Fábio Carbone (born September 4, 1980) is a Brazilian race car driver.

Racing career

Carbone began his career in karting at the age of nine and won the Brazilian national championship at 15 years of age, in 1995.

In 1999, he moved into Formula Chevrolet and finishing the Brazilian championship in vice, behind Felipe Massa. He finished the championship in third in the next year.

In 2001, he moved to Europe to compete in the Italian and Formula Renault Championship. He won three races and finished the series in third at once. In the same year, he participated in five races of the European Formula Renault Championship and took a pole position. Renault saw his activity and selected him to a driver of Renault Development Program.

Formula Three

In 2002, he competed in the British Formula 3 Championship and finished in sixth. In this year, he won the Masters F3 race.[1]

In 2003, he moved to Formula 3 Euro Series of just establishment and finished in fifth. He won the race 2 of the Pau Grand Prix. And he took pole position in the Macau Grand Prix F3 race and runner-up in the race.

In 2004, once more, he moved to another Formula Three championship, the Japanese Championship in this time. And he returned to Euroseries in 2005 before re-returned to Japanese Championship in 2006.

Japan

Though he ran as practice driver for the A1 Team Brazil in the 2005–06 season, he went on to take an active part in Japan and competed in the Formula Nippon and Super GT in 2007.

He also participated in 1000km Suzuka in 2006 and finished in second.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Carbone competed in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2008, driving for the Ultimate Signature team, with team-mates Claudio Cantelli and Esteban Guerrieri. He won two consecutive races in 2008.[2]

Return to Brazil

Carbone resumed his sports career in 2011. He raced in the Brasileiro de Marcas as well as some races in Stock Car Brasil and Porsche GT3 Cup Brasil.[3]

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F.Laps Podiums Points Position
1997 Formula Chevrolet Brazil Vaska Rodas 10 1 1 1 1 27 11th
1998 Formula Chevrolet Brazil Mico's Racing 4 2 ? ? 4 67 5th
1999 Formula Chevrolet Brazil Full Time Racing 10 2 2 2 8 ? 2nd
2000 Formula Chevrolet Brazil ? 12 1 1 1 6 86 5th
Formula Renault 2.0 Italia ADM International 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2001 Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup ADM Junior Team 6 0 0 0 2 70 6th
Formula Renault 2.0 Italia 10 2 1 1 3 154 3rd
2002 British Formula Three Championship Fortec Motorsport 25 0 0 0 4 137 6th
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Korea Super Prix 1 0 0 0 0 0 4th
Masters of Formula 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 1st
2003 British Formula Three Championship Hitech Grand Prix 2 0 0 0 0 1 25th
Formula 3 Euro Series Signature Plus 20 1 0 0 4 55 6th
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 1 0 1 0 2nd
Korea Super Prix 1 0 0 0 0 0 8th
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 10th
2004 Japanese Formula 3 Championship ThreeBond Racing 20 1 0 3 3 127 8th
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 0 4th
Bahrain Super Prix 1 0 0 0 0 0 5th
2005 Formula 3 Euro Series Signature 20 0 0 0 0 14 13th
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 0 12th
Formula Renault 3.5 Series EuroInternational 4 0 0 0 0 7 22nd
2006 Japanese Formula 3 Championship ThreeBond Racing 18 2 3 0 8 169 4th
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 0 10th
Super GT Nismo 1 0 0 0 1 20 17th
2007 Formula Nippon NTT DoCoMo Team Dandelion 9 0 0 0 0 3 15th
Super GT Nakajima Racing 9 1 0 0 3 69 2nd
2008 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Ultimate Signature 17 3 1 2 6 97 3rd
Super GT Nismo 1 0 0 0 0 3 24th
2011 Brasileiro de Marcas Full Time Sports 16 1 1 0 3 205 3rd
2012 Stock Car Brasil Bassani Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Brasileiro de Marcas Full Time Sports 14 1 1 0 2 56 17th
2014 Stock Car Brasil Prati-Donaduzzi 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Brasileiro de Marcas C2 Team 1 0 0 0 0 0 32nd
2015 Stock Car Brasil Axalta C2 Team 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Brasileiro de Marcas Full Time Sports 8 3 1 4 3 113 12th
2016 Stock Car Brasil Mico's Racing 3 0 0 0 0 2 34th
Brasileiro de Marcas Greco Competicoes 11 1 1 2 1 58 15th
2018 Stock Car Brasil Squadra G-Force 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DC Points
2005 EuroInternational ZOL
1
ZOL
2
MON
1
VAL
1
VAL
2
LMS
1
LMS
2
BIL
1
BIL
2
OSC
1
OSC
2
DON
1

9
DON
2

8
EST
1

15
EST
2

9
MNZ
1
MNZ
2
22nd 7
2008 Ultimate Signature MNZ
1

DSQ
MNZ
2

Ret
SPA
1

15
SPA
2

Ret
MON
1

12
SIL
1

4
SIL
2

5
HUN
1

3
HUN
2

1
NÜR
1

1
NÜR
2

6
BUG
1

3
BUG
2

2
EST
1

1
EST
2

Ret
CAT
1

5
CAT
2

10
3rd 97

Complete Super GT results

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Pts
2006 NISMO Nissan Z GT500 SUZ OKA FUJ SEP SUG SUZ
2
MOT AUT FUJ 17th 20
2007 Nakajima Racing Honda NSX GT500 SUZ
3
OKA
4
FUJ
Ret
SEP
15
SUG
3
SUZ
13
MOT
4
AUT
9
FUJ
1
2nd 69
2008 NISMO Nissan GT-R GT500 SUZ OKA FUJ SEP SUG SUZ
8
MOT AUT FUJ 24th 3

References

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Sporting positions
Preceded by Formula Three Masters
Winner

2002
Succeeded by