|Date of Birth||2/3/1962|
|Date of Death||Unknown|
|Total Entries||0 (0 Starts)|
|Wins||0 (0 in Class)|
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.
Tarquini was born in Giulianova, and began karting in 1976.
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.
|Gabriele Tarquini's BTCC Record|
|1994||Alfa Corse||1st||298||Alfa Romeo 155 TS||1||1||1||1||1||DNS||WD||3||DNS||1|