Chaves, Pedro Matos (Por)

b 27/2/1965 (Oporto)


1980-1985 - Karting in Portugal
1985 - Portuguese Toyota Starlet Trophy, Champion;
       Portuguese Rally Championship for Beginners (Toyota Starlet), 2 rallies
1986 - Portuguese FF1600: Champion. Iberian FF1600: Champion.
1987 - RAC British FF1600 (David Sears Motorsport). Esso British FF1600 (David 
       Sears Motorsport).
1988 - RAC British FF1600 (Van Diemen): 2nd. Esso British FF1600 (Van Diemen): 3rd.
1989 - F3000 (Cobra Motorsports Reynard 89D-Cosworth)
1990 - British F3000 (Mansell Madgwick Motorsports Reynard 90D-Cosworth): Champion,
       62 pts, 6 wins. F3000 (Mansell Madgwick Motorsports Reynard 90D-Cosworth): 16th,
       3 pts. Macau F3 GP.
1991 - 13 F1 attempts (Coloni-Cosworth C4), DNPQ=13
1992 - F3000 (GJ Motorsports Lola-Mugen T92/50, Il Barone Rampante Reynard-Cosworth 92D).
1993 - IndyLights, 4th, 105 points:-
       Apr 4    Phoenix         6th, -1 lap
       Apr 18   Long Beach      4th, 47 laps
       Jun 6    Milwaukee       10th, -1 lap
       Jun 13   Detroit         retired
       Jun 27   Portland        7th, 58:20.13
       Jul 11   Cleveland       5th, 32 laps
       Jul 18   Toronto         3rd, 42 laps
       Aug 8    New Hampshire   9th, -1 lap
       Aug 29   Vancouver       2nd, 50:07.23
       Sep 12   Mid Ohio        3rd, 51:41.81
       Sep 19   Nazareth        7th, 34:40.43
       Oct 3    Laguna Seca     4th, 49:47.31
1994 - Indylights, 5th, 132 points:-
       Apr 9    Phoenix         7th, -3 laps
       Apr 17   Long Beach      3rd, 47 laps
       Jun 5    Milwaukee       7th, -2 laps
       Jun 12   Detroit         3rd, 36 laps
       Jun 26   Portland        2nd, 49:40.60
       Jul 9    Cleveland       3rd, 32 laps
       Jul 16   Toronto         accident
       Aug 14   Mid-Ohio        3rd, 34 laps
       Aug 29   New Hampshire   5th, -1 lap
       Sep 4    Vancouver       4th, 37 laps
       Sep 18   Nazareth        6th, -1 lap
       Oct 9    Laguna Seca     2nd, 51:44.50
       Also drove in Portuguese Baja 1000 (Mitsubishi Pajero), but retired
       after steering wheel collapsed.
1995 - IndyLights (Leading Edge), 99 points, 5th, 1 win:- 
       Mar 5    Miami           3rd, 25 laps
       Apr 2    Phoenix         >10th
       Apr 9    Long Beach      5th, 47 laps
       Apr 23   Nazareth        9th, -1 lap
       Jun 4    Milwaukee       10th, -2 laps
       Jun 11   Detroit         >10th
       Jun 25   Portland        6th, 39 laps
       Jul 16   Toronto         accident
       Jul 23   Cleveland       2nd, 48:40.68
       Aug 20   New Hampshire   4th, 34:53.42
       Sep 3    Vancouver       1st, 51:29.01
       Sep 10   Laguna Seca     4th, 48:29.96
1996 - Spanish Touring Cars (BMW 318i), 2nd, 160pts: 3rd & 4th Jarama, 5th R1
       Albacete, 2nd & 1st Estoril, 5th R2 Calafat, 1st R1 Jerez, 2x1st
       Jarama, 2x3rd Barcelona.
1997 - FIA GT Championship (Roock Racing Porsche 911 GT1) with R.Kelleners
       Jun 29   Nurburgring     ret, transmission, 49 laps
       Jul 20   Spa             7th, -3 laps
       Aug 3    A1-Ring         20th, 133 laps
       Roock Racing Porsche 911 GT2
       Aug 24   Suzuka   15th, 155 laps (2nd GT2) with R.Nearn & H.Wada
       Sep 28   Mugello  16th, 121 laps (3rd GT2) with N.Amorim & P.Goueslard
1998 - Portuguese Rally Championship (Toyota Corolla), 7th (1 3rd place).
1999 - Portuguese Rally Championship (Toyota Corolla WRC). Won Rally Olivera 
       do Hospital, 3rd Rally dos Acores.
2000 - Portuguese Rally Championship (Toyota Corolla WRC): won Round 4, 2nd 
       Azores Rally
2001 - Portuguese Rally Championship (Toyota Corolla WRC): 3rd Azores Rally, 
       3rd Rota do Vidro Rally
2002 - Spanish GT Championship (Graham Nash Saleen-Ford S7R): Champion, 292 
       pts, with M.Ramos
       Apr 7    Albacete        1st, 43m19.337
       Apr 7    Albacete        1st, 56m36.344
       May 19   Jarama          ret/throttle
       May 19   Jarama          3rd, 59m19.617
       Jun 30   Estoril         1st
       Sep 22   Valencia        2nd
       Sep 22   Valencia        2nd
       Oct 13   Jerez           1st
       Nov 10   Barcelona       2nd, 1h57m16.269
       ALMS (Graham Nash Motorsport Saleen S7R), with T.Erdos
       Oct 5    Miami           ret/0 laps/mechanical
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (Ray Mallock Ltd Saleen S7R): 23rd, with G.Pickering & 
       M.Ramos. Madeira Rally (2002 Mini Cooper-S).
2003 - ALMS (Graham Nash Motorsport Saleen S7R)
       Mar 15	Sebring 12 Hrs	41st, 97 laps (gearbox)	T.Erdos/G.Pickering
       FIA GT Championship (Graham Nash Motorsport Saleen S7R):
       Apr 6	Barcelona	ret/64 laps	N.Amorim/M.Ramos
       Apr 27	Magny-Cours	5th, -3 laps	N.Amorim/M.Ramos
       May 11	Enna-Pergusa	9th, -5 laps	N.Amorim/M.Ramos
       May 25	Brno		8th, -3 laps	N.Amorim/M.Ramos
       Jul 26-27 Spa 24 Hrs	17th, -47 laps	T.Erdos/M.Ramos/M.Newton
       Sep 8	Anderstorp	21st, -26 laps	N.Amorim/M.Ramos
       Sep 21	Oschersleben	11th, -4 laps	N.Amorim/M.Ramos
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (Graham Nash Motorsport Saleen S7R): ret/292 laps/gearbox, 
       with T.Erdos & M.Newton
2004  Portuguese Rally Championship (Renault Clio): 4th, 26 pts
2005  Portuguese Rally Championship (Renault Clio S1600): 8th, 17 pts