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|First Champ Car race||2006 Grand Prix of Houston|
|Last Champ Car race||2006 Champ Car Grand Prix de Montreal||edit|
Nicky Pastorelli is a Dutch race car driver. Champ Car, was the name for a class and specification of cars used in American Championship Car Racing for many decades primarily for use in the Indianapolis The term " pole position " comes from the Horse racing term where the number one starter starts on the inside next to the inside pole The 2006 Grand Prix of Houston was the second round of the 2006 Champ Car World Series season, held on May 13, 2006 on the streets around The 2006 Champ Car Grand Prix de Montreal was the eleventh round of the 2006 Champ Car World Series season, held on August 27 & August 28 The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands He raced a partial season in Champ Car for Rocketsports in 2006. Champ Car, was the name for a class and specification of cars used in American Championship Car Racing for many decades primarily for use in the Indianapolis
Nicky was born on April 11, 1983 in The Hague, Netherlands and currently resides in Rijswijk, The Netherlands. Events 491 - Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. When Nicky was 10 years old, he was first introduced to the sport of karting. He drove his first laps at an empty parking lot. Nicky instantly fell in love with the sport and less than a year later he was making practice laps at the professional Strijen Circuit. In 1993, Nicky started in the Mini League followed by Junior League, in which he had his first successes.
At the age of 14 Nicky became a member of Peter de Bruin’s karting team. He stayed there for several seasons and drove the ICA and Formula A Leagues. In 2000 Nicky moved to the Formula Arcobaleno League and two years later, in 2002, his outstanding performances and tournament results made him part of the distinguished Formula Renault 2000 championship.
In 2003 Nicky participated in the European Formula 3000 with great success. Although it was his debut Formula 3000, everyone was astonished by his performance. In different races he managed to acquire second and fourth places, while other races were just as promising.
His great performance has earned him a seat as first driver at the Draco Junior Team for the 2004 Superfund Euro 3000 Series. Euro Formula 3000 is a Motorsport single-seater series and a type of Formula racing. At the end of this exiting season, Nicky grabbed the championship away from his rivals through a win at the last race at the Nürburgring in Germany. The Nürburgring, known as simply " The Ring " by enthusiasts is a Motorsport Race track in Nürburg, Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe.
This result gained him a Formula 1 test at Minardi and has also opened the doors to the Champ Car World Series where he already had a very successful test with Walker Racing in December 2004. Minardi was an Automobile racing team and constructor founded in 1979 by Giancarlo Minardi.
The success story continued in 2005 as Nicky was appointed official Jordan Grand Prix test driver and is the first driver in the Young Driver Development Program of MF1 Racing. Early history Jordan's success in lower formulae inspired the creation of a Formula One programme for the 1991 season. Midland F1 Racing (often shortened to MF1 Racing) was a Formula One constructor and racing team
Nicky made his debut at Houston in the second race of the season, in Rocketsports' only entry. He qualified 16th of the 17 cars, and retired after 29 laps with a mechanical failure. His first finish, in 15th, came in the next race at Monterrey, and in Milwaukee he finished a strong 10th.
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)
|Superfund Euro Formula 3000 champion|