Jean-Luc Schiller

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Jean-Luc Schiller
Nationality Flag of Switzerland svg.png Swiss
Born 28 September 1987
Zurich, Switzerland
Current Team Flag of Australia svg.png/Flag of Germany svg.png MRT
Car Number 2
Former Teams Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Prospec
Flag of Indonesia svg.png Mecha Grand Prix
Flag of Tropico svg.png Tropico Grand Prix
Flag of Australia svg.png/Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Autodynamics Grand Prix
Races 44 (26 starts)
Championships 0
Victories 1
Podiums 2
Points 16
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
First Race 2014 Mexican Grand Prix
First Victory 2016 Austrian Grand Prix
Last Victory 2016 Austrian Grand Prix
Last Race 2016 Chinese Grand Prix
Best Finish =24th (2014)


Jean-Luc Schiller (born 28 September 1987 in Zurich, Switzerland) is a Swiss racing driver currently driving for MRT in the Formula 1 Rejects World Race Series. Schiller was brought into the series by Prospec after three races of the 2014 season, replacing Dave Simpson, who left the team by mutual consent after the Brazilian Grand Prix. Schiller brought with him valuable cash for the floundering a team, a shadow of its once mighty self, and scored Prospec's first points of the year with a 6th place finish at the Italian Grand Prix.

From there, Schiller switched to Mecha Grand Prix for the 2015 season but the Indonesian team struggled with pre-qualifying and Jean-Luc qualified only twice in eleven races before leaving to join Tropico Grand Prix. Tropico had enjoyed an upturn in fortunes in 2015 having been one of the slowest on the grid in their debut a year previously having taken over the CR Motorsport team. In complete contrast to his time at Mecha, Schiller started all of the remaining five races of the season, making it to the finish twice, with a best result of eighth place in Japan.

Requiring an injection of money to fund a series of upgrades, Autodynamics Grand Prix signed Schiller for 2016 and the Swiss driver's money was immediately felt with the Australian team having a sensational start to the year. Schiller finished in a superb third place at the season-opening Australian GP, his and the team's best ever result. After failing to pre-qualify at the following race at Bathurst though, Schiller was tempted away from Autodynamics to join reigning champions MRT and partner triple champion Mark Dagnall. In what was one of the best cars on the grid, Jean-Luc was at the forefront of the grid, but reliability woes plagued the team, with Schiller only making the finish on two occasions over the year. Despite that though, one of those finishes proved to be an amazing first career win for Schiller, winning the Austrian GP. His form, as well as his money, earned him another year at MRT where he would be partnered with another paid driver, Fredo Mestolio, as MRT looked to recover their position at the head of the field in 2017.

Complete F1RWRS Results

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 DC Pts
2014 Pemberton Prospec Racing Prospec PRS 301 Lamborghini 3512 TAS AUS BRA MEX
DNPQ
USA
Ret
MON
Ret
FRA
DNPQ
GBR
DNPQ
GER
DNQ
BEL
DNPQ
ITA
6
MED
Ret
NED
DNQ
MAC
DNPQ
CHN
DNQ
JPN
15
=24th 1
2015 Mecha Grand Prix Mecha FM-15 Ford HB IV TAS
DNPQ
TAS
DNPQ
MED
DNPQ
MON
Ret
MEX
DNPQ
USA
Ret
CAN
DNPQ
GBR
DNPQ
GER
DNPQ
BEL
DNPQ
AUT
DNPQ
=26th 0
Tropico Grand Prix Tropico TGP002 Gillet GV10 ITA
13
NED
Ret
CHN
Ret
JPN
8
BRA
Ret
2016 BOC Autodynamics GP Autodynamics AGP16 Gillet GV11 AUS
3
NSW
DNPQ
10th* 15*
Virgin Melrose Racing Team MRT M7 BMW P90/16 GBR
Ret
ITA
Ret
AUT
1
CAN
Ret
USS
Ret
USN
Ret
GER
Ret
NED
12
MON
Ret
BEL
Ret
MEX
Ret
ARG
Ret
CHN
Ret
JPN
  • * Indicates a season currently in progress.