Alessandro Piccolo (racing driver)

Alessandro Piccolo (born October 17, 1980) is an Italian racing driver.

Career

Formula Renault

Piccolo finished fourth in the 2003 Formula Renault 2000 Italy championship, with 131 points.

Euro F3000

Piccolo competed in the Euro Formula 3000 championship in both 2001 and 2002, establishing himself as a frontrunner with one win, two pole positions and five podium finishes from 17 race starts.

Formula 3000

Piccolo moved to the International Formula 3000 series for 2003, where he was initially recruited by new team BCN Competicion to replace compatriot Valerio Scassellati after the first race.[1] He impressed by outqualifying his more experienced team-mate Rob Nguyen in his second race in the category.[2] However, he crashed heavily at the Casino corner of the Circuit de Monaco in practice for his third race with the team, damaging some of his vertebrae which put him out for most of the rest of the season.[3] He eventually managed to return for the season finale at Monza, finishing the race in 11th place.

Racing record

Complete Euro Formula 3000 results

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Points
2001 Sighinolfi Autoracing VLL
3
PER
2
MNZ
Ret
DON
Ret
ZOL
5
IMO
14
N├ťR
4
VAL
Ret
6th 15
2002 GP Racing VLL
4
PER
1
MOZ
2
SPA
Ret
DON
11
BRN
10
DIJ
2
JER
Ret
4th 28
Euronova Racing Team CAG
4

Complete International Formula 3000 results

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2003 BCN F3000 SMR CAT
9
A1R
12
MON
DNS
NUR MAG SIL HOC HUN MNZ
11
NC 0

References

  1. ^ "Piccolo replaces Scassellati at BCN". crash.net. 2003-04-30. Retrieved 2007-12-21.
  2. ^ "Nguyen fails to deliver under pressure". crash.net. 2003-05-17. Retrieved 2007-12-21.
  3. ^ "Piccolo out for rest of season?". crash.net. 2003-05-30. Retrieved 2007-12-21.

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