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Gabriele Tarquini
Helmet
Driver Details
Nationality {{{{{natflag}}}}} Italy Italian Republin
Date of Birth 2/3/1962
Date of Death Unknown
Début 1994
Championships 1 (1994)
2015 Position Unknown
First Win Unknown
Previous Teams Unknown
Career Statistics
Total Entries 0 (0 Starts)
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
Wins 0 (0 in Class)
Total Points 0
Current Season
Team Unknown
Car Unknown
Number Standings Points
' 0

  Gabriele Tarquini is a veteran Italian racing driver who won the 1994 British Touring Car Championship in his first season. This victory made Tarquini the first-ever Italian to become British Touring Car Champion.

In 2009, he also won the World Touring Championship, and thus became the second man to win both the British and World Touring Car titles, in addition to the European Touring Car Championship in 2003. He has also raced in Formula One.

BackgroundEdit

Tarquini was born in Giulianova, and began karting in 1976.

BTCC HistoryEdit

Tarquini moved to the British Touring Car Championship in 1994, winning the title at the first attempt in an Alfa Romeo featuring controversial aerodynamic enhancements. He started races in both the British and Italian Touring Car Championship in 1995, and was also in the BTCC for David Richards' Honda team in the late 1990s, taking 4 further victories, as well as racing in Germany's STW Cup and the Belgian Procar series. He switched to the European Touring Car Championship (ETCC) with considerable success, winning it for Alfa Romeo in 2003.

BTCC RecordEdit

Gabriele Tarquini's BTCC Record
Year Team Pos Pts Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1994 Alfa Corse 1st 298 Alfa Romeo 155 TS 1 1 1 1 1 DNS WD 3 DNS 1
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
1 2 Ret DNS 3 2 2 2 1 Ret
21
4

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