Christian Fittipaldi  Brazil

  • Full name Christian Fittipaldi
  • Birth date January 18, 1971
  • Birthplace Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Current age 43 years 191 days
  • Relation Father - W Fittipaldi , Uncle - E Fittipaldi
  • Teams Footwork, Minardi
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World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1992 Minardi 13 10 0 0 6 6 0 0 12 0 0 1 18
1993 Minardi 14 14 0 0 10 4 0 0 13 0 0 5 14
1994 Footwork 16 16 0 0 10 4 0 0 6 0 0 6 15
Total 43 40 0 0 26 4 0 0 6 0 0 12
Race Circuit Date
First race South African Grand Prix Kyalami March 1, 1992 Race results
Last race Australian Grand Prix Adelaide November 13, 1994 Race results
Profile

Son of Wilson Fittipaldi and nephew of Emerson, Christian raced in British Formula Three in 1990, peaking with victory ahead of team-mate Mika Hakkinen in the final round. Christian was Formula 3000 champion with Pacific in 1991, so found himself in Formula One in 1992, joining Minardi. He kicked off 1993 with fourth in Brazil, but his most famed move was his attempt to pass Pierluigi Martini at the finish at Monza, with Christian flipping before landing on his remaining three wheels. Two more fourth places followed for Footwork in 1994, but Christian became disaffected and decided on a transfer to Indy Cars for 1995 and has since raced in NASCAR's top stock car category.

Reproduced from The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Formula One published by Carlton Books

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November 13, 1994

Arrows driver Christian Fittipaldi makes his final F1 appearance

September 12, 1993

Christian Fittipaldi launches off the back of his team-mate Pierluigi Martini

September 27, 1992

(L-R): Wilson, Christian and Emerson Fittipaldi

     

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