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Affonso Giaffone (born April 6, 1968 in Santos, Brazil), is a former driver in the Indy Racing League. His family has closed relation with auto racing; he is a cousin of Felipe Giaffone, an ex-IRL driver, and a cousin-in-law of Rubens Barrichello. His father Affonso Giaffone Filho was also a racecar driver.

He raced in the 1996–1997 season with eight career starts, including the 1997 Indianapolis 500.[1] His best career finish was in fourth position at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 1997. Before the IRL he finished third in the 1995 Indy Lights championship behind Greg Moore and Robbie Buhl. He was the 1991 Formula Three Sudamericana Champion with five victories.

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Motorsports Career ResultsEdit

American open–wheel racing resultsEdit

(key)

Indy LightsEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rank Points
1995 Brian Stewart Racing MIA
8
PHX
5
LBH
25
NAZ
2
MIL
2
DET
5
POR
2
TOR
4
CLE
23
NHA
6
VAN
4
LS
2
3rd 122

Indy Racing LeagueEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1996-1997 Team Scandia  
NHM
 
LVS
10
 
WDW
              16th 159
Chitwood Motorsports        
PHX
13
 
IND
32
 
TXS
20
 
PPI
9
 
CLT
4
 
NH2
18
 
LV2
15
1998 Team Coulson  
WDW
DNQ
 
PHX
 
INDY
 
TXS
 
NHM
 
DOV
 
CLT
 
PPIR
 
ATL
 
TX2
 
LVS
NC -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1996–1997 IndyCar Series Point Standings". Indy Racing League. Archived from the original on 24 November 2010. Retrieved 19 November 2010.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Christian Fittipaldi
Formula Three Sudamericana Champion
1991
Succeeded by
Marcos Gueiros