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.
Moving into 2021, Charlie expanded his racing prowess into racing prototypes, contesting the LMP2 category with Racing Team Turkey and TF Sport. Alongside guest entries in GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, Intercontinental GT Open and British GT3, where he enjoyed a series of podiums and victories.
In 2022 Charlie rejoined the European Le Mans series (ELMS) paddock competing in LMP2 machinery with TF Sport for a second year, as part of his wider Aston Martin factory driver role. Charlie was also announced as an official Mercedes AMG-F1 Simulator driver, supporting the Formula 1 team.
Continuing his partnership with TF Sport as an Aston Martin factory driver Charlie will be competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship GTE-AM for 2023 and ELMS
2022 - Mercedes AMG-F1 Simulator Driver
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
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.
In just his second season of endurance racing, Charlie Eastwood’s efforts have been recognised by Aston Martin Racing, who today confirm his new status as AMR Junior within the racing division.
Setting 2019 off in style, Charlie Eastwood was back behind the wheel this weekend. With his dazzling young career taking new heights, as he claimed victory in the Dubai 24h Race in the 991 class. Teaming up with the Duel Racing outfit, joining the three British-based Emirati Moutran brothers in a bid for honours, Charlie spearheaded the team’s stellar charge to a dominant win at the Dubai Autodrome.
Whilst many series’ were on their summer break, many of our squad where still right in the thick of the action. Join us as we recap on a stellar few weeks in WEC, Mini UK Challenge and BRDC British F3 Championships.
It was yet another busy weekend for several of Infinity’s drivers, with race wins and podiums aplenty…
The world of sportscar racing provides a thrilling and competitive arena for both drivers and spectators alike, right in the thick of it, our drivers took to the track both home and away with some fantastic results to boot. Join us as we recap on a great start to 2018 for our talented racers…