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Affonso Giaffone (born April 6, 1968, Santos, Brazil), is a former driver in the Indy Racing League. His family has closed relation with auto racing; he is a cousin of Felipe Giaffone, an ex-IRL driver, and a cousin-in-law of Rubens Barrichello. His father Affonso Giaffone Filho was also a racecar driver.

He raced in the 1996–1997 season with eight career starts, including the 1997 Indianapolis 500.[1] His best career finish was in fourth position at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 1997. Before the IRL he finished third in the 1995 Indy Lights championship behind Greg Moore and Robbie Buhl. He was the 1991 Formula Three Sudamericana Champion with five victories.

Motorsports Career ResultsEdit

American open–wheel racing resultsEdit

(key)

Indy LightsEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rank Points
1995 Brian Stewart Racing MIA
8
PHX
5
LBH
25
NAZ
2
MIL
2
DET
5
POR
2
TOR
4
CLE
23
NHA
6
VAN
4
LS
2
3rd 122

Indy Racing LeagueEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1996-1997 Team Scandia USAflagsmall
NHM
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LVS
10
USAflagsmall
WDW
              16th 159
Chitwood Motorsports       USAflagsmall
PHX
13
USAflagsmall
IND
32
USAflagsmall
TXS
20
USAflagsmall
PPI
9
USAflagsmall
CLT
4
USAflagsmall
NH2
18
USAflagsmall
LV2
15
1998 Team Coulson USAflagsmall
WDW
DNQ
USAflagsmall
PHX
USAflagsmall
INDY
USAflagsmall
TXS
USAflagsmall
NHM
USAflagsmall
DOV
USAflagsmall
CLT
USAflagsmall
PPI
USAflagsmall
ATL
USAflagsmall
TX2
USAflagsmall
LVS
NC -

ReferencesEdit

Preceded by:
Christian Fittipaldi
Formula Three Sudamericana Champion
1991
Succeeded by:
Marcos Gueiros



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