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Bruno Junqueira

Bruno Junqueira, F3000 testing, 29th January 2000. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Bruno Junqueira, F3000 testing, 29th January 2000. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Bruno Junqueira, Indianapolis 500, 17th May 2009. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Bruno Junqueira, Indianapolis 500, 17th May 2009. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

04 Nov 1976
Belo Horizonte

Nationality:

Brazil

F3000 starts:

31 (1998-2000)

Indy 500s:

6 (2001-2011)

Formula 3000 Champion in 2000, he was in the frame for a seat with Williams in Formula 1, but missed out to Jenson Button. Subsequently, Bruno moved to CART and then the Champ Car World Series, in which he remained until the series collapsed. He then moved to the IRL until leaving single-seaters in 2012. Junqueira was racing in the US Sportscar Series after spells in ALMS and racing trucks and stockcars in his homeland, but hasn't had a full-time drive in 2016, only appearing in a few rounds of the World Endurance Championship instead. In 2017, he was again in a part-time drive, competing in the NASCAR Whelen Euroseries. In 2018, Bruno moved into sportscars and the US Sportscar Championship.

Biography last updated 8 Jan 2018