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Carmen Jordá Buades is a Spanish former motor racing driver. From 2015 to 2017, she was a development driver for the Lotus and Renault Sport Formula One teams..
She currently resides in Valencia, Spain.
Her father is spanish racing driver, José Miguel Jordá / external link to his page on Twitter.
Japanese Mortor sports fan pay attention to her from 2012.
because Carmen appeared on Japanese TV show on 2012 (mention it later).
|Carmen Jordá Buades|
|Born||28 May 1988|
Firestone Indy Lights Series
On 19 January 2010, Carmen Jordá tested an Indy Lights car for Walker Racing at Sebring International Raceway and later tested an Indy Lights car for Andersen Racing at Barber Motorsports Park.
Almost two months later, on March 8, 2010, it was announced that Carmen Jordá had signed with Andersen Racing full-time to drive in the Firestone Indy Lights Series for the 2010 season.
Carmen Jordá made her first career start in the Firestone Indy Lights Series on March 28, 2010 at the Firestone Indy Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on the Streets of St. Petersburg, finishing in 11th position after starting in 15th.
After completing only one lap before retiring at Barber Motorsports Park, Carmen Jordá had her best career finish in the Firestone Indy Lights Series and attained her first top–10 finish on April 18, 2010 at the Streets of Long Beach.
After a three-race hiatus, missing races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Iowa Speedway, and Watkins Glen International, Carmen Jordá made her return to competition at the Exhibition Place in Toronto on July 18, 2010.
However, the race did not fare well for her, as she finished in last place.
Edmonton Indy 100
The next weekend, at Edmonton City Centre Airport for the Edmonton Indy 100, Jordá completed only six laps in the race before encountering gearbox problems.
She finished in last place for the second straight race.
Carmen Jordá did not make another start for the remainder of the season and missed races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Infineon Raceway, Chicagoland Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, and Homestead–Miami Speedway.
Carmen Jordá made her debut in GP3 with Ocean Racing Technology in 2012.
Carmen Jordá finished the season 28th in the driver’s championship failing to score any points.
In 2013 Carmen Jordá signed with Bamboo Engineering and finished the season 30th in the driver’s championship.
For 2014 season Carmen Jordá signed with Koiranen GP.
On 6 February 2015, it was announced that Carmen Jordá had joined Lotus F1 as a development driver.
|2005-2006||Master Junior Formula|
|2006||Spanish F3||Escuela Profiltek (Copa F300)|
|2007||Meycom (Class A, Copa F300)|
|2008||CamposF3 Racing (Class A, Copa F306/300)|
|2009||European F3 Open||GTA Motor Competición (Class A, Copa F306/300)|
|Campos F3 Racing (Class A, Copa F306/300)|
|Le Mans Series||Q8 Oils Hache Team (LMP2)|
|2010||Firestone Indy Lights Series||Andersen Racing|
|2012||GP3 Series||Ocean Racing Technology|
|2015||Formula One||Lotus F1 Team development driver|
|2016||Renault Sport Formula One Team development driver|
|Renault Sport Trophy – Am Class||V8 Racing|
|Renault Sport Endurance Trophy|
In December 2017, Jordá was appointed to the FIA’s Women in Motorsport commission.
Her appointment was greeted with derision by many successful female racing drivers. Speaking to Autosport magazine, current Indianapolis 500 driver and race-winning Indy Lights driver Pippa Mann commented that “it is extremely disappointing to learn that a racer with no notable results in any of the categories in which she has competed, and who believes and is quoted as saying that she does not believe we as female racers can compete, has been appointed to the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission.”
Japanese TV broadcasting
ON 26 December 2012, Carmen Jordá appeared on Japanese TV show “let’s make overseas branch offices! Barcelona edition – The great question of 100 million people” and she took up the post of Spanish Branch Chief. / External link below.