Born: 29th June 1995
Job description: Race Driver
2021 - Race Driver for Williams Racing
2020 - Race Driver for Williams Racing, 21st overall: 0 wins and 0 podiums
2019 - FIA Formula 2 Championship, 2nd overall: 4 wins and 8 podiums
2019 - Reserve Driver for Williams Racing
2018 - Reserve Driver, Racing Point Force India F1 Team
2018 - FIA Formula 2 Championship, 9th overall: 1 win, 3 podiums
2017 - FIA Formula 2 Championship, 5th overall: 1 win, 9 podiums
2016 - Test Driver, Renault Sport F1 Team
2016 - GP2 Series, 16th overall: 0 wins, 1 podium
2015 - Formula Renault 3.5 Series, 11th overall: 0 wins, 0 podiums
2015 - Porsche Carrera Cup GB (8 races), 11th overall: 0 wins, 1 podium
2014 - FIA Formula 3 European Championship, 10th overall: 0 wins, 1 podium
2014 - Ferrari Florida Series, 2nd overall: 4 wins, 7 podiums
2013 - FIA Formula 3 European Championship, 15th overall: 0 wins, 0 podiums
2013 - British Formula 3, 5th overall: 0 wins, 1 podium
2013 - Toyota Racing Series, 9th overall: 0 wins, 0 podiums
2012 - Italian Formula 3 Championship, 7th overall: 1 win, 4 podiums
2009 - 2012 Karting: multiple title winner
Nicholas started his career in motorsport at a young age racing karts in his homeland of Canada. Early success was followed by a move to Europe in 2012 to pursue his racing career in three of the most competitive Formula 3 Championships – the European, Italian and British series.
After two seasons racing in the highly competitive FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Nicholas stepped up to Formula Renault 3.5 in 2015 and continued to impress with his speed, skill and maturity.
In 2016, Nicholas commenced his first full season in GP2 and displayed his potential immediately by finishing on the podium at the first race of the season in Barcelona.
Nicholas continued with DAMS in 2017 as the category was rebranded as the FIA Formula 2 Championship. He achieved nine podiums and a maiden win, setting four fastest laps on his way to fifth in the standings.
In 2018 he returned to the FIA Formula 2 Championship whilst taking on the role of Reserve and Test Driver for Racing Point Force India F1 Team.
In 2019, Nicholas had his most successful campaign to date in the FIA Formula 2 Championship, he claimed four wins and eight podiums and finished P2 in the drivers’ championship standings. Alongside his racing commitments, Nicholas was the team’s official Reserve Driver.
Nicholas stepped up to Race Driver for Williams Racing in 2020 and will continue this year with the team, building on his rookie season in Formula One.