Born on 3 August 1989 in Nice (France), Jules made his debut in the Kart Junior category in 2004, taking second place in both the European and French championships. He stopped karting in 2006 after taking that year’s French title. His win record grew with victories in Formula Renault 2.0 (Team SG Formula -2007) in which he took the French Championship title and in the F3 Euro Series (3 rd place) driving for the ART Grand Prix team, who also took him to the title in 2009. After a great start in the GP2 Asia series, from 2010 to 2011, Jules’s competed in GP2 with the Lotus ART team and last year he finished third in the championship with this team.
The Frenchman also has the backing of the Federation Francaise du Sport Automobile, who consider him one of the rising stars of French motorsport of the past couple of years and since 2010 he has been a student at the Maranello-based Ferrari Driver Academy. He is also on the books as a development driver for Scuderia Ferrari. In 2012 Jules was nominated as reserve driver for the Sahara Force India team for the F1 season and he also raced in the Renault Formula 3.5 Championship where he finished second overall thanks to his 3 wins and 8 podium places.
|Born Place:||Nice - France|
|Hobbies:||Squash, cycling, tennis, soccer|