Guilherme Samaia is a Brazilian professional racing driver who first came into the spotlight after winning the junior-level feeder competition Formula 3 Brazil Light in 2015. The Cesário F3 team with whom he had won the title then offered him to race in the 2016 Formula 3 Brasil championship, the highest-profile single-seater championship in South America. He impressed by winning 3 races and finishing his rookie season in 2nd position. The following year, he dominated the championship with 13 wins in 16 races and defeated his nearest rival by a massive margin of 87 points. After consistent success in Brazil, he moved to Europe and competed in the BRDC British Formula 3 series, the Euroformula Open Championship, the Spanish Formula 3 Championship, and the Euroformula Open Winter Series from 2017 to 2019. In 2020, he began competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with the Campos Racing team.

Sun Sign

Libra

Residence

He splits his time between São Paulo, São Paulo State, Brazil and Milan, Lombardy, Italy.

Car Number

  • 10 – Formula 2
  • 7 – British F3 Championship

Formula 2 Teams

Guilherme has raced for –

  • Campos Racing (2020)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped hairstyle
  • Affable smile
  • Sports a rugged beard
  • Thick eyebrows

Guilherme Samaia Facts

  1. Like most professional racing drivers, Guilherme began his racing career by participating in karting competitions. He had participated in the 2012 Florida Winter Tour – Rotax Junior championship. The tournament did not end well for him as he finished 47th in a field of 63 racers.
  2. He shifted to single-seater competition in 2013 when he competed in 2 of the 16 races in the Fórmula Junior Brazil championship where he collected 10 points and finished in 16th place.
  3. When he won the Formula 3 Brazil Light competition in 2015, he finished on the podium in 13 of the 16 races and also scored 6 race wins.
  4. His triumph at the 2013 Formula 3 Brasil championship was even more dominant as he never finished outside the top 8 in any of the races. He won 13 of the 16 races and finished 5th, 8th, and 2nd in the 3 races that he did not win.

Featured Image by Guilherme Samaia / Instagram

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Facts of Guilherme de Abreu Sampaio Samaia

  • Gender Male
  • full nameGuilherme de Abreu Sampaio Samaia
  • nicknamesGuilherme
  • birthplaceSão Paulo, São Paulo State, Brazil
  • Date of Birth October 02, 1996
  • Age 25 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundBrazilian
  • nationalityBrazilian
  • religionChristianity
  • professionProfessional Racing Driver
  • weight72 kg or 158.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • brothersClaudio M. Samaia Filho

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