Eddie Cheever III

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Eddie Cheever III
Nationality  Italian/ American
Born (1993-06-06) 6 June 1993 (age 21)
Rome (Italy)
Related to Eddie Cheever (father)
2014 FIA European F3 Championship
Debut season 2013
Current team Prema Powerteam
Car no. 25
Starts 30
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 13th in 2013
Previous series
201112
2010
2009
Italian F3
Formula Abarth
LO Formula Renault 2.0 Suisse

Edward Mackay "Eddie" Cheever III[1] (born 6 June 1993) is an Italian-American racing driver. He is the son of the retired Formula One driver Eddie Cheever.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Born in Rome, Cheever began karting in 2006 and raced primarily in Europe for the majority of his karting career, working his way up from the junior ranks to progress through to the KF2 category by 2009 and finished 15th in the CIK-FIA European Championship.[1][2]

Formula Renault[edit]

Cheever graduated to single-seaters in 2009. He competed with Jenzer Motorsport in the Swiss and Italian championships, finishing eleventh and fourteenth in the final standings respectively.[3][4]

Formula Abarth[edit]

In 2010, Cheever moved into the newly launched Formula Abarth series in Italy, staying with Jenzer Motorsport. He achieved a podium in the sprint race at Varano and finished the season eleventh.[5][6]

Italian Formula Three[edit]

In 2011 Cheever joined Lucidi Motors for a campaign in the Italian Formula Three Championship.[7] He finished ninth with podiums at Misano, Adria and Mugello.[8]

He remained in the series in 2012 but switched to Prema Powerteam.[9] He finished as runner-up to Riccardo Agostini in both the European and Italian championship formats.[10]

Formula One[edit]

On 9 November 2012, Cheever tested a Scuderia Ferrari Formula One car at Vallelunga, as a result of his performance in the Italian Formula Three Championship.[11]

FIA Formula 3 European Championship[edit]

Cheever continued his collaboration with Prema Powerteam in FIA European Formula 3 Championship in 2013.[12]

NASCAR[edit]

In 2014, Cheever made the switch from open wheel to stock cars, running the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series for Italian based CAAL Racing, scoring his first win at Brands Hatch.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2009 LO Formule Renault 2.0 Suisse Jenzer Motorsport 12 0 0 0 0 53 11th
Formula Renault 2.0 Italia 8 0 0 0 0 98 14th
2010 Formula Abarth Jenzer Motorsport 14 0 0 0 1 52 10th
2011 Italian Formula Three Lucidi Motors 16 0 0 0 3 77 9th
2012 Italian Formula Three European Series Prema Powerteam 24 4 8 5 12 248 2nd
Italian Formula Three Italian Series 18 2 5 3 9 176 2nd
2013 FIA European Formula 3 Championship Prema Powerteam 30 0 0 0 0 50 13th
2014 EuroV8 Series Roma Racing Team 2 2 1 2 2 45 1st*

Complete FIA European Formula 3 Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 DC Points
2013 Prema Powerteam Mercedes MNZ
1

10
MNZ
2

13
MNZ
3

8
SIL
1

19
SIL
2

10
SIL
3

Ret
HOC1
1

Ret
HOC1
2

19
HOC1
3

9
BRH
1

17
BRH
2

11
BRH
3

Ret
RBR
1

8
RBR
2

9
RBR
3

Ret
NOR
1

11
NOR
2

16
NOR
3

14
NÜR
1

16
NÜR
2

15
NÜR
3

9
ZAN
1

13
ZAN
2

Ret
ZAN
3

17
VAL
1

5
VAL
2

4
VAL
3

Ret
HOC2
1

9
HOC2
2

10
HOC2
3

17
13th 50

Complete EuroV8 Series results[edit]

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

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2014 Roma Racing Team Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé MNZ
R1

1
MNZ
R2

1
VAL
R1

VAL
R2

MUG
R1

MUG
R2

BRN
R1

BRN
R2

SAC
1

HOC
1

11th 53

* Season in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Edward Mackay Cheever III, per gli amice "Eddie"" (in Italian). eddiecheever.net. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "CIK-FIA European Championship KF3 2008". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "LO Formula Renault 2.0 Suisse 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Italy". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "49° TROFEO AUTOMOBILE CLUB PARMA Campionato Italiano Formula ACI-CSAI Abarth1". ACI Sport Italia (in Italian). Formula Abarth. 29 August 2010. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Campionato Italiano Formula ACICSAI Abarth 2010". Driver Database. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Lucidi con Giovesi, Cheever e Guerin". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian) (Inpagina). 21 February 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Campionato Italiano Formula 3 2011". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Prema Powerteam and Eddie Cheever, Jr. together in the Formula 3 Italia 2012". premapowerteam.com (Prema Powerteam). 21 February 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Campionato Italiano Formula 3 2012". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Positivo il test Ferrari per Agostini, Cheever e Juncadella". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian) (Inpagina). 9 November 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "Eddie Cheever joins prema for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship". premapowerteam.com (Prema Powerteam). 25 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 

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