Ferdinand Zvonimir is a racing driver currently competing in the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup. Ferdinand was baptised on 6 September 1997 in Zagreb by Cardinal Franjo Kuharić, and was also given the traditional Croatian name Zvonimir (after King Zvonimir of Croatia from the 11th century). Ferdinand is an Austrian citizen.
While his traditional titles (Archduke of Austria, Royal Prince of Hungary, Bohemia and Croatia) are used abroad and by genealogical literature, they are not recognized by the Austrian government.
Habsburg began his racing career at the age of 14 with the Austrian team, Speedworld Academy. He has worn racing number 62 since the beginning of his karting career.
In 2014 after 4 years spent in ROTAX Junior category, winning multiple championship titles, he switched to Rotax DD2. He qualified three times for the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals (Portimao – 2012, New Orleans – 2013, Valencia – 2014)
10th place in the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in New Orleans, United States of America
Formula Renault 1.6 Nippon Electric Corporation
In 2014, Habsburg made his début in single seaters, taking part in the Formula Renault 1.6 Nippon Electric Corporation Championship with Lechner Racing.
He finished 4th with a 100% finishing rate in 15 races.
Toyota Racing Series
Foreign 2015, Habsburg contested New Zealand’s Toyota Racing Series in January and February 2015 with Victory Motor Racing, finishing 11th in the championship and 5th in the rookie class with two podium finishes. Habsburg would return to the series with Giles Motorsport for 2016 and is currently third in the championship behind Lando Norris and Artem Markelov. Formula Renault 2.0 Nippon Electric Corporation
Foreign 2015, Habsburg decided to switch to the Formula Renault 2.0 Nippon Electric Corporation for Fortec Motorsports.
In 2014 Habsburg launched, together with his mother Francesca von Habsburg a unique interpretation of racing and art
The design and the painting of his racecar was made by the famous Swiss designer group, Language-Baumann. summary.