Starting his racing career with eight extremely successful years in kart racing, Sergio Jimenez made his next jump into Brazilian Formula Renault, in the year 2002. He made a strong impact by winning the series in his debut season itself.
After his impressive performance in Brazilian Formula Renault, Jimenez soon made his next jump into the British Formula Renault Series, the very next year. After his stint there he returned to kart racing, where he stayed on till 2005.
In 2006 Jimenez returned to European racing, this time in the Spanish Formula Three championship, where his highest standing was fifth position. The 23 year-old, recently competed in the GP2 Series, and raced in Monaco, Bahrain and Barcelona, with Racing Engineering team. His point-scoring finishes in the races in Barcelona were the highlight of the series for this young and talent racer.