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FIA Wec, Spa: 1-2 for the 488s and first spot of Ferrari in GT Manufactures world championship

 FIA Wec, Spa: 1-2 for the 488s and first spot of Ferrari in GT Manufactures world championship

First and second position for AF Corse Ferraris in the 6 hours of Spa, second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Davide Rigon and Sam Bird started from the pole position and took the checkered flag of the race in first position in their Ferrari 488 #71. Second the 488 #51 driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado.

The FIA WEC 2017 has started with a podium for Ferrari and AF Corse

The FIA WEC 2017 has started with a podium for Ferrari and AF Corse

Ferrari and AF Corse gained a podium in the opening race of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) 2017. The 488 #51 driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado ended the “6 hour of Silverstone”, raced on April 16th, in the second place in the LMGTE Pro category.

The Prologue at Monza opens the FIA World Endurance Championship 2017

The Prologue at Monza opens the FIA World Endurance Championship 2017

Four-time winners out of five seasons, Ferrari and AF Corse are ready for 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship. Thanks to two Ferrari 488 GTEs lined up in the LMGTE Pro, the best category for GTs, the target in the FIA WEC is the same from the very beginning: to win.

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

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

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

FIA WEC: Ferrari takes GT Constructors’ title and it’s a new triple victory

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.


 
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