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Airton Dare

Airton Dare, Fort Worth IRL Event, Texas, 15th October 2000. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Airton Dare, Fort Worth IRL Event, Texas, 15th October 2000. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

09 Feb 1978
Bauru

Nationality:

Brazil

Indy 500s:

5 (2000-2006)

Raced in the IRL, but his career suffered a setback in 2003 when he suffered a huge crash in practice for a race in Texas. Made a return to racing in Brazilian stockcars, but reappeared at Indianapolis in 2006. Now no longer driving full-time, he runs a karting track in Bauru and helps coach youngsters, races in motocross, as well as running a series, plus he also is involved in the family sugar cane plantantion, which, amongst other things, produces ethanol. Airton is involved especially in this aspect of the business.

Biography last updated 4 Oct 2010