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Helmet of Rafa Matos

Flag of Brazil Rafa Matos

full name Raphael Matos nationality Brazilian age 40 years old born August 28, 1981 hometown Belo Horizonte

Racing highlights

20211stTrans Am presented by Pirelli TA2 class
20202ndTrans Am Championship TA2 powered by AEM Infinity
20193rdChase for the Trigon Trophy TA2 Series powered by AEM Infinity
20181stChase for the Trigon Trophy TA2 Series
20081stFirestone Indy Lights
20071stCooper Tires Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda
20051stStar Mazda
20031stFormula Dodge National Championship Presented by RACER
20022ndSkip Barber Mid Western Regional Series

Racing career summary

Races entered284
Wins43
Podiums85
Pole positions41
Fastest laps47
Race win percentage15.1%
Podium percentage29.9%

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.

2022Racing15 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2021Racing12 races6 wins10 podiums3 pole position9 fastest race laps
2020Racing9 races1 win6 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2019Racing11 races4 wins5 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
2018Racing13 races5 wins8 podiums3 pole position4 fastest race laps
2017Racing5 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2016Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2014Racing23 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2013Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing19 races5 wins9 podiums5 pole position6 fastest race laps
2007Racing20 races6 wins9 podiums5 pole position1 fastest race lap
2006Racing17 races3 wins6 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
2005Racing12 races4 wins8 podiums3 pole position5 fastest race laps
2004Racing9 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2003Racing13 races3 wins9 podiums5 pole position5 fastest race laps
2002Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2000Racing6 races3 wins4 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Rafa Matos

2022 Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli TA2 Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st1823Dimensional Services Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 6.0Pirelli
Click to show race results for Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli TA2 Drivers Championship 2022.

2022 Pirelli GT4 America - Pro/AM

PositionPointsTeam
13th20Fast Track Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 GT4
Click to show race results for Pirelli GT4 America - Pro/AM 2022.

2021 Trans Am presented by Pirelli TA2 class

PositionPointsTeam
1st3573 Dimensional Services
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1261039
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 6.0Pirelli
Click to show race results for Trans Am presented by Pirelli TA2 class 2021.

2020 Trans Am Championship TA2 powered by AEM Infinity

PositionPointsTeam
2nd207Coleman Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91612
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroChevrolet 6.2Pirelli
Click to show race results for Trans Am Championship TA2 powered by AEM Infinity 2020.

2019 Chase for the Trigon Trophy TA2 Series powered by AEM Infinity

PositionPointsTeam
3rd241Coleman Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
114554
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroPirelli
Ford MustangPirelli
Click to show race results for Chase for the Trigon Trophy TA2 Series powered by AEM Infinity 2019.

2018 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverVogel Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CruzeStock Car V8Pirelli
Click to show race results for Stock Car Brasil 2018.

2018 Chase for the Trigon Trophy TA2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st309Coleman Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
125834
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroPirelli
Click to show race results for Chase for the Trigon Trophy TA2 Series 2018.

2017 Trans-Am - TA2

PositionPointsTeam
13th95HP Tech
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50112
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroPirelli
Click to show race results for Trans-Am - TA2 2017.

2016 FARA Endurance Championship - MP-1B

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ginetta G55Ginetta G55Pirelli

2015 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
24th55Schin Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 408Stock Car V8Pirelli
Click to show race results for Stock Car Brasil 2015.

2014 United Sports Car Championship - Prototype Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
29th32Performance Tech Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca FLM09Chevrolet LS3Continental
Click to show race results for United Sports Car Championship - Prototype Challenge 2014.

2014 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
16th104Hot Car Competições
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Sonic
Click to show race results for Stock Car Brasil 2014.

2013 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
62nd16Scuderia Corsa Michelotto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 Grand-AmContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2013.

2013 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
13th84Hot Car Competições
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Sonic
Click to show race results for Stock Car Brasil 2013.

2012 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
68th16Risi Competizione
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 Italia4.5L V8 NAContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2012.

2012 American Le Mans Series - LMPC

PositionPointsTeam
28th10Performance Tech Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca FLM09 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - LMPC 2012.

2012 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
0Bassani Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 408Stock Car V8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Stock Car Brasil 2012.

2011 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
20th48Level 5 Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley Mk XX (BMW)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2011.

2011 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
30th67AFS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2011.

2011 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
50th23Turner Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT2.0L R3 NAContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2011.

2011 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Risi Competizione
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GTC

2011 SKUSA SuperNationals XV - KZ2

PositionPointsTeam
16th0Zanardi America
KartEngineTyres
Zanardi (TM)

2011 Ferrari Challenge North America - F430 Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
0Ferrari of Fort Lauderdale
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430 Challenge4.3L V8 NAPirelli

2011 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
6th0IMM/Viapol/ONS
KartEngineTyres
Kart Mini M2 (Honda GX390)

2011 IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport

PositionPointsTeam
64th20Turner Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M34.0L V8 NAContinental

2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
55th20Brumos Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (Porsche)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2010.

2010 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
14th290de Ferran Luczo Dragon Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2010.

2010 SKUSA SuperNationals XIV - KZ2

PositionPointsTeam
23rd0RDD Motorsports
KartEngineTyres
Zanardi (Maxter)

2010 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
13th0IMM/Viapol/ONS

2009 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th312Luczo Dragon Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2009.

2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
44th22Level 5 Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (BMW)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2009.

2009 SuperNationals XIII - SuperPro

PositionPointsTeam
0

2009 Desafio Internacional das Estrelas

PositionPointsTeam
13th6
KartEngineTyres
Birel (Parilla)

2009 Machismo 500 - Pro

PositionPointsTeam
4th0RDD Motorsports

2008 Firestone Indy Lights

PositionPointsTeam
1st510AFS Racing/Andretti Green Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
163755
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IPS (Infiniti)
Click to show race results for Firestone Indy Lights 2008.

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
63rd35SpeedSource
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-8
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2008.

2008 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
19th4B-K Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B07/46 (Mazda)
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - LMP2 2008.

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
42nd35Michael Shank Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley Technologies (Ford)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2006-07 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
18th9Team Brazil
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52ZytekCooper
Click to show race results for A1GP 2006-07.

2007 Cooper Tires Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
1st341Sierra Sierra Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
126951
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 016.a (Mazda-Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Cooper Tires Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda 2007.

2007 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
19th10B-K Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B07/46 (Mazda)

2007 SKUSA SuperNationals XI - SuperPro

PositionPointsTeam
16th0
KartEngineTyres
Birel (TM)

2006 Yokohama Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
4th205Sierra Sierra Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121442
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 0.16a (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Yokohama Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda 2006.

2006 Indy Lights

PositionPointsTeam
10th154Guthrie Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
42212
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IPS (Infiniti)
Click to show race results for Indy Lights 2006.

2006 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
12th14Barazi-Kruse Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Courage C65 (Mazda)

2005 Star Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
1st453Ocean Tomo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
124835
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Star Pro (Mazda)
Click to show race results for Star Mazda 2005.

2004 Star Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
7th244Hearn Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Star Pro (Mazda)

2003 Formula Dodge National Championship Presented by RACER

PositionPointsTeam
1st178
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133955
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard R/T 2000 (Dodge)

2002 Skip Barber Mid Western Regional Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2002 Formula Dodge National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st13
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard R/T 2000 (Dodge)

2001 Petrobras Karting Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th17

2000 Fórmula Junior Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
4th75
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63433
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
F-JR (Chevrolet)


DriverDB Rating graph

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