Fittipaldi, Christian (Brz)

b 18/1/1971 (São Paulo)





1982 - 1987 - Kart racing
1988 - 2nd Brazilian FF2000, 5 wins
1989 - Brazilian F3 Champion. South American Championship: 3rd, 41 pts, 2 wins
1990 - British F3, 4th, 1 win. F3, South American Champion, 6 wins
1991 - F3000 (EC/Pacific), Champion, 2 wins (Jerez, Nogaro)
1992 - 13 F1 races (Minardi), 1 point, 17th. DNQ=3, back injuries in France
1993 - 14 races (Minardi), 5 points, 13th. (Stood down last two races for
       better financed Gounon).
1994 - 16 races (Footwork), 6 points, 14th. Sportscars (Porsche 911 Carrera
       RSR), won Brazilian 1000 miles with father Wilson Fittipaldi (372
       laps, 82.96mph).
1995 - Indycar (Walker Motorsport), (2nd Indy 500, 5th Miami, Michigan)
       54 points, 15th
1996 - Indycar (Newman-Haas Lola Ford T96/00), 5th, 110 pts
       Date    Q       R       Venue                   Result/Reason
       3/3     15      6       Homestead               +16.664
       17/3    -       5       Rio de Janeiro          +3.540s
       31/3    6       5       Surfers' Paradise       +26.849
       14/4    10      -       Long Beach              accident
       28/4    10      9       Nazareth                -3 laps
       26/5    12      12      US500 - Michigan       -18 laps/engine
       2/6     3       6       Milwaukee               -1 lap
       9/6     6       2       Detroit                 +2.410s
       23/6    11      3       Portland                +11.672s
       30/6    10      7       Cleveland               90 laps
       14/7    14      7       Toronto                 +7.313s
       28/7    19      10      Michigan                -5 laps
       11/8    5       7       Mid-Ohio                +9.322s
       18/8    4       16      Elkhart Lake            -6 laps/engine
       1/9     14      3       Vancouver               +7.088s
       8/9     8       10      Laguna Seca             -1 lap
       ITC (Mercedes), 26th, 1 point: 10th R1 Interlagos. Not placed R2. (only
       races contested).
1997 - Indycars (Newman Haas Swift Ford 007I): 15th, 42pts
       Date    Q       R       Venue                   Time/Reason
       2/3     15      26      Homestead               oil leak
       6/4     9       -       Surfers' Paradise       Crash/broke leg
       22/6    3       4       Portland                +1.069s
       13/7    5       6       Cleveland               +34.792s
       20/7    13      11      Toronto                 -1 lap
       27/7    14      16      Michigan                ret/lost wheel
       10/8    8       21      Mid-Ohio                ret/41 laps/transmission
       17/8    18      4       Road America            +11.829s
       31/8    14      9       Vancouver               -1 lap
       7/9     11      21      Laguna Seca             ret/71 laps/suspension
       28/9    16      9       California Speedway     -3 laps
1998 - Indycars (Newman-Haas Swift-Ford 009.c), 14th, 56 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       15/3    4    4     Homestead            1:33:42.645
       28/3    19   25    Motegi               98 laps, engine
       5/4     12   26    Long Beach           19 laps, contact
       27/4    6    11    Nazareth             -1 lap
       10/5    5    21    Rio de Janeiro       78 laps, fuel system
       23/5    14   11    Gateway              -1 lap
       7/6     10   17    Detroit              -1 lap
       21/6    7    26    Portland             0 laps, contact
       12/7    13   11    Cleveland            +43.590s
       19/7    5    16    Toronto              -7 laps
       26/7    9    25    Michigan - US500     87 laps, overheating
       9/8     19   13    Mid-Ohio             +30.454s
       16/8    7    3     Road America         +43.922s
       6/9     12   14    Vancouver            -1 lap
       13/9    13   9     Laguna Seca          +10.193s
       4/10    5    27    Houston              3 laps, contact
       18/10   3    3     Surfers' Paradise    +1.029s
       1/11    11   7     Fontana              +2.486s
1999 - Indycars (Newman-Haas Swift 99 Cosworth), 7th, 121 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       21/3    15   9     Homestead            +25.467s
       10/4    7    3     Motegi               +7.669s
       18/4    11   5     Long Beach           +8.831s
       2/5     12   7     Nazareth             +20.624s
       15/5    1    3     Rio de Janeiro       +3.954s
       29/5    8    9     Gateway              2:26:01.810
       6/6     13   6     Milwaukee            1:49:00.420
       20/6    9    14    Portland             1:48:36.604
       27/6    11   12    Cleveland            -2 laps
       11/7    4    1     Road America         1:37:00.799
       18/7    5    3     Toronto              1:56:34.537
       25/7    16   8     Michigan             2:41:27.772
       26/9    12   7     Houston              1:56:15.873
       17/10   13   25    Surfers' Paradise    3 laps/fire
       31/10   9    3     Fontana              2:57:26.385
2000 - Indycars (Newman-Haas Lola-Ford B2k/00): 12th, 96 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       26/3    9    7     Homestead            1:22:16.261
       16/4    13   -     Long Beach           ret/48 laps/fire
       30/4    5    5     Rio de Janeiro       1:37:14.8
       2/5     6    11    Motegi               -2 laps
       27/5    2    11    Nazareth             -1 lap
       6/6     5    9     Milwaukee            1:37:57.378
       18/6    8    -     Detroit              ret/60 laps/contact
       25/6    6    3     Portland             2:00:54.984
       2/7     13   -     Cleveland            ret/58 laps/mechanical
       16/7    6    -     Toronto              ret/37 laps/contact
       23/7    3    -     Michigan             ret/220 laps
       30/7    -    -     Chicago              DNS/withdrawn
       13/8    5    3     Mid-Ohio             1:45:04.941
       20/8    8    -     Road America         ret/31 laps/mechanical
       3/9     6    4     Vancouver            1:53:25.854
       10/9    8    10    Laguna Seca          1:46:34.092
       17/9    17   12    Gateway Park         -1 lap
       1/10    7    6     Houston              1:59:17.689
       15/10   9    -     Surfer's Paradise    ret/51 laps/off
       30/10   3    1     Fontana              2:10:17.680
2001 - Indycars (Newman/Haas Racing Reynard-Toyota 01): 15th, 70 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       26/3    16   -     Monterrey            ret/66 laps/accident
       8/4     10   -     Long Beach           ret/47 laps/mechanical
       6/5     17   5     Nazareth             1h51m16.644
       19/5    14   4     Motegi               -1 lap
       3/6     9    -     Milwaukee            ret/204 laps/accident
       17/6    8    5     Detroit              1h54m05.280
       24/6    7    3     Portland             2h00m24.448
       1/7     15   11    Cleveland            1h47m47.880
       15/7    14   12    Toronto              -2 laps
       22/7    9    -     Michigan             ret/204 laps/accident
       29/7    24   -     Chicago MS           ret/102 laps/mechanical
       17/8    9    8     Mid-Ohio             1h45m06.252
       19/8    9    -     Road America         ret/35 laps/accident
       2/9     12   11    Vancouver            2h10m17.812
       15/9    12   -     Lausitzring          ret/148 laps/mechanical
       22/9    13   -     Rockingham           ret/52 laps/gearbox
       7/10    13   8     Houston              1h55m16.757
       14/10   19   9     Laguna Seca          2h00m17.182
       28/10   15   8     Surfers' Paradise    1h52m27.727
       4/11    5    13    California Speedway  2h59m49.035
2002 - Indycars (Newman/Haas Racing Lola-Toyota B02/00): 5th, 122 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       10/3    4    3     Monterrey            1h58m33.886
       14/4    9    13    Long Beach           67 laps/mechanical
       27/4    16   12    Motegi               193 laps
       2/6     15   4     Milwaukee            1h59m10.912
       9/6     5    2     Laguna Seca          1h55m47.832
       16/6    5    13    Portland             93 laps/mechanical
       1/7     11   14    Chicago              141 laps/mechanical
       7/7     5    3     Toronto              2h06m30.729
       14/7    4    12    Cleveland            96 laps/out of fuel
       28/7    7    13    Vancouver            64 laps/mechanical
       11/8    2    2     Mid-Ohio             1h56m20.786
       18/8    11   6     Road America         1h56m55.421
       25/8    11   7     Montreal             1h59m53.959
       1/9     5    5     Denver               1h49m35.109
       14/9    12   17    Rockingham           44 laps/mechanical
       6/10    8    2     Miami                2h07m09.737
       27/10   13   11    Surfers' Paradise    2h00m21.316
       3/11    13   7     California Speedway  -1 lap
       17/11   2    15    Mexico City          67 laps/mechanical
       NASCAR (Petty Enterprises Dodge)
       Nov 10  Phoenix          41st/252 laps/accident
2003 - Grand-Am (Doran Doran-Chevrolet)
       Feb 1-2	Daytona 24 Hrs	39th, 67 laps   D.Theys, T.Borcheller, F.Barber
       NASCAR (Andy Petree Chevrolet Monte Carlo): 44th, 857 pts
       Feb 16	34	35	Daytona 500	-1 lap
       (Petty Enterprises Dodge Intrepid)
       Mar 30	28	38	Texas MS	49 laps/accident
       Jun 15	36	35	Michigan	-1 lap
       Jun 22	41	40	Sears Point	-24 laps
       Jul 5    DQ		Daytona		DNQ
       Jul 13	42	29	Chicagoland	-4 laps
       Jul 20	37	37	New Hampshire	-32 laps
       Jul 27	36	24	Pocono		-1 lap
       Aug 3	DQ		Indianapolis	DNQ
       Aug 10	36	40	Watkins Glen	-10 laps
       Aug 17	 7	33	Michigan	-24 laps/engine
       Aug 24	43	41	Bristol		-325 laps/accident
       Aug 31	23	43	Darlington	6 laps/accident
       Sep 6	41	43	Richmond	130 laps/accident
       Sep 23	43	31	New Hampshire	-2 laps
       Sep 28	26	28	Talladega	-2 laps
       Oct 11	31	34	Charlotte	-5 laps
2004 – Grand-Am (Bell Motorsports Doran-Pontiac JE-4): 9th Miami 250, 7th VIR 400, 
       22nd Barber Park (accident) with T.Borcheller & F.Barber.
2005 – Grand-Am (Krohn Racing/TRG Riley-Pontiac Mk XI): 20th, 199 pts, with J.Bergmeister
       Apr 3	Fontana			10th, 86 laps
       May 22	Mont-Tremblant		5th, 188 laps
       Jun 12	Watkins Glen		2nd, 150 laps
       Jul 31	Barber Park		9th, 94 laps
       Aug 12	Watkins Glen		3rd, 75 laps
       Sep 10	Phoenix			1st, 2h45m27.504
       Brazilian Stock Car Championship (Terra-Avallone Mitsubishi Lancer): 23rd, 32 pts
       May 1	Interlagos		18th, 51m34.051
       May 15	Curitiba		10th, 42m33.239
       Jul 3	Interlagos		9th, 43m03.244
       Jul 24	Curitiba		24th, -1 lap
       Aug 28	Londrina		16th, -5 laps
       Sep 18	Brasilia		7th, 50m37.433
       Oct 2	Santa Cruz do Sul	34th, -26 laps
       Oct 16	Tarumã			6th, 39m41.674
       Oct 29	Buenos Aires		27th, -20 laps
       Nov 13	Jacarepagua		36th, -17 laps
       Nov 27	Interlagos		36th, -18 laps
2006 – Grand-Am (Cheever Racing Crawford-Lexus DP03): 18th, 313 pts
       Jan28-29	Daytona 24 Hrs		17th, 669 laps	   with E.Cheever Jr, P.Carpentier
       Mar 4	Mexico City		6th, 2h39m13.559	E.Cheever Jr
       Mar 25	Homestead		2nd, 2h45m39.815	E.Cheever Jr, L.Luhr
       Apr 7	Long Beach		24th, 11 laps		E.Cheever Jr
       Apr 23	Virginia IR		7th, 2h45m50.689	E.Cheever Jr
       May 7	Laguna Seca		43rd, 27 laps		E.Cheever Jr
       May 13	Houston			10th, 2h46m12.296	E.Cheever Jr, S.Johansson
       Jun 3	Watkins Glen 6 Hrs	13th, 152 laps		E.Cheever Jr, H.Orsi
       Jun 24	Mid-Ohio		32nd, 89 laps		H.Orsi
       Jun 29	Daytona			9th, 2h14m15.824	E.Cheever Jr
       Jul 30	Barber MP		8th, 2h45m33.537	M.Papis
       Aug 11	Watkins Glen Short	7th, 1h59m31.831	T.Erdos
       Aug 27	Sears Point		12th, 2h46m42.640	E.Cheever Jr
       Sep 2	Miller Motorsports Park	11th, 190 laps		E.Cheever Jr, H.Orsi
       A1 GP (Team Brazil)
       Feb 12	Sentul			20th, 17 laps
       Feb 12	Sentul			4th, 56m09.779
       Feb 26	Fundidora Park		14th, 30m11.492
       Feb 26	Fundidora Park		12th, 52m50.270
       Mar 12	Laguna Seca		13th, 32m01.622
       Mar 12	Laguna Seca		NC, 29 laps
       Apr 2	Shanghai		10th, 28m51.550
       Apr 2	Shanghai		19th, 28 laps
       Brazilian Stock Cars (RC3 Bassani Mitsubishi Lancer): 27th, 9 pts
       May 21	Campo Grande		26th, ret/13 laps
       Jul 2	Interlagos		31st, ret/7 laps
       Jul 23	Londrina		15th, 47m20.663
       Sep 24	Brasilia		21st, 50m41.468
       Oct 15	Taruma			23rd, -1 lap
       Oct 29	Buenos Aires		18th
       Nov 19	Jacarepagua		7th, 50m46.384
       Dec 10	Interlagos		24th, -1 lap
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (ACEMCO Motorsports Saleen S7R): 11th, with T.Borcheller & J.Mowlem
2007 – Grand-Am (Cheever Racing Crawford-Porsche DP03): 17th, 259 pts
       Jan 27-28 Daytona 24 Hrs		24th, 24h02m11.385	E.Cheever, E.Collard, S.Maassen
       Mar 3	Mexico City		35th, 51 laps		E.Cheever, H.Brix
       Mar 24	Homestead		14th, 90 laps		H.Brix
       Apr 29	Virginia IR		15th, 2:28:57.020	H.Brix
       Jun 10	Watkins Glen		18th, 160 laps		H.Brix, A.Garcia
       Jun 23	Mid-Ohio		8th, 110 laps		H.Brix
       (Cheever Racing Fabcar-Pontiac FDSC/03)
       Jul 8	Daytona			33rd, 61 laps		H.Brix
       Jul 14	Iowa Speedway		14th, 117 laps		H.Brix
       Jul 22	Barber MS		11th, 2:31:44.097	H.Brix
       Aug 3	Montreal		4th, 2:30:15.971	A.Garcia
       Aug 10	Watkins Glen		7th, 1:47:30.196	A.Garcia
       Aug 25	Sears Point		13th, 94 laps		H.Brix
       Sep 13	Miller Motorsport Park	13th, 136 laps		H.Brix, R.Antinucci
       Le Mans Series (Team Modena Aston Martin DBR9): 	
       May 6	Valencia 1000 km	25th, 203 laps		L.Halliday, A.Garcia
       Jul 1	Nurburgring 1000 km	18th, 180 laps		A.Garcia
       Aug 19	Spa 1000 km		10th, 134 laps		A.Garcia
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (Team Modena Aston Martin DBR9): 17th, with A.Garcia & J.Menten
2008 – ALMS (Andretti Green Racing Acura ARX-01b): 15th LMP2, 38 pts
       Mar 15	Sebring 12 Hrs		18th, 287 laps (overheating)	M.Andretti, B.Herta
       Apr 5	St Petersburg		6th, 80 laps		B.Herta
       Apr 19	Long Beach		6th, 1h40m53.043	B.Herta
       May 18	Miller MP		8th, 94 laps		B.Herta
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (Team Modena Aston Martin DBR9): 30th, with T.Borcheller, J.Menten
       Grand Am (Cheever Racing Coyote-Pontiac): 41st, 58 pts
       Aug 1	Montreal		2nd, 2h01m25.249	A.Garcia
       Aug 8	Watkins Glen		6th, 1h48m36.562	A.Garcia
       Aug 23	Sears Point		15th, 80 laps		A.Garcia
       Aug 31	New Jersey MP		42nd, 0 laps		A.Garcia
       Sep 20	Miller MP		33rd, 76 laps		A.Garcia, F.Babini
2010 – Brazilian V8 Stock Cars (Gramacho Chevrolet): 33rd, 2 pts
       Mar 28	Interlagos		19th, 49m40.815
       Apr 11	Curitiba		22nd, 29 laps
       May 2	Velopark		17th
       May 23	Jacarepagua		17th, 51m09.065
       Jun 6	Ribeirão Preto		16th, 37m04.166
       Aug 15	Salvador		23rd, 51m09.231
       Sep 5	Interlagos		32nd, 9 laps
       Sep 19	Campo Grande		14th, 51m34.716
       Oct 10	Londrina		22nd, -6 laps
       Oct 24	Santa Cruz do Sul	28th, 1 lap
       Nov 21	Brasilia		28th, 10 laps
       Dec 5	Curitiba		24th, -12 laps
2011 – Daytona 24 Hrs (Action Express Racing Riley-Porsche Mk XI): 3rd, 24:01:01.007, with 
       T.Borcheller, J.Barbosa, M.Papis.
2012 – Superstars International Series (Team Swiss Maserati Quattroporte): 5th & 4th Imola
2013 – Grand-Am (Action Express Racing Coyote-Chevrolet Corvette CPM): 4th, 308 pts
       Jan26-27	Daytona 24 Hrs		8th, -21 laps, with B.Frisselle, F.Nasr, N.Piquet Jr
       Mar 2	Austin			5th, 71 laps		B.Frisselle
       Apr 6	Barber MP		11th, 2:01:58.863	B.Frisselle
       Apr 20	Road Atlanta		24th, 100 laps		J.Barbosa
       Jun 1	Detroit			2nd, 2:00:14:499	J.Barbosa
       Jun 15	Mid-Ohio		1st, 2:45:40.936	J.Barbosa
       Jun 30	Watkins Glen		1st, 6h01m17.968	J.Barbosa
       Jul 26	Indianapolis		23rd, -6 laps		J.Barbosa
       Aug 10	Road Atlanta		2nd, 2h45m50.650	J.Barbosa
       Aug 17	Kansas Speedway		4th, 2h45m40.423	J.Barbosa
       Sep 8	Laguna Seca		7th, 2h45m21.509	J.Barbosa
       Sep 28	Lime Rock		30th, 50 laps		J.Barbosa
2014 – United Sportscars (Action Express Coyote-Chevrolet Corvette DP): Champion, 349 pts
       Jan25-26	Daytona 24 Hrs		1st, 24h00m34.760	J.Barbosa, S.Bourdais
       Mar 15	Sebring 12 Hrs		3rd, 12h00m18.950	J.Barbosa, S.Bourdais
       Apr 12	Long Beach		3rd, 1h40m50.435	J.Barbosa
       May 4	Laguna Seca		4th, 2h01m26.329	J.Barbosa
       May 31	Belle Isle		6th, 1h40m59.398	J.Barbosa
       Jun 29	Watkins Glen		3rd, 6h01m37.781	J.Barbosa
       Jul 13	Mosport Park		4th, 2h46m43.209	J.Barbosa
       Jul 25	Indianapolis GP		1st, 2h46m02.720	J.Barbosa
       Aug 10	Road America		1st, 2h46m52.622	J.Barbosa
       Sep 20	Austin			3rd, 2h46m05.962	J.Barbosa
       Oct 4	Petit Le Mans		2nd, 10h01m22.318	J.Barbosa, S.Bourdais
2015 – United Sportscars (Action Express Racing Coyote-Chevrolet DP): Champion, 309 pts
       Jan24-15	Daytona 24 Hrs		2nd, 24h00m59.000	J.Barbosa. S.Bourdais
       Mar 21	Sebring 12 Hrs		1st, 12h01m40.097	J.Barbosa. S.Bourdais
       Apr 18	Long Beach		5th, 1h41m50.039	J.Barbosa
       May 3	Laguna Seca		4th, 2h42m00.231	J.Barbosa
       May 30	Belle Isle		3rd, 1h41m08.319	J.Barbosa
       Jun 28	Watkins Glen 6 Hrs	3rd, 6h01m14.509	J.Barbosa
       Jul 12	Mosport Park		5th, 2h41m10.194	J.Barbosa
       Aug 9	Road America		2nd, 2h41m12.998	J.Barbosa
       Sep 19	Austin			10th, -1 lap		J.Barbosa
       Oct 3	Petit Le Mans		3rd, 7h51m21.418	J.Barbosa, S.Bourdais
2016 – IMSA Sportscars (Action Express Racing Coyote-Chevrolet DP): 2nd, 311 pts
       Jan30-31	Daytona 24 Hrs		4th, -5 laps		J.Barbosa, F.Albuquerque, S.Pruett
       Mar 19	Sebring 12 Hrs		3rd, 12h01m03.821	J.Barbosa, F.Albuquerque
       Apr 16	Long Beach		2nd, 1h41m01.895	J.Barbosa
       May 1	Laguna Seca		17th, -4 laps		J.Barbosa
       Jun 4	Belle Isle		2nd, 1h40m13.738	J.Barbosa
       Jul 3	Watkins Glen 6 Hrs	1st, 6h0021.671		J.Barbosa, F.Albuquerque
       Jul 10	Mosport			2nd, 2h41m32.713	J.Barbosa
       Aug 7	Road America		2nd, 2h40m57.434	J.Barbosa
       Sep 17	Austin			3rd, 2h42m42.332	J.Barbosa
       Oct 1	Road Atlanta		5th, -2 laps		J.Barbosa, F.Albuquerque