Steven Goldstein

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Steven Goldstein
Steven Goldstein - Black Lamborghini.jpg
Nationality Colombian
Born 23 February 1981[1] · [2] · [3]
Bogotá, Colombia
Awards
2004

2011, 2012, 2013
Formula Dodge Eastern Race Series, Sportsman Division
GTS Cup Trophy

Steven Goldstein is a Colombian racing driver.

Racing career[edit]

In 2004 he won the Sportsman Division of the Formula Dodge Eastern Race Series[4] in the United States. In 2005 he won a Panoz GT Summer Series race.[5]

In 2006 he made his debut in the Italian Superstars Championship with an Audi RS4 entered by Audi Sport Italia, finishing eleventh overall after taking part in the last four races; in the following two seasons he raced with the same team, finishing eighth in 2007 and twelfth in 2008,[6] when he missed the final two races.

In 2009 he took part in the Italian CSAI GT Cup on board a Ferrari 430 entered by the Kessel Racing team.[7] In the same year he won the 6 Hours of Bogotá onboard a Ferrari 430 and a Radical. Driving two separate cars he won the race in two different categories and finished first and second in the overall ranking.[8]

In 2010 he raced in the European championship Trofeo Maserati and finished second overall alongside Peter Sundberg.[9]

In 2011 he competed in the International GT Sprint Series on board a Ferrari 430 with Spanish teammate Antonio de la Reina; they won the GTS Cup Trophy.[10] In 2012 he raced both a Lamborghini Gallardo and a Porsche 997;[10] Goldstein claimed again the trophy, this time by a margin of 4 points.[11] In 2013, for the third year in a row, he was first in the standings again paired with de la Reina.[12]

In 2014 he competed in the Italian GT Championship first division onboard a Lamborghini Gallardo, finishing second in the Pirelli Tyres Cup standings.[13]

In 2015 it was confirmed that Goldstein was joining the Formula One as test driver for the Force India team.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steven Goldstein". superstarsworld.com. Superstars Series. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Pablo de Narváez (14 April 2011). "Goldstein o talento para frotarse las manos" (in Spanish). Semana. 
  3. ^ "Sueño de los colombianos Felipe Merjech y Steven Goldstein está en España" (in Spanish). El Tiempo. 14 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Past Champions". formuladodge.com. Formula Dodge. Archived from the original on 14 April 2005. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "2005 Summer Series Final Point standings". panozracingseries.com. Panoz Racing Series. Archived from the original on 2 November 2006. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Steven Goldstein". driverdb.com. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Classifica piloti 2009 Trofeo Nazionale CSAI GT Cup". nuvolari3000.com (in Italian). Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "Sebastián Saavedra, Steven Goldstein, Felipe Merjch y Frank Kanayet, ganadores de 6 Horas de Bogotá". eltiempo.com (in Spanish). El Tiempo. 7 December 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Trofeo Maserati: Zumerle e Sicart i vincitori dei due titoli 2010". duemotori.com (in Italian). 13 October 2010. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Steven Goldstein (Porsche 997 – GDL Racing) leads Roberto Delli Guanti, Gianfranco Bocellari (Ferrari 430 – Kessel Racing) by 5 points going into closing stint of 2012". flagworld.com. Flagworld Communications. 25 July 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "International GTS Cup Trophy Standing" (PDF). superstarsworld.com. Superstars Series. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  12. ^ "International GTS Cup Trophy Standing". superstarsworld.com. Superstars Series. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  13. ^ "Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo 2014 Classe GT Cup – Classifica "Pirelli Tyres Cup"" (PDF). acisportitalia.it. ACI Sport. 26 October 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "El colombiano Steven Goldstein llega al mundo de la F1". 25 March 2015. 

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