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Flag of Italy Alex Zanardi

full name Alessandro Zanardi nationality Italian age 47 years old born October 23, 1966 hometown Castel Maggiora

Career summary

Helmet of Alex Zanardi
Races entered302
Wins37
Podiums65
Pole positions27
Fastest laps33
Race win percentage12.3%
Podium percentage21.5%
National ranking62nd

Racing highlights

20051stItalian Super Touring Car Championship
20053rdEuropean Touring Car Cup - S2000
19981stChamp Car World Series
19971stChamp Car World Series
19963rdChamp Car World Series
19912ndFormula 3000 International
19902ndFormula 3 Italy
19901stFormula 3 European Cup

Karting highlights

19871stEuropean Championship Formula Super A
19871stEuropean Championship Formula K
19872ndEuropean Championship 100cc
19861stItalian Championship 100 A National
19851stItalian Championship 100 A National

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

20144 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200923 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200824 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
200721 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps
200626 races5 wins7 podiums5 pole position2 fastest race laps
200523 races10 wins12 podiums4 pole position6 fastest race laps
200417 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20032 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
200115 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
199916 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199819 races7 wins15 podiums0 pole position5 fastest race laps
199720 races5 wins7 podiums4 pole position6 fastest race laps
199616 races3 wins6 podiums6 pole position6 fastest race laps
19952 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199410 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199311 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19922 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199113 races2 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
199014 races3 wins5 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
198915 races0 wins2 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
19889 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1986Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1985Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Alex Zanardi

2014 Blancpain Sprint Series Cup

PositionPointsTeam
12th10ROAL Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3
Click to show race results for Blancpain Sprint Series Cup 2014.

2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th31BMW Team Italy/Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
231100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2009.

2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th36BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
241311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
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2007 World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th14BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
210102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for World Touring Car Championship 2007.

2006 World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th26BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si
Click to show race results for World Touring Car Championship 2006.

2006 European Touring Car Cup - S2000

PositionPointsTeam
7th5BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Cup - S2000 2006.

2006 Italian Super Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th46BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
44441
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si

2005 World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th36BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for World Touring Car Championship 2005.

2005 European Touring Car Cup - S2000

PositionPointsTeam
3rd12BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Cup - S2000 2005.

2005 Italian Super Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st91BMW Team Italy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
108936
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for Italian Super Touring Car Championship 2005.

2004 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th8BMW Team Italy-Spain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Championship 2004.

2003 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
-0Ravaglia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Championship 2003.

2001 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
23rd24Mo Nunn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01i (Honda)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2001.

1999 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
-0Winfield Williams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW21 (Supertec)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1999.

1998 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st285Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1971505
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 98i (Honda)

1997 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st195Target Chip Ganassi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
165746
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 97i (Honda)

1997 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
12th17
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1996 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd132Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
163666
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 96i (Honda)

1995 Global GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
63rd28Lotus Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus Esprit 300

1994 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
-0Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 107C, 109 - Mugen-Honda

1994 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
-0Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
-0Benetton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
20th1Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 107B - Ford

1992 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
-0Benetton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1992 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
-0Minardi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Minardi M192 - Lamborghini

1992 Italian Super Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st6
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155 GTA

1992 Porsche Carrera Cup Germany

PositionPointsTeam
-0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera 2

1991 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
-0Jordan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jordan 191 - Ford

1991 Formula 3000 International

PositionPointsTeam
2nd42Il Barone Rampante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 91D (Mugen)

1991 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
-0Footwork
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1990 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
7th0RC Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 390 (Volkswagen)

1990 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd35RC Motorsport Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11241?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F390 (Alfa Romeo)

1990 Formula 3 European Cup

PositionPointsTeam
1st0RC Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F390 (Alfa Romeo)

1990 Formula 3 Monaco Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
-0RC Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F390 (Alfa Romeo)

1989 Formula 3000 International

PositionPointsTeam
-0Automotive / BVM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 89D (Judd)

1989 Formula 3 European Cup

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Erre 3 Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Toyota)

1989 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
-0Intersport Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Toyota)

1989 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
7th13Erre 3 Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110221
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Toyota)

1989 Formula 3 Monaco Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
-0Erre 3 Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Toyota)

1988 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
16th2Coperchini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 388 (Alfa Romeo)

Karting details – the karting career of Alex Zanardi

1987 European Championship 100cc

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

1987 European Championship Formula K

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1987 European Championship Formula Super A

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1986 Italian Championship 100 A National

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1985 Italian Championship 100 A National

PositionPointsTeam
1st0


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