Cristian Alvarez

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Cristian Alvarez
HelmetCA.png
Nationality Venezuela.png Venezuelan
Born 29 October 1997
Venezuela (Margarita Island)
Car number 82 (2018-2019) - 8 (2020)
TCC career
Current team Repsol Swinegel Racing
Entries 59
Wins 2
Podiums 7
Career points 411
Pole positions
Fastest laps
First entry 2018 Spa Francorchamps
Best finish 7th in 2019-2
OWC career
Current team Repsol Swinegel Racing
Entries 2
Wins
Podiums
Career points 3
Pole positions
Fastest laps
First entry 2020 Indianapolis Road Course
Best finish TBD
JTC career
Current team Shadow Swinegel Racing GT-R
Entries 2
Wins
Podiums
Career points 0
Pole positions
Fastest laps
First entry 2020 Sepang
Best finish TBD
AES career
Current team Shadow Swinegel Racing
Entries 1
Wins
Podiums
Career points 0
Pole positions
Fastest laps
First entry 2020 Mosport
Best finish TBD
WEC career
Current team Repsol Swinegel Racing GTE Team
Entries 7
Wins 1
Podiums 2
Career points 56
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 1
First entry 2019 Silverstone
Best finish 4th
Notable results
Titles
Event wins

Cristian Alexander Alvarez Rosas (born 29 October 1997) is a Venezuelan simracer. He started competitve sim racing in 2014, when he was invited by a friend to race in South American's F1 Online League.

Sim racing career

Alvarez started his career in early 2014, using EA's F1 Challenge 99-02 in a Venezuelan league using F1 Superleague 2012 modification, his first 2 races had a poor performance finishing both races in last place, for next round they started to use F1 Superleague 2014 modification where he managed to get a podium as best result during the season. during mid 2014 he founded F1 Creations with some friends using F1 Challenge 99-02 with custom teams and liveries to have a league with 30 rounds using that lasted from 2014-2015. In mid-2015 was planned to start a 2015-2016 season in his league, but after 9 rounds league shutted down and he decided to switch to rFactor and thus joined Race4Speed's F3 Series with his friends of F1 Creations getting first podium at Mount Panorama after a incredible battle with Matthew Wheeler. In 2016 he continue in F3 Series and joined GP1 Series, but after 8 rounds left his own team with 1 win and 2 podiums in F3 Series and after 9 rounds he lefts his team in GP1 series. Joining Team GM obtaining 1 win in the only event that he showed up and Repsol Swinegel Racing in GP1 series that gave him a boost in his performance obtaining 5 podiums, 2 fastest laps, 1 Pole Position and 1 win in the last round at Brazil. In 2017 he raced in GP Latina Nascar Series where he won Championship with 4 wins. Also raced in Race4Speed's GP1 Series 2017-I getting 3rd place in the championship after an intense fight for Vice Championship with Constantin Grimminger until last round . for GP1 Series 2017-II due to the short time available for the races, another driver was given his place in Repsol Swinegel Team, but Alvarez continued with the support of Repsol Swinegel Racing, so he reopened Shadow Team by RSR, where he got 10 podiums, 1 pole position, 1 Fastest lap and 2 wins. finishing 5th in the championship despite missing almost half season. Despite not being able to participate very often in the races from 2018 onwards, he continued to be supported by Swinegel Racing who contacted him to participate in International Virtual Racing Championship TCC series to compete in the 2018 and 2019 seasons. He specializes in superspeedway ovals where he has obtained good results such as the F1 Creations Championship and the GP Latina Nascar Series.

Touring Car Championship

With the beginning of IVRC, Alvarez joined the Touring Car Championship for it's debut season in 2018. not having good results, only obtaining a 6th place as best result in Round 2 in Zolder and finishing 17th in Drivers Championship. for 2019-1 continued with Repsol Swinegel Racing where he managed to get 3 podiums with 2nd place in Silverstone and Norisring, finishing 8th in Drivers championship. in 2019-2 kept racing with Repsol Swinegel Racing where he managed to get 4 podiums and 2 wins, at Brno and Okayama getting 7th in Drivers championship and helping to finally wins Teams Championship. 2020 couldn't begin season due to technical issues and was later contacted by Marc Stwerka to join the team for Nordscheilfe and continue racing with the team.

World Endurance Championship

Alvarez joined World Endurance Championship with Repsol Swinegel Racing-GTE being off pace in first 2 rounds of the season. he took a break and joined for Round 6 were was fighting in the pack and managed to get a win in Round 8 at Shanghai and 3rd place in Round 9 at Interlagos, finishing 4th in drivers championship.

Open Wheel Championship

Alvarez joined Open Wheel Championship due to his good experience in Oval racing hoping to get good results for Repsol Swinegel Racing.

Japanese Touring Championship

Alvarez joined Japanase championship with the help of Swinegel Racing with the Nissan GT500, after showing a good pace in a practice held at Sepang International Circuit.

American Endurance Championship

Alvarez joined American Endurance with his own team with the support of Swinegel Racing in GTD Class. He tested different classes before joining championship but he decided to join GTD as he felt confortable while driving it.

Racing record

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2018 TCC Repsol Swinegel Racing 14 0 0 0 0 25 17th
GT3 World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 5th
F3 World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 13th
2018-19 Formula E Shadow RS eRacing 1 0 0 0 0 8 9th
2019 TCC-1 Repsol Swinegel Racing 15 0 0 0 3 139 8th
TCC-2 21 2 0 0 4 220 7th
WEC Repsol Swinegel Racing – GTE 7 1 0 1 1 56 4th
Bathurst 200 Shadow Team by RSR 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 15th
F3 World Cup Shadow Swinegel Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 9th
2019-20 Zastava Yugo JLC Racing 4 0 0 0 1 53 6th
2020 6 Hours of Daytona Shadow Racing – GTD 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 19th
TCC Repsol Swinegel Racing 5 0 0 0 0 27 22th*
OWC 2 0 0 0 0 3 31th*
JTC Shadow Swinegel Racing GT-R 2 0 0 0 0 0 26th*
2020-2021 AES Shadow Swinegel Racing - GTD 1 0 0 0 0 0 7th*


  • D.C. = Drivers' Championship position
  • F/L = Fastest Laps

* Season still in progress.


Touring Car Championship

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 DC Points
2018 Repsol Swinegel Racing SPA
R1

DNS

SPA
R2

DNS

ZOL
R1

6

ZOL
R2

7

ZAN
R1

12

ZAN
R2

DNS

BRA
R1

Ret

BRA
R2

10

DON
R2

7

DON
R2

DNS

KNU
R1


KNU
R2


NÜR
R1


NÜR
R2


HOC
R1


HOC
R2


HUN
R1


HUN
R2


RBR
R1


RBR
R2


IMO
R1

8

IMO
R2

DNS

BAR
R1


BAR
R2


ROA
R1


ROA
R2


LAS
R1


LAS
R1


BAT
R1


BAT
R2


MAC
R1

DNS

MAC
R2

WD

17th 25
2019-1 Repsol Swinegel Racing SPA
R1


SPA
R1


SPA
R3


SIL
R1

7

SIL
R2

Ret

SIL
R3

2

NÜR
R1


NÜR
R1


NÜR
R3


NOR
R1

8†

NOR
R2

2

NOR
R3

3

KNU
R1


KNU
R2


KNU
R3


HUN
R1


HUN
R2


HUN
R3


RBR
R1


RBR
R2


RBR
R3


SUZ
R1

7

SUZ
R2

7

SUZ
R3

6

SIN
R1

5

SIN
R2

6

SIN
R3

DNS

BAT
R1

8

BAT
R2

7

BAT
R3

DNS

8th 139
2019-2 Repsol Swinegel Racing MEL
R1

DNS

MEL
R2

WD

MEL
R3

WD

DAY
R1

9†

DAY
R2

5

DAY
R3

3

MON
R1

5

MON
R2

2

MON
R3

Ret

VAR
R1
VAR
R2
VAR
R3
PAU
R1

5

PAU
R2

8

PAU
R3

DNS

NÜR

5

BRN
R1

4

BRN
R2

1

BRN
R3

13†

ABU
R1

12

ABU
R2

13

ABU
R3

10

OKA
R1

7

OKA
R2

1

OKA
R3

5

MAC
R1

4

MAC
R2

Ret

MAC
R3

14

7th 220
2020 Repsol Swinegel Racing BRA
R13
BRA
R2
VEN
R1
VEN
R2
USA
R1
USA
R2

C

GBR
R1
GBR
R2
BEL
R1
BEL
R2
GER

Ret

AUT
R1

17†

AUT
R2

9

ITA
R1

5

ITA
R2

7

ESP
R1
ESP
R2
NED
R1
NED
R2
SWE
R1
SWE
R2
LTU
R1
LTU
R2
POL
R1
POL
R2
CZE
R1
CZE
R2
JPN
R1
JPN
R2
MAC
R1
MAC
R2
22th* 27*

* Season still in progress.

Winter Series results

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 DC Points
2018-19 Shadow RS eRacing CHN

6

MON


ARG


FRA


GBR


9th 8
2019-20 JLC Racing CRO
R1

9

CRO
R2

2

MKD
R1

4

MKD
R2

4

LTU
R1


LTU
R2


53 6th

WEC results

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Class Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2019 Repsol Swinegel Racing GTE Team GTE Porsche 911 RSR GBR

Ret

BEL

Ret

FRA AUT GER BHR

6

JPN

6†

CHN

1

BRA

3

USA

Ret

4th 56

Open Wheel Championship

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 DC Points
2020 Repsol Swinegel Racing Dallara IR18 WGL SNM CLE* LBH INDY IMS

DNS

DET

13

TXS ROA NSH TOR MDO SUR HMS POR LAG 25th* 3*

Japanese Touring Championship

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 DC Points
2020 Shadow Swinegel Racing GT-R Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500 OKA FUJ SUZ SEP

DNS

BUR

Ret

AUT LAG 24th* 0*

American Endurance Championship Series

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2020-21 Shadow Swinegel Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3 MOS

Ret

ELK LGA ATL LBH MOH DAY SEB BEL WGL 7th* 0*

Standalone Events summary

GT3 World Cup results

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Car Laps Pos.
2018 Spain.png Repsol Swinegel Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 11 5th

F3 World Cup results

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Engine Laps Pos.
2018 Spain.png Repsol Swinegel Racing Mercedes-Benz 1 13th
2019 Venezuela.png Shadow Swinegel Racing Mecachrome V634 F3 13 9th

Bathurst 200

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Car Laps Pos.
2019 Venezuela.png Shadow Team by RSR Holden ZB Commodore 28 15th

6 Hours of Daytona

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Car Class Laps Pos. Class.
Pos.
2020 Venezuela.png Shadow Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 GTD 137 19th 4th