Olivier Panis is a former professional French race car driver who as of 2020, was the last French driver to have won the Formula One Grand Prix. Other than that, Olivier is also the father of racing driver Aurélien Panis.

Born Name

Olivier Panis

Nick Name

Olivier

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Oullins, Lyon, France

Residence

Grenoble, France

Nationality

Occupation

Former Professional Racing Driver

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Olivier has dated –

  1. Anne Panis – He is married to Anne Panis and the couple has 3 children – a son named (b. October 29, 1994), who is a race car driver, and daughters Lauren and Caroline.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Loss of hair in the front of his hairline
  • He has a vague smile

Olivier Panis Favorite Things

  • Track Of All-Time – Spa-Francorchamps

Source –

Olivier Panis Facts

  1. He started off his racing career with the go-kart and went on to have early success after which he was promoted to “Junior” racing.
  2. In 1989, he won the Formula Renault and managed to attain himself a 2nd place at the French Formula 3 in 1991.
  3. By the end of 2003, he was said to have driven in 141 or more Grand Prix‘s.
  4. He entered the 2004 Formulae 1 World Championship with the Panasonic Toyota Racing Team.
  5. His fantasy F1 team would be with race car drivers , , and .
  6. When he’s not busy, Olivier loves to ride a go-kart, as well as go skiing, cycling, and play tennis.
  7. During his time, as a racer, he worked with various teams including Ligier, Prost, BAR, and Toyota.
  8. Prior to having retired at the age of 37, he had been the oldest active driver.

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Facts of Olivier Panis 

  • full nameOlivier Panis 
  • Date of Birth September 02, 1966
  • Age 55 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • weight72 kg
  • height5 ft 8 in

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