Barbosa at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans driver parade
|24 Hours of Le Mans career|
|Participating years||2004–2009, 2011|
|Teams||Rollcentre Racing, Pescarolo Sport|
|Best finish||4th (2007)|
João Barbosa (born March 11, 1975 in Porto, Portugal) is a Portuguese auto racing driver. He currently competes in the United SportsCar Championship for Action Express Racing alongside Christian Fittipaldi. Barbosa won the 2010 and 2014 24 Hours of Daytona.
He began racing in karts and was the Portuguese kart racing champion for the 1988 and 1989 seasons. In 1994 he won the Portuguese Formula Ford championship; in 1995 he won the Italian Formula Alfa Boxster championship. and later drove in the Atlantic Championship.
Barbosa joined Level 5 Motorsports in 2011 for its Intercontinental Le Mans Cup program, which included a LMP2 class win at the 2011 Petit Le Mans and third place finishes at the 2011 Le Mans 24 Hours and 2011 Six Hours of Imola. Barbosa will return to Level 5 Motorsports for select American Le Mans Series rounds in 2012, alongside a full-season Rolex Sports Car Series campaign with Action Express Racing.
24 Hours of Le Mans results
|2004||Rollcentre Racing|| Martin Short
|2005||Rollcentre Racing|| Martin Short
|2006||Rollcentre Racing|| Martin Short
|2007||Rollcentre Racing|| Stuart Hall
|2008||Rollcentre Racing|| Stéphan Grégoire
|2009||Pescarolo Sport|| Christophe Tinseau
|2011||Level 5 Motorsports|| Scott Tucker
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