Luca Badoer

Luca Badoer Luca Badoer
Team Ferrari
Nationality Italian
Podiums 0
Points 0
Grand Prix entered 58
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 7 (x1)
Highest grid position 12 (x1)
Date of Birth 01/01/1970
Place of Birth Montebelluna
Luca Badoer
Luca Badoer (ITA) Ferrari Test Driver and Nicolas Todt (FRA) Driver Manager (Right).
Formula One World Championship, Rd 5, Spanish Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, 9 May 2009

2009

Finally gets Ferrari race debut at August's European Grand Prix, deputising for the injured Felipe Massa.

(L to R): Luca Badoer (ITA) Ferrari Test Driver with Michael Schumacher (GER) Ferrari on the grid.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Race, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, 29 March 2009

2000 - 2008

Full-time Ferrari test driver, racking up thousands of development kilometres for the Italian team.

Luca Badoer (ITA) Minardi Ford M01. Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka, Japan, 31 October 1999.

1999

Continues to test for Ferrari, combined with race drive at Minardi. Comes within 13 laps away of scoring fourth place at the European Grand Prix before a gearbox problem causes him to retire.

Test driver Luca Badoer (ITA) continues with development work on the Ferrari F300. Formula One Testing, Barcelona, Spain, 28 April 1998.

1998

Returns to Formula One racing, as a test driver for Ferrari.

Luca Badoer (ITA) and Mimmo Schiatterella (ITA) Lotus Elise GT1 finished twelfth. FIA GT Championship, Donington Park, England, 14 September 1997.

1997

Switches to GT racing for a season, competing in seven races.

Luca Badoer(ITA) flips his Forti, luckily with no injury Argentine GP, Buenos Aires, 7 April 1996

1996

Moves to Forti Corse team but fails to qualify at four races, crashes out of two, and retires twice. Financial problems force team to pull out after 10 races.

Luca Badoer (ITA) Minardi M195. Formula One World Championship, Portugese Grand Prix, Estoril, Portugal. 24 September 1995.

1995

Minardi promote him to a race seat. Scores two eighth-place finishes and qualifies as high as 12th, but also suffers six retirements.

The helmet of Luca Badoer (ITA) Ferrari test driver Formula One Testing, Day 1, Jerez, Spain. 6 December 2006

1994

Left without a seat for the season and opts to become test driver for Minardi.

Luca Badoer, Lola BMS-Ferrari 1993 Brazilian Grand Prix

1993

Moves up to Formula One racing with Scuderia Italia. Career best seventh-placed finish at the San Marino Grand Prix, but also racks up six retirements and two DNQs.

Race winner Luca Badoer (ITA) celebrates winning the F3000 Championship with his Crypton team. International Formula 3000 Championship, Nogaro, France, 11 October 1992.

1992

Secures a seat in F3000, driving for Team Crypton. Scores five pole positions, four wins and the title in his debut season.

Luca Badoer (ITA) Dallara 391 Alfa-Romeo failed to finish in the top six. International Formula Three, Macau Grand Prix, Hong Kong, 24 November 1991.

1991

Stays for a second season in Italian F3 and clinches four victories in a row. Three of the wins later overturned due to tyre choice irregularities.

The helmet of Luca Badoer (ITA) Ferrari test driver Formula One Testing, Day 1, Jerez, Spain. 6 December 2006

1990

Impressive first season of single-seater competition. Wins the last round of the Italian Formula Three championship.

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