Oliver Turvey Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Oliver Turvey Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthApril 1, 1987
Zodiac SignAries
GirlfriendCaroline Haines

Oliver Turvey is a British professional racing driver who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race in the LMP2 category in 2014 and finished in 2nd place in the event in the following year. He had also finished as a runner-up in the 2006 Formula BMW UK series and the 2008 British Formula 3 Championship and stood in 3rd place in the 2013 European Le Mans Series. Oliver started competing in the all-electric Formula E championship from the 2014-15 season, the championship’s inaugural season. He has also participated as a test driver in the premier Formula One tier for more than a decade after first being selected for the role in 2009.

Born Name

Oliver Jonathan Turvey

Nick Name

Oliver

Oliver Turvey as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2017
Oliver Turvey as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2017 (Oliver Turvey / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Penrith, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom

Residence

He splits his time between Monaco and London, England, United Kingdom.

Nationality

British

Education

Oliver had attended the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in his hometown of Penrith. He then enrolled at Fitzwilliam College, a constituent of the University of Cambridge, from where he graduated with a degree in engineering in 2008. He also became the first graduate involved in motorsports to earn a ‘Cambridge Full Blue’ accolade, the highest honor that can be given to a sportsperson at the university.

Occupation

Professional Racing Driver

Oliver Turvey in an Instagram selfie from December 2017
Oliver Turvey in an Instagram selfie from December 2017 (Oliver Turvey / Instagram)

Family

  • Siblings – Lucie Turvey (Sister)

Car Number

3 – Formula E

Formula One Teams

Oliver has raced for McLaren Racing (2009-Present) (Test Driver).

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Oliver has dated –

  1. Caroline Haines (2015-Present)
Oliver Turvey and Caroline Haines, as seen in December 2018
Oliver Turvey and Caroline Haines, as seen in December 2018 (Oliver Turvey / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of British descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Affable smile
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Baby-faced
  • Short-cropped, tousled hair
Oliver Turvey posing in front of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in in Shanghai in December 2017
Oliver Turvey posing in front of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Shanghai in December 2017 (Oliver Turvey / Instagram)

Oliver Turvey Facts

  1. He began his racing career at the age of 8, in 1995, with karts and progressed to the British Cadet Championship in 1999 via which he was selected as a member of the English squad that went on to win that year’s Inter-Nation Karting Championship.
  2. In 2000, he won the Junior Yamaha National Championship after which he competed for a season in Junior TKM. He then won the Junior Rotax British Kart class title in 2002.
  3. When he finished 4th in the 2003 Zip Formula Great Britain series, he was the highest-placed rookie in that tournament.
  4. In 2006, he was honored with the ‘McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year’ award. In 2008, he won the ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ award at the Cumbria Sports Awards; the ‘Dunhill Future Champion Award’ at the Goodwood Festival of Speed; and the ‘British Racing Drivers’ Club National Racing Driver of the Year’ award.

Featured Image by Oliver Turvey / Instagram

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