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Ivan Capelli (born May 24, 1963) is a Italian former Formula One driver who conpeted in the sport from 1985 to 1993, driving for Tyrrell, AGS, March, Leyton House, Ferrari and Jordan.

He is currently a Formula One commentator on the Italian TV station Rai 1.

Formula One Career[]

1985: Tyrrell[]

Capelli made his début at the European Grand Prix at the new Nürburgring, being the second driver alongside Martin Brundle. He qualfiied 24th on the grid, 8 places behind his teammate, but retired from an accident on lap 44. For the next race at South Africa, the seat instead went to Philippe Streiff, but Capelli got the seat for the final race at the Australian Grand Prix, which he finished 4th on the race, his first points finish in his F1 career.

1986: AGS[]

Capelli drove for two races for the French newcomer team AGS. In Italy, Capelli qualified 25th on the grid, 9 seconds off to polesitter Teo Fabi and ahead of both Osella cars. A tyre puncture on lap 31 prevented him from finishing the race. He qualified 25th again on the next race in Portugal, but retired from a transmission problem on lap 6.

1987-1991: March[]

1992: Ferrari[]

1993: Jordan[]

Capelli signed for Jordan for the 1993 season alongside Rubens Barrichello, but after two poor races and failing to qualify for the Brazilian Grand Prix, his Formula One career was over, leading to him retiring from Formula One.

Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1985 Tyrrell Racing Organisation Tyrrell-Renault 3 17th
1986 Jolly Club SpA AGS 0 NC
1987 Leyton House March Racing Team March-Ford Cosworth 1 19th
1988 Leyton House March Racing Team March 17 7th
1989 Leyton House Racing March 0 NC
1990 Leyton House Leyton House-Judd 6 10th
1991 Leyton House Leyton House 1 18th
1992 Scuderia Ferrari SpA Ferrari 3 13th
1993 Sasol Jordan Jordan-Hart 0 NC

Career Statistics[]

Entries 98
Starts 93
Pole Positions 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 3
Fastest laps 0
Points 31

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
1985 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Australia.svg 3 17th
Ret 4th
1986 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Australia.svg 0 NC
Ret Ret
1987 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 1 19th
DNS Ret Ret 6th Ret Ret Ret Ret 10th 11th 13th 9th 12th Ret Ret Ret
1988 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 17 7th
Ret Ret 10th 16th 5th DNS 9th Ret 5th Ret 3rd 5th 2nd Ret Ret 6th
1989 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 0 NC
Ret Ret 11th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 12th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret
1990 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 6 10th
Ret DNQ Ret Ret 10th DNQ 2nd Ret 7th Ret 7th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret
1991 Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 1 18th
Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 6th Ret 8th 17th Ret
[1]
1992 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 3 13th
Ret Ret 5th 10th Ret Ret Ret Ret 9th Ret 6th Ret Ret Ret
1993 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Europe.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.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 0 NC
Ret DNQ


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
NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

Notes[]

  1. Race stopped after 14/81 Laps. Half points awarded
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1988 Teams and Drivers
Teams Lotus · Tyrrell · Williams · Zakspeed · McLaren · AGS · March · Arrows · Benetton · Tyrrell · Osella · Rial · Minardi · Ligier · Ferrari · Lola · Coloni · EuroBrun · Dallara
Engines Ferrari · Ford Cosworth · Honda · Judd · Megatron · Osella · Zakspeed
Non-Works Entrants Larrousse Calmels · BMS Scuderia Italia
Drivers 1 Piquet · 2 Nakajima · 3 Palmer · 4 Bailey · 5 Mansell/Brundle/Schlesser · 6 Patrese · 9 Ghinzani · 10 Schneider · 11 Prost · 12 Senna · 14 Streiff · 15 Gugelmin · 16 Capelli · 17 Warwick · 18 Cheever · 19 Nannini · 20 Boutsen · 21 Larini · 22 de Cesaris · 23 Campos/Martini · 24 Pérez-Sala · 25 Arnoux · 26 Johansson · 27 Alboreto · 28 Berger · 29 Dalmas/Suzuki/Raphanel · 30 Alliot · 31 Tarquini · 32 Larrauri · 33 Modena · 36 Caffi
1990 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariTyrrellWilliamsBrabhamArrowsLotusOsellaLeyton HouseAGSBenettonDallaraMinardiLigierMcLarenLolaColoniEuroBrunOnyxLife
Engines FerrariFord CosworthHondaJuddLamborghiniLifeRenaultSubaru
Non-Works Entrants BMS Scuderia ItaliaESPO Larrousse F1
Drivers 1 Prost • 2 Mansell • 3 Nakajima • 4 Alesi • 5 Boutsen • 6 Patrese • 7 Foitek/D. Brabham • 8 Modena • 9 Alboreto • 10 Schneider/Caffi • 11 Warwick • 12 Donnelly/Herbert • 14 Grouillard • 15 Gugelmin • 16 Capelli • 17 Tarquini • 18 Dalmas • 19 Nannini/Moreno • 20 Piquet • 21 Morbidelli/Pirro • 22 de Cesaris • 23 Martini • 24 Barilla • 25 Larini • 26 Alliot • 27 Senna • 28 Berger • 29 Bernard • 30 Suzuki • 31 Gachot • 33 Moreno • 34 Langes • 35 Johansson/Foitek • 36 Lehto • 39 G. Brabham/Giacomelli
1992 Teams and Drivers
Teams McLaren • Tyrrell • Williams • Brabham • Brabham • Footwork • Lotus • Fondmetal • March • Benetton • Dallara • Minardi • Ligier • Ferrari • Venturi • Jordan • Andrea Moda
Engines Ferrari • Ford Cosworth • Honda • Ilmor • Judd • Lamborghini • Mugen-Honda • Renault • Yamaha
Entrants Central Park Venturi Larrousse • Scuderia Italia
Drivers 1 Senna • 2 Berger • 3 Grouillard • 4 de Cesaris • 5 Mansell • 6 Patrese • 7/14 van de Poele • 8 Amati • 8 Hill • 9 Alboreto • 10 Suzuki • 11 Häkkinen • 12 Herbert • 14 Chiesa • 15 Tarquini • 16 Wendlinger • 16 Lammers • 17 Belmondo • 17 Naspetti • 19 Schumacher • 20 Brundle • 21 Lehto • 22 Martini • 23 Fittipaldi • 23 Zanardi • 24 Morbidelli • 25 Boutsen • 26 Comas • 27 Alesi • 28 Capelli • 28 Larini • 29 Gachot • 30 Katayama • 32 Modena • 33 Gugelmin • 34 Caffi • 34 Moreno • 35 Bertaggia • 35 McCarthy
1993 Teams and Drivers
Teams WilliamsTyrrellBenettonMcLarenFootworkLotusJordanLarrousseLola (BMS) • MinardiLigierFerrariSauber
Engines FerrariFord CosworthHartLamborghiniMugen-HondaRenaultSauberYamaha
Drivers Hill • 2 Prost • 3 Katayama • 4 De Cesaris • 5 Schumacher • 6 Patrese • 7 Andretti/Häkkinen • 8 Senna • 9 Warwick • 10 A. Suzuki • 11 Zanardi/Lamy • 12 Herbert • 14 Barrichello • 15 Capelli/Boutsen/Apicella/Naspetti/Irvine • 19 Alliot/T. Suzuki • 20 Comas • 21 Alboreto • 22 Badoer • 23 Fittipaldi/Gounon • 24 Barbazza/Martini • 25 Brundle • 26 Blundell • 27 Alesi • 28 Berger • 29 Wendlinger • 30 Lehto
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