Zanardi, Alessandro (I)

b 23/10/1966 (Bologna)





1985 - Italian Kart Champion
1986 - Italian Kart Champion
1987 - European Kart Champion
1988 - Italian F3, 14th
1989 - Italian F3, 7th. Car handicapped when switch to unleaded fuel 
       mid-season reduced power from Toyota engine. F3000 debut (Automotor) 
       at Dijon, 16th
1990 - Italian F3, 2nd, 2 wins (Varano). Won FIA F3 European cup at Le Mans.
       7th in Macau F3 race
1991 - F3000 (Il Barone Rampante), 2nd, 2 wins (Vallelunga, Mugello)
       3 F1 races (Jordan), 0 points
1992 - Benetton test driver. 3 races (Minardi), DNQ=2
1993 - 12 races (Lotus), 1 point, 20th. (6th Brazil).Hospitalised after 150mph
       crash head on into barriers at Eau Rouge, Spa. Had severe
       concussion
1994 - 10 races (Lotus), 0 points.
1995 - Sportscars (Lotus): 4th Silverstone
1996 - Indycar (Ganassi Reynard Honda 961), 3rd, 132 pts. Rookie of the Year
       Date    Q       R       Venue                   Result/Reason
       3/3     14      -       Homestead               accident
       17/3    1       4       Rio de Janeiro          +2.767s
       31/3    3       21      Surfers' Paradise       transmission
       14/4    2       -       Long Beach              accident
       28/4    9       13      Nazareth                -7 laps
       26/5    4       -       US500 - Michigan        engine
       2/6     7       13      Milwaukee               -5 laps
       9/6     5       11      Detroit                 -1 lap
       23/6    1       1       Portland                1:50:35.401
       30/6    2       2       Cleveland               +1.033
       14/7    2       2       Toronto                 +1.950
       28/7    2       -       Michigan                accident
       11/8    1       1       Mid-Ohio                1:46:49.44
       18/8    1       3       Elkhart Lake            +5.375
       1/9     1       -       Vancouver               accident        
       8/9     1       1       Laguna Seca             1:48:32.15
1997 - Indycars (Ganassi Reynard Honda 971): CHAMPION, 195 pts, 5 wins
       Date    Q       R       Venue                   Time/Reason
       2/3     1       7       Homestead               147 laps
       6/4     1       4       Surfers' Paradise       57 laps
       13/4    2       1       Long Beach              1h46m17.792s
       27/4    21      11      Nazareth                -2 laps
       11/5    26      4       Rio de Janeiro          133 laps
       25/5    10      4       Gateway Park            +6.132s
       1/6     17      13      Milwaukee               -1 lap
       8/6     4       26      Detroit                 ret/1 lap/accident
       22/6    7       11      Portland                +58.916s
       13/7    1       1       Cleveland               1h41m40.661s
       20/7    6       2       Toronto                 +0.659s
       27/7    7       1       Michigan                2h59m35.579s
       10/8    2       1       Mid-Ohio                1h41m16.682s
       17/8    3       1       Road America            1h57m54.544s
       31/8    1       4       Vancouver               +7.738s
       7/9     2       3       Laguna Seca             +11.328s
       28/9    DNS - Withdrew after accident in practice
       IROC
       Feb 14  Daytona                 11th, 40 laps
       May 16  Charlotte               12th, 50 laps
       Jun 21  California Speedway     12th, retired
       Jul 27  Michigan                12th, retired
1998 - Indycars (Forsythe Racing Reynard-Honda 98I), Champion, 285 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       15/3    6    3     Homestead            1:33:40.204
       28/3    4    23    Motegi               118 laps, contact
       5/4     11   1     Long Beach           1:51:29.113
       27/4    8    2     Nazareth             +1.400s
       10/5    2    2     Rio de Janeiro       +0.427s
       23/5    11   1     Gateway              2:23:02.140
       31/5    23   9     Milwaukee            199 laps
       7/6     2    1     Detroit              1:41:17.673
       21/6    5    1     Portland             1:54:06.822
       12/7    3    1     Cleveland            1:52:22.282
       19/7    2    1     Toronto              1:52:24.080
       26/7    7    3     Michigan - US500     +0.001s
       9/8     13   12    Mid-Ohio             +27.994s
       16/8    11   2     Road America         +7.102s
       6/9     3    4     Vancouver            +5.002s
       13/9    5    2     Laguna Seca          +3.779s
       4/10    8    2     Houston              +0.646s
       18/10   2    1     Surfers' Paradise    2:01:51.170
       1/11    18   3     Fontana              +1.117s
1999 - F1 (Williams-Supertec FW21), 0 pts.
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       7/3     15   -     Australia            ret/accident
       11/4    16   -     Brazil               ret/43 laps/differential
       2/5     10   11    San Marino           ret/58 laps/spin
       16/5    11   8     Monaco               -2 laps
       30/5    17   -     Spain                ret/24 laps/gearbox
       13/6    12   -     Canada               ret/50 laps/spin
       27/6    15   -     France               ret/26 laps/spin & drowned engine
       11/7    13   11    Britain              1:33:47.268
       25/7    14   -     Austria              ret/35 laps/out of fuel
       1/8     14   -     Germany              ret/21 laps/differential
       15/8    15   -     Hungary              ret/10 laps/differential
       29/8    8    8     Belgium              1:26:50.079
       12/9    4    7     Italy                1:17:30.970
       26/9    18   -     Europe               ret/10 laps/accident
       17/10   16   10    Malaysia             -1 lap
       31/10   16   -     Japan                ret/0 laps/electrics
2001 - Indycars (Mo Nunn Racing Reynard-Honda 01): 23rd, 24 pts
       Date  Q  R   Venue               Time/Reason
       26/3  22 -   Monterrey           ret/39 laps/accident
       8/4   20 -   Long Beach          ret/27 laps/mechanical
       6/5   21 -   Nazareth            ret/167 laps/mechanical
       19/5  8  7   Motegi              -2 laps
       3/6   15 11  Milwaukee           -1 lap
       17/6  16 -   Detroit             ret/3 laps/accident
       24/6  26 -   Portland            ret/0 laps/accident
       1/7   13 13  Cleveland           1h47m57.564
       15/7  24 4   Toronto             2h00m03.805
       22/7  14 -   Michigan            ret/179 laps/electrical
       29/7  5  9   Chicago MS          1h45m29.992
       17/8  20 19  Mid-Ohio            -3 laps
       19/8  23 13  Road America        2h00m56.077
       2/9   23 -   Vancouver           ret/40 laps/accident
       15/9  22 -   Lausitzring         ret/142 laps/accident
       Span coming out of the pitlane at Lausitzring, and was hit by a car
       going over 200mph while almost stationary. Zanardi lost both legs in
       the accident.
2003  European Touring Cars (Ravaglia BMW 320i):
       Oct 19	Monza			ret/1 lap/accident
       Oct 19	Monza			7th, 18m45.971
2004  European Touring Cars (Ravaglia Motorsport BMW 320i): 15th, 8 pts
       Mar 20	Monza			8th, 21m23.578
       Mar 20	Monza			10th, 18m34.593
       Apr 18	Valencia		9th, 22m52.388
       Apr 18	Valencia		10th, 22m55.939
       May 2	Magny-Cours		20th, -3 laps
       May 2	Magny-Cours		16th, 23m08.454
       May 16	Hockenheim		12th, 20m47.019
       May 16	Hockenheim		9th, 20m35.548
       May 30	Brno			21st, -1 lap
       May 30	Brno			17th, 23m34.297
       Jun 27	Donington Park		12th, 22m06.034
       Jun 27	Donington Park		7th, 21m57.535
       Jul 31	Spa-Francorchamps	ret/0 laps/accident damage
       Jul 31	Spa-Francorchamps	16th, 21m07.732
       Sep 5	Imola			13th, 22m37.927
       Sep 5	Imola			ret/3 laps/accident
       Sep 19	Oschersleben		ret/8 laps/accident
       Sep 19	Oschersleben		14th, 22m38.809
       Oct 8	Dubai			7th, 22m42.527
       Oct 8	Dubai			6th, 22m46.594
2005  FIA World Touring Cars (Ravaglia Motorsport BMW 320i): 10th, 35 pts
       Apr 10	Monza			10th, 18m18.046
       Apr 10	Monza			7th, 18m19.882
       May 1	Magny-Cours		15th, 22m54.737
       May 1	Magny-Cours		25th, 23m17.569
       May 15	Silverstone		23rd, -1 lap/accident
       May 15	Silverstone		DNS  accident damage
       May 29	Imola			8th, 22m29.678
       May 29	Imola			6th, 22m27.996
       Jun 26	Puebla			13th, 26m33.570
       Jun 26	Puebla			ret/1 lap/accident
       Jul 31	Spa-Francorchamps	DNS/practice accident
       Aug 28	Oschersleben		8th, 22m17.081
       Aug 28	Oschersleben		1st, 21m59.901
       Sep 18	Istanbul Park		6th, 21m21.807
       Sep 18	Istanbul Park		3rd, 21m08.868
       Oct 2	Valencia		8th, 23m08.694
       Oct 2	Valencia		5th, 23m09.676
       Nov 20	Macau			13th, 42m43.947
       Nov 20	Macau			5th, 37m54.758
       FIA European Touring Car Cup (BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i): 3rd 
       overall (1st R1, 22m25.305. 7th R2, 22m44.553)
2006  WTCC (BMW Team Italy-Spain/ROAL BMW 320 si): 11th, 26 pts
       Apr 2	Monza			7th, 25m52.559
       Apr 2	Monza			23rd/7 laps/accident damage
       Apr 30	Magny-Cours		14th, 22m41.289
       Apr 30	Magny-Cours		ret/1 lap/accident
       May 21	Brands Hatch GP		10th, 24m28.659
       May 21	Brands Hatch GP		9th, 30m17.039
       Jun 4	Oschersleben		24th, -1 lap
       Jun 4	Oschersleben		13th, 22m23.247
       Jul 2	Curitiba		10th, 26m10.912
       Jul 2	Curitiba		3rd, 25m43.932
       Jul 30	Puebla			17th, 58m21.384
       Jul 30	Puebla			ret/2 laps/accident
       Sep 3	Brno			2nd, 22m40.795
       Sep 3	Brno			22nd, 9 laps/accident
       Sep 24	Istanbul Park		1st, 21m19.910
       Sep 24	Istanbul Park		9th, 23m25.812
       Oct 8	Valencia		15th, 28m41.296
       Oct 8	Valencia		17th, 23m42.409
       Nov 19	Macau			23rd, -3 laps
       Nov 19	Macau			9th, 36m12.908
       European Touring Car Cup (BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320 si): 7th.
2007  WTCC (BMW Team Italy-Spain/ROAL BMW 320si): 15th, 14 pts
       Mar 11	Curitiba		7th, 25m49.216
       Mar 11	Curitiba		6th, 20m30.454
       May 6	Zandvoort		12th, 25m23.663
       May 6	Zandvoort		11th, 22m16.055
       May 20	Valencia		ret/0 laps/accident
       May 20	Valencia		DNS
       Jun 3	Pau			ret/11 laps/accident damage
       Jun 3	Pau			9th, 32m17.000
       Jun 17	Brno			3rd, 26m54.894
       Jun 17	Brno			20th, 24m18.860
       Jul 8	Boavista		16th, 34m22.896
       Jul 8	Boavista		15th, 32m40.133
       Jul 29	Anderstorp		20th, 24m37.460
       Jul 29	Anderstorp		15th, 23m56.566
       Aug 26	Oschersleben		ret/1 lap/accident
       Aug 26	Oschersleben		15th, 23m10.656
       Sep 23	Brands Hatch		15th, 27m01.993
       Sep 23	Brands Hatch		ret/0 laps/accident
       Oct 7	Monza			13th, 18m35.768
       Oct 7	Monza			6th, 18m32.456
       Nov 18	Macau			10th, 23m26.125
       Nov 18	Macau			ret/3 laps/gearbox
2008  FIA WTCC (BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si): 13th, 36 pts
       Mar 2	Curitiba		15th, -1 lap
       Mar 2	Curitiba		11th, 20m24.270
       Apr 6	Puebla			15th, 27m38.346
       Apr 6	Puebla			11th, 28m00.059
       May 18	Valencia		12th, 23m19.972
       May 18	Valencia		18th, 24m24.647
       Jun 1	Pau			12th, 52m45.854
       Jun 1	Pau			11th, 36m45.889
       Jun 15	Brno			1st, 21m55.769
       Jun 15	Brno			2nd, 22m04.469
       Jul 13	Estoril			20th, 23m40.321
       Jul 13	Estoril			13th, 22m21.502
       Jul 27	Brands Hatch GP		4th, 22m28.697
       Jul 27	Brands Hatch GP		3rd, 30m06.448
       Aug 31	Oschersleben		12th, 23m16.777
       Aug 31	Oschersleben		19th, 23m23.699
       Sep 21	Imola			12th, 21m38.879
       Sep 21	Imola			9th, 30m26.786
       Oct 5	Monza			8th, 18m27.504
       Oct 5	Monza			7th, 18m27.919
       Oct 26	Okayama			13th, 26m43.420
       Oct 26	Okayama			ret/1 lap/accident
       Nov 16	Macau			23rd, 6 laps/ret
       Nov 16	Macau			5th, 24m14.943
2009  WTCC (BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si): 12th, 31 pts
       Mar 8	Curitiba		10th, 27m01.904
       Mar 8	Curitiba		14th, 28m11.964
       Mar 22	Puebla			13th, 27m14.493
       Mar 22	Puebla			6th, 26m47.295
       May 3	Marrakech		ret/3 laps/accident
       May 3	Marrakech		DNS
       May 17	Pau			NC/12 laps
       May 17	Pau			5th, 52m38.413
       May 31	Valencia		12th, 23m36.203
       May 31	Valencia		5th, 23m22.751
       Jun 21	Brno			1st, 29m26.496
       Jun 21	Brno			ret/4 laps/steering
       Jul 5	Porto			12th, 1h04m30.716
       Jul 5	Porto			10th, 47m55.887
       Jul 19	Brands Hatch		12th, 28m38.360
       Jul 19	Brands Hatch		12th, 28m30.162
       Sep 6	Oschersleben		17th, -1 lap
       Sep 6	Oschersleben		ret/3 laps/accident
       Sep 20	Imola			4th, 29m33.158
       Sep 20	Imola			4th, 21m56.147
       Nov 1	Okayama			15th, 33m14.798
       Nov 1	Okayama			17th, 28m05.594
       Nov 22	Macau			9th, 23m18.928
       Nov 22	Macau			9th, 22m26.333
2011  Won handcycle class in the New York Marathon.
2012 - Won Paralympic gold medals in the H4 hand cycling road race and time trial 
       events held at Brands Hatch, also winning a silver in the team time trial.
2014  Blancpain Sprint Series (ROAL Motorsport BMW Z4):
       Apr 21	Nogaro			13th, 1h02m28.312
       May 18	Brands Hatch		5th, 1h01m42.560
       Aug 24	Slovakia Ring		ret/1 lap
       Sep 7	Algarve			9th, 1h01m00.405
       Oct 19	Zolder			13th, 1h00m38.860
2015  Blancpain Endurance Series (ROAL Motorsport BMW): with T.Glock, B.Spengler
       Jun 20	Paul Ricard		ret/85 laps
       Jul 25	Spa 24 Hrs		25th, -36 laps/engine
2016 - Won Paralympic gold medal in hand cycling time trial. Italian GT (BMW Italia 
       BMW M6 GT3): Won R2 Mugello in one-off race.