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Duarte Benavente - 10

TEAM: F1 Atlantic Team
HULL: Moore
COUNTRY: Portugal
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Vila Fresca de Azeitao (POR)
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/03/1971
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lisbon (POR)
HEIGHT: 167 CM
WEIGHT: 58 KG
RACING SUPER LICENSE:
MECHANICS - CREW:

1 – Robertino Milinkovic
2 – Firmino Reis
3 – Christophe Brisset
4 – Vasco Palha
5 – Paulo Raposo
6 – Bruno Memede
7 – Mario Benavente (radioman)

GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 146
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 6
CAREER POINTS: 361
PROFILE

DUARTE BENAVENTE is an 18 year tour veteran with 142 career events under his belt since making his debut in Portimao, Portugal, in the spring of 1999.

His first podium was in 2002 finishing third in Germany, earning his best ever finish later that year when he finished second in Sardinia. Overall, he has six podiums his last in Portimao in 2017.

The driver from Lisbon started racing back in 1991 in the Portuguese F4 Championship and competed in that division for ten years taking eight titles in Portugal while winning both European and world titles as well.

Last season he was one of only two drivers to finish in the points in all races, rounding out the season in tenth overall.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: / WIN: / 2ND: 1 / 3RD: 5
BEST QUALIFYING POSITION: 3 / BEST OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINISH: 7
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 146/ RACE STARTS: 133
DEBUT: 1999

CAREER INFOS

2016 - 9th F1H2O World Championship
2015 - 14th F1H2O World Championship
2014 - 7th F1H2O World Championship
2013 - 11th F1H2O World Championship
2012 - 19th F1H2O World Championship
2011 - 12th F1H2O World Championship
2010 - 15th F1H2O World Championship
2009 - 11th F1H2O World Championship
2008 - 15th F1H2O World Championship
2007 - 17th F1H2O World Championship
2006 - 15th F1H2O World Championship
2005 - 14th F1H2O World Championship
2004 - 10th F1H2O World Championship
2003 - 7th F1H2O World Championship
2002 - 8th F1H2O World Championship
2001 - F4 World Champion
2000 - 6th F1H2O World Championship
1999 - Spanish F1 Multicopa Champion
1998 - Portuguese F2 Champion
1998 - Iberian F2 Champion
1998 - European F4 Champion
1995 to 1997 - Iberian F4 Champion
1991 to 1998 - Portuguese F4 Champion

2017 DRIVER GALLERY
2017 DRIVER NEWS
March 28, 2017
BENAVENTE CONFIRMS TRASK AS TEAMMATE
Tuesday, 28 March: F1 Atlantic owner-driver Duarte Benavente has confirmed Australian Grand Trask as his new teammate.   The second driver revision for the Portuguese outfit in as many seasons ...
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2016 DRIVER NEWS
September 30, 2016
BENAVENTE HAS EVERY INTENTION OF CONTINUING SEASON’S POINTS RUN
Friday, 30 September, LIUZHOU (China): Duarte Benavente will be looking to extend his season’s points run and to try to improve on his seventh place finish in Liuzhou last year.   The ...
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