Guan Yu Zhou was born in Shanghai on May 30 1999 and began driving karts when he was 8 years old.
In 2008 he won 8 races and received the title of “Best young driver”.
In 2012 he moved from China to London to study and at the same time he kept racing in karts. He took part in the team Strawberry Racing and got several important victories in the Rotax category.
In 2013 Guan Yu won the European Championship in the Junior Rotax and ABKX S1 Rotax categories and arrived third in the final rank of Euro Max Challenge, race competed in September in Salbris, France.
In June 2014 Guan Yu became member of the Ferrari Driver Academy in Maranello and began to race with the team Strawberry Racing in the championship Rotax Max Euro Challenge and CIK – FIA European Championship KF.
After competing in 2015 in the Italian Formula 4 Championship with the Prema team, this year the Chinese youngster made his debut in the European Formula 3 championship, driving for the Motopark team.