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Filip Roms - 18

TEAM: Sharjah
HULL: DAC
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Espoo, FIN
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/01/1994
PLACE OF BIRTH: Espoo, FIN
HEIGHT: 187 CM
WEIGHT: 89 KG
RACING SUPER LICENSE:
MECHANICS - CREW:

1 - TUUKKA LEHTONEN (RADIOMAN)
2 - MARKUS ROMS (PONTOON MECHANIC)
3 - ARI-PEKKA ROTKO (PONTOON MECHANIC)
4 - JARI LEHTONEN (PONTOON MECHANIC)

DEBUT: 2012
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 61
RACE STARTS: 56
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
BEST OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINISH: 6
BEST RACE FINISH: 2
BEST QUALIFYING POSITION: 2
CAREER PODIUMS: 2
2ND: 1
3RD: 1
CAREER POINTS: 116
LAST PODIUM: 2 - Evian 2016
PROFILE

FILIP ROMS is one of the sports youngest drivers at 29 and already has ten years under his belt in F1H2O.

In his rookie campaign he was consistent and tied for 11th place in the championship. His best ever career showing was 2016 when he picked up his second podium with second place in Evian, France, qualifying in P2 in Harbin in China and finishing the year in sixth overall.

He first demonstrated his talents driving in the Sami Selio sponsored SJ-15 class series taking second in 2006 and winning titles in 2007 and again in 2008. He then joined the Safiro Racing Team as their test driver in the T-400 class in 2009. He moved up into the F4-S class and was fourth in 2011 before getting a shot at F1H2O.

He became the youngest driver to join the tour at 18 and the youngest to score points and podium at 21.

CAREER INFOS

2023 - 8th F1H2O World Championship
2022 - 17th F1H2O World Championship
2021 - 18th F1H2O World Championship
2019 - 18th F1H2O World Championship
2018 - 12th F1H2O World Championship
2017 - 14th F1H2O World Championship
2016 - 6th F1H2O World Championship
2015 - 10th F1H2O World Championship
2014 - 11th F1H2O World Championship
2013 - 13th F1H2O World Championship
2012 - 12th F1H2O World Championship
2011 - 4th F4-S Trophy
2006 - 2nd SJ-15 junior class Finnish Championship
2007 - 1st SJ-15 junior class Finnish Championship and winner Sami Seliö junior cup
2008 - 1st SJ-15 junior class Finnish Championship and winner Sami Seliö junior cup
2009 - Safiro Racing Team Test driver T-400 class

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