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Helmet of Cristiano da Matta
© Toyota

Flag of Brazil Cristiano da Matta

nationality Brazilian age 45 years old born September 19, 1973 hometown Belo Horizonte

Racing highlights

20021stCART FedEx Championship Series
19981stCART PPG/Dayton Indy Lights
19973rdCART PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship
19941stBrazilian F3
19931stFórmula Ford Brasil

Racing career summary

Races entered219
Wins28
Podiums40
Pole positions12
Fastest laps14
Race win percentage12.8%
Podium percentage18.3%

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.

2011Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2008Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing14 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2004Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing19 races7 wins11 podiums7 pole position6 fastest race laps
2001Racing20 races3 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing20 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1999Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing14 races4 wins8 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1997Racing13 races3 wins5 podiums1 pole positions4 fastest race laps
1996Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing19 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1994Racing8 races4 wins4 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1993Racing9 races4 wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Cristiano da Matta

2011 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
27th6Jaguar RSR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XKR GT2

2010 Formula Truck

PositionPointsTeam
23rd13Scuderia Iveco
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Iveco
Click to show race results for Formula Truck 2010.

2009 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
38th0Panico/Atrade/Locres

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
37th41Bob Stallings/Riley-Matthews
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley Technologies (Pontiac)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2006 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford

PositionPointsTeam
15th134Dale Coyne Racing, RuSPORT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B03/00 (Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford 2006.

2005 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford

PositionPointsTeam
11th139PKV Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
131110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (Ford-Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford 2005.

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
89th6Silverstone Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford-Crawford5.0L V8 NAHoosier

2004 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th3Panasonic Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TF104
TF104B
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2004.

2003 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th10Panasonic Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TF103
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2003.

2002 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st237Newman/Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1971176
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B02/00 Toyota
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2002.

2001 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th140Newman-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
203500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B01/00 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2001.

2000 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th112PPI Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 2Ki (Toyota)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 2000.

1999 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th32Arciero-Wells Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99i (Toyota)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1999.

1998 CART PPG/Dayton Indy Lights

PositionPointsTeam
1st154Tasman Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
144833
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T97/20 (Buick)
Click to show race results for CART PPG/Dayton Indy Lights 1998.

1997 CART PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd141Brian Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133514
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T97/20 (Buick)
Click to show race results for CART PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship 1997.

1996 FIA International Formula 3000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th7Pacific
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T96/50 - Zytek
Click to show race results for FIA International Formula 3000 Championship 1996.

1995 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
0West Surrey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 1995.

1995 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
8th81West Surrey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395Mugen Honda
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Britain 1995.

1994 Brazilian F3

PositionPointsTeam
1st54Césario Fórmula
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
844??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F394 (Mugen-Honda)

1993 Fórmula Ford Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Texaco-Petrópolis
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
94???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Techspeed (Ford)
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