José María López Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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José María López Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 71 kg
Date of Birth April 26, 1983
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Hazel

José María López is an Argentinian race car driver who is best known for winning the 2014-2016 World Touring Car Championship. Besides that, he has also worked as a Formula One test driver.

Born Name

José María López

Nick Name

Pechito

José María López as seen in a picture taken at The Suzuka International Racing Course after he became the 2014-2016 World Touring Car Champion
José María López as seen in a picture taken at The Suzuka International Racing Course after he became the 2014-2016 World Touring Car Champion (José María López / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Río Tercero, Argentina

Residence

Córdoba, Argentina

Nationality

Argentinian

Occupation

Race Car Driver

Family

  • Mother – Mabel Vecchio

Manager

José is represented by All Road Management.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Lopez prefers to keep the identity of his wife out of the limelight. However, he is a happily married man and she can be seen accompanying him at the race tracks.

José María López as seen in a picture taken with his mother Mabel Vecchio in Monaco in May 2019
José María López as seen in a picture taken with his mother Mabel Vecchio in Monaco in May 2019 (José María López / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He is of Spanish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

He has a cleft chin.

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, he has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as Jens Munser Designs.

José María López Favorite Things

  • Race Track – Circuit de Monaco, New York City ePrix

Source – EVPerformance.co.uk

José María López as seen in a picture taken on September 25, 2014 at the Suzuka International Racing Course
José María López as seen in a picture taken on September 25, 2014, at the Suzuka International Racing Course (Morio / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

José María López Facts

  1. He found his passion for the sport when he was 8 years old and had decided that he wanted to grow up to become a racer. However, it was not until he was 10 years old that he started to race at go-kart events.
  2. In 2001, he joined the Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup and raced with Cram Competition.
  3. It was announced in July 2016, that José would be racing for DS Virgin Racing in the 3rd season of FIA Formula E Championship. He stated in an interview that he made the switch as his then racing team Citroën was pulling out at the end of 2016.
  4. José escaped a near-death accident during the first 6 hours of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2017. However, he was later released from the hospital after a check-up.
  5. He is a huge admirer of race car driver Ayrton Senna.
  6. In February 2020, he was racing for the Geox Dragon Racing which is one of the leading teams at the FIA Formula E Championship.

Featured Image By José María López / Instagram

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