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Michael Patrizi (born 4 May 1984) is an Australian racing driver.

Biography

Starting off in karts in his native Western Australia, he moved to Formula Ford in 2004, then to Formula BMW in Asia 2005, then UK in 2006. In 2007 he joined the competitive ranks for the Formula Three Euroseries racing for the Prema Powerteam. Since 2008 Patrizi has returned home to compete in V8 Supercars[1] and presently competes for Queensland-based team Tekno Autosports.

After two years in V8 Supercars racing for Ford Rising Stars Racing, then Paul Cruickshank Racing, Patrizi lost his seat in V8 Supercars. In February 2010 he made his debut in the Chevrolet Supercars Middle East Championship sedan series at Yas Marina Circuit, coming away with a race win.[2]

In 2010 and 2011 he drove as an endurance driver in the V8 Supercar series and did a full season in the 2011 Australian Carrera Cup Championship. In 2012 Patrizi secured the newly created second seat at Tekno Autosports and had his best ever season in V8 Supercars.

Career results

Holden VE Commodore of Michael Patrizi
Season Series Position Car Team
2000 Australian Junior Clubman Championship 3rd Tecno – Yamaha Patrizi Racing
2001 Australian CIK Intercontinental A class Championship 4th Birel-Parilla Patrizi Racing
2002 West Australian Clubman Light Karting Championship 1st Birel – Yamaha Patrizi Racing
CIK-FIA Karting World Cup 2nd Birel Motorsport
Australian Formula 100 Karting Championship 1st Patrizi Racing
2003 Australian Formula 100 Karting Championship 2nd Patrizi Racing
2004 New South Wales Formula Ford Championship 4th Van Diemen RF93 Anglo Australian Motorsport
Victorian Formula Ford Championship 7th
2005 Formula BMW Asia Championship 2nd Mygale FB02 – BMW Team Meritus
2006 Formula BMW UK Championship 8th Mygale FB02 – BMW Motaworld Racing
Champ Car Atlantic Championship 26th Swift 016.a – Mazda Cosworth Walker Racing
2007 Formula Three Euroseries 18th Dallara F306 – AMG Mercedes Prema Powerteam
2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series 26th Ford BF Falcon Ford Rising Stars Racing
2009 V8 Supercar Championship Series 27th Ford BF Falcon Paul Cruickshank Racing
2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series 58th Ford FG Falcon Triple F Racing
2011 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 6th Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Car McElrea Racing
International V8 Supercars Championship 56th Ford FG Falcon Triple F Racing
2012 International V8 Supercars Championship 18th Holden VE Commodore Tekno Autosports
2013 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 5th Porsche 997 GT3 Cup McElrea Racing
2014 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 8th Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 991 Onsite Racing

Champ Car Atlantic

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rank Points
2006 Walker Racing LBH
HOU
MTY
POR
CLE1
CLE2
TOR
EDM
SJO
DEN
MTL
8
ROA
15
25th 21

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series results

(key)

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pos Points
2007 Prema Powerteam Dallara F306/005 Mercedes HOC
1

16
HOC
2

14
BRH
1

17
BRH
2

13
NOR
1

11
NOR
2

6
MAG
1

22
MAG
2

18
MUG
1

11
MUG
2

Ret
ZAN
1

11
ZAN
2

21
NÜR
1

16
NÜR
2

22
CAT
1

17
CAT
2

Ret
NOG
1

Ret
NOG
2

17
HOC
1

Ret
HOC
2

13
18th 1

Complete Bathurst 1000 results

Year Team Car Co-driver Position Laps
2008 Ford Rising Stars Racing Ford Falcon BF Australia Karl Reindler 19th 156
2009 Paul Cruickshank Racing Ford Falcon FG New Zealand Fabian Coulthard DNF 120
2010 Triple F Racing Ford Falcon FG Australia Dean Fiore DNF 56
2011 Triple F Racing Ford Falcon FG Australia Dean Fiore 20th 160
2012 Tekno Autosports Holden Commodore VE New Zealand Jonny Reid DNF 19

References

  1. ^ Newcomer Patrizi rockets into V8 hot seat, as Bright quits rallying smh.com.au The Sydney Morning Herald Retrieved 27 January 2008
  2. ^ http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=271280 Gulf Daily News article. February, 2010

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