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Esteban Tuero (born April 22, 1978 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a motor racing driver who competed in Formula One with the Minardi in 1998. At the age of just 19, Tuero was (at the time) the third youngest driver ever to start a race on his début, after Mike Thackwell and Ricardo Rodríguez (Tuero is now fifth-youngest, now behind Jaime Alguersuari and Fernando Alonso).

He did not score any points in his solitary year of F1. He retired from F1 after a neck injury incurred in the 1998 Japanese Grand Prix after a collision with Toranosuke Takagi halfway through the race damaged a vertrebra in his neck. He has not raced at all in single seaters since, but has competed in the Argentine TC 2000 Championship, a Touring car racing championship for many years.


Formula One Career[]

Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1996 Minardi Team Minardi-Ford Cosworth Test driver
1997 Minardi Team Minardi-Hart Test driver
1998 Fondmetal Minardi Team Minardi-Ford Cosworth 0 19th Report

Career Statistics[]

Entries 16
Starts 16
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest Laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 613
Distance Raced 3032 km (1884 mi)

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One Results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pts Pos
1998 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Luxembourg.svg Flag of Japan.svg 0 NC
Ret Ret Ret 8th 15th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 16th Ret Ret 11th Ret Ret
Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap DNS Did not start
18th Classified finish (retired with >90% race distance) NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)
4thP Qualified for pole position [+] More Symbols

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External links[]

V T E Argentina Esteban Tuero
Seasons
1998
Season Reports
1998
Teams
Minardi (1998)
Teammates
Shinji Nakano (1998)
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