Kevin Magnussen Profile

Date published: January 2 2014

Not since Lewis Hamilton in 2007 has McLaren risked of putting a rookie in the car. But whether Kevin Magnussen can emulate Hamilton remains to be seen.

Nationality: Denmark
Born: 5 October 1992
Debut season: 2014

Starting his career in karting, the Dane won the Formula Ford in Denmark in 2008 before finishing runner-up in Formula Renault a year later. He lost out to F1 hopeful Ant