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Emilio Rodríguez Zapico (27 May 1944 in León, Castile and León, Spain – 6 August 1996 in Huete, Castile-La Mancha, Spain), was a Spanish racing driver.[1] He entered one Formula One Grand Prix, the 1976 Spanish Grand Prix, with the then-struggling Williams team, but failed to qualify. The Williams FW04 that Zapico used was already a year old, and it was later used by Brian McGuire.

Emilio Zapico
Born(1944-05-27)27 May 1944
León, Castile and León, Spain
Died6 August 1996(1996-08-06) (aged 52)
Huete, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Formula One World Championship career
NationalitySpain Spanish
Active years1976
Teamsprivate Williams
Entries1 (0 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1976 Spanish Grand Prix
Last entry1976 Spanish Grand Prix

He later returned to Touring Cars in the 1980s before retiring. Zapico was killed in an aircraft accident, piloting his ultralight in Huete, Spain, on 6 August 1996.[1]

Complete Formula One resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
1976 Mapfre Williams Williams FW04 Cosworth V8 BRA RSA USW ESP
DNQ
BEL MON SWE FRA GBR GER AUT NED ITA CAN USA JPN NC 0

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