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Mario Ermirio de Moraes Filho (born December 20, 1988 in São Paulo)[1] is a Brazilian professional race car driver. Moraes started his career in minor youth motorsports. In 2003 Moraes competed in American Formula Renault with World Speed Motorsports and won races against some competition such as Marco Andretti. In 2005 he drove for the Bassan Motorsport team in Formula Three Sudamericana and finished eighth. In 2006 he finished second in F3 Sudamericana, then moved to the British Formula Three National Class driving for Carlin Motorsport and earned several good finishes while not competing for series points. He finished in 14th place in the 2007 British Formula Three championship's Championship Class, again competing for Carlin.

Mario Moraes
Mario Moraes 2010 Indy 500 Practice Day 7.JPG
Moraes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May 2010.
NationalityBrazil Brazilian
Born (1988-12-20) December 20, 1988 (age 30)
São Paulo
IRL IndyCar Series career
Debut season2008
Current teaminactive
Former teamsKV Racing Technology (2009-2010)
Dale Coyne Racing (2008)
Starts43
Wins0
Poles0
Best finish14th in 2009
Previous series
2006-2007
2005-2006
2004
British F3
F3 Sudamericana
FTR Pro Series FR1600

In 2008, he drove in the IndyCar Series for Dale Coyne Racing. He finished 21st in points with a best finish of seventh at Watkins Glen International.

Moraes drove for KV Racing Technology in 2009, with a best finish as third at Chicagoland.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

 
Moraes in 2008.

American open–wheel resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

IndyCarEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Rank Points
2008 Dale Coyne Racing  
HMS
16
 
STP
16
 
MOT1
DNP
 
LBH1
20
 
KAN
17
 
INDY
18
 
MIL
23
 
TXS
18
 
IOW
19
 
RIR
17
 
WGL
7
 
NSH
10
 
MDO
24
 
EDM
20
 
KTY
17
 
SNM
10
 
DET
15
 
CHI
21
 
SRF2
24
21st 244
2009 KV Racing Technology  
STP
21
 
LBH
19
 
KAN
11
 
INDY
33
 
MIL
9
 
TXS
10
 
IOW
17
 
RIR
16
 
WGL
14
 
TOR
11
 
EDM
23
 
KTY
18
 
MDO
 
SNM
4
 
CHI
3
 
MOT
5
 
HMS
7
14th 304
2010 KV Racing Technology  
SAO
24
 
STP
21
 
ALA
13
 
LBH
6
 
KAN
7
 
INDY
31
 
TXS
21
 
IOW
25
 
WGL
5
 
TOR
14
 
EDM
7
 
MDO
12
 
SNM
11
 
CHI
17
 
KTY
18
 
MOT
24
 
HMS
27
15th 287
1 Run on same day.
2 Non-points race.
Years Teams Races Poles Wins Podiums
(Non-win)
Top 10s
(Non-podium)
Indianapolis 500
Wins
Championships
3 2 43 0 0 1 10 0 0

Indianapolis 500 resultsEdit

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Team
2008 Dallara Honda 28 18 Coyne
2009 Dallara Honda 7 33 KV Racing
2010 Dallara Honda 13 31 KV Racing

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