On the back of regular success in kart racing in his native Brazil, Ribeiro graduated to Formula Ford, before heading to Europe to compete in the 1990 Formula Opel championship.
He then moved to Britain to race in F3 for Paul Stewart Racing for six races, finishing sixth at Silverstone. PSR kept him on for 1992 and, although outperformed by team-mate Gil de Ferran, he scored a third and a pole …Keep reading