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    Giancarlo Fisichella born January 14, 1973 in Rome, Italy, has enjoyed a long F1 career and has driven in Formula One for Minardi, Jordan, Benetton, Sauber, Renault, Force India and Ferrari when he replaced the injured Felipe Massa in 2009, he remains Ferrari's reserve driver for 2010. Giancarlo has won a total of 3 F1 races in his career so far.

    Giancarlo began his steps to F1 by racing karts as a youngster, in 1992 he took part in the Italian Formula Three championship finshing as runner up in 1993 and winning the title in 1994 taking wins at Monaco and Macau, however he was to leave open wheeled racing for a short spell in 1995 as he joined the Alfa Romeo team racing in the International Touring Car Championship. ...
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    Born 29th July 1981 in Oviedo, Spain, Fernando discovered his love for driving at speed aged 3 when he inherited a kart his father had built for Fernando’s elder sister. The kart had to be altered to enable the tiny, young Fernando to reach the pedals but straight away his father saw potential in his son. At first, Fernando drove purely for fun but by the time he was 6 it was clear he was a better driver than other children his age. In June 1988, Fernando took part in his first junior kart race which he won. Fernando wound up the year by becoming regional junior champion, winning all 8 races he took part in.

    In 1990 he won 2 different regional championships, this time driving at the next level up from juniors, cadets. By 1991, the costs associated with kart racing ...
    Jody Scheckter Proflie

    Jody Scheckter born in East London, South Africa January 29, 1950 was to become world champion for the Scuderia in 1979. He rapidly ascended to the ranks of Formula One after moving to Britain in 1970. He debuted in Formula One at Watkins Glen in 1972 with McLaren and ran as high as 3rd place before spinning and finishing 9th. Immediately becoming a name to watch, he continued his development the following year, winning the Formula 5000 championship and racing 5 times in F1. In France, he almost won in his third start in F1 before crashing into Emerson Fittipaldi. In his next start, the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, Scheckter was involved in a big accident which took nearly a dozen cars out of the race. ...
    Niki Lauda Profile

    Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda born February 22nd, 1949 in Vienna is a double world champion for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977. Lauda became a racing driver despite his family's disapproval. After starting out with a Mini, Lauda moved on into Formula Vee, as was normal in Central Europe, but rapidly moved up to drive in private Porsche and Chevron sports cars. His career seemed to be going nowhere in particular until he took out a large bank loan, secured by a life insurance policy, to buy his way into the fledgling March team as a Formula 2 driver in 1971. ...
    John Surtees Profile

    John Surtees was born on 11th February 1934 in Tatsfield, Surrey. Surtees would become champion for Ferrari in 1964. Surtees has began his racing career on motorbikes were he won the 500cc world championship. In 1960, at the age of 26, Surtees switched from motorcycles to cars full time, making his Formula 1 debut racing for Lotus in the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo. He made an immediate impact with a second place finish in only his second Formula One race, at the 1960 British Grand Prix, and a pole position at his third race, the 1960 Portuguese Grand Prix. ...
    Phil Hill Profile

    Philip Toll Hill born on April 20th 1927 in Miama, USA would become Ferrari champion in 1961. Hill was raised in Santa Monica, California, where he lived until his death. He studied business administration at the University of Southern California from 1945-47 where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Hill left early to pursue auto racing, working as a mechanic on other drivers' cars Hill began racing cars at an early age, going to England as a Jaguar trainee in 1949 and signing with Enzo Ferrari’s team in 1956. He made his debut in the French Grand Prix at Reims France in 1958 driving a Maserati. ...
    Mike Hawthorn Profile

    John Michael Hawthorn born on 10th April 1929 in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England would become world champion for Ferrari in 1958. Hawthorn made his competition debut driving his 1934 Riley Ulster Imp, KV 9475, winning the 1,100 c.c. sports car class at the Brighton Speed Trials on September 2, 1950. In 1951 he won the Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy, a season-long contest run at Goodwood, driving his 1½-litre T.T. Riley, by one point. He also won the Ulster Trophy Handicap at Dundrod and the Leinster Trophy at Wicklow that year.
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    Juan Manuel Fangio Profile

    Juan Manuel Fangio born on June 24th 1911 would become champion for Ferrari in 1956. Fangio dominated the first decade of Formula One racing. He won five Formula One World Driver's Championships — a record which stood for 46 years until eventually beaten by Michael Schumacher — with four different teams (Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Maserati), a feat that has not been repeated since. He is the only Argentine driver to have won the Argentine Grand Prix, having won it four times in his career.
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