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Helmet of Alex Zanardi

Flag of Italy Alex Zanardi

full name Alessandro Zanardi nationality Italian age 55 years old born October 23, 1966 hometown Castel Maggiora

Racing highlights

20051stItalian Super Touring Car Championship
20053rdEuropean Touring Car Cup - S2000
19981stCART FedEx Champ Car World Series
19971stCART FedEx Champ Car World Series
19963rdPPG Indy Car World Series
19912ndFormula 3000 International Championship
19902ndFormula 3 Italy
19901stFormula 3 European Cup

Racing career summary

Races entered319
Wins38
Podiums66
Pole positions27
Fastest laps33
Race win percentage11.9%
Podium percentage20.7%

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Alex Zanardi.

Alex Zanardi vs. Michael Schumacher | Alex Zanardi vs. Alessandro Zampedri | Alex Zanardi vs. Mirko Bortolotti

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.

2019Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing23 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing24 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2007Racing21 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2006Racing26 races5 wins7 podiums5 pole position2 fastest race laps
2005Racing23 races10 wins12 podiums4 pole position6 fastest race laps
2004Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1999Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing19 races7 wins15 podiums0 pole position5 fastest race laps
1997Racing20 races5 wins7 podiums4 pole position6 fastest race laps
1996Racing16 races3 wins6 podiums6 pole position6 fastest race laps
1995Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing13 races2 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1990Racing14 races3 wins5 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing15 races0 wins2 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1988Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1986KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1985KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Alex Zanardi

2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTLM

PositionPointsTeam
24th22BMW Team RLL
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M8 GTEBMW 4.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTLM 2019.

2019 Italian GT Championship - Endurance - GT3 Pro

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW Team Italia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3
Click to show race results for Italian GT Championship - Endurance - GT3 Pro 2019.

2019 Fuji Dream Race - DTM/GT500

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW Team RBM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 DTM
Click to show race results for Fuji Dream Race - DTM/GT500 2019.

2019 Fuji Super GT x DTM Dream Race

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 DTM
Click to show race results for Fuji Super GT x DTM Dream Race 2019.

2018 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverTeam RMR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 F82 DTMBMW 4.0Hankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2018.

2016 Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo - Super GT3

PositionPointsTeam
17th25BMW Team Italy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3
Click to show race results for Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo - Super GT3 2016.

2015 Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup

PositionPointsTeam
25th4Roal Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4
Click to show race results for Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup 2015.

2014 Blancpain GT Series - Sprint Cup Pro

PositionPointsTeam
19th12ROAL Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series - Sprint Cup Pro 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
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2008.

2007 FIA 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 FIA World Touring Car Championship 2007.

2006 FIA 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 FIA 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 FIA 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 FIA 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 2KiHonda 2.6 turboFirestone
Reynard 01iHonda 2.6 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2001.

1999 FIA Formula One World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Winfield Williams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW21Supertec 3.0Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula One World Championship 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 98iHonda 2.6 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1998.

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 97iHonda 2.6 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1997.

1997 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
12th17
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 1997.

1996 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd132Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
163666
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 96iHonda 2.6 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for PPG Indy Car World Series 1996.

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 One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 107CMugen-Honda 3.5Goodyear
Lotus 109Mugen-Honda 3.5Goodyear

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 One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
20th1Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 107BCosworth HB 3.5Goodyear

1992 Formula 1 - Test driver

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

1992 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Minardi Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Minardi M192Lamborghini 3.5Goodyear

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 One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Team 7-Up Jordan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jordan 191Cosworth HB 3.5Goodyear

1991 Formula 3000 International Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd42Il Barone Rampante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 91DMugen 3.0Avon

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 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Automotor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 89DJudd 3.0Avon

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)

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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