Luiz Garcia Jr.

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Luiz Garcia Jr. (born May 4, 1971) is a Brazilian race car driver born in Brasilia. He raced in Brazilian Formula Ford 1600 in 1991 and British Formula Vauxhall in 1992 and 1993.In 1994 and 1995, he raced on European Formula 3. He then raced in the Indy Lights series in 1997 and 1998 finishing 13th and 12th in series points in his two seasons, capturing a single win in 1998 at Cleveland. He made his CART debut at the 1999 season opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway for Dale Coyne Racing. After 7 races with Coyne he moved to Hogan Racing where he made three more starts. In 2000 he returned and ran a full season in the #25 Arciero Project Racing Group Reynard-Mercedes sponsored by Brazilian companies Hollywood and Embratel. He scored 6 points, good enough for 27th in the championship, with a best finish of 11th at the Michigan 500. He returned for the first two races of the 2001 season with Coyne before poor finishes and a lack of funding ended his CART career. He has not driven in a major professional auto race since his last CART appearance.

Racing recordEdit

American open-wheel racing resultsEdit

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CARTEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Rank Points
1999 Payton/Coyne Racing MIA
24
MOT
19
LBH
24
NZR RIO
18
STL MIL POR
23
CLE
14
ROA
24
TOR MIS DET 34th 0
Hogan Racing MDO
24
CHI
DNS
VAN
16
LS
15
HOU
DNS
SRF FON
2000 Arciero Racing MIA
17
LBH
12
RIO
12
MOT
23
NZR
15
MIL
21
DET
22
POR
14
CLE
20
TOR
12
MIS
11
CHI
17
MDO
25
ROA
24
VAN
15
LS
20
STL
25
HOU
22
SRF
12
FON
DNS
27th 6
2001 Dale Coyne Racing MTY
26
LBH
27
TXS NZR MOT MIL DET POR CLE TOR MIS CHI MDO ROA VAN LAU ROC HOU LS SRF FON 32nd 0

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