Mike Conway Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mike Conway Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth August 19, 1983
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Blue

Mike Conway is a British professional racing driver who has competed in several tournaments in his storied career, including the IndyCar Series, the GP2 Series, the FIA World Endurance Championship, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. In the FIA World Endurance Championship, he had stood 3rd in 2013 (LMP2 class), 3rd in 2016 (LMP1 class), 2nd in 2018-19 (LMP1 class), and was leading the drivers’ standings in the 2019-20 season (LMP1 class) when the championship was postponed with 2 races remaining due to the coronavirus pandemic. In the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, he had stood 2nd in 2016, 2018, and 2019; all in the LMP1 class. He had also finished as the runner-up in the 2018 24 Hours of Daytona (P Class) endurance race. Mike had contested a few races in the all-electric Formula E World Championship in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. He had also participated as a test driver in the premier F1 tier, in 2007 and 2008.

Born Name

Mike Conway

Nick Name

Mike

Mike Conway in an Instagram selfie from July 2018
Mike Conway in an Instagram selfie from July 2018 (Mike Conway / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Bromley, South East London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Sevenoaks, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Mike had studied at the Sevenoaks Preparatory School in Kent from 1986 to 1996.

Occupation

Professional Racing Driver

Mike Conway as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2018
Mike Conway as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2018 (Mike Conway / Instagram)

Manager

He is represented by Mark Blundell Partners, Sports Management and Marketing Agency, Royston, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Car Number

7 – FIA World Endurance Championship

Formula One Teams

Mike has raced for –

  • Honda Racing F1 Team (2007-2008) (Test Driver)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of British descent.

Mike Conway and fellow professional racing driver Felipe Nasr, as seen in June 2019
Mike Conway and fellow professional racing driver Felipe Nasr, as seen in June 2019 (Mike Conway / Instagram)

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Side-cropped hair
  • Affable smile
  • Has a spotted patch on his neck

Brand Endorsements

Mike has been sponsored by –

  • Bell Helmets
  • Prosperity Investment Management

Mike Conway Favorite Things

  • Sports – Karting, Road Biking
  • Hobbies/Interests – Mountain Biking, Fitness

Source – MikeConway.co.uk

Mike Conway as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Mike Conway as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Mike Conway / Instagram)

Mike Conway Facts

  1. Like most professional racers, Mike began his career with karting and had started at the age of just 8. He became the ‘British Junior Champion’ in 1998 and the ‘Formula A British Champion’ in 2000.
  2. Before joining the GP2 series, the second-tier of the Formula One feeder championship, in 2006, he had won the 2004 Formula Renault UK series, the 2006 British Formula 3 Championship, and the 2006 Macau Grand Prix event. He had also stood 3rd in the 2005 British Formula 3 Championship.
  3. For winning the British Formula 3 Championship, he was honored with the ‘Paul Warwick Memorial Trophy – National Driver of the Year’ award in 2006 by Autosport magazine. His dominance of the series was such that he had clinched the title with 3 races remaining in the season.
  4. When he triumphed at the 2006 Macau Grand Prix, he became the first British driver to win the event since Darren Manning achieved the feat in 1999.
  5. During the final lap of the 2010 Indianapolis 500 race in the year’s IndyCar Series, he met with a serious accident when his car got entangled with a competitor’s and was hurled in the air. Mike suffered a broken leg as a consequence along with a compression fracture of one of his thoracic vertebrae and had to be fitted with a back brace.

Featured Image by Mike Conway / Instagram

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