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Sébastien Buemi
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Buemi in 2016
Nationality Switzerland Swiss
Born 31 October 1988 (1988-10-31) (age 31)
Aigle, Switzerland
Related to Natacha Gachnang (cousin)
FIA World Endurance Championship career
Debut season 2012
Current team Toyota Gazoo Racing
Car no. 8
Starts 56
Championships 2 (2014), (2018–19)
Wins 16
Poles 7
Fastest laps 7
Best finish 1st in 2014
Formula E career
Debut season 2014–15
Current team Nissan e.dams
Car no. 23
Former teams 0
Starts 61
Championships 1
Wins 13
Podiums 26
Poles 14
Fastest laps 7
Best finish 1st in 2015–16
Formula One World Championship career
Active years 20092011
Teams Toro Rosso
Entries 55 (55 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 29
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First entry 2009 Australian Grand Prix
Last entry 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2012–
Teams Toyota Racing
Best finish 1st (2018), (2019)
Class wins 2

Sébastien Olivier Buemi (born 31 October 1988) is a Swiss professional racing driver, who competes in the FIA Formula E Championship for Nissan e.dams. He competed for Scuderia Toro Rosso in Formula One. As of 2019, Buemi is a reserve driver for Scuderia Toro Rosso's sister team, Red Bull Racing.

Buemi has competed in the FIA World Endurance Championship with Toyota Gazoo Racing (formerly Toyota Racing) since 2012. He became the 2014 World Endurance Champion in the LMP1 class. He won both the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans and, subsequently, the 2018-19 WEC Championship.

Buemi has raced FIA Formula E Championship with e.dams Renault (now known as Nissan e.dams) since 2014. He won the Formula E Championship in 2015-16.

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