Augusto

FARFUS

About me

In one word: Determination. This has been the philosophy of Augusto Farfus Jr. while leading his great passion for speed towards victory. Over the years the 30 year old driver from Paraná, Brazil has built an impressive collection of titles in many categories, from minimoto racing to international car racing.

Augusto Farfus Jr. has lived in Italy for 7 years, where he has built a great part of his career. His debut in the world of motorsport was in Brazil, where he started racing go karts with the CRG Team and in his second year he moved into Formula Renault taking part in the Italian Formula Renault 2000 championship with CRAM Competition. In 2001 Augusto won his 1st Formula Renault European championship with RC Motorsport and in 2002 he moved into the Formula 3000 European championship with Draco Team, winning the championship title with 2 rounds remaining.

News

  • 25/05/16
    Farfus-Nurburgring-26th-29th-May

    Augusto Farfus takes on the “Green Hell”

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  • 23/05/16
    Farfus-DTM-Spielberg-Races-4-22st-May-

    Sunday race at Spielberg leaves Augusto Farfus “extremely happy”

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  • 21/05/16
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    Saturday in Spielberg brings mixed emotions for Augusto Farfus

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  • 18/05/16
    Farfus-DTM-Spielberg-Races-3-4-20th-22nd-May

    Augusto Farfus feels confident ahead of the weekend in Spielberg

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  • 09/05/16
    Hockenheim (DE) 08th May 2016. BMW Motorsport, 2nd Place Driver in Qualifiyng,Augusto Farfus (BR) Shell BMW M4 DTM

    Podium Joy for Farfus in Hockenheim.

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  • 08/05/16
    Hockenheim (DE) 07th May 2016. BMW Motorsport, Augusto Farfus (BR) Shell BMW M4 DTM.

    Augusto Farfus is robbed of his chance in race one in Hockenheim.

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  • 05/05/16
    Hockenheim (DE) 05th April 2016. BMW Motorsport, ITR DTM Testing, Augusto Farfus (BR) BMW Works Driver.

    Augusto Farfus heads into new DTM season with a new team.

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  • 02/02/16
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    Augusto Farfus finishes fifth in the Rolex 24 At Daytona – the race debut for the BMW M6 GTLM.

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  • 19/10/15
    #18 Augusto Farfus, BMW M4 DTM

    Augusto Farfus helps BMW celebrate winning the Manufacturers’ Championship.

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  • 18/10/15
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    Augusto Farfus has a disappointing race one in Hockenheim.

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Results

Championship

N.DriverPtsPodiumPolesFastest
3flag_uk P. Di Resta43111
48flag_it E. Mortara401
16flag_de T. Glock37
36flag_be M. Martin371
11flag_de M. Wittmann35
31flag_uk T. Blomqvist34
18flag_br A. Farfus321
6flag_ca R. Wickens2811
51flag_su N. Müller2211
5flag_sw M. Ekström20
53flag_uk J. Green15
2flag_uk G. Paffett12
100flag_de M. Tomczyk12
8flag_de C. Vietoris10
7flag_ca B. Spengler10
13flag_pr A. Félix da Costa6
99flag_de M. Rockenfeller5
27flag_fr A. Tambay4
17flag_sp M. Molina1
10flag_de T. Scheider1
84flag_de M. Götz0
12flag_sp D. Juncadella0
22flag_au L. Auer0
34flag_fr E. Ocon0

Career

GETTING TO KNOW AUGUSTO BETTER

The power to win and the passion for speed have run in Augusto´s veins since he was 6 years old, when he started riding mini-motorcycles in Curitiba. The talent shined through immediately showing all the signs of a great champion following a victorious path from go karting through to international car racing. Augusto’s career with the many titles and achievements are only the beginning, there are many more victories waiting for this young driver. Augusto has very clear objectives in his life and all the determination and talent to achieve them.


Augusto accelerated for the first time at the age of 6 on a soil track with a mini-moto 50cc and became known as the Magic Motorcycle Boy, getting applause and space in the media, as well as prestige.


In 1992 Augusto Farfus Jr. started to race and dominate the go kart championships. His debut was in April, in the Paranaense South Region Championship, in the Junior Cadet Category. Simultaneously, in June of the same year, he started to race in the Paulista Championship of Formula Go Kart. In July he also participated in Porto Alegre in the Junior Lights category of the Brazil Cup and by the end of his 1st year in karting he had won the Paranaense Championship. In1993, at the age of 10, Augusto started to race in kart competitions outside Paraná, winning titles in many categories such as the tri-champion Paulista and tri-champion of Formula Parrila in São Paulo. After a sequence of victories in 1999 Augusto received an invitation from the Italian go kart team CRG, and became their official racer. Augusto immediately adapted to the European tracks, taking several important international titles.


At only 16 years old, after exploring all possibilities in the go kart world, Augusto decided to look for new paths and challenges. In 2000, he jumped into single seaters, racing in the European and Italian Championship of Formula Renault for the Italian team Cram Competition. The following year Augusto raced for RC Motorsport, winning the title of European Champion in Formula Renault. As a result, he received an invitation to participate in the European Formula 3000 Championship as first driver for Draco Team. He won the title in 2003 with two rounds remaining.


And this is the reason why, from his first go kart race back in 1992 until today, with his brilliant results and hard marketing efforts to build his name and image, Augusto has always guaranteed excellent results to his sponsors.

BMW Works driver
12th place on DTM Championship.

BMW Works driver
13th place on DTM Championship.

BMW Works driver
2nd place on DTM Championship.

BMW Works driver
7th place on DTM Championship.
Best Rookie of the year – 1 victory / 2 pole – positions.

BMW Works driver
24hrs Nurburgring Overall 2nd place
24hrs Dubai Overall Winner – Z4 GT3
24hrs Le Mans – Pole Position GT-Pro

BMW Works driver
24hrs Nurburgring Overall Winner – BMW M3 GT2
6th place WTCC

BMW Works driver
3rd place WTCC

BMW Works Driver
24hrs Nurburgring Diesel class winner with a BMW 320d.
6th place WTCC

BMW Works Driver
4th place WTCC

Alfa Romeo Works Driver
3rd place WTCC

Alfa Romeo Works driver
4th place WTCC

Alfa Romeo Works driver
6th place ETCC

European Formula 3000 Championship
European Formula 3000 Champion

European Formula 3000 Championship
9th place Formula 3000 Championship

Formula Renault 2.0
European Formula Renault Champion

Formula Renault 2.0
12th Italian Formula Renault Championship
- 1 victory / 1 pole-postion

Go Karts
Go Kart Vice World Champion
 Winter Cup Champion
Go Kart North American Vice-Champion
3rd place in Italian Championship

Go Karts
City of Curitiba Vice-Champion Go Kart
6th place in State of São Paulo Go Kart Championship
6th place in Formula Parilla Go Kart Championship

Go Karts
São Paulo Champion Formula Parilla
São Paulo State Vice-Champion

Go Karts
São Paulo Champion Formula Parilla
São Paulo State Vice-Champion

Go Karts
São Paulo Champion Formula Parilla

Go Karts
Brazilian Vice-Champion Go Kart
São Paulo State Champion

Go Karts
São Paulo State Champion

Go Karts
Paraná Champion South Region
 Paraná Champion

Mini-bikes
Paraná Champion – Category Standard
Paraná Champion – Free Force

18th november Augusto Farfus did his first race ever.

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