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James Calado

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FERRARI WEC ONE-TWO, PIER GUIDI AND CALADO WORLD CHAMPIONS

Thirty-three year-old Italian Alessandro Pier Guidi and his 28 year-old British crewmate James Calado are the first winners of the GT FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship title as part of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The pair won in the best possible way, dominating the final race of the season, the 6 Hours of … Continue reading

THE FERRARI 488 GTE OF RIGON AND BIRD ON POLE IN THE 6 HOURS OF BAHRAIN

Davide Rigon and Sam Bird, in the 488 GTE no. 71 of AF Corse, will start from pole in the 6 Hours of Bahrain. The final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship sets off on Saturday at 4 pm local time (2 pm CET). This a fourth pole position of the season for the … Continue reading

PIER GUIDI AND CALADO CHASING A WEC DREAM

The 2017 FIA WEC world championship closes this weekend at Sakhir in Bahrain. Ferrari has already secured the Manufacturers’ title with a race in advance, which was the main goal for the season. However, it is also competing in the 6 Hours, which sets off on Saturday at 4 pm local time (2 pm CET) … Continue reading

FERRARI DOMINATES THE 6 HOURS OF FUJI

Ferrari dominated the 6 Hours of Fuji with wins in both GT classes, consolidating top spot in the Constructors’ standings and taking the lead in the Drivers’ championship with Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado. There are now just the races in Shanghai and Bahrain to go until the end of the season. The two … Continue reading

MIXED FORTUNES FOR FERRARI IN WEC QUALIFYING AT FUJI

Ferrari enjoyed mixed fortunes in a qualifying session at Fuji made particularly treacherous by the weather conditions. Light rain made it very difficult to pick the right tyres. In the GTE-Pro class the 488 GTEs of AF Corse, car no. 71 crewed by Davide Rigon and Sam Bird, and no. 51 with Alessandro Pier Guidi … Continue reading

FOUR FERRARIS AT FUJI WITH RAIN A COMPLICATING FACTOR

The third last race of the FIA World Endurance Championship 2017 season takes place this weekend at Fuji. Ferrari is battling for the constructors’ title in the GTE-Pro class and the two crews made by the official drivers are back in the fight for the championship after their important results in recent races. Two 488 GTE … Continue reading

KASPERSKY MOTORSPORT FIGHTS TO THE SEASONS END IN BARCELONA

The curtain came down on the 2017 Blancpain Endurance Series GT Cup this weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. The final round of the season came to an end on Sunday, marking the conclusion of a year in the the PRO class for Kaspersky Motorsport with its driver line-up of Giancarlo Fisichella, James … Continue reading

KASPERSKY DOMINANT IN SPA, BUT ALL HOPES DASHED IN THE 14th HOUR

The Spa 24 Hours race is the highlight of the GT racing calendar, the blue riband even of the Blancpain Endurance series and a true festival of motorsport, showing just what these fantastic Grand Touring cars can do. It all takes place against the backdrop of what is undoubtedly Europe’s most scenic and challenging circuit … Continue reading

KASPERSKY MOTORSPORT’S RICARD 1000kms CUT SHORT

The third round of the Blancpain Endurance Series GT Cup was held at the Paul Ricard Circuit in the south of France this Saturday. For all the teams taking part in the championship, this was an important race in its own right, at the track that returns to the Formula 1 calendar next year, but … Continue reading

PENALTIES WRECK KASPERSKY MOTORSPORT’S BLANCPAIN GT RACE AT SILVERSTONE

After finishing fourth in the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at Monza three weeks ago, the Kaspersky Motorsport team was back in action for Round 2 today at another historic venue, the Silverstone Circuit in the UK. Driving the green, white and red Ferrari 488 GT3, prepared by AF Corse, the trio made … Continue reading

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