Nyck de Vries Parents: Naomi And Hendrik Jan de Vries

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The parents of Nyck De Vries, Hendrik, and Naomi De Vries, played a significant role in developing their son’s career as a Formula One racing driver.

The F1 driver Nyck was born as the first child of his family. He was later accompanied by his younger sister Seychelle de Vries, and both of them were nurtured in a loving two-parent household.

The siblings spent a significant part of their childhood together, making fond memories and strengthening their bond as siblings.

Nyck de Vries
Nyck de Vries Before A Race (Source: Instagram)

Nyck, also known as Hendrik Johannes Nicasius, is a talented Dutch racing driver who began his racing career by driving karts.

He achieved great success by winning the Karting World Championship for two consecutive years.

Nyck was then signed to the McLaren Young Driver Programme from January 2010 until May 2019.

Moreover, He went on to win the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship and the 2020-21 Formula E World Championship.

In September 2022, Nyck made his Formula One debut as a substitute for Williams at the 2022 Italian Grand Prix.

He later joined Scuderia AlphaTauri for the 2023 season but was released after the 2023 British Grand Prix.

Nyck de Vries Parents

Nyck was born on 6 February 1995 in Uitwellingerga, Netherlands, to his parents, Hendrik and Naomi De Vries.

He was only three years old when both of his parents decided to split and live separately. 

Even though they live separately, both of them played important roles as parents and as guidance to Nyck.

Especially, Nyck’s father made the biggest sacrifice for his son and even sold everything so that he could fully support his racing career.

Nyck With His Sister And Father
Nyck With His Sister And Father (Source: Instagram)

Nyck’s path into motorsport was influenced by his family, particularly his father, who ran car dealerships and even raced a bit.

Cars have always been a significant part of their family heritage, with his great-grandfather starting the dealership business and his father ultimately taking it over.

Although Nyck had a strong passion for motorsport, it was also his father’s dream for him to excel in this field.

Hendrik’s father is always there for him, pushing him forward and attending every racing program.

Nyck de Vries’ father has an impressive background as a vehicle dealer and general manager of the De Vries Competition.

Meanwhile, the motorsports driver’s mother, Naomi, is a dedicated housewife who has always supported her children from afar.

She loves her children and encourages them to pursue their careers without giving up.

Nyck Also Has A Little Sister

Nyck and his younger sister Seychelle de Vries have always been close. Seychelle was born in 1996, making her one year younger than Nyck.

They share a strong bond, and she often visits him during his games. While little is known about her personal life, she has not shared much about her work or studies.

Nyck With His Sister Seychelle
Nyck With His Sister Seychelle (Source: Instagram)

However, Seychelle is pretty active on her Instagram handle and has around 10k followers.

She also stated that she is her brother Nyck’s biggest fan and has opened a fan club dedicated to Nyck.

Seychelle Previously Dated George Russell

Seychelle and one of the finest young drivers in the Formula One championship, George Russell, were seen dating in 2018.

The couple spent Christmas together, and Seychelle shared the event on Instagram, commenting on the picture, “My Christmas present came early.” Everyone should have a Merry Christmas.

However, the couple split up before 2020, and by then, Russell began dating Mundt.

Chanda Rai
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