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Airton Daré (born 9 February 1978 in Bauru, Brazil) is a Brazilian race car driver who has competed in the Indy Racing League. He made his first IRL start in 2000 and was a long-time driver for A. J. Foyt Enterprises. Airton has a single IRL race win which he captured for Foyt in 2002 at Kansas Speedway.[1] He was also the 2000 IRL Rookie of the Year.[2] Dare has five starts in the Indianapolis 500 with a best finish of 8th in 2001.[3] His best IRL points finish is 9th in 2002. He drove in the 2006 Indianapolis 500 for Sam Schmidt Motorsports, finishing in 18th position.[3][4] He also races stock cars and motocross in his native Brazil.

Airton Daré
NationalityBrazil Brazilian
Born (1978-02-09) 9 February 1978 (age 41)
Bauru, Brazil
IndyCar Series career
39 races run over 5 years
Team(s)TeamXtreme
A. J. Foyt Enterprises
Sam Schmidt Motorsports
Best finish9th (2002)
First race2000 Delphi Indy 200 (Walt Disney World)
Last race2006 Indianapolis 500 (Indianapolis)
First win2002 Ameristar Casino Indy 200 (Kansas)
Last win2002 Ameristar Casino Indy 200 (Kansas)
Wins Podiums Poles
1 3 0

Contents

Racing recordEdit

American open-wheel racing resultsEdit

(key)

IndyCar SeriesEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
2000 Team Xtreme WDW
11
PHX
22
LVS
14
INDY
25
TXS
10
PPIR
2
ATL
25
KTY
19
TX2
12
16th 142
2001 Team Xtreme PHX
13
HMS
23
ATL
9
INDY
8
TXS
19
PPIR
5
RIR
15
KAN
6
NSH
17
KTY
20
STL
9
CHI
19
TX2
7
10th 239
2002 A. J. Foyt Enterprises HMS
10
PHX
12
FON
13
NZR
11
INDY
13
TXS
3
PPIR
9
RIR
6
KAN
1
NSH
17
MIS
23
KTY
23
STL
11
CHI
16
TX2
12
9th 304
2003 A. J. Foyt Enterprises HMS
PHX
MOT
INDY
24
TXS
DNS
PPIR
RIR
KAN
NSH
MIS
STL
KTY
NZR
CHI
FON
TX2
34th 6
2006 Sam Schmidt Motorsports HMS
STP
MOT
INDY
18
WGL
TXS
RIR
KAN
NSH
MIL
MIS
KTY
SNM
CHI
31st 12

Indianapolis 500 resultsEdit

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Team
2000 G-Force Oldsmobile 21 25 Team Xtreme
2001 G-Force Oldsmobile 30 8 Team Xtreme
2002 Dallara Chevrolet 30 13 A. J. Foyt Enterprises
2003 G-Force Toyota 33 24 A. J. Foyt Enterprises
2006 Panoz Honda 29 18 Sam Schmidt Motorsports

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Late surge leads Dare to victory". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Associated Press. 8 July 2002. Retrieved 22 November 2010.
  2. ^ "Indy 500: Indianapolis 500 driver profiles". ESPN. Associated Press. 1 June 2006. Retrieved 22 November 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Indy 500 Career Stats – Airton Dare". Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2010.
  4. ^ Cavin, Curt (15 May 2006). "Washout: Rain cancels Indy's first-weekend qualifying for the first time in more than 20 years". AutoWeek. Retrieved 22 November 2010.

The Greatest 33 Profile

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Scott Harrington
IndyCar Series
Rookie of the Year

2000
Succeeded by
Felipe Giaffone