Oswaldo Negri
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Oswaldo Negri
Oswaldo Negri Jr.
NationalityBrazil Brazilian
Born (1964-05-29) May 29, 1964 (age 57)
São Paulo, Brazil
Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series career
Debut season2003
Current teamMichael Shank Racing
Car number60
Former teamsInline Cunningham Racing
Cegwa Sport
Starts99
Wins3
Poles2
Previous series
1998, 2000
1997, 1999
1993-1996
1990
1987-1989, 1992
Indy Lights Panamericana
Indy Lights
Mexican Formula 3
F3 Sudamericana
British Formula 3
Championship titles
1998Indy Lights Panamericana

Oswaldo "Ozz" Negri Jr. (born May 29, 1964) is a Brazilian racing driver from São Paulo.

Racing career

Formula Three and Indy Lights

He raced part-time in the British Formula Three Championship from 1987 to 1989 with few good results. He returned to his native Brazil in 1990 to race in Brazilian Formula Three Championship, where he won the championship, and Formula 3 Sudamericana where he finished 9th. With newfound confidence he returned to British F3 in 1992 and finished 4th. In 1993 he went to the Mexican Formula Three Championship and raced there until 1996. In 1997 he raced in Indy Lights part-time for Genoa Racing and finished 20th. In 1998 he won the Mexican version of Indy Lights, Indy Lights Panamericana. He made one Indy Lights start in 1999 and finished 3rd in Indy Lights Panamericana in 2000.

Grand-Am sports cars

2011 Rolex Sports Car

Negri moved to sports car racing in 2003 racing in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. He joined Michael Shank Racing and raced full-time in the series in 2004 and finished 12th in points, winning the league's rising star award which he shared with Max Angelelli. He captured his first victory in 2006 at Miller Motorsports Park and finished second in the 24 Hours of Daytona. He finished 8th in points in both 2006 and 2007. In 2008 he finished 10th, winning in the first race held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park. He stayed with the team in 2009 and finished 8th in points. In 2010 he finished 10th in points and in 2011 improved to a career-best sixth. He won the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2012 for Michael Shank Racing with teammates A. J. Allmendinger, John Pew, and Justin Wilson. It was his first Rolex Sports Car Series win since 2008.

Racing record

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series results

Year Team Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rank Points
2014 Michael Shank Racing P Ford EcoBoost Riley DP Ford Ecoboost 3.5 L V6 Turbo DAY
12
SIR
9
LBH
9
LGA
10
DET
4
WGL
7
MSP
5
IND
6
ELK
2
COA
5
PET
6
7th 281
2015 Michael Shank Racing w/ Curb Agajanian P Ligier JS P2 Honda HR28TT 2.8 L V6 Turbo DAY
5
SIR
13
LBH
6
LGA
3
DET
2
WGL
7
MSP
3
ELK
4
COA
4
PET
9
6th 273
2016 Michael Shank Racing w/ Curb Agajanian P Ligier JS P2 Honda HR28TT 2.8 L V6 Turbo DAY
11
SIR
7
LBH
7
LGA
1
DET
5
WAT
3
MSP
6
ELK
4
COA
6
PET
1
4th 282
2017 Michael Shank Racing w/ Curb Agajanian GTD Acura NSX GT3 Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6 DAY
5
SIR
8
LBH
DNF
COA
11
DET
5
WAT
DNF
MSP
10
LRP
9
ELK
DNF
VIR
DNF
LAG
10
PET
DNF
13th 248
2018 Squadra Corse Garage Italia GTD Ferrari 488 GT3 Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 DAY
SIR
MDO
DET
WAT
DNF
MSP
LRP
ELK
10
VIR
LAG
6
PET
37th 59

* Season still in progress

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2016 United States Michael Shank Racing United States John Pew
Belgium Laurens Vanthoor
Ligier JS P2-Honda LMP2 345 14th 9th
2020 Switzerland Luzich Racing France Côme Ledogar
Puerto Rico Francesco Piovanetti
Ferrari 488 GTE Evo GTE
Am
335 32nd 7th

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Christian Fittipaldi
Brazilian Formula Three Champion
1990
Succeeded by
Marcos Gueiros

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