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First Racing

This article is about Italian motor racing team. For veteran automobile manufactured in 1900 in Kopřivnice by NW (today Tatra), see NW Rennzweier.

23x15px First Racing
Founded 1969
Team principal(s) Lamberto Leoni
Founder(s) Lamberto Leoni
Former series European F2
International Formula 3000
Noted drivers 23x15px Marco Apicella
23x15px Fabrizio Giovanardi
23x15px Eric Hélary
23x15px Lamberto Leoni
23x15px Pierluigi Martini
23x15px Gabriele Tarquini
23x15px Peter Westbury
Folded 1991
File:1990 Life 190.jpg
The Life L190 which was initially developed by FIRST in 1989

First Racing (sometimes written as FIRST Racing) was an Italian motor racing team founded by Lamberto Leoni, which competed in International Formula 3000 from 1987 to 1991. The team built a car for entry into the 1989 Formula One series, designed by Richard Divila,[1] and powered by a Judd V8 engine. Italian Gabriele Tarquini was signed to drive the lone entry, giving it a run at the 1989 Attilio Bettega Memorial event in Bologna [2] and the Formula One Indoor Trophy. However, the chassis itself was poorly built, and Divila disowned the design, claiming it was unsafe, even going as far as saying that the car was good for nothing but "an interesting flowerpot".[3][4] The car then failed a mandatory FIA pre-season crash test, and FIRST withdrew before the opening Brazilian Grand Prix, folding thereafter when attempts to regroup and strengthen the chassis failed to come together.

The chassis would later turn up in 1990 as the Life L190.

Competition record

Complete Formula One results

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Chassis Engine Tyres Drivers No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Points WCC
1989 F189 Judd CV 3.5 V8 P BRA SMR MON MEX USA CAN FRA GBR GER HUN BEL ITA POR ESP JPN AUS 0 NC
23x15pxGabriele Tarquini 42 WD

Complete Formula 3000 results

first column of every race 10 = grid position
second column of every race 10 = race result
Year Name Country Place Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1987 Gabriele Tarquini 23x15px Italy = 8th March Ford Cosworth 9 10 9 R 11 12 5 R11 15 19 7 3 18 17 7 14 8 2 19 5 4 R
1987 Lamberto Leoni 23x15px Italy = 8th March Ford Cosworth 18 8 8 8 25 13 18 6 6 R 10 5 17 11 18 R
March Judd 9 4 12 4 17 4
1987 Beppe Gabbiani 23x15px Italy NC March Ford Cosworth - - 20 12 19 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1987 Claudio Langes 23x15px Italy NC March Ford Cosworth - - - - - - - - 29 NQ 20 R 21 R 24 10 - - - - 15 R
1987 Alain Ferté 23x15px France NC March Ford Cosworth - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 22 R - -
1988 Pierluigi Martini 23x15px Italy 4th March Judd 17 8 16 11 4 3 7 10 6 R 2 1 3 2 4 3 - - 10 R 12 10
1988 Marco Apicella 23x15px Italy 11th March Judd 20 13 7 7 17 5 6 6 3 2 7 R 18 R 5 R 11 R 21 R 15 R
1988 Alain Ferté 23x15px France NC March Judd - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 12 - - - -
1989 Marco Apicella 23x15px Italy 4th March Judd 13 8
Reynard Judd 2 R 1 2 5 3 5 4 12 R 2 2 8 3 8 R 9 R
1989 Fabrizio Giovanardi 23x15px Italy 10th March Judd 28 NQ 7 1
Reynard Judd 6 R 21 14 12 R 29 NQ 21 NS 26 13 28 NQ 20 12
1989 Jean-Denis Délétraz 23x16px  Switzerland NC March Judd 26 14 19 R 16 R 25 15
Reynard Judd 18 R 15 R 13 12 27 NQ 15 R 12 9
1990 Marco Apicella 23x15px Italy 6th Reynard Mugen Honda 3 13 6 3 3 R 2 2 7 5 2 R 2 2 5 DIS(3) 1 R 5 R 11 5
1990 Fabrizio Giovanardi 23x15px Italy 10th Reynard Mugen Honda 16 R 10 R 2 2 13 6 21 10 15 6 13 7 19 R 18 5 18 R 10 R
1990 Jean-Denis Délétraz 23x16px  Switzerland NC Reynard Ford Cosworth 21 7 31 NQ 18 R 27 NQ 25 R - - - - - - - - - - - -
1990 Marco Greco 23x15px Brazil NC Reynard Ford Cosworth - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 28 NQ 32 NQ
1991 Eric Hélary 23x15px France 8th † Reynard Ford Cosworth 14 11 7 3 16 R 17 R16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1991 Michael Bartels 23x15px Germany NC Reynard Ford Cosworth - 11 8 10 R 14 15 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1991 Giovanni Bonanno 23x15px Italy NC Reynard Ford Cosworth 22 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1991 Jean-Denis Délétraz 23x16px  Switzerland NC Reynard Ford Cosworth 15 NS 24 NQ 13 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Eric Hélary finished season with Cobra Racing

References

  1. "Richard Divila Profile". Grandprix.com. Inside F1. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  2. "Bologna Sprint". Silhouette.com. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  3. "Teams that barely existed". F1 Database. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  4. "Life team profile". F1Rejects.com. Retrieved 2011-10-26.