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List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Brazil and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from Brazil is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Ayrton Senna and Hélio Castroneves.

This historic racecar drivers from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from Brazil?" These prominent racecar drivers of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian racecar drivers.

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Abílio dos Santos Diniz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Abílio dos Santos Diniz age 82 Abílio dos Santos Diniz a Brazilian businessman. He is the former chairman of the Brazilian retail chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar, and victim of a famous kidnapping. ...more

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Alex Ribeiro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Alex Ribeiro age 70 Alexandre "Alex" Dias Ribeiro is a former racing driver from Brazil. He entered in 20 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, but scored no World Championship points.

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Alexandre Sarnes Negrão is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 33 Alexandre Sarnes Negrão, nicknamed Xandinho, is a Brazilian race car driver. He raced in the first three seasons of the GP2 Series, all with the Piquet Sports team, having won the Formula ...more

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Allam Khodair is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Allam Khodair age 37 Allam Khodair is a Brazilian racing driver, currently driving in Stock Car Brasil. His father is Lebanese and his mother is Japanese Brazilian.

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Ana Beatriz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 33 Ana "Bia" Beatriz Caselato Gomes de Figueiredo is a Brazilian racing driver currently competing in the IZOD Indycar Series. Bia, as she is known by friends and fans, won her first Indy ...more

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Antônio Pizzonia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 38 Antônio Reginaldo Pizzonia Júnior is a Brazilian professional racing driver who has raced in Formula One and the Champ Car World Series. As of 2013, he is competing in the FIA World ...more

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Augusto Farfus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 35 Augusto Farfus Jr. is a Brazilian BMW factory driver. He presently lives in Monaco.

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Ayrton Senna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Dec. at 34 (1960-1994) Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships. He was killed in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. He was among the ...more

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Bruno Junqueira is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 42 Bruno Junqueira is a Brazilian race car driver that most recently competed in the IRL IndyCar Series. He is a former Formula 3000 champion and three-time runner-up in the Champ Car World

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Bruno Senna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 35 Bruno Senna Lalli is a Brazilian professional racing driver currently racing for Aston Martin in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the Mahindra Formula E team. He is the nephew of the ...more

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Carlos Iaconelli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 31 Carlos "Iaco" Iaconelli is a Brazilian racing car driver.

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Chico Landi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Dec. at 82 (1907-1989) Francisco Sacco Landi, better known as Chico, was a racing driver from São Paulo, Brazil. He participated in six Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on September 16, ...more

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Chico Serra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Chico Serra age 62 Francisco "Chico" Serra is a racing driver from Brazil. He won the 1979 British Formula Three Championship. He participated in 33 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix for ...more

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Christian Fittipaldi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 48 Christian Fittipaldi killed at Le Mans in 1963), he was a highly rated young racing driver in the early 1990s, and participated in 43 Formula One Grand Prix for Minardi and Footwork between 1992 ...more

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Cristiano da Matta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Cristiano da Matta age 45 Cristiano Monteiro da Matta is a professional racing driver, winner of the American CART Championship in 2002, and former Formula One driver with the Toyota team.

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Danilo Dirani is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Danilo Dirani age 36 Danilo Dirani is a racing driver from Brazil. He was born on January 10, 1983 in São Paulo. In his karting career, Danilo won 29 different championships in South America. In 2002, Danilo ...more

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Emerson Fittipaldi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 72 Emerson Fittipaldi is a semi-retired Brazilian automobile racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship and the Indianapolis 500 twice each and the CART championship once.

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Enrique Bernoldi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Enrique Bernoldi age 40 Enrique Antônio Langue e Silvério de Bernoldi is a Brazilian professional racing driver who raced for the Arrows Formula One team in 2001 and 2002, and was the test driver for BAR ...more

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Fábio Carbone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Fábio Carbone age 38 Fabio Carbone is a Brazilian race car driver.

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Felipe Massa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 37 Felipe Massa is a Brazilian Formula One racing driver who currently drives for Williams. Massa started his career in go-karting from the age of eight continuing in national and regional ...more

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Fernando Rees is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Fernando Rees age 34 Fernando Rees is a Brazilian racecar driver. He started his career racing with go-karts back in 1993 at age 8. Fernando made his single-seater's debut in 2001, his endurance racing debut in ...more

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Fritz d'Orey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Fritz d'Orey age 80 Frederico J C Themudo "Fritz" d'Orey is a former racing driver, from Brazil. He participated in three Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on July 5, 1959. He scored no ...more

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Gil de Ferran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Gil de Ferran age 51 Gil de Ferran, is a professional racing driver and team owner. De Ferran was the 2000 and 2001 Champ Car champion driving for the Penske Honda Team and the winner of the 2003 Indianapolis 500.

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Gino Bianco is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
Gino Bianco Dec. at 68 (1916-1984) Luigi Emilio Rodolfo Bertetti Bianco, better known as Gino Bianco was a racing driver from Brazil. Born in Milan, Italy, he emigrated to Brazil as a child and started racing there. He raced a ...more

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Hélio Castroneves is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil
age 43 Hélio Castroneves is a Brazilian auto racing driver competing in the 2014 North American IndyCar Series. In IndyCar competition, Castroneves has 22 wins and 33 poles, and has never placed ...more