Logan Sargeant

Logan Sargeant is an American racing driver who competes in the Formula One World Championship for Williams Racing. Born in Boca Raton, near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on 31 December 2000, he is the first American since Alexander Rossi to compete in Formula One. Sargeant graduated from Williams Driver Academy in 2022 and raced in the 2022 FIA Formula 2 Championship driving for Carlin Motorsport. He won the Rookie of the Year award by finishing fourth in the championship rankings.


In 2008, Logan Sargeant began his motorsport career in Karting. As a seven-year-old, he competed in the Rotax Micro Max class in regional and in national championships. Sargeant finished third in Florida Winter Tour and the Rotomax USA Challenge. He then moved to Europe and participated in ROK Cup International Final, Trofeo Delle Industrie, and the WSK Europe Series.

Sergeant won the 2015 CIK-FIA world KFJ Championship. He became the first American to win the FIA Karting World Championship title since Lake Speed won it in 1978. His first senior karting title was when Sargeant won the 2016 WSK Champions Cup in the OK class. 

Lower Formula Series   

Sargeant made his single-seater debut in the Formula 4 UAE Championship with Team Motopark in the winter of 2016-17. He took an incredible second place in the championship with 15 podium finishes out of 18 official races, but without winning a single race. In 2017 he joined Carlin to test himself in the F4 British Championship. Sargeant won two races in Rockingham Motor Speedway and Silverstone and finished third behind his teammate Oscar Piastri and the champion Jamie Caroline.

Formula Renault Eurocup

In 2018, Sergeant joined R-ace to compete in Formula Renault Eurocup full-time. He won the first race of his Eurocup career, the season opener at Paul Ricard. The American later won a race each at the Nürburgring, and at the season finale at Barcelona. With 218 points, he finished fourth in the championship behind Max Fewtrell, Christian Lundgaard and Ye Yeifei. In the rookie championship, he finished second after Christian Lundgaard.

FIA Formula3 Championship


Sargeant joined Carlin again in 2019 to race in the FIA Formula 3 Championship. He finished 19th in the championship scoring points on four occasions. His teammates, Filipe Drugovich and Teppei Natori finished 16th and 24th, respectively.


In 2020, Sergeant moved to Prema Racing to partner Frederick Vesti and Oscar Piastri, his British F4 rival. He gained three podium positions but had to wait till the second feature race at Silverstone, to win his first FIA F3 race. In doing so, he gained the lead in the championship. Sargeant did win the sprint in Belgium but managed to score only eight points in the final two rounds of the championship. He finished third in the championship, just a point behind Théo Pourchaire and four points behind the champion, Oscar Piastri, his teammate.


Sargeant cited financial reasons on 10 February 2021 for not progressing to the FIA Formula 2 Championship. He joined Charouz Racing System and took part in a pre-season F3 test in April 2020. He was subsequently announced as a driver for Charouz in the 2021 Formula 3 Championship. Sargent did score a couple of fourth-place finishes in the first third of the season. A podium he won at the Red Bull Ring was denied Sargeant post-race, for breaching track limits.

Sergeant bagged his first podium finish in the first race at Bucharest and followed it up by a third-place finish in Belgium. At Zandvoort, he won his best finish of the season so far, a second place. Sargeant’s first win of the championship was also Charouz’s first Formula 3 victory. The American got the win in the final round at Sochi to finish seventh in the championship with 102 points.

FIA Formula 2 Championship


Sargeant made his debut in FIA Formula 2 Championship with HWA Racelab in the penultimate round of 2021. He finished the race in 6th position but had to retire in the sprint race due to mechanical problems. He finished 14th in the aborted feature race.


On December 13, 2021, Carlin announced that the American will be driving for them in the 2022 FIA Formula 2 Championship. Sargeant was to partner with the New Zealander Liam Lawson. He became the first American to win a Formula 2 race when he won the feature race at the British Grand Prix. A penalty after the chequered flag for the two race leaders gave Sargeant another victory at the Austria F2 feature race.

Formula One

Sargeant announced that he was joining Williams Driver Academy in October 2021, the weekend of the United States Grand Prix. He first tested an F1 car, the Williams FW43B, at the post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit. After the test, he described the event as an “experience of a lifetime”.

At the practice session of the 2022 United States Grand Prix, Sargeant became the first American to take part in a weekend session since Alexander Rossi in 2015. Josh Capito, the Williams’ team principal, felt that his debut was both a pleasure and pressure for Sargeant. Sargent again participated in practice sessions in the Mexico City Grand Prix, the Sao Paulo Grand Prix and the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

He was then signed to race for Williams for the 2023 F1 season.

Williams (2023 –)

Logan Sargeant’s rookie season in Formula 1 in 2023 was a journey of highs and lows, marked by moments of promise and the inevitable challenges that come with adapting to the pinnacle of motorsport. Partnered with Alex Albon at Williams, Sargeant’s entry into F1 was closely watched as he navigated his debut year.

Season Overview:

  • Sargeant’s F1 debut at the Bahrain International Circuit saw him qualify 16th, narrowly missing out on Q2 due to setting an identical lap time to Lando Norris, who set his time first. He finished his first race in 12th position, expressing satisfaction with his performance despite the disappointment of missing Q2.
  • The season’s early races were challenging for Sargeant, with a failure to set a meaningful lap time in qualifying at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and a retirement in Australia due to a collision.
  • His first entry into Q2 came at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, although it ended with a crash in the sprint shootout.

Key Moments:

  • Austrian and British Grands Prix: Sargeant showed significant improvement, finishing 13th in Austria and narrowly missing out on points with an 11th-place finish at the British Grand Prix, showcasing his potential.
  • Dutch Grand Prix: Marked a milestone as Sargeant reached Q3 for the first time, despite a crash in the final session and another during the race, attributed to a hydraulics issue.
  • Italian Grand Prix: Another Q2 appearance and a 13th-place finish, despite a penalty for causing a collision, highlighted Sargeant’s continued adaptation and competitiveness.
  • United States Grand Prix: Sargeant scored his first Formula 1 point, finishing 10th after the disqualifications of Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc, becoming the first American to score a point in F1 since Michael Andretti in 1993.


  • Sargeant faced numerous setbacks throughout the season, including crashes, retirements due to mechanical issues, and penalties that tested his resilience and adaptability.
  • Qualifying proved to be a particular challenge, with Sargeant often finding himself out-qualified by his more experienced teammate, Albon.

Season Conclusion:

  • Sargeant finished the season 21st in the World Drivers’ Championship, scoring a single point to Albon’s 27. Despite the challenges, his performances, particularly in the latter half of the season, demonstrated growth and a promising foundation for future development in Formula 1.

Logan Sargeant’s 2023 season was a valuable learning experience, showcasing his potential and determination. As he continues to adapt and refine his skills, there is anticipation for what he can achieve with further experience and development within the sport.

What did Logan Sargeant do before F1?

Before Formula 1, Logan Sargeant competed in various junior racing series. He had success in karting, winning the World Junior Karting Championship title in 2015. He then moved up to single-seater racing, competing in series such as British F4, where he finished third in 2017, the FIA Formula 3 Championship, where he was a title contender in 2020, and the FIA Formula 2 Championship, where he raced before making his F1 debut.

When was Logan Sargeant in F2?

Logan Sargeant competed in the FIA Formula 2 Championship during the 2021 and 2022 seasons. He initially joined the series part-time in 2021 and then competed for a full season in 2022 before making his move to Formula 1 (Formula 2).

Why did Logan Sargeant get an F1 seat?

Logan Sargeant earned his Formula 1 seat due to his strong performances in junior racing categories, particularly in the FIA Formula 2 Championship, where he showed consistent speed and racecraft. His progression through the ranks, including his time in Formula 3 and Formula 2, demonstrated his potential. Additionally, as part of the Williams Driver Academy, he had the support and backing of the Williams F1 team, which facilitated his step up to a race seat for the 2023 season after securing the necessary Super Licence points.

What languages does Logan Sargeant speak?

Logan Sargeant speaks English. There is no public information suggesting he speaks additional languages fluently, and English is his native language as he is from the United States.

Is Logan Sargeant the first American F1 driver?

No, Logan Sargeant is not the first American F1 driver. There have been several American drivers in Formula 1 before him. However, he is notable for being the first full-time American driver in Formula 1 since Alexander Rossi in 2015 and the first to score points in an F1 race in 30 years at the time of his achievement in 2023.

Is Logan Sargeant staying with Williams?

Yes, Logan Sargeant is staying with the Williams F1 team. It has been announced that he will remain at the team for the 2024 season as Alex Albon’s teammate.

Has Logan Sargeant won a race?

As of the start of the 2024 F1 season, Logan Sargeant has not won a Formula 1 race. However, he has achieved victories in junior series, including wins in the FIA Formula 3 Championship and a win in the FIA Formula 2 Championship.

How long has Logan Sargeant been in F1?

Logan Sargeant made his Formula 1 debut with Williams Racing at the start of the 2023 season. As of the beginning of the 2024 season, he has been in F1 for one year.

Who is the only American driver in F1?

As of the 2024 Formula 1 season, Logan Sargeant is the only American driver on the grid. He made his debut with Williams Racing and is noted for being the first full-time American Formula 1 driver since Alexander Rossi in 2015.

How many wins did Logan Sargeant have in F2?

Logan Sargeant achieved two wins in the FIA Formula 2 Championship. He won the Formula 2 Feature Race at Silverstone and the Sprint Race in Austria during the 2022 season.

How much does Logan Sargeant make?

As of the 2023 Formula 1 season, Logan Sargeant’s salary was reported to be around $1 million. However, exact figures can vary based on performance, contract negotiations, and other factors, so this figure may change in the future.