Adam Christodoulou (born June 11, 1989 in Lichfield) is a British racing driver, who won the 2008 British Formula Renault Championship.
Christodoulou began his career in single seater racing in the 2006 Formula Renault UK Winter Series
and gained 4th place at Croft
round 2, race 1 and managed a fastest lap at Croft round 2, race 2.
In the 2007 British Formula Renault Championship
Adam had the most podium finishes in Europe and the UK out of any rookie driver, he came fourth overall and won the coveted graduate cup with a prize of £15,000. (He came behind Duncan Tappy
, Dean Smith and Will Bratt
). During this year he was invited to become a BRDC
During the Formula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Series 2007 he finished 3rd.
In 2007 Christodoulou also competed in the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC (Northern European Cup), and although he only took part in 5 races he still gained podium finishes and came 8th out of 44.
Back in the British Formula Renault Championship for 2008, Adam's season got off to a very promising start with 4 wins out of the first 8 races, 4 new lap records and 5 podium finishes. On 21st September he secured the UK Formula Renault 2.0 Championship title.
Management & Team
Adam’s team, CR Scuderia
, is managed by Andrew Kirkaldy
who races the FIA GT
and the team principle, Chris Niarchos
, of the cobra group also races in the FIA GT series alongside Tim Mullen
and Rob Bell
of the CR Scuderia team.
The British GT team looking for success this season include Luke Hines, James Sutton, Michael Cullen, Jeremy Metcalfe and Michael Meadows, son of Ron Meadows, sporting director of Honda Racing F1, who’s line up includes Rubens Barrichello, Jenson Button and Alex Wurz.
Adam’s teammates in the 2008 Championship include Scott Jenkins, Ryuji Yamamoto, Sten Pentus and Jesse Krohn.
Adam competed in the ‘race4charity’ celebrity kart race organised by BP Ultimate at the Autosport International show in 2008. Adam broke the lap record and his team won the charity event where they raced against such drivers as Allan McNish, Paul di Resta, Sam Bird and Nathan Caratti amongst others.