Fabrizio Barbazza

Barbazza
Nationality Italian
Date of Birth 4 April, 1963
Teams AGS (1991)
Minardi (1993)
Races Entered 20
DNQ/DNPQ 12
Best Result 6th, Europe/Imola, 1993

Fast, wild and big-haired, Fabrizio had plenty of talent, shown in his winning the inaugural Indy Lights Championship in 1986, and a rookie podium at the Indy 500 in 1987. But a struggling AGS was no place to start an F1 career, and a stint with Minardi the following year didn't much help either.

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Career Summary
Before F1
1984 • Italian F3, 6th overall, 22 points in a Venturini Dallara 384 Alfa Romeo.
1985 • Italian F3, 3rd overall in a Venturini Dallara 385 Alfa Romeo.
1986 • American Racing Series, 1st overall.
1987 • CART PPG Indy Car World Series, 12th overall, Rookie of the Year, 3rd in Indy 500.
• F3000, 1 entry, 1 DNQ in a Genoa Racing March 87B Cosworth.
1988 • F3000, 5 entries, 3 DNQs.
1989 • Japanese F3000, =17th overall, 1 point in a Motor Sport Development Lola T88/50 Cosworth.
1990 • F3000, =16th overall, 3 points in a Crypton Leyton House 90B Cosworth.
1991 • F3000, 1 entry in a Crypton Reynard 91D Cosworth.
Formula One
1991 • AGS JH25/JH25B/JH27 Cosworth, 12 entries, 6 DNQs, 6 DNPQs.
1993 • Minardi M193 Ford, 8 entries, =17th overall, 2 points.
After F1
1992 • CART PPG Indy Car World Series, 2 races in an Arciero Lola Buick.
1994 • Developed impact-absorbing barriers for use at race tracks.
1995 • IMSA in a Euromotorsports Ferrari 333SP.
1996 • Retired from motor racing.

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