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Helmet of Niko Palhares

Flag of Brazil Niko Palhares

nationality Brazilian age 52 years old born February 24, 1966 hometown Sao Paulo

Racing highlights

19922ndFormula 3 Italy
19891stFormula Ford Festival
19891stFormula Ford 1600 BRDC
19891stFormula Ford 1600 Britain Esso

Racing career summary

Races entered62
Wins10
Podiums15
Pole positions5
Fastest laps4
Race win percentage16.1%
Podium percentage24.2%

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.

1995Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1993Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing15 races2 wins4 podiums4 pole position1 fastest race lap
1991Racing13 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1990Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing16 races8 wins10 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1988Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1987Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Niko Palhares

1995 PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th9PacWest Lights
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T93/20 (Buick)
Click to show race results for PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship 1995.

1993 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
12th2Dallara Automobile Japan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F393 (Mugen)
Dallara F393 (Fiat)

1992 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Tatuus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 392 (Mugen)

1992 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd37Tatuus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
122431
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 392 (Mugen)

1992 All Japan Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Super Nova Co. Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F392 (Honda)

1992 Formula 3 Monaco Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Tatuus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F392 (Mugen Honda)

1991 Formula 3 Monaco Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
16th0Tatuus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F391 (Volkswagen)

1991 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
11th12Tatuus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 391 (Volkswagen)

1990 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Scholar RF90

1990 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Hubbard Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT34 (Opel))
Ralt RT34 (Alfa Romeo)
Reynard 903 (Opel

1989 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Scholar RF89

1989 Formula Ford 1600 BRDC

PositionPointsTeam
1st211
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1579?2
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF89 (Ford)

1989 LUK RAC British FF1600 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Duckhams Van Diemen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF89

1989 Formula Ford 1600 Britain Esso

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Duckhams Van Diemen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF89

1988 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Scholar RF88

1988 Formula Ford 1600 France

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

1987 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Minister RF87

1986 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
10th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
VD-Scholar RF86
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