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Fabio Carbone (born September 4, 1980) is a Brazilian race car driver.

Racing careerEdit

Carbone began his career in karting at the age of nine and won the Brazilian national championship at 15 years of age, in 1995.

In 1999, he moved into Formula Chevrolet and finishing the Brazilian championship in vice, behind Felipe Massa. He finished the championship in third in the next year.

In 2001, he moved to Europe to compete in the Italian and Formula Renault Championship. He won three races and finished the series in third at once. In the same year, he participated in five races of the European Formula Renault Championship and took a pole position. Renault saw his activity and selected him to a driver of Renault Development Program.

Formula ThreeEdit

In 2002, he competed in the British Formula Three Championship and finished in sixth. In this year, he won the Masters F3 race.[1]

In 2003, he moved to Formula 3 Euro Series of just establishment and finished in fifth. He won the race 2 of the Pau Grand Prix. And he took pole position in the Macau Grand Prix F3 race and runner-up in the race.

In 2004, once more, he moved to another Formula Three championship, the Japanese Championship in this time. And he returned to Euroseries in 2005 before re-returned to Japanese Championship in 2006.

JapanEdit

Though he ran as practice driver for the A1 Team Brazil in the 2005–06 season, he went on to take an active part in Japan and competed in the Formula Nippon and Super GT in 2007.

He also participated in 1000km Suzuka in 2006 and finished in second.

Formula Renault 3.5 SeriesEdit

Fabio Carbone 2008 WSBR Silverstone

Carbone driving for Ultimate Signature at the Silverstone round of the 2008 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season.

Carbone competed in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2008, driving for the Ultimate Signature team, with team-mates Claudio Cantelli and Esteban Guerrieri. He won two consecutive races in 2008.[2]

Racing recordEdit

Complete Super GT resultsEdit

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Pts
2006 NISMO Nissan Z GT500 SUZ
OKA
FUJ
SEP
SUG
SUZ
2
MOT
AUT
FUJ
17th 20
2007 Nakajima Racing Honda NSX GT500 SUZ
3
OKA
4
FUJ
Ret
SEP
15
SUG
3
SUZ
13
MOT
4
AUT
9
FUJ
1
2nd 69
2008 NISMO Nissan GT-R GT500 SUZ
OKA
FUJ
SEP
SUG
SUZ
8
MOT
AUT
FUJ
24th 3

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Preceded by:
Takuma Sato
Formula Three Masters
Winner

2002
Succeeded by:
Christian Klien



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