Alboreto, Michele (I)
b 23/12/1956 (Milan) - d 24/04/2001 (Lausitzring)
1976 - Started racing. Formula Monza (Scuderia Salvati CMR-Fiat).
1977 - Formula Monza (Scuderia Salvati CMR-Fiat): 3rd.
1978 - Won Italian Fiat Abarth championship (5 wins). Formula
Italia (Scuderia Salvati): 4th. 4th in only Italian F3 entry
1979 - Runner up in Italian F3. 3 wins, twice second. 6th in European F3 (2nd
Enna, Zolder, 3rd Monza). 2nd in Giro d'Italia Rally (Fiat Ritmo)
1980 - European F3 champion, 4 wins (Osterreichring, La Charte, Monza, Kassel
Calden). 3rd in Italian F3. Sportscars (Lancia), 6th (2nd at Brands,
Mugello, Watkins Glen). British F3: 13th, 4 pts.
1981 - 12 races for Tyrrell. DNQ=2. Ret=5. No points. Sportscars (Lancia), 1
win (Watkins Glen). Drove for Minardi in F2 (Won at Misano)
1982 - 16 races for Tyrrell. 1 win (Las Vegas, US). 25 points, J7th
in championship. Sportscars (Lancia), 5th, 3 wins (Silverstone,
1983 - 15 races for Tyrrell. 1 win (US GP).
10 points, J12th.
1984 - 16 races (Ferrari). 1 win (Belgium). 30.5 points, 4th.
1985 - 16 races (Ferrari). 2 wins (Germany, Canada) 53 points, 2nd.
1986 - 16 races (Ferrari). 14 points, J8th.
1987 - 16 races (Ferrari). 15 points
1988 - 16 races (Ferrari). 24 points
1989 - 14 races (6 Tyrrell, 8 Larrousse). 6 points.
1990 - 16 races (Footwork Arrows). 0 points. DNQ=3
1991 - 16 races (Footwork). 0 points. DNQ=7
1992 - 16 races (Footwork). 7 points
1993 - 14 races (Lola). 0 points. DNQ=5.
1994 - 16 races (Minardi). 1 point.
1995 - DTM (Alfa Romeo). Sportscars (Ferrari): 4th Sebring 12hrs
IMSA (Ferrari 333SP): 2nd at Texas World Speedway
1996 - IMSA (Ferrari 333SP): 2nd Sebring. IRL (Scandia Simon Lola Ford T94),
4th Disney World, 3rd New Hampshire (1:37:18.64). Drove Scandia Simon
Ferrari 333SP in Dayton 24hrs (retired). Le Mans 24hrs (Porsche WSC95)
with D.Theys & P.Martini - retired
1997 - Le Mans 24 Hrs (Joest Porsche WSC95) with S.Johansson, T.Kristensen,
1st, 361 laps
1998 - Le Mans 24 Hrs (Porsche LMP1 98): retired/engine electrics, with
S.Johansson & Y.Dalmas. Petit Le Mans (Porsche LMP1-98), 2nd, with
S.Johansson & J.Muller.
1999 - American Le Mans Series (Joest Audi R8R): 3rd Sebring, with R.Capello
& S.Johansson). Le Mans 24 Hrs (Joest Audi R8R): 4th, -9 laps, with
R.Capello & L.Aiello.
2000 - ALMS (Joest Audi Sport Audi R8)
Mar 18 Sebring 2nd, 12h02m39.27 R.Capello, A.McNish
Apr 1 Charlotte 20th, -32 laps R.Capello, A.McNish
Sep 30 Road Atlanta 1st, 9h08m40.619 R.Capello, A.McNish
Le Mans 24 Hrs (Joest Audi Sport Audi R8): 3rd, with C.Abt & R.Capello
2001 - ALMS (Joest Audi Sport Audi R8), with R.Capello & L.Aiello
Mar 17 Sebring 12 Hrs 1st, 12h00m38.122
2x2nd in Lamborghini GTR Supertrophy at Monza with Luc Alphand.
Killed testing an Audi R8 at the Lausitzring for the Le Mans 24 Hrs
when the tyre burst on the straight. The car span, flipped over and
landed on the grass upside down, ripping off the roll-bar.