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Richard Divila

Richard Divila, Silverstone, c. 1976. Copyright Richard Divila, 2012. Used with Permission.

Richard Divila, Silverstone, c. 1976. Copyright Richard Divila, 2012. Used with Permission.

Richard Divila, Fuji, Japan . Copyright Richard Divila, 2012. Used with Permission.

Richard Divila, Fuji, Japan . Copyright Richard Divila, 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

30 May 1945
Sao Paulo

Nationality:

Brazil

Teams:

Fittipaldi, Ligier (1975-1991)

Runs his own research and development business, and as well as being an independent consultant, is also involved with Nissan, especially with GT and rally attempts recently. Has had a long, successful and varied career in the sport, with over 40 years involvement in sportscars, Formula 1 and the IRL amongst other disciplines. Currently works as a technical consultant and track engineer, as well as a writer for Race Car Engineering magazine. Divila began his working life as a teenager with the Fittipaldi brothers and their Fitti-Kart business as a mechanic, before moving to Europe with Wilson and Emerson. Divila also worked in Formula 3000 with Apotamox and DAMS.

Biography last updated 12 Sep 2016