Oswaldo Negri Jr.

DOB:
5/29/1964
Birthplace:
Brazil
Residence:
Miami, Florida
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driver OswaldoNegri

Driver: No. 40 Ligier JS P2
Birthdate: May 29, 1964 
Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Residence: Aventura, Florida
Website: http://negrijr.com/
Twitter: @OzzNegri

 

Fast Facts: 

Has scored a podium finish in every season of IMSA competition dating back to 2004
Led 67 laps at the 2012 Rolex 24 At Daytona which contributed to a win

Career Highlights:

2015 – IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship: Driver of No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Liger JS P2 Honda Judd in P class at Rolex 24 At Daytona (Finished 5th, won pole) with drivers A.J. Allmendinger, Mathew McMurry, and John Pew; 12 Hours of Sebring (DNF); Long Beach Street Circuit (6th); FIA/European Le Mans Series (ELMS): Driver of Krohn Racing No. 40 Ligier JS P2 Judd in LMP2 class with Tracy Krohn and Nic Johnsson; 4 Hours of Silverstone (4th), 4 Hours of Imola (5th).

Upcoming ELMS Events with Krohn Racing: Paul Ricard, France, September 5-6; and Estoril, Portugal, October 17-18

2014 - IMSA TUSCC (11 rounds): Driver of No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Ford Riley DP in P class at Rolex 24 At Daytona (12th), 12 Hours of Sebring (9th), Long Beach (9th), Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (10th), Belle Isle (4th), Six Hours of the Glen (7th), Bowmanville (5th), Indianapolis G.P. (6th), Elkhart Lake (2nd), Austin (5th), Petit Le Mans (6th), with John Pew, Justin Wilson (Daytona 24 & Sebring), and A.J. Allmendinger (Daytona 24)

2013 – American Le Mans Series (ALMS)- (1 round): Driver of the No.25 Oreca FLM09 with 8Star Motorsports in PC class at the Petit Le Mans (2nd in class and 6th overall), with Sean Rayhall. Grad-Am Rolex Series – (Grand-Am) (9 rounds): Driver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley in DP class at Daytona (3rd), Austin (16th), Mid-Ohio (4th), Watkins Glen (4th), Indianapolis G.P. (7th), Elkhart Lake (5th), Kansas (3rd), Laguna Seca (10th), Lime Rock (6th), with John Pew, A.J. Allmendinger (Daytona), Marcos Ambros (Daytona 24), Justin Wilson (Daytona 24)

2012 – Grand-Am - Driver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Ford Riley in DP Class at Daytona (1st), Birmingham (8th), Homestead (7th), Millville (3rd), Belle Isle (5th), Mid-Ohio (8th), Elkhart Lake (3rd), Watkins Glen (6th), Indianapolis G.P. (11th), Watkins Glen (7th), Montreal (6th), Laguna Seca (4th), Lime Rock (10th), with John Pew, A.J. Allmendinger (Daytona 24), and Justin Wilson (Daytona 24)

2011 - Grand-Am - Driver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley Crown Royal XR in DP Class at Daytona (10th), Homestead (9th), Birmingham (6th), VIR (6th), Lime Rock (2nd), Watkins Glen (4th), Elkhart Lake (5th), Laguna Seca (5th), Millville (8th), Watkins Glen (5th), Montreal (9th), Mid-Ohio (8th), with John Pew, Marc Goossens (Daytona 24), and Michael Valiante (Daytona 24)

2010 - Grand-Am - Driver of the No. Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley Crown Royal XR in DP Class at Daytona (5th), Homestead (8th), Birmingham (2nd), VIR (13th), Lime Rock (7th), Watkins Glen (8th), Mid-Ohio (2nd), Daytona (3rd), MillVille (8th), Watkins Glen (7th), Montreal (8th), Tooele (11th), with John Pew, Burt Frisselle (Daytona), and Mark Wilkins (Daytona)

2009Grand-AmDriver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley Westfield Insurance in DP Class at Daytona (16th), VIR (6th), Millville (13th), Laguan Seca (5th), Watkins Glen (5th), Mid-Ohio (16th), Daytona (6th), Birmingham (6th), Watkins Glen (9th), Montreal (13th), Tooele (6th), Homestead (3rd), with Mark Patterson, Ryan Hunter-Reay (Daytona 24), and Colin Braun (Daytona 24)

2008Grand-Am - (14 rounds): Driver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley in DP Class at Daytona (6th),Homestead (3rd), Mexico City (5th), VIR (9th), Laguna Seca (16th), Watkins Glen (4th), Mid-Ohio (6th), Daytona (13th), Birmingham (4th), Montreal (18th), Watkins Glen (8th), Sonoma (12th), Millville (1st), Tooele (13th) with Mark Patterson, Justin Wilson (Daytona 24), Graham Rahal (Daytona 24), and Ryan Dalziel (Tooele)

2007Grand-Am- (14 rounds): Driver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Lexus Riley in DP Class at Daytona (9th), Mexico City (9th), Homestead (15th), VIR (11th), Laguna Seca (3rd), Watkins Glen (11th), Mid-Ohio (9th), Daytona (7th), Iowa (5th), Birmingham (6th), Montreal (6th), Watkins Glen (8th), Sonoma (8th), Tooele (10th), with Mark Patterson, Sam Hornish Jr. (Daytona 24), Helio Castroneves (Daytona 24), and Justin Wilson (Tooele)

2006Grand-Am- (13 rounds): Driver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Riley Prototype in DP Class at Daytona (2nd), Mexico City (19th), Homestead (22nd), Long Beach (5th), VIR (13th), Laguna Seca (11th), Watkins Glen (4th), Mid-Ohio (7th), Daytona (10th), Birmingham (9th), Watkins Glen (4th), Sonoma (13th), Tooele (1st), with Mark Patterson, A.J. Allmendinger (Daytona 24), and Justin Wilson (Daytona 24)

2005 - Grand-Am - (6  rounds): Driver of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Riley Prototype in DP Class at Laguna Seca (9th), Mid-Ohio (17th), Phoenix (No.6) (5th), Watkins Glen (3rd), VIR (10th), Mexico City (19th), with Mark Patterson (all except Phoenix), Mike Borkowski (Phoenix)

2004Grand-Am - (11 rounds): Driver of the No 6 Michael Shank Racing Lexus Doran in DP Class at Homestead (3rd), Phoenix (6th), Mont-Tremblant (6th), Wakins Glen (8th), Daytona(8th), Mid-Ohio (12th), Watkins Glen (2nd), Homestead 5th), VIR (14th), Birmingham (14th), Fontana Road (7th), with Burt Frisselle

2003 - Grand-Am - (4 rounds): Driver of the No. 3 Cegwa Sport Toyota in DP Class at Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona (4th), with Darius Grala, Josh Rehm, and Guy Cosmo. Driver of the No. 89 Inline Cunningham Racing Porsche GT3 RS at Fontana Road (GTS Class) (3rd), Mid-Ohio (GT Class) (11th), and Daytona (GT Class) (4th), with  Scott Bader. ALMS Series -  (4 rounds): Driver of the No. 89 Inline Cunningham Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RS in GT Class at Sonoma (10th), Trios-Rivieres (6th), Laguna Seca (17th), Road Atlanta (12th), with Scott Bader (Sonoma and Trios-Rivieres) and Burt Frisselle (Laguna Seca and Road Atlanta)

2002ALMS Series - (1 round): Driver of the No.  Retained by the Barber Dodge Series as a R&D Driver

2001- Barber Dodge Pro-Series R&D Driver. Competed in 500 miles of Granja Viana

2000-  Pan American INDY Lights Series – Finished 3rd overall in standings with two wins, a second place and third finish. Retained as an R&D Driver for Barber Dodge Pro-Series

1999 INDY Lights Series(1 round): Driver No. 62 Carusi Wheels (Angelo Ferro) Lola Buick at Long Beach (7th). Barber Dodge Pro-Series R&D Driver

1998Pan American INDY Lights Series – 3 wins, 4 poles, and 6 top 5’s. Champion

1997 INDY Lights Series(7 rounds): Driver of the No. 97 Lola/Buick with Banco Sofisa (Angelo Ferro) at Long Beach (27th), Savannah (7th), Portland (9th), Toronto (8th), Trois-Riveres (21st), Vancouver (20th), Laguna Seca (27th)

1996 - International Formula 3 Series – 3rd overall place in the series with one win and four top 5’s

1995 - International Formula 3 Series – One win and four top 5’s

1994International Formula 3Series – Finished 3rd place with one victory and seven top 5 finishes

1993International Formula Series 3 – One win

1992British Formula Series 3 - Finished in third place (1 victory, 4 poles, and 2 lap records)

1991 -British Formula Series 3 - Four podiums. Helped develop BC1 (Bowman’s racing built chassis)

1990 -Brazilian and South American Formula 3- Champion (6 victories and 7 lap records)

1987-1989British Formula Series 3 

1986Brazilian Formula Ford Series - Rookie season. Driver of the Year (3 victories, 3 poles, and 5 lap records)

1973-1985 – Started racing at just nine years old. He won the Brazilian and Sao Paulo Championships. A four-time Brazilian Champion in Go-Kart racing. Rio-Sao Paulo- Champion. Paulista- Champion 

Personal:
Father of two girls Nathalia and Ana. Ozz is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, & English. He enjoys hanging with friends, waterskiing, go karting, reading and listening to music. 

 

 

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