SERGIO SETTE CÂMARA | Biography

SERGIO SETTE CÂMARA

What should be said about Sérgio Sette CâmaraFilho besides being a born sportsman? A pilot intended to overcome himself at each lap? Driven by his dream of becoming a F1 pilot like Ayrton Senna, Felipe Massa and Rubens Barichello he dedicates much of his time in the improvement of the qualities of a great champion.

Watching his idols on TV with his father, Serginho wondered how pilots came to F1. That was when he learned that before the powerful engines in this category the pilots use to prepare themselves in karts. With great interest in the sport, Sergio began frequenting the kart track in Belo Horizonte renting karts. With the passage of time he met the trainer José David de Oliveira who checked his equipment and made the necessary adjustments. Since that date the partnership began between the two and came up with his GREAT PASSION FOR THE SPORT!!!

Since then his preparer in Minas Gerais was José David who has worked with great names like Nelson Piquet Jr., Cristiano da Matta, Rafa Mattos among others.

With the closing of the track in his homeland, he started playing in 2008 the greatest and most important Championships of the country. In São Paulo, he was part of the Sabiá – Claudio Dantas Racing team which has a differentiated structure for large events. The team has several national and international titles. Thus Serginho is always in contact with the best professionals in the market.

In addition to his fluency in the English language, he was also one of the best students in his class at the American School of Belo Horizonte where he studied until 2013. Following the standards of the American Continent he combines studies to sports practicing as: swimming and basketball.

In 2010 and 2011 Serginho played in addition to the main national competitions a few international competitions. He had a particular focus in the South American Championship and also one of the largest world kart championships the SKUSA, in the USA.

For its results and dedication, in 2012, Sette Câmara was invited by ART Grand Prix factory team to join the official team of the brand in major competitions in Europe. With much enthusiasm and the care of Armando Fillini, head of the team, he played in 2012 and 2013 the races of the Winter Cup, WSK, European Championship and World Championship in the class KF Junior.

Following his trajectory in European tracks Sette Câmara assumes, in 2014, a new challenge. As from this season, the pilot moved permanently to Europe where he will live on the outskirts of the city of Barcelona. In addition to the sports activities the pilot will attend classes in a school and will take care of his physical and psychological preparation already with a view to pursuing his career in the top categories of single-seater racing towards the dream of becoming a F1 pilot.

SPORTS CURRICULUM

Full Name: Sérgio Santos Sette Câmara Filho
Age: 20 years old (1998, May 23rd)
Education: Studying in Business College
Languages: Portuguese | English | Spanish | Italian
First Motorsport race: 2006

SINGLE-SEATER

2019 (FIA F1 World Championship)
* McLaren Team
Test and Development Driver

2019 (FIA F2 World Championship)
* DAMS Team | 12 Rounds
10 countries

2018 (FIA F2 World Championship)
* Carlin Team | 12 Rounds
10 countries | 6th. Place in the Championship
-> 2nd and 3rd place – Bahrain
-> 2nd place – French
-> 3rd place – Austria
-> 3rd place – Hungary
-> 2nd place – Belgium
-> 3rd place – Italy
-> 2nd place – Russia

2017 (FIA F2 World Championship)
* Hired By MP Motorsport
* FIA F2 World Championship
22 Races in 10 countries
Youngest driver in the championship
Race Winner in Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)
Podium (2nd place) in Monza (ITA)
* 64º F3 Macau Grand Prix

2016 (FIA F3 Europe)
* Hired by RED BULL JUNIOR TEAM
* FIA F3 European Championship
* F3 Masters of Zandvoort
* 63º F3 Macau Grand Prix
34 Races Completed
Podium in Macau (CHI)
Podium in Pau (FRA)
Podium in Norisring (ALE)
Podium in Zandvoort (HOL)
Pole-Position in Nurburgring (ALE)
Pole-Position in Imola (ITA)
Lap Record in Red Bull Ring (AUS)

2015 (Debut at FIA F3 Europe )
* FIA F3 European Championship
* F3 Masters of Zandvoort
* 62º F3 Macau Grand Prix
37 Races
Podium in Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)
Podium in Red Bull Ring (AUS)
Podium in  Zandvoort (HOL)
Pole Position in Zandvoort (HOL)

2014 (Debut in Brazilian F3)
Formula-3 Brasil
6 Races
2 Podiuns

KARTING

2014 SEASON (Category KF & F3 Brazilian)
Participation in CIK – FIA European & World Championship in KF class.
1st Position in Round 4 of the DKM – German Kart Championship (KF class)

2013 SEASON(Category: KF Junior /Graduate)
7th position – 1st round – European of Kart – Alcaniz – ESP
16th position in the Finals of the Kart World Championship – Bahrei
Brazilian Vice-Champion of Kart (Graduate)
Vice-Champion of the Brazil Kart Coup (Graduate)

2012 SEASON: (Category: Junior / KF3)
World Champion – X30 World – Lyon – FRA
Minas Gerais Champion of Kart – Category: Sprinter
Bi-Champion Brazil GP of kart (Vespasiano/MG)
Champion of Brazil Super Kart (São Paulo/SP)

2011 SEASON: (Category: Minor Junior)
Bi-Champion Brazil Coup in Imperatriz/MA
Champion of Brazil Grand Prix of Kart (Vespasiano/MG)
Champion of GP RBC of Kart (São Paulo)
Pole-Position in the Brazilian Kart championship (São Paulo/SP)

2010 SEASON:
Champion of Southeast Cup – Cadete (MG / RJ / ES)
Champion of Brazil Cup category Cadete held in Palmas/TO
Vice-Champion in the Super Cadete category held in Palmas/TO
Vice-Champion of Brazil GP held in Vespasiano/MG
Vice-Champion of Brazilian championship held in Volta Redonda/RJ
3rd position in the South-American championship held in Velopark/RS
3rd position – São Paulo Championship

2009 SEASON
Minas Gerais Champion
3rd position in the RBC GP held in São Paulo
9th position in the South-American championship held in Velopark/RS
15th position in the Brazil Coup held in Lauro de Freitas/BA

2008 SEASON
Minas Gerais Vice-Champion
12th position in the Brazil Cup held in Itumbiara/GO
16th position in the Brazilian Championship held in Fortaleza/CE

2007 SEASON
12th position in the Brazil Coup held in Ipatinga/MG

2006 SEASON
3rd POSITION IN THE 2ND ROUND OF THE Minas Gerais Championship (1strace in which he participated)

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