell for the 2021 season. Nicolas withdrew himself from the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix with a turbocharger issue. At the next race, the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, he reached his career’s highest qualifying position with the fourteenth position. After a crash with “Nikita Mazepin,” Nicholas did not finish the race. He got his first F1 points in the “race in Hungary,” covering as high as third before finishing 8th, just before teammate Russell. After the event of Sebastian Vettel disqualifying due to a fuel issue, Nicolas was ranked 7th. Nicolas Latifi left on lap 47 with an accident injury at the 2021 Russian Grand Prix.
Nicholas is now to stay with Williams for the 2022 season, besides a new teammate, former Red Bull Racing driver Alex Albon.
Nicolas Latifi Girlfriend
Nicholas Latifi and Sandra Dziwiszek are in a relationship at present. Well, talking about her, who Sandra Dziwiszek is, a professional model who has worked on various platforms like Vogue, London Fashion Week, Puma, Deha, etc. She also has a decent educational background. Sandra is essentially an attorney, getting a qualification in law in London. Her birthplace in Poland. Currently, she works as the model for an Italian company called POP Models Milano. She has 43.6k followers on Instagram. She is also much enthusiastic about car racing. So, it’s a nice match.
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