Luís Carreira

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Luis Carreira
NationalityPortuguese
Born(1976-12-31)31 December 1976
Lisboa, Portugal
Died15 November 2012(2012-11-15) (aged 35)
Macau
Current teamTeam Benimoto Suzuki Cetelem
Bike number1
Websiteluiscarreira.com

Luis Filipe de Sousa Carreira (31 December 1976 Angola;– 15 November 2012) was a Portuguese motorcycle road racer. He died on 15 November 2012 after an accident during qualifying in the 2012 Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.[1]

Career highlights[edit]

  • 1998 – 1st place in Troféu Super CBR 600 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2000 – 2nd place in Troféu Honda Hornet (Portuguese championship)
  • 2001 – 1st place in Troféu Honda CBR 600 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2002 – 7th place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2003 – 3rd place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2004 – 4th place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2004 – 21st place in GP Macau
  • 2005 – 1st place in I GP Internacional de Angola
  • 2005 – 2nd place in II GP Internacional de Angola
  • 2004 – 3rd place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2006 – 14th place in GP Macau
  • 2007 – 1st place in Troféu Resistência Vodafone (Portuguese Trophy)
  • 2007 – 9th place in GP Macau
  • 2007 – 2nd place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2008 – 1st place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2008 – 4th place in GP Macau
  • 2008 – Wild Card at WSBK Portimão
  • 2009 – 1st place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2009 – 1st place in Troféu Resistência Vodafone (Portuguese Trophy)[2]
  • 2009 – 8th place in GP Macau
  • 2009 – 12th place in Albacete European Championship
  • 2009 – 18th place in Sénior Isle of Man TT (Best Rookie)
  • 2010 – 1st place in Portuguese Stocksport 1000 (Portuguese championship)
  • 2010 – 1st place in Resistência Estoril 500 km – Angotruck
  • 2010 – 17th place in Sénior Isle of Man TT (Superstock class)
  • 2010 – 22nd place in Sénior Isle of Man TT (Superbike class)
  • 2011 – 11th place in NW 200 (Best Rookie)
  • 2011 – 13th place in Isle of Man TT (Superstock class)
  • 2011 – 16th place in Isle of Man TT (Supersport class)

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Associated Press. "Motorcyclist Luis Filipe de Sousa Carreira dies in crash at Macau Grand Prix". CBS. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Luís Carreira domina em Portimão". Região Sul. 1 September 2009. Archived from the original on 1 October 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2010.

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