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FIA WEC: Bird and Rigon win at Spa in the AF Corse Ferrari 488 #71. Second place in GTE Am for Perrodo, Collard and Aguas
Sunday, 8 May 2016 · WEC
The AF Corse Ferrari #71, driven By Davide Rigon and Sam Bird, won the 6 Hours of Spa in the GTE Pro category gaining its second success in a row in the Fia World Endurance Championship (WEC). The 488 #71 fought for the first place from the very beginning with the AF Corse Ferrari 488 #51 of Gianmaria Bruni and James Calado. With only ten minutes remaining in the race, a technical issue hit the 51 car – when it was first in GTE Pro - obliging to retire in the garage.
FIA WEC: Ferrari takes GT Constructors’ title and it’s a new triple victory
Monday, 1 Dicember 2014 · WEC
Ferrari wins the GT Constructors’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following the GT Drivers’ title for Gianmaria Bruni - Toni Vilander and the GTE Pro Team crown for AF Corse (both in Bahrain, penultimate seasonal round) Ferrari takes the world championship in the best competition for GT cars. At the end of the “6 Hours of Sao Paulo”, last race in the WEC 2014, the GT Constructors’ title becomes fact and it’s a new triple victory. Already in 2012 and 2013, Ferrari, AF Corse and Gimmi Bruni (with the help of Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander) won everything they could win. With the final checkered flag of the WEC 2014, once again, the season is winning by definition as show the win in the "24 Hours of Le Mans" (GTE Pro category) for the Ferrari 458 Italy number 51 Bruni-Vilander and Fisichella.
FIA WEC: Fittipaldi will drive an AF Corse Ferrari
Friday, 21 November 2014 · WEC
Two-time Formula 1 world champion and 500 Indy winner Emerson Fittipaldi will drive an AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia for the “6 Hours of Sao Paulo”, final round in the FIA World Endurance Championship (Wec) 2014. The Brasilian driver will share the Ferrari #61, GTE Am category, with Jeff Segal and Alessandro Pier Guidi.
FIA WEC: titles for Bruni, Vilander and AF Corse with the Ferrari 458 Italia
Saturday, 15 November 2014 · WEC
SAKIR, November 15th – Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander, in the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #51, are champions in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). AF Corse, consecutively for the third year, take the GTE Pro Team’s crown. The extraordinary outcome is at the end of the “6 Hour of Bahrain”, penultimate round in the WEC. Thanks the new title, Bruni gain an historic hat-trick: from the very beginning of the Wec, Gimmi is always on top in the GT category. Toni Vilander wins the important title for the first time in his carreer. The Amato Ferrari-run squad pretty much owns this trophy having won the teams’ title since WEC came into being. Record after record.
The AF Corse Ferrari #51 won the “24 Hour of Le Mans” with Bruni, Fisichella and Vilander
Sunday, 15 June 2014 · WEC
LE MANS, June 15th – Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander and Giancarlo Fisichella won the “24 Hour of Le Mans”, LMGTE Pro category. In their Ferrari #51 lined up for AF Corse – the only one Italian team in the endurance race par excellence – the three drivers repeated their 2012 achievement, outclassing the opposition.
Starting from pole position, Bruni, Vilander and Fisichella fought since the very beginning for the top positions. In the night, the AF Corse Ferrari #51 moved into a solid lead maintaining it from then on. At the end of the race, the were two race ahead (the second was the Corvette #73).
A great day was completed by third position in the LMGTE Am category thanks to Luis Perez Companc, Marco Cioci and Mirko Venturi in their AF Corse Ferrari #61. The competion was very tight and they proved to be very competitive and fast.