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'''Fabien Giroix''' (born 17 September 1960, in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France) is a retired french racing driver.
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'''Fabien Giroix''' (born 17 September 1960, in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France) is a French former racing driver.
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==[[WTCM]]==
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Giroix made his WTCM debut in [[1988_World_Touring_Car_Masters_season|1988]] with Volker Schmidt Racing in an independent Mercedes-Benz 190E. Giroix was a steady hand all season which saw him be picked up by BMW for the following season on a two-year deal.
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Giroix spent the next two years at BMW Motorsport and continued his reputation as being a reliable driver. Giroix did not score any wins in his time at BMW but he'd finish the [[1990_World_Touring_Car_Masters_season|1990]] season third in Class C.
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Giroix was let go by BMW and joined Courage Compétition's two car outfit alongside [[1986 Alternate Formula One season|1986]] [[Formula One]] World Champion [[Guillaume Gauthier]]. Giroix raced a Mazda 323F in the series but the Frenchman severely struggled in the early stages.
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==Later Career==
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In the mid-2000s Giroix moved to Dubai and became a leading figure in the Middle Eastern motorsport scene - most notably as team principal of the Gulf Racing team.
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==Complete WTCM Results==
 
==Complete WTCM Results==

Latest revision as of 10:18, 10 August 2019

Fabien Giroix (born 17 September 1960, in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France) is a French former racing driver.

WTCM

Giroix made his WTCM debut in 1988 with Volker Schmidt Racing in an independent Mercedes-Benz 190E. Giroix was a steady hand all season which saw him be picked up by BMW for the following season on a two-year deal.

Giroix spent the next two years at BMW Motorsport and continued his reputation as being a reliable driver. Giroix did not score any wins in his time at BMW but he'd finish the 1990 season third in Class C.

Giroix was let go by BMW and joined Courage Compétition's two car outfit alongside 1986 Formula One World Champion Guillaume Gauthier. Giroix raced a Mazda 323F in the series but the Frenchman severely struggled in the early stages.

Later Career

In the mid-2000s Giroix moved to Dubai and became a leading figure in the Middle Eastern motorsport scene - most notably as team principal of the Gulf Racing team.


Complete WTCM Results

Year Team Car Class WDC Pts Class Pts
1988 Volker Schmidt Racing Mercedes-Benz 190E C Flag of Australia svg.png Flag of Japan svg.png Flag of the United States svg.png Flag of Germany svg.png Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png Flag of Germany svg.png Flag of France svg.png Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Flag of Italy svg.png Flag of Belgium svg.png Flag of Germany svg.png 41st 8 15th 62
E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E
BAT
28
BAT
37†
FUJ
DNQ
FUJ
DNQ
GLN
DNQ
GLN
DNQ
NOR
DNQ
NOR
DNQ
KYA
21
KYA
31
HOC
16
HOC
Ret
CHA
DNQ
CHA
DNQ
MNZ
DNQ
MNZ
DNQ
SPA
14
SPA
20
NUR
Ret
1989 BMW Motorsport BMW E30 M3 C Flag of Japan svg.png Flag of the United States svg.png Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png Flag of France svg.png Flag of the Czech Republic svg.png Flag of Italy svg.png Flag of France svg.png Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Flag of Belgium svg.png Flag of Germany svg.png Flag of Australia svg.png 54th 14 9th 196
E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E
FUJ
20
FUJ
22
GLN
24
GLN
33
KYA
Ret
KYA
26
PAU
11
PAU
19
BRN
DNQ
BRN
DNQ
MNZ
20
MNZ
24
CHA
15
CHA
28
BIR
19
BIR
23
SPA
Ret
SPA
33
NUR
17
NUR
Ret
BAT
Ret
1990 BMW Motorsport BMW E30 M3 Evolution C Flag of Japan svg.png Flag of the United States svg.png Flag of Nigeria svg.png Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Flag of France svg.png Flag of the Czech Republic svg.png Flag of Italy svg.png Flag of France svg.png Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Flag of Belgium svg.png Flag of Germany svg.png Flag of Australia svg.png 54th 10 3rd 308
E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E S E
FUJ
24
FUJ
31
GLN
Ret
GLN
28
LAG
20
LAG
27
BRH
20
BRH
Ret
PAU
19
PAU
8
BRN
Ret
BRN
18
MNZ
22
MNZ
22
CHA
18
CHA
27
BIR
15
BIR
27
SPA
Ret
SPA
33
NUR
Ret
NUR
33
BAT
20†