BMS Scuderia Italia SpA was an Italian auto racing team founded by Italian steel magnate and motorsports enthusiast Giuseppe Lucchini in 1983. Initially named Brixia Motor Sport (BMS) the team briefly entered the World Touring Car Championship, the team’s name was altered to BMS Scuderia Italia upon their entrance into Formula One in 1988. Lucchini brokered a deal with Dallara owner Gian Paolo Dallara to construct BMS F1 car based on their experience as a Formula 3000 entry. The Dallara F189, designed by Gian Paolo Dallara and Mario Tollentino for the 1989, was an evolution of the previous year’s Dallara F188. It was powered by Cosworth DFR V8 engines prepared by Heini Mader. In 1989 BMS Scuderia Italia expanded to two cars entry. Alex Caffi retained in the team and experienced Andrea de Cesaris was signed. Team’s best finish was achieved by de Cesaris when he finished third at the Canadian Grand Prix. Caffi was 4th at Monaco and 6th in Canada , and finished the season in 19th place with 4 points.
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