Born on 18 October 1994 in Sigmaringen, Germany, Pascal raced karts from 2003 to 2009. 2010 saw his debut in the ADAC Formel Masters championship with team Mücke Motorsport. Wehrlein finished sixth in the championship with a win at Sachsenring and three other podium finishes. He remained in the series with the team for the next year. Wehrlein scored seven wins at Oschersleben, Sachsenring, Zolder, Nürburgring and Lausitzring on his way to the championship title.
In 2012, Wehrlein stepped up to the Formula 3 Euroseries, continuing with Mücke Motorsport. He finished second in the championship to Daniel Juncadella. In 2013 he switched to Touring Cars, competing in the DTM at only 18 years of age.
In 2014 he switched to the HWA team, where he became the youngest driver in the series’ history to claim pole position and win a race en route to 8th in the championship with 46 points. Besides his stand out victory at Lausitzring, In 2015 Wehrlein won the DTM title easily having scored in all rounds except for three. He picked up 5 podiums, one fastest lap and two wins. He is the first driver to win the championship having never started from pole during the year, as well as being the youngest ever DTM champion.
Wehrlein tested for Force India Formula 1 car during the 2015 pre-season and was announced as a reserve driver for Mercedes. In 2016, it was announced he would drive for Manor and he picked race number 94, referencing the year of his birth. Wehrlein scored his and Manor’s only point of the season at the Austrian Grand Prix with a tenth-place finish. In 2017 Pascal raced for Sauber finishing eighth in the Spanish Grand Prix after running a one-stop strategy. He scored his second points finish of the season in the chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix with a 10th place.
Back in DTM for 2018, Pascal joined Scuderia Ferrari as a Development Driver while continuing to race in Formula E with Mahindra Racing.