About Philo

Height: 1.77
Weight without helmet: 78
Website: www.philopazarmand.com
Twitter: ppa_official
Instagram: illopaz
Facebook: philopazarmand.official
Hobbies and sports: basketball, wakboarding, badminton, paddle surfing, kayak
Favorite famous driver: Alonso
Favorite music and/or singer: hip-hop: Drake, Kanye West, Bryson Tiller, Asap Rocky, Travis Scott
Favorite country for holidays: Indonesia


Born in Jakarta, Armand began karting in 2006, winning the Formula Cadet class of the Indonesian Karting Championship the following year. In 2009, he won the Junior class of the Indonesian Karting Championship and finished 13th in the Asia-Pacific KF3 Championship. In 2011, he finished 4th in the Asia-Pacific KF1 Championship, and during the year he also became an official driver of the Tony Kart Racing Team.

During his final year of karting in 2012, Armand finished 14th in the CIK-FIA KF1 Karting World Championship, a title won by team-mate Flavio Camponeschi.

Formula Renault 2.0

After making his single-seater debut in the Formula Renault BARC Winter Series in late 2012, Armand joined Fortec Motorsports to contest the 2013 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC season. He finished 28th in the championship, with a best race result of eleventh coming in the final round in Zandvoort. He also contested four races of the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps championship as a guest driver with Tech 1 Racing.

Armand switched to Formula Renault 2.0 Alps for a full-time campaign with Tech 1 Racing for the 2014 season. He finished 18th in the championship, with a best race result of fourth coming at the second round in Pau. He also took part in two rounds of the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season with the team.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series

In 2015, Armand gaduated to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, racing alongside Roberto Merhi at Pons Racing.

GP2 Series

He joined Trident Racing for the 2016 GP2 Series.