Marco Apicella

Apicella
Nationality Italian
Date of Birth 7 October, 1965
Teams Jordan (1993)
Races Entered 1
DNQ/DNPQ -
Best Result DNF (0 laps), Italy, 1993

The driver with the shortest career in F1 in terms of race distance covered. Many would say the F3000 mainstay's one-off disaster for Jordan at Monza was not what Apicella's talent and record in lower categories deserved.

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Career Summary
Before F1
1984 • Italian F3, 7th overall, 17 points in a Coperchini Ralt RT3 Alfa Romeo.
1985 • Italian F3, 2 wins in a Coperchini Ralt RT3 and Reynard 853.
1986 • Italian F3, 2nd overall in a Coloni Dallara.
1987 • F3000, =19th overall, 1 point in a Euroventurini Dallara 3087 Cosworth.
1988 • F3000, =11th overall, 9 points in a FIRST March 88B Judd.
1989 • F3000, 4th overall, 23 points in a FIRST Reynard 89D Judd.
1990 • F3000, =5th overall, 20 points in a FIRST Reynard 90D Mugen.
• Tested for the Minardi F1 team.
1991 • F3000, 5th overall, 18 points in a PSR Lola T91/50 Mugen.
• Tested for the Modena Lamborghini F1 team.
1992 • Japanese F3000, 1 win for the Dome team.
1993 • Japanese F3000, 4th overall, 23 points, 1 win in a Dome F103i Mugen.
Formula One
1993 • Jordan 193 Hart V10, 1 entry.
After F1
1994 • Japanese F3000, 1st overall, 52 points, 3 wins in a Dome F104 Mugen.
1995 • Japanese F3000 in a 5-Zigen Reynard 95D Judd.
• Le Mans 24hrs, 14th place overall in a SARD Toyota Supra GT LM with Krosnoff and Martini.
1996 • Formula Nippon, 16th overall in a 5-Zigen Reynard 95D Judd.
• Tested the Dome F105 Mugen F1 prototype.
1997 • Formula Nippon, 6 races in a Stellar Reynard 96D Mugen.
• Japanese GT Championship, 1 start, 25th overall, 10 points in a NISMO Nissan Skyline GT-R with Suzuki.
1999 • Italian F3000 championship, 3rd overall, 20 points, 1 win for the Monaco team.
• Le Mans 24hrs, retired in a Riley & Scott Europe R&S Mk III with Lewis and Rosenblad.
• Sports Racing World Cup, 1 start, 27th overall, 10 points in a Target 24 R&S Mk III with de Lorenzi.
2000 • Japanese GT Championship, 21st overall in GT300 class, 13 points in a MTCI/Sports Today Porsche 986 Boxster with Nishizawa.
• Alfredo Melandri Memorial karting event, 16th place with Comandini and Rasi.
2001 • Japanese GT Championship in GT500 class, in a JLOC Lamborghini Diablo JGT1 with Furuya.

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