João Barbosa

Ormond Beach FL

A native of Portugal, he began racing karts at age 11, winning the ’88 Portuguese Junior Kart championship, following that with Formula A and Super A titles. Has championships in Portuguese Formula Ford and Italian Formula Europa Boxer. Was second in the ’96 Italian Formula 3 championship winning Rookie of the Year and was ’97 Formula Atlantic Rising Star. Joined Action Express Racing (now Mustang Sampling Racing) in 2010 and has scored three victories in the 24 Hours of Daytona. Won 2014 and ‘15 WeatherTech Sportscar championships with co-driver Christian Fittipaldi. Also won 2014 and ‘15 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup with Fittipaldi. Scored an LMP2 podium at Le Mans in 2011 for Level 5 Motorsports.

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