Airton Daré

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Airton Daré (born February 9, 1978 in Bauru, Brazil) is a Brazilian race car driver who has competed in the Indy Racing League. He made his first IRL start in 2000 and was a long-time driver for A.J. Foyt Enterprises. Airton has a single IRL race win which he captured for Foyt in 2002 at Kansas Speedway.[1] He was also the 2000 IRL Rookie of the Year.[2] Dare has five starts in the Indianapolis 500 with a best finish of 8th in 2001.[3] His best IRL points finish is 9th in 2002. He drove in the 2006 Indianapolis 500 for Sam Schmidt Motorsports, finishing in 18th position.[3][4] He is also racing stock cars and motocross in his native Brazil.

Racing record[edit]

American Open Wheel[edit]

(key)

IndyCar[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
2000 TeamXtreme United States
WDW
11
United States
PHX
22
United States
LVS
14
United States
INDY
25
United States
TXS
10
United States
PPIR
2
United States
ATL
25
United States
KTY
19
United States
TX2
12
16th 142
2001 TeamXtreme United States
PHX
13
United States
HMS
23
United States
ATL
9
United States
INDY
8
United States
TXS
19
United States
PPIR
5
United States
RIR
15
United States
KAN
6
United States
NSH
17
United States
KTY
20
United States
STL
9
United States
CHI
19
United States
TX2
7
10th 239
2002 Foyt United States
HMS
10
United States
PHX
12
United States
FON
13
United States
NZR
11
United States
INDY
13
United States
TXS
3
United States
PPIR
9
United States
RIR
6
United States
KAN
1
United States
NSH
17
United States
MIS
23
United States
KTY
23
United States
STL
11
United States
CHI
16
United States
TX2
12
9th 304
2003 Foyt United States
HMS
United States
PHX
Japan
MOT
United States
INDY
24
United States
TXS
DNS
United States
PPIR
United States
RIR
United States
KAN
United States
NSH
United States
MIS
United States
STL
United States
KTY
United States
NZR
United States
CHI
United States
FON
United States
TX2
34th 6
2006 Schmidt United States
HMS
United States
STP
Japan
MOT
United States
INDY
18
United States
WGL
United States
TXS
United States
RIR
United States
KAN
United States
NSH
United States
MIL
United States
MIS
United States
KTY
United States
SNM
United States
CHI
31st 12

Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Team
2000 G-Force Oldsmobile 21st 25th TeamXtreme
2001 G-Force Oldsmobile 30th 8th TeamXtreme
2002 Dallara Chevrolet 30th 13th Foyt
2003 G-Force Toyota 33rd 24th Foyt
2006 Panoz Honda 29th 18th Schmidt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Late surge leads Dare to victory". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Associated Press. 2002-07-08. Retrieved 2010-11-22. 
  2. ^ "Indy 500: Indianapolis 500 driver profiles". ESPN. Associated Press. 2006-06-01. Retrieved 2010-11-22. 
  3. ^ a b "Indy 500 Career Stats – Airton Dare". Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Retrieved 2010-11-22. 
  4. ^ Cavin, Curt (2006-05-15). "Washout: Rain cancels Indy's first-weekend qualifying for the first time in more than 20 years". AutoWeek. Retrieved 2010-11-22. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Scott Harrington
IndyCar Series
Rookie of the Year

2000
Succeeded by
Felipe Giaffone