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Famous Racecar Drivers from Brazil

Updated October 13, 2018 6.1k views56 items

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.

Use this list of renowned Brazilian racecar drivers to discover some new racecar drivers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Abílio dos Santos Diniz

    Age: 83
    Abilio dos Santos Diniz (born December 28, 1936) a Brazilian businessman. He is the chairman...  more
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    Alex Ribeiro

    Age: 71
    Alexandre "Alex" Dias Ribeiro (born in Belo Horizonte, November 7, 1948) is a former racing...  more
  • 3
    Alexandre Sarnes Negrão (born October 14, 1985), better known as Xande Negrão and nicknamed...  more
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    Allam Khodair

    Age: 39
    Allam Khodair (born May 15, 1981) is a Brazilian racing driver, currently driving in Stock Car...  more
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    Ana "Bia" Beatriz Caselato Gomes de Figueiredo, or Bia Figueiredo (born March 18, 1985 in São...  more
  • 6
    Antônio Reginaldo Pizzonia Júnior (born 11 September 1980) is a Brazilian professional racing...  more
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    Augusto Farfus Jr. (born 3 September 1983) is a Brazilian professional racing driver, and BMW...  more
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    Ayrton Senna

    Dec. at 34 (1960-1994)
    Ayrton Senna da Silva (Brazilian Portuguese: [aˈiʁtõ ˈsẽnɐ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ] (listen); 21 March 1960...  more

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    Bruno Junqueira (born November 4, 1976) is a Brazilian race car driver who most recently...  more
  • 10
    Bruno Senna Lalli (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbrunu ˈsenɐ], born 15 October 1983) is a...  more
  • 11
    Carlos "Iaco" Iaconelli (born June 26, 1987) is a Brazilian racing car driver....  more
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    Chico Landi

    Dec. at 82 (1907-1989)
    Francisco Sacco Landi (July 14, 1907 – June 7, 1989), better known as Chico, was a racing...  more
  • 13

    Chico Serra

    Age: 63
    Francisco "Chico" Serra (born 3 February 1957 in São Paulo) is a racing driver from Brazil. He...  more
  • 14
    Christian Fittipaldi (born January 18, 1971) is a Brazilian former racing driver who has...  more
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    Cristiano da Matta

    Age: 47
    Cristiano Monteiro da Matta (born 19 September 1973) is a Brazilian former professional racing...  more
  • 16

    Danilo Dirani

    Age: 37
    Danilo Dirani is a racing driver from Brazil. He was born on January 10, 1983 in São Paulo. In...  more
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    Emerson Fittipaldi (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɛmeɾson fitʃiˈpawdʒi]; born 12 December 1946)...  more
  • 18

    Enrique Bernoldi

    Age: 41
    Enrique Antônio Langue e Silvério de Bernoldi (born 19 October 1978 in Curitiba) is a...  more
  • 19

    Fábio Carbone

    Age: 40
    Fabio Carbone (born September 4, 1980) is a Brazilian race car driver....  more
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    Felipe Massa (Portuguese pronunciation: [fiˈlipi ˈmasɐ], born 25 April 1981) is a Brazilian...  more
  • 21

    Fernando Rees

    Age: 35
    Fernando Rees (born January 4, 1985) is a retired Brazilian racecar driver. He started his...  more
  • 22

    Fritz d'Orey

    Age: 82
    Frederico José Carlos Themudo "Fritz" d'Orey (born March 25, 1938 in São Paulo) is a former...  more
  • 23

    Gil de Ferran

    Age: 52
    Gil de Ferran (born November 11, 1967 in Paris, France) is a French-born Brazilian...  more
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    Gino Bianco

    Dec. at 68 (1916-1984)
    Luigi Emilio Rodolfo Bertetti Bianco, better known as Gino Bianco (July 22, 1916 – May 8,...  more
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    Hélio Alves de Castro Neves (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɛlju ˈkastɾu ˈnɛvis]; born 10 May...  more