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Giancarlo Fisichella
Fisichella Monza 2009.jpg
Fisichella at the 2009 Italian Grand Prix
Born (1973-01-14) 14 January 1973 (age 41)
Rome, Italy
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Italy Italian
Active years 19962009
Teams Minardi, Jordan, Benetton, Sauber, Renault, Force India, Ferrari
Races 231 (229 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 3
Podiums 19
Career points 275
Pole positions 4
Fastest laps 2
First race 1996 Australian Grand Prix
First win 2003 Brazilian Grand Prix
Last win 2006 Malaysian Grand Prix
Last race 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2010
Teams AF Corse
Best finish 1st in LMGTE-PRO (2012, 2014)
Class wins 2

Giancarlo Fisichella (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaŋˈkarlo fiziˈkɛlla]; born 14 January 1973 in Rome, Italy), also known as Fisico, Giano or Fisi, is an Italian racing driver. He has driven in Formula One for Minardi, Jordan, Benetton, Sauber, Renault, Force India and Ferrari.[1] Since then he has driven for AF Corse in their GT2 Ferrari at various sportscar events. He was also Ferrari's F1 reserve driver for 2010.

Fisichella won three races in his Formula One career, the first of which was at the chaotic 2003 Brazilian Grand Prix, a race abandoned for safety reasons with 15 laps remaining. After much confusion regarding rules and technicalities (which lasted for several days) Fisichella was eventually declared the winner in the following week, and collected his trophy in an unorthodox ceremony at the following race. He was brought into the Renault team to replace fellow Italian Jarno Trulli, and won his first race with the team in Australia in 2005. However, after that race it was his team-mate, the Spanish driver Fernando Alonso, that would win the greater share of races for Renault. Although highly rated as a driver, Fisichella was unable to keep pace with eventual champion Alonso, managing just one further race win since his debut. Outside of driving, he has backed his own GP2 team, FMS International.

Fisichella has three children, Carlotta and Christopher and Carolina, with his longtime domestic partner Luna Castellani (a former Italian showgirl). The couple married on 10 October 2009.

On 17 June 2012 Fisichella won the GTE Pro division of the Le Mans 24hrs for AF Corse and followed this up with the Manufacturers' title in the WEC at the end of the season. Fisichella is set to continue with AF Corse for the forthcoming 2013 WEC season competing for a drivers' title for the first time.

Early career[edit]

Like most current Formula One drivers, he began kart racing as a youngster in the Guidonia's Kart circuit. In 1992, he competed in the Italian Formula Three Championship, racing for the RC Motorsport team. He finished runner up in 1993, and in 1994 he won the championship, following race victories in Monaco and Macau. He left open-wheel racing briefly in 1995, driving for Alfa Romeo in the International Touring Car Championship.

Formula One[edit]

Minardi (1996)[edit]

In 1996, he made the move to Formula One, making his debut for the Minardi team, after being the official test driver the previous season. However he did not complete the full season since Minardi required a driver who could bring funding to the team, and replaced Fisichella with Giovanni Lavaggi.

Jordan (1997)[edit]

For 1997 he made the move to Eddie Jordan's eponymous team, where he drove alongside former F1 champion Michael Schumacher's brother Ralf, himself a former Formula Nippon champion. Fisichella gained his first podium finish at the 1997 Canadian Grand Prix, and went on to finish higher in the points standings than his team-mate. At Hockenheim a victory looked to be within reach for Fisichella, but a puncture and the performance of an on-form Gerhard Berger denied him the win. Fisichella was able to show his talent again at the rain-soaked Belgian Grand Prix in which he finished a commendable second behind Michael Schumacher. Following this race, the Benetton team signed him for 1998.

Benetton (1998-2001)[edit]

Fisichella driving for Benetton at the 1999 Canadian Grand Prix.

The timing of his move to Benetton move was unfortunate. Following Renault's withdrawal from Formula One, Benetton would contest the 1998 season without "works" (factory-supplied) engines, instead using rebranded development versions of 1997 Renault engines. Despite not having the latest engines, Fisichella still managed second places at Montreal and Monaco, even being in contention for a victory in Canada until gearbox problems slowed him down. In Austria, Fisichella scored his first pole position, although an on-track clash with Jean Alesi during the race cost him any chance of a good result. He was then able to add only two more points to his total in the second half of the year as Benetton lost ground on their competition.

1999 proved to be a similarly inconsistent season for Giancarlo Fisichella. He did score some points finishes, including second at Montreal, and again came close to a victory in the European Grand Prix, until he spun off whilst in the lead. This would prove to be his best chance of a victory for the next few seasons.

Fisichella's season was to follow a similar pattern in 2000. He again gained some surprise podium finishes early in the year, but Benetton's now unfortunately traditional poor second half of the season meant that he failed to score any more points. Since joining Benetton, Fisichella had comprehensively outperformed his Austrian team-mate Alexander Wurz, who would then leave the team to make way for British rookie Jenson Button in 2001. Renault had purchased the Benetton team by the start of the 2001 season, but their investment was too late to enable much progress with Benetton's uncompetitive 2001 car, and as a result, Fisichella was battling for much of the season with teams such as Minardi and Prost. However, the efforts of technical director Mike Gascoyne and his staff did result in improvements over the year, culminating in a 4-5 finish at the German Grand Prix and a third place finish for Fisichella at the Belgian race. Despite Fisichella gaining the team's best results that season and consistently outperforming Button, he was not retained by the team, so he rejoined Jordan for 2002.

Jordan (2002-2003)[edit]

Fisichella driving for Jordan at the 2002 US GP.

Fisichella managed to score just seven points for 2002, comfortably outpacing new teammate Takuma Sato, although the Jordan-Honda car of that year was never truly competitive. After Honda withdrew their engine supply, Jordan switched to Ford engines for the 2003 season, but the team were still unable to compete with the top teams on the grid. Despite this lack of performance, Fisichella won his first race at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Battling with McLaren's Kimi Räikkönen amidst heavy rain and numerous crashes, Fisichella took the race lead on lap 54, soon before the race was red-flagged. However, he was demoted to second place on the podium, because (per regulations) Räikkönen was the race leader two laps prior to the red flag. Several days later, though, the FIA determined that Fisichella had already begun his 56th lap before the red flag, meaning that he, and not Räikkönen, had been leading the race two laps before its premature end, awarding the Italian his first F1 victory. Fisichella was the only F1 driver to have won a race without having stood atop the podium. He collected the winner's trophy at the next race at Imola.[2] Fisichella's only other points finish of 2003 was to be a seventh place at Indianapolis.

Sauber (2004)[edit]

Fisichella driving for Sauber at the 2004 US GP.

Unhappy at the Jordan team's performance, Fisichella moved to Sauber in 2004 in the hope of greater results, and of using the team as a way of gaining access to, and a drive for, 2003 World Champions Ferrari, who supplied re-badged engines to the Sauber team. Fisichella drove well all year, comfortably outpacing team mate Felipe Massa for much of the season (scoring 22 championship points vs Massa's 12).

Renault (2005-2007)[edit]

His strong performances prompted former Benetton-Renault team boss Flavio Briatore to re-sign him for the 2005 season as partner to the young Spanish driver Fernando Alonso. A win at in the season's opening race at Melbourne signalled the Formula One breakthrough that commentators had been predicting, but it proved to be something of a false dawn. A run of poor luck saw Fisichella fall behind his team mate in the championship standings, and at times the pair were achieving noticeably different lap times with the same equipment. It appeared that Fisichella simply did not have the pace to match Alonso.

Fisichella won the 2006 Malaysian Grand Prix for Renault.

The difference in pace between Fisichella and Alonso was noticeable, and while Alonso's metronomic consistency helped him win the 2005 championship, Fisichella's general bad luck was to cost him points finishes. He was overtaken and lost the lead on the final lap of the Japanese Grand Prix by McLaren driver Kimi Räikkönen, despite his race engineer urging him to avoid letting Räikkönen past. Nevertheless, his performances alongside Alonso throughout the season enabled Renault to win the World Constructors' Championship ahead of McLaren and Ferrari, the team that had won that title the previous six seasons.

2006 proved to be a similar season for Fisichella. Having won in Malaysia, putting in a strong performance to win from the pole position, he failed to maintain that pace for the upcoming races, and even failed to reach the top ten in qualifying for two races. This form, in addition to a penalty in Monaco for allegedly impeding David Coulthard, meant Fisichella was again unable to challenge his team mate Alonso for the drivers' Championship. Some strong results in the second half of the 2006 season, including finishing ahead of Alonso at the US Grand Prix, enabled Fisichella to obtain his best ever results: Fourth in the World Drivers' Championship with 72 points, one win, and five podium finishes. After finishing third in the 2006 Japanese Grand Prix, Fisichella dedicated the result to his best friend, Tonino Visciani, who died of a heart attack on the Thursday before the race.[3]

Fisichella assumed the role of team leader at Renault for 2007.

In 2007 Giancarlo Fisichella became Renault's lead driver after the departure of Fernando Alonso. His team mate was the team's former test driver, the young Finn Heikki Kovalainen, who was replaced as test driver by Nelson Piquet, Jr.

Renault did not demonstrate the same level of pace as in previous seasons, which had seen them win successive World Championships. It remains unclear whether the difference was due to the change of tyre supplier from Michelin to Bridgestone, the driving abilities of Fernando Alonso, or simply being outpaced in off-season development by the other top teams. Another possibility is that the team's wind tunnel was giving inaccurate data in late 2006 which affected the development of the 2007 car. This was cited by Pat Symonds in an issue of F1 Racing Magazine. In the early races, Fisichella obtained better results than rookie team mate Kovalainen, but in Canada and the USA it was the Finn who claimed the higher finishes. Fisichella was disqualified from the Canadian Grand Prix, along with Ferrari's Felipe Massa, for exiting the pit lane while the traffic light was showing red, the purpose of which is to prevent cars rejoining the race ahead of the safety car. He later stated that he had been busy avoiding other cars in the pit lane and had simply not noticed the red light. The Renault team seemed to have made significant progress in terms of pace by the Spanish Grand Prix, but a series of fuel rig problems meant that neither driver was able to capitalise on this apparent increase in performance. Fisichella crashed into the Super Aguri of Anthony Davidson at the 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix which broke his rear suspension and forced him to retire.

Force India (2008-2009)[edit]

2008[edit]

Fisichella driving for Force India at the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix.
Fisichella driving for Force India at the 2009 Turkish Grand Prix.
Fisichella driving for Ferrari at the 2009 Singapore Grand Prix.

With Renault signing Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet, Jr. Fisichella was announced as the number one driver alongside Adrian Sutil for the Force India F1 team for the 2008 season (This is the third stint for Fisichella at the former Jordan team) on 10 January 2008.[4] In the 2008 Monaco Grand Prix, he became the 9th driver to join the '200' club for drivers to have competed in at least 200 Grands Prix.

Fisichella finished the season pointless, as did the Force India team. However, there were a few moments when he found himself in a points position, such as the Brazilian Grand Prix, where an early change to soft compound tyres and his wet-weather ability saw him climb as high as 3rd. On 17 October, Force India announced they would keep Fisichella for the 2009 season.[5]

2009[edit]

With the new Force India VJM02 powered by a Mercedes-Benz engine, Fisichella qualified 18th (promoted to 15th after both Toyotas and Lewis Hamilton were demoted) on the grid for the 2009 curtain-opener at Australia. He finished 11th in the race itself. In Malaysia, he qualified 18th, and was classified in the same position, having spun off in the torrential rain that stopped the race on lap 33.

On 29 August 2009, making the most of some very effective technical upgrades from Force India, Fisichella recorded the team's first pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix. He went on to score Force India's first points in Formula One with a strong second place finish behind Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen.

During that weekend, there were rumours that Fisichella might replace fellow Italian Luca Badoer (who was himself replacing the injured Felipe Massa) and become a Ferrari driver, something that he admitted he always wanted to do.[6] On 3 September 2009, an official press statement confirmed Fisichella would be released from Force India to drive for Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix, his home race.[7]

Ferrari (2009)[edit]

Fisichella signed a contract as Ferrari's driver for the remainder of the 2009 season and reserve driver for 2010 on 3 September 2009.[8] However, he had not ruled out continuing to race for another team in 2010, saying "if there is a good option to find another seat in another team it would be good". Beginning with the 2009 Italian Grand Prix, he replaced the injured Felipe Massa for the remainder of the 2009 season.

Fisichella remained Ferrari's reserve driver for 2010 but had been keen to keep racing for a different team. He admitted that Sauber was a strong option and was strongly linked to the team,[9] however his hopes of driving for Sauber in 2010 were ended when Pedro de la Rosa was confirmed as the team's second driver.[10] He was also linked to a possible return to Force India but the team confirmed former team mate Adrian Sutil and fellow Italian Vitantonio Liuzzi. As a result, he remained one of Ferrari's test drivers for 2010 along with fellow Italian Luca Badoer, Spaniard Marc Gené, Frenchman Jules Bianchi and Italian MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi.

At the end of 2010, Fisichella along with Luca Badoer and Marc Gené was replaced by Jules Bianchi as Ferrari test driver ahead of the 2011 season.[11] However he remains a part of the Italian team and attended their annual 'Wroom' media event at Madonna di Campiglio in January 2011.

Helmet[edit]

Fisichella's helmet was white with two yellow and green lines with a blue diamond on the center of the lines running on each half of the helmet (forming a X in the sides) and around the visor; on the top there was a blue drop. In 2004, silver and chrome flames were incorporated in the design by Fisichella's then painter, Carsten Meurer of MRC Design. In 2007, Barney Stinton, part of Fisichella's management team incorporated the Italian colours into the design and the helmet was realised by Jens Munser of JMD, a design he uses to this day. Whilst at Renault it featured a light blue ring. Once at Ferrari, his helmet turned black and grey.

In 2004, whilst racing for Sauber, Fisichella became the first driver in Formula 1 to have his HANS device painted in his colours, Massa followed soon after and then the rest of the grid had theirs painted.

Sports cars[edit]

Fisichella made his sports car racing debut in 2010 by driving a Ferrari in the Le Mans Series as well as briefly in the American Le Mans Series.[12]

The Ferrari 458 Italia that Fishicella drove in the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans

In 2011, Fisichella, co-driver Gianmaria Bruni, and team AF Corse won both the driver's and team's championships in the LM GTE Pro class of the Le Mans Series, finished 2nd at the Le Mans 24hrs and won the 1000 miles of Petit Le Mans and helped AF Corse win the team's championship in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup.

In 2012 Fisichella was again with AF Corse and took part in the 2012 World Endurance Championship He won the season opener and came 2nd in the 6hrs of Spa and currently leads the Championship with team mate Gianmaria Bruni.

In the 80th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2012, Fisichella and the AF Corse Team scored first place in the GTE-Pro class along with his co-drivers Toni Vilander and Gianmaria Bruni; their Ferrari 458 Italia covered a total of 335 laps (2,845.53 miles), of the Circuit de la Sarthe. Fisichella had the honor of driving the last stage of the competition.[13][14]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Name Races Poles Wins Points Position
1992 Italian Formula Three Jolly Club 8 0 1 11 8th
1993 Italian Formula Three Jolly Club 12 0 2 36 3rd
Macau Grand Prix RC Motorsport 1 0 0 N/A NC
Grand Prix de Monaco F3 Jolly Club 1 1 0 N/A 2nd
1994 Italian Formula Three RC Motorsport 20 11 11 309 1st
British Formula Three 1 0 0 10 16th
Macau Grand Prix 1 1 0 N/A NC
Grand Prix de Monaco F3 1 1 1 N/A 1st
Masters of Formula Three 1 0 0 N/A 9th
1995 Formula One Minardi Test driver
International Touring Car Championship Alfa Corse 2 10 0 0 37 10th
Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft 12 0 0 30 15th
1996 Formula One Team Minardi 8 0 0 0 NC
Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft Alfa Corse 24 0 0 139 6th
1997 Formula One Benson & Hedges Jordan Peugeot 17 0 0 20 8th
1998 Formula One Mild Seven Benetton Playlife 16 1 0 16 9th
1999 Formula One Mild Seven Benetton Playlife 16 0 0 13 9th
2000 Formula One Mild Seven Benetton Playlife 17 0 0 18 6th
2001 Formula One Mild Seven Benetton Renault 17 0 0 8 11th
2002 Formula One DHL Jordan Honda 17 0 0 7 11th
2003 Formula One B&H Jordan Ford 16 0 1 12 12th
2004 Formula One Red Bull Sauber Petronas 18 0 0 22 11th
2005 Formula One Mild Seven Renault F1 Team 19 1 1 58 5th
2006 Formula One Mild Seven Renault F1 Team 18 1 1 72 4th
2007 Formula One ING Renault F1 Team 17 0 0 21 8th
2008 Formula One Force India F1 Team 18 0 0 0 19th
2009 Formula One Force India F1 Team 12 1 0 8 15th
Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 5 0 0 0
2010 Formula One Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Test driver
Le Mans Series AF Corse (GT2) 5 1 0 62 2nd
24 Hours of Le Mans 4th
2011 Formula One Scuderia Ferrari Test driver
Le Mans Series AF Corse (GTE Pro) 5 1 2 60 1st
24 Hours of Le Mans 2nd
2012 Formula One Scuderia Ferrari Test driver
World Endurance Championship AF Corse (GTE Pro) 8 1 4 161 1st
24 Hours of Le Mans 1st
International Superstars Series Swiss Team 2 0 0 5 35th
2013 World Endurance Championship AF Corse (GTE Pro) 5* 1* 2* 99* 2nd
24 Hours of Le Mans 6th

Complete Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft results[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 DC Points
1995 Alfa Corse 2 HOC
1

6
HOC
2

Ret
AVU
1

4
AVU
2

19
NOR
1

DNS
NOR
2

DNS
DIE
1

6
DIE
2

Ret
NUR
1

6
NUR
2

Ret
ALE
1

15
ALE
2

Ret
HOC
1

10
HOC
1

10
15th 30

Complete International Touring Car Championship[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 DC Points
1995 Alfa Corse 2 MUG
1

7
MUG
2

2
HEL
1

16†
HEL
2

Ret
DON
1

5
DON
2

Ret
EST
1

4
EST
2

14
MAG
1

Ret
MAG
2

Ret
10th 37
1996 Alfa Corse HOC
1

7
HOC
2

10
NUR
1

EX
NUR
2

EX
EST
1

2
EST
2

5
HEL
1

12
HEL
2

5
NOR
1

11
NOR
2

Ret
DIE
1

3
DIE
2

Ret
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

9
NÜR
1

5
NÜR
2

4
MAG
1

3
MAG
2

2
MUG
1

3
MUG
2

13
HOC
1

12
HOC
2

5
SAO
1

12
SAO
2

16
SUZ
1

4
SUZ
2

2
6th 139

† Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.

Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 WDC Points
1996 Team Minardi Minardi M195B Ford EDM2 3.0 V8
Ford EDM3 3.0 V8
AUS
Ret
BRA
ARG
EUR
13
SMR
Ret
MON
Ret
ESP
Ret
CAN
8
FRA
Ret
GBR
11
GER
HUN
BEL
ITA
POR
JPN
NC 0
1997 Benson & Hedges Total
Jordan Peugeot
Jordan 197 Peugeot A14 3.0 V10 AUS
Ret
BRA
8
ARG
Ret
SMR
4
MON
6
ESP
9
CAN
3
FRA
9
GBR
7
GER
11
HUN
Ret
BEL
2
ITA
4
AUT
4
LUX
Ret
JPN
7
EUR
11
8th 20
1998 Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Benetton B198 Playlife GC37-01 3.0 V10 AUS
Ret
BRA
6
ARG
7
SMR
Ret
ESP
Ret
MON
2
CAN
2
FRA
9
GBR
5
AUT
Ret
GER
7
HUN
8
BEL
Ret
ITA
8
LUX
6
JPN
8
9th 16
1999 Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Benetton B199 Playlife FB01 3.0 V10 AUS
4
BRA
Ret
SMR
5
MON
5
ESP
9
CAN
2
FRA
Ret
GBR
7
AUT
12
GER
Ret
HUN
Ret
BEL
11
ITA
Ret
EUR
Ret
MAL
11
JPN
14
9th 13
2000 Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Benetton B200 Playlife FB02 3.0 V10 AUS
5
BRA
2
SMR
11
GBR
7
ESP
9
EUR
5
MON
3
CAN
3
FRA
9
AUT
Ret
GER
Ret
HUN
Ret
BEL
Ret
ITA
11
USA
Ret
JPN
14
MAL
9
6th 18
2001 Mild Seven Benetton Renault Benetton B201 Renault RS21 3.0 V10 AUS
13
MAL
Ret
BRA
6
SMR
Ret
ESP
14
AUT
Ret
MON
Ret
CAN
Ret
EUR
11
FRA
11
GBR
13
GER
4
HUN
Ret
BEL
3
ITA
10
USA
8
JPN
17
11th 8
2002 DHL Jordan Honda Jordan EJ12 Honda RA002E 3.0 V10 AUS
Ret
MAL
13
BRA
Ret
SMR
Ret
ESP
Ret
AUT
5
MON
5
CAN
5
EUR
Ret
GBR
7
FRA
DNQ
GER
Ret
HUN
6
BEL
Ret
ITA
8
USA
7
JPN
Ret
11th 7
2003 B&H Jordan Ford Jordan EJ13 Ford RS1 3.0 V10 AUS
12
MAL
Ret
BRA
1
SMR
15
ESP
Ret
AUT
Ret
MON
10
CAN
Ret
EUR
12
FRA
Ret
GBR
Ret
GER
13
HUN
Ret
ITA
10
USA
7
JPN
Ret
12th 12
2004 Red Bull Sauber Petronas Sauber C23 Petronas 04A 3.0 V10 AUS
10
MAL
11
BHR
11
SMR
9
ESP
7
MON
Ret
EUR
6
CAN
4
USA
9
FRA
12
GBR
6
GER
9
HUN
8
BEL
5
ITA
8
CHN
7
JPN
8
BRA
9
11th 22
2005 Mild Seven Renault F1 Team Renault R25 Renault RS25 3.0 V10 AUS
1
MAL
Ret
BHR
Ret
SMR
Ret
ESP
5
MON
12
EUR
6
CAN
Ret
USA
DNS
FRA
6
GBR
4
GER
4
HUN
9
TUR
4
ITA
3
BEL
Ret
BRA
5
JPN
2
CHN
4
5th 58
2006 Mild Seven Renault F1 Team Renault R26 Renault RS26 2.4 V8 BHR
Ret
MAL
1
AUS
5
SMR
8
EUR
6
ESP
3
MON
6
GBR
4
CAN
4
USA
3
FRA
6
GER
6
HUN
Ret
TUR
6
ITA
4
CHN
3
JPN
3
BRA
6
4th 72
2007 ING Renault F1 Team Renault R27 Renault RS27 2.4 V8 AUS
5
MAL
6
BHR
8
ESP
9
MON
4
CAN
DSQ
USA
9
FRA
6
GBR
8
EUR
10
HUN
12
TUR
9
ITA
12
BEL
Ret
JPN
5
CHN
11
BRA
Ret
8th 21
2008 Force India F1 Team Force India VJM01 Ferrari 056 2.4 V8 AUS
Ret
MAL
12
BHR
12
ESP
10
TUR
Ret
MON
Ret
CAN
Ret
FRA
18
GBR
Ret
GER
16
HUN
15
EUR
14
BEL
17
ITA
Ret
SIN
14
JPN
Ret
CHN
17
BRA
18
19th 0
2009 Force India F1 Team Force India VJM02 Mercedes FO108W 2.4 V8 AUS
11
MAL
18
CHN
14
BHR
15
ESP
14
MON
9
TUR
Ret
GBR
10
GER
11
HUN
14
EUR
12
BEL
2
15th 8
Scuderia Ferrari
Marlboro
Ferrari F60 Ferrari 056 2.4 V8 ITA
9
SIN
13
JPN
12
BRA
10
ABU
16

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2010 Italy AF Corse France Jean Alesi
Finland Toni Vilander
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 323 16th 4th
2011 Italy AF Corse Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Finland Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GTE
Pro
314 13th 2nd
2012 Italy AF Corse Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Finland Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GTE
Pro
335 17th 1st
2013 Italy AF Corse Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Italy Matteo Malucelli
Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GTE
Pro
311 22nd 6th
2014 Italy AF Corse Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Finland Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GTE
Pro
339 13th 1st

12 Hours of Sebring results[edit]

Year Result Team Car Class
2011 5 AF Corse Ferrari F430 GT2 GT / GTE-PRO
2012 DSQ AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GT / GTE-PRO

1000 miles of Petit Le Mans results[edit]

Year Result Team Car Class
2010 7 Risi Competizione Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2
2011 1 AF Corse Ferrari 458 GTC GT / GTE-PRO

Complete International Superstars Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 DC Points
2012 Swiss Team Maserati Quattroporte MNZ
R1

MNZ
R2

IMO
R1

IMO
R2

DON
R1

DON
R2

MUG
R1

MUG
R2

HUN
R1

HUN
R2

SPA
R1

SPA
R2

VAL
R1

8
VAL
R2

11
PER
R1

PER
R2

34th 5

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2012 AF Corse LMGTE Pro Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari F142 4.5L V8 SEB
EX
SPA
2
LMS
1
SIL
1
SÃO
1
BHR
1
FUJ
2
SHA
Ret
1st † 161
2013 AF Corse LMGTE Pro Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari F142 4.5L V8 SIL
5
SPA
1
LMS
5
SÃO
1
COA
2
FUJ
2
SHA
4
BHR
3
2nd 135
2014 AF Corse LMGTE Pro Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari 4.5 L V8 SIL
SPA
LMS
1
COA
FUJ
SHA
BHR
SÃO
4th* 51*

* Season in progress
There was no drivers championship that year, the result indicates rank in the LMGTE Pro Trophy.

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External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Gianantonio Pacchioni
Monaco Formula Three
Race Winner

1994
Succeeded by
Gianantonio Pacchioni
Preceded by
Christian Pescatori
Italian Formula Three Champion
1994
Succeeded by
Luca Rangoni
Preceded by
Luca Badoer
Formula One Indoor Trophy
Winner

1996
Succeeded by
Not held
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Luca di Montezemolo
Lorenzo Bandini Trophy
1998
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Alexander Wurz

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