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Rubens Gonçalves Barrichello (San Paolo, 23 May 1972) is a Brasilian racing driver with italian origins.

Barrichello won 5 kart championship in Brasil before he moved to Europe in 1990 to participate in Formula Opel Lotus, winning the championship at the first attempt. The following year he won the British Formula 3 defeating David Coulthard. He was only 19 when he was candidated to race in Formula 1. When he was 20 he took part to Formula 3000 Championship reaching the third place. He holds the record for most Grands Prix disputed (323 starts) and stood on the podium 68 times.

Steering Wheel:

  • The Brazilian star Rubens Barrichello joined the Jordan team in 1993 and immediately showed off his talent: in 1994 he came third at the Pacific Grand Prix and claimed Pole Position at the Belgian Grand Prix. This MOMO steering wheel on display at the Nicolis Museum is the very same one used during that World Championship while driving the Jordan 194.

  • The collection of F1 steering wheels at the Nicolis Museum contains the MOMO steering wheel that the champion used in 1996 while driving the Jordan 1996 for the Jordan team. That season was one to forget for the driver as he failed to get on the podium.

Racing suit

  • Team Stewart Ford 1998 suit.

(Source: Wikipedia; Formula1.com)