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CareerEdit

KartingEdit

Franchi began his karting career in 2000, with the 36th place in European Championship Formula A.[1]

Formula FordEdit

Franchi make debut in his formula racing career in French Formula Ford championship where he finished as runner-up.[2]

Formula RenaultEdit

After race at Autódromo do Estoril in the Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup in 2001, he remained for 2002, but switched to ADM Junior Team. He finished 39th without scoring a point.[3] Also he participated in three races of the Italian Formula Renault Championship with the same team.[4]

Formula ThreeEdit

In 2003, Franchi stepped up to the Italian Formula Three Championship with the Lucidi Motors team. He finished third in the standings after taking four podium places.[5] Also he appeared as a guest driver at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in British Formula 3.[6]

Franchi moved to Signature and the Formula 3 Euro Series in 2004, finishing season on the 29th position.[7] He remained in series for the following season, but switched to the Prema Powerteam. He improved to seventeenth place in the standings and scored four points.[8]

Formula Renault 3.5 SeriesEdit

In 2006 he stepped up to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series with Prema Powerteam. He took ten points, finishing in third place at Monaco race that was part of the Formula One Grand Prix weekend.[9] It was single points for him and he received 25th final position in standings.[10]

Touring car and GT racingEdit

In 2007, Franchi moved to touring car and GT racing, competing in series such as Eurocup Mégane Trophy, FIA GT, Belcar and FFSA GT Championship.

Racing recordEdit

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2001 Formula Ford France ? ? ? ? ? 165 2nd
Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup 1 0 0 0 0 0 72nd
2002 Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup ADM Junior Team 6 0 0 0 0 0 39th
Italian Formula Renault Championship 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2003 Italian Formula Three Lucidi Motors 9 0 0 1 4 78 3rd
British Formula 3 Championship 2 0 0 0 0 N/A NC†
2004 Formula 3 Euro Series Opel Team Signature 17 0 0 0 0 0 29th
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 29th
British Formula 3 Championship 2 0 0 0 0 N/A NC†
2005 Formula 3 Euro Series Prema Powerteam 20 0 0 0 0 11 17th
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 21st
2006 Formula Renault 3.5 Series Prema Powerteam 17 0 0 0 1 10 25th
2007 Eurocup Mégane Trophy Equipe Verschuur 8 1 0 2 1 37 11th
Le Mans Series Aston Martin Larbre 5 0 0 0 0 14 11th
FIA GT — GT1 Luc Alphand Aventures 1 0 0 0 0 7 20th
2008 Belcar Equipe Verschuur 11 3 ? 5 ? 117 4th
FIA GT — GT1 Larbre Competition 6 0 0 0 0 10 14th
2010 FFSA GT Championship WRT 6 0 0 0 0 34 9th

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2004 Opel Team Signature Dallara F302/067 Spiess-Opel HOC
1

22
HOC
2

17
EST
1

23
EST
2

19
ADR
1

16
ADR
1

15
PAU
1

Ret
PAU
2

Ret
NOR
1

Ret
NOR
1

14
MAG
1

17
MAG
2

20
NÜR
1

21
NÜR
2

17
ZAN
1

Ret
ZAN
2

21
BRN
1
BRN
2
HOC
3

Ret
HOC
4

DNS
29th 0
2005 Prema Powerteam Dallara F305/004 Spiess-Opel HOC
1

13
HOC
2

19
PAU
1

15
PAU
2

Ret
SPA
1

DSQ
SPA
2

7
MON
1

Ret
MON
2

Ret
OSC
1

18
OSC
2

18
NOR
1

Ret
NOR
2

12
NÜR
1

8
NÜR
2

9
ZAN
1

4
ZAN
2

7
LAU
1

13
LAU
2

7
HOC
3

10
HOC
4

12
17th 11

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DC Points
2006 Prema Powerteam ZOL
1

15
ZOL
2

12
MON
1

3
IST
1

Ret
IST
2

19
MIS
1

11
MIS
2

Ret
SPA
1

18
SPA
2

15
NÜR
1

18
NÜR
2

16
DON
1

23
DON
2

15
LMS
1

23
LMS
2

Ret
CAT
1

17
CAT
2

Ret
25th 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "European Championship Formula A 2000". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Formula Ford France 2001". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2002". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  4. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Italy 2002". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  5. ^ "Formula 3 Italia 2003". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  6. ^ "Formula 3 Britain 2003". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  7. ^ "Formula 3 Euro Series 2004". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  8. ^ "Formula 3 Euro Series 2005". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  9. ^ "Monaco 2006 - Race". Renault Sport. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  10. ^ "World Series by Renault 2006". Driver Database. Retrieved 2 October 2010.

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