Z

Zacchia, Steve (CH)

b


2004 - Le Mans Endurance Series (Larbre Competition Ferrari 550M): GTS Class Champion, 35 pts, with P.Lamy & C.Bouchut.


Zadra, Marco (I)

b


2001 - FIA Sportscar Championship (BMS Scuderia Italia Ferrari 333SP): Champion, 110 pts


Zakowski, Erich (D)

b

Father of Peter.

Originally from East Prussia, Zakowski set up Zakspeed in 1968, based in Niederzissen. He entered the team into F1 in 1985, although he wasn't terribly successful. The team won the following titles: Deutscher Rennsportmeister 1973-1976 & 1981; European Touringcars 1974; European Rallycross 1978, 1981 & 1984; Winter Interseries 1984; DTM 1987; Deutscher Meister Formel Renault 1992 & 1994; ITR Gold Cup 1994; ADAC Nurburgring 24 Hrs 1999.


Zakowski, Peter (D)

b 13/5/1966


1987 - Won Knutsdorp EFDA F3


Zamparelli, Dino (GB)

b 05/10/1992 (Bristol)


2012 - F2: 8th, 106.5 pts


Zampedri, Alessandro (I)

b 3/10/1969 (Brescia)


1992 - F3000 (Reynard-Cosworth 92D): 12th, 4 pts (5th Enna, 5th Nogaro)
1993 - F3000 (Reynard-Cosworth 93D): 11th, 4 pts (3rd Nurburgring)
2005 - Porsche Super Cup (Lechner Racing School Team 1): Champion, 173 pts


Zampieri, Daniel (I)

b


2009 - Italian F3 (BVM Target): Champion, 173 pts


Zande, Renger van der (NL)

b 16/02/1986


1999 - First attempt at karting, but gave up for 12 months.
2000 - Dutch junior kart champion (CRG Holland).
2001 - European Formula A Kart Championship: 8th
2002 - Formula A Kart World Championship: 5th
2003 - Formula A Karting. F.Renault Test.
2004 - Dutch F.Renault (Van Amersfoort Racing): 7th
2005 - Dutch F.Renault (Van Amersfoort Racing): Champion
2006 - German F3 Cup (Seyffarth Motorsport Dallara-Mercedes): 4th
2007 - F3 Euroseries (Prema Powerteam)
2008 - F3 Euroseries (Prema Powerteam Dallara-Mercedes Benz F308): 4th, 46 pts
2009 - British F3 (Hitech Racing Dallara-Mercedes Benz F308): 3rd, 178 pts


Zanella, Christopher (CH)

b 21/10/1989 (Waldshut-Tiengen, D)


2011 - F2: 2nd, 195 pts
2012 - F2: 3rd, 196 pts


Zangarelli, Mathieu (F)

b


2000 - French F3 (Signature Elf Dallara-Renault F399): 4th, 121 pts
2001 - French F3 (Dallara-Renault F399): 6th, 89 pts
2002 - Japanese F3 (Dallara-Toyota F302): 3rd, 157 pts


Zaugg, Adrian (ZA)

b 04/11/1986 (Singapore)

Born to a South African mother and a Swiss father in Singapore. He then moved back to Cape Town, but was schooled in Switzerland.

2000-2003 - Karting
2004 - German F.BMW (Kaufmann Racing): 7th
2005 - F.Renault Eurocup
2006 - F.Renault Eurocup (Cram Competition). Renault World Series (Carlin Motorsport). A1 GP (Team South Africa): 1 win, Zandvoort.
2007 - GP2 (Arden International): 18th, 10 pts
2010 - GP2 (Trident Racing): 18th, 9 pts


Zborowski, Count Eliot (GB)

b - d 1903 (Nice)


Father of Louis, raced in the early 1900's. Finished second in the 1902 Paris-Vienna race in the unlimited class (Mercedes). He was killed in the Nice hillclimb in 1903.


Zborowski, Count Louis (GB)

b ? - d 19/10/1924

A millionaire educated at Eton, his father was killed driving a Mercedes on the 1903 Nice hillclimb. Zborowski built three aero-engined cars, using Mercedes chassis. His first car was called Chitty-Bang-Bang 1. 
Zborowski purchased a Grand Prix Mercedes in 1921 which had been impounded in Britain and examined by Rolls Royce during the war, and won a race at the Easter Brooklands meeting, together with three in Chitty-Bang-Bang. He won later races at Brooklands during Whitsun 1921, after which he raced his Ballot and other cars, and purchased an Aston Martin to go road racing. He joined the works Mercedes team in 1924, but was killed on his first drive for them.

Zehender, Goffredo (I)

b 1901 (Reggio Calabria) - d 7/1/1958


1931 - Won Spa 24 Hrs (Mercedes-Benz) with D.Djordjadze


Zeller, Jo (CH)

b 17/07/1955


1982 - Swiss F3 Champion
1990 - Swiss F3 Champion
1991 - Swiss F3 Champion
1992 - Swiss F3 Champion


Zembowicz, Piotr (PL)

b - d 13/06/2003


During recce before the Rajd Sudecki in Poland, the Mitsubishi Lancer driven by Leszek Korzanowski with co-driver Piotr Zembowicz struck a tree and caught fire. Both crew members were injured and unable to escape from the burning car - they both died in flames.


Zengel, Len (USA)

b


1911 - Indycars (National): 1 win (Elgin Race 3)


Zille, Graham de

b 05/08/1959

 

Zimmer, Yann (CH)

b 07/07/1990


2011 - F.Renault ALPS (ARTA Engineering): 2nd, 338 pts, 1 win  


Zimpel, Gerhard (?)

b 01/09/1955

 

Zipoli, Marco (I)

b


2009 - Italian F3 (BVM Target): 2nd, 158 pts


Zoboli, Vittorio (I)

b 24/6/1968 (Bologna)


1992 - F3000 (Reynard-Cosworth 92D): 13th, 3 pts (4th Pau)


Zoechling, Christopher (A)

b 26/02/1988 (Leoben)


2002 - German & Austrian karting
2003 - German & Austrian karting
2004 - UAE Rotax kart champion
2005 - German F.Renault: 15th
2006 - Asian F.Renault. Champ Car Atlantic.
2007 - Champ Car Atlantic.
2008 - Champ Car Atlantic. Dubai 24 Hrs (Team Werner Porsche 911): 3rd
2009 - Speedcar (Durango).


Zuber, Andreas (A)

b 09/10/1983


1998 - 1999 - Karting
2000 - Austrian F.Koenig: 12th
2001 - German F.Renault: 6th
2002 - German F.Renault: 11th. Italian F3: 12th.
2003 - F3 Euroseries: 24th.
2004 - Austrian F3: Champion. F3 Euroseries: 6th.
2005 - World Series by Renault: 6th.
2006 - GP2 (Trident Racing): 15th, 12 pts, 1 win (R2 Istanbul)
2007 - GP2 (iSport International): 9th, 30 pts
2008 - GP2 (Piquet Sports): 9th, 32 pts


Zuccarelli, Paul (?)

b - d 11/7/1913 (Amiens, F)


1910 - Won Coupe des Voiturettes (Hispano-Suiza)
1911 - Joined Peugeot
1913 - Killed in practice for the Grand Prix de l'ACF (Peugeot EX3)


Zwolsman, Charles (NL)

b 15/06/1979


2005 - Toyota Atlantic (Condor Motorsports): Champion, 306 pts, 3 wins (Monterrey, Cleveland races 1 & 2)
2006 - Champ Cars (Conquest Racing Lola B2/00): 13th, 161 pts


Zwolsman Sr, Charles (NL)

b 06/08/1955 - d 21/01/2011


Competed at Le Mans and in the World Sportscar Championship with his own Euro Racing team, first in a Spice-Ford and later with a Lola-Judd. Also raced for Chamberlain Engineering. He was arrested and jailed for drug dealing, and was found dead in his cell one morning. He had two sons, Ross and Charles Jr, who also raced.