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Wilson Fittipaldi


25 December 1943 (77)
Giancarlo Baghetti (25 December 1934)


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5th (1973 German Grand Prix)
9th (1973 Monaco Grand Prix)
3 (0.1 points per race avg)
21 (55.3%)
1972 Spanish Grand Prix
1975 United States Grand Prix

about Wilson Fittipaldi

Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior (born December 25, 1943, São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian former racing driver and Formula One team owner. He participated in 38 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on May 1, 1972, scoring a total of three championship points. He ran the Fittipaldi Formula One team between 1974 and 1982. He also participated in numerous non-Championship Formula One races.

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1972, 1973, 1975,

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teams & teammates

season teammate
1972 Carlos Reutemann
Graham Hill
Brabham compare 1972
1973 Carlos Reutemann
Andrea de Adamich
John Watson
Rolf Stommelen
Brabham compare 1973
1975 Arturo Merzario
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Fittipaldi, 24, made his first two F1 starts last December at the Sakhir and Abu Dhabi Grands Prix after Grosjean was forced out because of injuries he picked up in his fiery Bahrain GP crash.<br>The Brazilian recorded 17th and 19th position finishes in his first F1 races, having previously tested its VF-18 and VF-19 cars in 2018 and ’19. <br>While there was no vacancy ...

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Fittipaldi was drafted in to stand in for Grosjean, who suffered burns during a horror crash in the Bahrain Grand Prix, for the final two races of the 2020 season.<br>The Brazilian started last on the grid for his F1 debut in the Sakhir Grand Prix due to a grid penalty and finished 17th, which he followed up with a 19th place in Abu Dhabi for the underperforming American ...

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The 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 champion ran six races for Dale Coyne Racing-Honda in 2018 but had his schedule disrupted by a heavy crash in a WEC car at Spa that left Fittipaldi with broken legs. That meant he missed the Indianapolis 500 and was driving in considerable pain when he returned to IndyCar in July.<br>Despite this, late in the season, he was named as test and reserve driver for ...

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The Brazilian, who takes over Romain Grosjean’s PU season allocation, received a new energy store and a new control electronics for FP3 on Saturday.<br>Both changes earn 10 place penalties as the first extra element of each type, which automatically sends him to the back of grid, as an FIA stewards' decision confirmed.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Fittipaldi to replace injured Grosjean in Sakhir ...

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Haas F1 driver Grosjean sustained burns to the backs of his hands in a terrifying crash on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, leaving him in need of treatment in hospital.<br>Although Grosjean is set to be released from hospital on Tuesday, Haas has announced that he is unable to race in the Sakhir Grand Prix this weekend.<br>As a result, Haas reserve driver Fittipaldi will get ...

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Rindt died from injuries sustained when his Lotus crashed at Monza’s Parabolica during Italian GP practice on September 5, 1970. He had made 60 Formula 1 World Championship starts, winning six races and taking 10 pole positions – as well as winning the 1965 Le Mans 24 Hours in a Ferrari.<br>Fittipaldi first encountered Rindt before he got to Formula 1, but it was a day at Silverstone – when ...

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Race: 1972 Italian GP<br>Car: Lotus 72D<br>For me, a great achievement was when I won the Formula 1 world championship at Monza. I won the race and I won the championship. If you consider the technique and difficulty involved in winning a race, it's a different story. It can be a much less important race and you fight like crazy to win – like Mid-Ohio in 1988 – and it has a very important ...

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Perhaps it happens more often than normal in motorsports too, as the nature of the paddock environment makes it much more of a family affair.<br>In a new feature, we dig a bit deeper to look at the careers of some famous racing families.<br>On the day that back in 1972, Emerson Fittipaldi started from his first pole position at the Monaco Grand Prix, we look at the members of his family that have ...

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After hosting Formula 1 world championship rounds in 1952, 1953 and 1955, Zandvoort became a permanent fixture on the F1 calendar in 1958, only missing on the 1972 schedule as the drivers demanded improvements being made to the track to increase the safety. <br>But with the financial situation of the circuit becoming worse and worse in the early eighties and with the sport becoming less and less ...

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Fittipaldi and Deletraz both made their F1 test debuts with Haas at the end of 2018, and were affiliated to the team last year in support of race drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen.<br>Fittipaldi served as Haas’s test driver through 2019, while Deletraz was the team’s official simulator driver. Both will now share duties as the team’s test and reserve drivers in ...

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