Paul di Resta – born 16 April 1986 – is a British racing driver who drove in Formula One from 2010 to 2013 and became a reserve driver for the Williams F1 team in 2016.
A former DTM and Formula 3 Euroseries champion, di Resta did not secure a Formula One drive for 2014, and rejoined Mercedes to race again in the DTM.
Di Resta was born in Uphall, Livingston, Scotland, and grew up in Bathgate, West Lothian, and went to Bathgate Academy.
He now lives in Monaco, and is a cousin of racing drivers Dario and Marino Franchitti. His step-father was Scottish footballer Dougie McCracken. His younger brother, Stefan, has raced at an amateur level.
Di Resta and Laura Jordan became engaged in December 2013 and married on 28 August 2014.
Paul can now be seen as a pundit on Sky Sports’ Formula One coverage.
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