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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

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. Abílio Diniz is the father of former Formula One driver Pedro Diniz, whose career was largely funded by his father's personal wealth and sponsorship connections. Abílio also competed as a racecar driver in his youth and won the 1970 Mil Milhas Brasil with his brother, Alcides. Diniz is currently the chairman of BRF. Through GPA, Diniz became one of the wealthiest individuals in Brazil. In 2015, Forbes ranked him 369th richest person in the world and 9th in Brazil with a personal net worth of $4.4 billion, up from $3.7 billion last ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil


Alex Ribeiro

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. ...more

Age: 69

Birthplace: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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 Three Sudamericana championship in 2004. ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: Brazil

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Allam Khodair

Allam Khodair is a Brazilian racing driver, currently driving in Stock Car Brasil. His father is Lebanese and his mother is Japanese Brazilian. ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil