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FIA WEC: Fittipaldi will drive an AF Corse Ferrari

FIA WEC: Fittipaldi will drive an AF Corse Ferrari

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

FIA WEC: titles for Bruni, Vilander and AF Corse with the Ferrari 458 Italia

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

The AF Corse Ferrari #51 won the “24 Hour of Le Mans” with Bruni, Fisichella and Vilander

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.

Victory in Bahrain, victory of three titles.

Victory in Bahrain, victory of three titles.

SAKHIR, December 1st - Triple top in Bahrain: Gimmi Bruni, AF Corse and Ferrari took all three titles in the GTE Pro category. An extraordinary outcome to the “Bahrain 6 Hours”, the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

FIA WEC, Spa: avalanche of victories and podium for the Ferrari 458 Italia GT2

FIA WEC, Spa: avalanche of victories and podium for the Ferrari 458 Italia GT2

SPA, May 5th – Giancarlo Fisichella and Gianmaria Bruni in the No. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 won the “6 Hours of Spa” (GTE Pro category); Kamui Kobayashi and Toni Vilander were third (GTE Pro) in their No.71 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2; Enzo Potolicchio, Rui Aguas and Matteo Malucelli took their No. 81 8Star Motorsports 458 Italia GT2 (managed by AF Corse) to the first step on the podium (GTE Am category). A stratospheric result to the second race of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).


 
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