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Davide Rigon

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FERRARI ANNOUNCE LMGTE PRO CLASS CREWS FOR THE FIA WEC SEASON

The Ferrari crews entered in the LMGTE Pro class have officially been announced, a few weeks from the start of Season 8 of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The AF Corse car number 51 will be entrusted to Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado. After winning the drivers’ and team title in 2017 and … Continue reading

THE SMP RACING CREW KEEPS THE LEAD IN THE BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ENDURANCE CUP AFTER THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

The third round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, a 24-hour Spa-Francorchamps marathon, took place on July 27-28 in Belgium. The SMP Racing crew of Russian Mikhail Aleshin, Spaniard Miguel Molina and Italian Davide Rigon, started the race from third position, fought for the lead, retired before the end of the race due to … Continue reading

FERRARI CREWS TO START MID-GROUP AT LE MANS

At midnight qualifying for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans ended, the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season. The Ferrari cars in GTE-Pro class will start the race, which gets underway on Saturday at 15:00, from the centre of the pack, with the 488 GTE number 71 of Bird-Molina-Rigon … Continue reading

SECOND PLACE FINISH FOR SMP RACING IN THE CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD 1000kms

On June 1, the six-hour Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup race took place at Circuit Paul Ricard in France. The SMP Racing crew of Mikhail Aleshin, Davide Rigon and Miguel Molina finished in second place on the podium and became the leader of the Endurance Cup drivers’ standings. SMP Racing driver Mikhail Aleshin started the … Continue reading

SMP DRIVER MIKHAIL ALESHIN TO RACE IN THE 2019 BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ENDURANCE CUP

Mikhail Aleshin will compete in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup as part of SMP Racing, driving a Ferrari F488 car number 72 of the AF Corse partner team. He will race alongside the Italian driver Davide Rigon and the Spanish driver Miguel Molina, with whom Mikhail spent the last season of the series. “I … Continue reading

FOURTH GULF 12 HOURS WIN FOR KESSEL RACING FERRARI

Kessel Racing Ferrari crews powered to a double victory in the 2018 running of the Gulf 12 Hours conquering both the outright win and the Gentlemen class. Alessandro Pier Guidi, Davide Rigon and Michael Broniszewski were always in contention for the win but also benefited from a suspension failure on the McLaren that was leading … Continue reading

DIFFICULT 6 HOURS OF SHANGHAI FOR FERRARI

The 6 Hours of Shanghai has traditionally been a particularly difficult race for Ferrari. The GTE-Pro class cars had already been slow in qualifying, when they had been unable to do better than fifth row. In the race, the 488 GTEs of AF Corse recovered as always, even pushing into the podium positions for a … Continue reading

FIA WEC FIFTH ROW FOR FERRARI IN SHANGHAI

As anticipated, Ferrari endured a less than brilliant qualifying for the Shanghai 6 Hours in the GTE-Pro class. Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado in the 488 GTE no. 51, along with their AF Corse teammates Davide Rigon and Sam Bird, found the going tough in a session where the times were bunched and they … Continue reading

TWO FERRARI CREWS IN GTE-PRO SEEK TO BREAK FIA WEC SHANGHAI JINX

The FIA World Endurance Championship is off to China for the last race of the 2018 calendar year, although actually it is only the fifth in the Super Season of the number one endurance racing championship. Five Ferraris are set to compete, three in the GTE-Am class and two in the GTE-Pro where victory has … Continue reading

THIRD ROW FOR FERRARI AT FUJI

As anticipated, qualifying for the Fuji 6 Hours was not easy for the five Ferraris entered in the fourth round of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season. In the GTE-Pro class, the 488 GTE no. 71 and no. 51 of the world champion team will start from the third row. The cars … Continue reading

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