Billy Monger (born May 5, 1999) is a British Professional Racing Driver from Charlwood, Surrey, United Kingdom. He is famous for participating in the F4 British Championship in both 2016 and 2017. However, the 19-year-old racer involved in a car accident on April 16, 2017, at the Donington race.
It resulted in needing to have the lower parts of his legs amputated. In fact, Billy started his career in 2015 and participated in the Ginetta Junior Championship. He was from the JHR Developments teams.
Moreover, the racer earned 325 points in 20 races and also stands 5th in the tournament. In 2016, Monger joined the F4 British Championship with JHR Developments. Later, he scored 78 points in 27 races and also stands on the 12th position in the tournament.
In addition, the racer returned to the track after the accident. He also tested a Fun Cup Volkswagen Beetle adapted with additional hand controls at Brands Hatch. Billy also drove a Formula 1 racing car for the first time in June 2018.
Recently, a documentary about Monger’s career named “Driven: The Billy Monger Story” released in November 2018. It was produced by the BBC and released via BBC Three.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The professional racer was born on 5th May 1999 in Charlwood, Surrey, United Kingdom. Therefore, the age of Billy Monger is 19 years old, as of 2018. His father name is Rob Monger. He is a former Kart racer. In fact, at the age of 3, Billy’s dad bought him his first go-kart.
The professional racer is also very close to his mother (name not available). Furthermore, we have no information about his siblings but we will update you soon. During the 2018 BRDC Formula 3 series, Billy’s family appealed to the sport’s international governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, to change their regulations.
They restricted impaired drivers from racing single seaters on the grounds of safety. However, the FIA chose to remove the ban in December 2017.
As of relationship, the racer never mentioned anything about his girlfriend on the internet. But he is currently unmarried and focusing on his career.
|Full Birth Name||Billy Monger.|
|Nick name||Billy and Billy The Whizz.|
|Profession||Professional Racing Driver.|
|Age (As of 2018)||19 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 5, 1999.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Charlwood, Surrey, United Kingdom|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|Current Residence||England, United Kingdom.|
|Famous For||Participated in F4 British Championship in 2016 and 2017.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Biceps Size||12.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||38-28-34.|
|Shoe Size (US)||7.|
|Hair Color||Light Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Rob Monger.
Mother: Will update.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Will update.|
|Alma Mater||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Eddie Redmayne.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Listening to music and Playing video games.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Net Asset (Approx.)||£100,000 British Pounds (As of 2018).|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
|Official Website||Not Found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Billy Monger (Racing Driver)
- Billy is also popular by the nickname “Billy The Whizz”.
- He also involved in kart racing all over the UK and the Channel Islands during his early career days.
- In fact, Monger also had a successful Ginetta Junior racer.
- Money Factor: The estimated Billy Monger’s Net worth is valued at £100,000 British Pounds (As per 2018 financial year).
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- After his car crash, a JustGiving page was set up by his team JHR Developments in order to raise money for his operation.
- Moreover, the page raised over £500,000 British Pounds in the first 24 hours.
- His height is around 5 Feet 7 Inches (170 centimeters) and weighs around 55 kilograms (121 Pounds).