Marco Apicella is an Italian professional racing driver. He competed in one Formula One Grand Prix for the Jordan team in the 1993 Italian Grand Prix. Apicella's first season in International Formula 3000, 1987, was uncompetitive in the EuroVenturini Dallara car, only scoring one point thanks to a fifth place at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. During the same year, he tested. Apicella was a title favourite for the season; the team underperformed, but in 1989, again with FIRST, Apicella achieved several podium finishes on his way to finishing fourth overall in the Drivers' Championship. Apicella looked like a championship contender for the 1990 season and continued with the FIRST team, but his performances worsened as the season progressed, ending with a disqualification in the Brands Hatch round. Despite a poor 1990 season, Apicella had the chance to test drive with the Minardi teams. Late in the year, he went to Japan and did some tests for Bridgestone in a Reynard-Mugen Formula One prototype car.
Apicella chose to change teams for the 1991 season, moving to Paul Stewart Racing, teaming up with Stewart himself. He was classified fifth overall at the end of the season. With no offers for a drive in International F3000 for 1992, Apicella went to Japan to drive in the Japanese Formula 3000 series, setting up a relationship with the Dome team. Apicella, driving the Dome F103 won the fifth round of the championship that year, he continued finishing fourth in the 1993 season, winning at the Sugo race circuit. Apicella's good performances in Japan during 1992 and early 1993 gave him a drive at the Jordan Formula One team for his home race in the 1993 season, with team boss Eddie Jordan wanting to try out up-and-coming Formula 3000 drivers, he qualified in 23rd position, but retired on the first corner of the first lap of the race after a multi-car collision. He was replaced by Emanuele Naspetti for the following round in Portugal; as a result of this, he is falsely considered to have had the shortest Formula 1 career out of any driver, a record held by Ernst Loof.
For 1994, Apicella continued with Dome in Japanese Formula 3000, winning at the Mine and Fuji circuits on his way to winning the title. He continued in Japanese F3000 for 1995 and 1996, this time with Team 5Zigen, but his activities were limited, as he chose to do other motor sport activities such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Apicella was appointed Chief Test Driver with Dome for 1996, testing the Dome F105 car alongside Shinji Nakano and Katsumi Yamamoto from April to June 1996 at the Suzuka Circuit; the aim was for the car to produce a base for them to mount a challenge into Formula One, but the project was shelved after the car was damaged in an accident. Apicella's last season in the Formula Nippon series was in 1997, driving for the Stellar International team, his best result for the team was a fourth place at the Mine circuit. Apicella moved back to Italy for 1999, he scored two wins during the season on his way to third place in the championship. Apicella tried to qualify for the Spa round of the International Formula 3000 championship in 1999 for Monaco Motorsport, but failed to do so due to adverse weather conditions.
Apicella has since gone back to Japan, to compete in touring cars with the All Japan GT Championship. Apicella has competed in several 24 Hours of Le Mans races, he was scheduled to compete in the 2007 event with the JLOC Isao Noritake team, but on the first day of practice he was involved in an accident on the Mulsanne Straight, which damaged his Lamborghini Murciélago car. Apicella is competing in the 2009 event again with the JLOC team. † was classified as he had completed more than 90 % of the race distance. Official website
The Caleb Wiley House is a historic house at 125 North Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1826, this 2-1/2 wood frame house is one of Stonham's best-preserved late Federal period houses. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984; the Caleb Wiley House is set on the north side of North Street, a major east-west route through residential areas of northwestern Stoneham, amid 20th-century residential houses that are on smaller lots. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame house, five bays wide, with a side-gable roof, twin rear-wall chimneys, clapboard siding, a granite foundation. Window and door surrounds are simple, with the second-floor windows butting against the cornice, a typical Federal period feature, its front door is sheltered by a portico, early 20th century in appearance, has flanking sidelight windows. A screen porch is attached to the left side, a modern addition is attached to the rear; the house was built about 1826 by Caleb Wiley, at a time when North Street was lined with larger properties in agricultural use.
The original 47-acre lot of this house has long since been subdivided into residences, but this property retains mature plantings, the main house is little-altered since its construction. National Register of Historic Places listings in Stoneham, Massachusetts National Register of Historic Places listings in Middlesex County, Massachusetts