Paul Di Resta Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Sky Sports

Paul Di Resta is a prominent British racing driver, competing in the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship for United Autosports. He is currently a reserve F1 driver for McLaren for the 2022 season and a commentator for Sky Sports’ F1 coverage.

Resta drove in Formula 1 for Force India from 2011 to 2013 and became a reserve driver for the Williams F1 team in 2016, driving one race for them as a substitute driver in 2017. Retired Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) and Formula 3 A Euro Series champion, he did not secure a place in Formula 1 for 2014, instead returning to Mercedes to compete again in the DTM.

He began his career in karting, competing in various karting series from 1994 to 2002. In 2001, Resta won the JICA British Championship. Paul switched to the Formula Three Euroseries with Manor Motorsport in 2005, finishing tenth in the standings.

Paul Di Resta Age

Paul Resta was born in Uphall, West Lothian, Scotland on April 16, 1986. He is 37 years old and celebrates his birthday on April 16 every year.

Height Paul Di Resta

Resta is an above-average male, standing at 6 feet 1 inch (about 1.85 m).

Paul Di Resta Education

Di Resta studied at Bathgate Academy and supports Celtic Football Club.

Paul Di Resta Family

Paul is of Italian descent and was born in Uphall, Scotland and raised in Bathgate, West Lothian by Louis di Resta. He now lives in Monaco and is the cousin of racing drivers named Dario and Marino Franchitti.

His stepfather was a Scottish footballer called Dougie McCracken. His younger brother, Stefan, has played at amateur level and his half-brother, Jon, is a goalkeeper for Norwich City U23s.

Paul The Rest Wife

He is married to his beautiful wife named Laura Jordan. The couple got engaged in December 2013 and married on August 28, 2014. Paul and Laura have two amazing children, a beautiful son Leonardo and a daughter.

Salary Paul Di Resta

Paul’s annual salary is $81,896 per year.

Paul De Resta Net worth

Resta has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 million.

Career Paul Di Resta

Since 2016, he has been a regular contributor to the Sky Sports F1 channel. Resta is a regular presence as co-commentator, analyst and one of the insiders on ‘Sky Race Control’ during practice, qualifying and races, with Jenson Button, Karun Chandhok, Anthony Davidson, Damon Hill, Nico Rosberg and Johnny Herbert.

Paul tested for the McLaren Formula 1 team and was included in a drive with the Force India team for the 2009 season due to the teams’ shared engine supplier, Mercedes-Benz. However, Force India opted to keep Giancarlo Fisichella and Adrian Sutil, with Vitantonio Liuzzi as the back-up driver.

In 2018, Paul raced in the Asian Le Mans Series for United Autosports, scoring one win and 4 podiums with Philip Hanson and ultimately winning the 2018-19 Asian Le Mans Series Championship. Following their victory in the Asian Le Mans Series, Resta and United Autosport competed in the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship to win the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans with Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque in the LMP2 class and taking 5th place overall. On 8 February 2021, Peugeot Sport revealed that Paul will drive their LMH Hypercar entry in the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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