Emerson Fittipaldi facts for kids
Fittipaldi in 2008
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Teams||Lotus, McLaren, Fittipaldi Automotive|
|Races||149 (144 starts)|
|Championships||2 (1972, 1974)|
|First race||1970 British Grand Prix|
|First win||1970 United States Grand Prix|
|Last win||1975 British Grand Prix|
|Last race||1980 United States Grand Prix|
Emerson Fittipaldi (born December 12, 1946 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a highly successful Brazilian automobile racing driver. He has won championships in both Formula One, and CART. Fittipaldi won the Indianapolis 500 twice.
Emerson Fittipaldi was born in São Paulo, Brazil. He is the younger son of prominent Italian-Brazilian motorsports journalist and radio commentator Wilson Fittipaldi Sr and his wife Józefa "Juzy" Wojciechowska, an immigrant from Saint Petersburg, Russia and of Polish and Russian descent.
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