Since taking his first major international karting title at the 2012 Rotax World Finals, Charlie’s racing resume has grown to a catalogue of success. Further collecting 2 titles in his final year of karting (2013 Rotax European Championship, 2013 Florida Winter Tour Championship) and crowned vice champion in the 2013 Pan American Challenge, Charlie was awarded the accolade of Belfast’s Junior Sports Personality of the Year.
Graduating to single-seaters in 2014, he contested BRDC F4 Championship, earning two podiums in his debut season. Before tackling the Toyota Racing Series in 2015, where he finished second in the New Zealand Grand Prix.
Making the switch to GT racing, Charlie’s supreme talents were recognised when he was awarded Porsche Carrera Cup GB scholarship for 2016/17. Propelling his sportscar career, Charlie was crowned Porsche Carrera Cup GB Rookie Champion in 2016, before returning to take the overall title in 2017.
2018 season saw Charlie make the step up to the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and the FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season with TF Sport. Scoring three second place finishes at the 6 Hours of Spa, Silverstone and Fuji. Before tackling the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June, Charlie made his first foray into a 24 hour event, scoring a podium at 24h Nürburgring.
Returning to the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in 2019 with the Oman Racing with TF Sport team, Charlie and his teammates claimed the Pro-Am Championship, with victory in the 24 Hours of Spa, five podiums and three pole positions to their campaign.
In December 2019, Charlie achieved a lifetime goal, signing as a factory driver with Aston Martin Racing. Missing out on the overall International GT Open title but just two points, Charlie ended his first season with the iconic manufacturer runner up with 3 race wins and 5 further podium finishes.
Continuing this momentum into 2020, Charlie charged to victory at the gruelling 24 Hours of Le Mans. In taking victory he became the first Northern Irishman to do so in over a decade. Compounded with a strong World Endurance Championship season, Charlie along with his team-mates ended the season vice-champions, taking a further three victories and another podium finish along the way.
This year Charlie will join the European Le Mans series (ELMS) paddock competing in LMP2 machinery with TF Sport, as well as selected rounds of the Asian Le Mans and WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as part of his wider Aston Martin factory driver role.
2020 Le Man 24Hs Winner
Aston Martin Racing Factory Driver
2019 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup - Pro-Am Champion
2019 24 Hours of Spa Winner
2017 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Champion
Last weekend marked a sensational outing for Infinity drivers in European Le Mans Series, which saw Charlie Eastwood joined by Logan Sargeant as they took to the wheel of the Racing Team Turkey by TF Sport LMP2 entry. Together with teammate Salih Yoluç, the trio scored both pole position and a podium finish in only the team’s second LMP2 outing in the series.
Charlie Eastwood became the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship LMGTE-Am Vice-Champion at the weekend after an immense duel in Bahrain saw him narrowly miss out on the overall crown.
Charlie Eastwood and his TF Sport team-mate Salih Yoluc have been crowned 2020 International GT Open Vice-Champions, after celebrating a near perfect weekend of racing where they ultimately narrowly missed out on the top spot by just two points.
Infinity Sports Management’s Charlie Eastwood celebrated a sensational victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMGTE-Am class, joining an elite rank of drivers to have won at the world’s best-known endurance event.
The Infinity Sports Management drivers celebrated another successful weekend (15/16 August) of competition, by claiming podiums in national and international GT championships.
The weekend proved to be another successful one in the books for Infinity Sports Management, with two drivers taking their maiden wins in FIA F3 and British Formula 4.
From the highs of Barcelona, it’s another thrilling week in the Infinity camp from celebrating a maiden victory in Fuji, to final preparations for the title-decider in British F4...
Sealing another incredible season in GT racing, this weekend we were trackside to celebrate as Aston Martin Racing Junior, Charlie Eastwood added the Blancpain GT Endurance title to his impressive list of on-track accolades.
Silverstone, the home of British motorsport, played host to a variety of motorsport championships over the weekend. Infinity Drivers in both EuroFormula Open and GT Cup Open showed their talent on track which rewarded them with podium success.
This weekend saw one the most challenging 24 hour races in recent history, as the Blancpain GT field tackled the 24 Hours of Spa under treacherous conditions. In a wet-washed race littered with safety cars and red flag periods, Infinity Driver, Charlie Eastwood proved his talents, taking victory in GT AM Class alongside his teammates. Charlie’s team success, from a pit lane start, was the first 24 hour victory for TF Sport and the first ever class win for Aston Martin Racing.
The heart of the Ardennes forest in Belgium, sits the infamous 7km ribbon of tarmac, which has played host to some of the most exciting racing in motorsport history. This month welcomes our roster of talented GT drivers to the Spa-Francorchamps track, from racing debuts to 24 hour endurance events, this special place always provides a rewarding challenge.
It’s been an action-packed few weeks in paddocks across Europe, with impressive fight backs in both single-seater and GT racing. Dicing with the weather from Spa-Francorchamps to Vallelunga, we enjoyed some thrilling efforts from our squad of talented drivers last weekend.