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FIA WEC: Ferrari and AF Corse win the GT

FIA WEC: Ferrari and AF Corse win the GT

Ferrari wins the GT constructors’ championship, AF Corse takes GTE Pro Team title. A stratospheric outcome to the Bahrain 6 Hours, the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. With two races in hand, the team has taken the titles in the most important international championship for GT and Prototype cars, aimed at reviving the spectacle of the great marques, absent for some time. Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander, the latter for this race only standing in for usual team-mate Gianmaria Bruni, beat the rest of the GTE Pro field, taking their Ferrari to a fourth consecutive win: this great run began with the Le Mans 24 Hours, continuing in Silverstone, Interlagos and now Bahrain.

Fisichella and Bruni win "Sao Paolo 6 Hours" in Ferrari 458 Italia GT2

Fisichella and Bruni win \"Sao Paolo 6 Hours\" in Ferrari 458 Italia GT2

Sao Paolo, September 16th - Giancarlo Fisichella and Gianmaria Bruni win Sao Paolo 6 Hours for AF Corse in Ferrari 458 Italia GT2. The Italian crew drove a perfect race, with no mistakes. Having started from third on the grid, Fisichella and Bruni gradually moved up the order in this the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, in Brazil.

FIA WEC, Silverstone: Fisichella-Bruni on AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 won in the GTE Pro, Perazzini-Cioci-Griffin took the chequered flag in first position among the GTE Am cars on AF Corse-Waltrip Racing Ferrari 458 Italia GT2.

FIA WEC, Silverstone: Fisichella-Bruni on AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 won in the GTE Pro, Perazzini-Cioci-Griffin took the chequered flag in first position among the GTE Am cars on AF Corse-Waltrip Racing Ferrari 458 Italia GT2.

SILVERSTONE, August 26th – The AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2, driven By Giancarlo Fisichella and Gianmaria Bruni, won the “6 Hours of Silverstone” (GTE Pro category), fourth seasonal event of the FIA World Endurance Championship (Wec). The car with the Italian livery is established itself in the lead of the championship: two months later the great victory in the “Le Mans 24 Hours 2012”, there is this first place at Silverstone.

Niek Hommerson, Louis Machiels, Andrea Bertolini and Alessandro Pier Guidi won the 24 Hours of Spa on AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 Pro Am

Niek Hommerson, Louis Machiels, Andrea Bertolini and Alessandro Pier Guidi won the 24 Hours of Spa on AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 Pro Am

SPA, July 29th – The AF Corse Ferrari #52 driven by Niek Hommerson, Louis Machiels, Andrea Bertolini and Alessandro Pier Guidi won the “24 Hours of Spa” (Pro Am category). Ferrari, AF Corse and its drivers have achieved another milestone in the motorsport world thanks to the victory at Spa, a few weeks later of the Le Mans 24 Hours triumph (GTE Pro category with Fisichella, Bruni and Vilander on 458 GT2).

The Le Mans 24H victory is history of the motorsport

The Le Mans 24H victory is history of the motorsport

President Luca di Montezemolo was keen to underline the fact that this win for the 458 Italia in the Le Mans 24 Hours is very important for Ferrari. He was happy with the efforts of the AF Corse team that took victory in the GTE-PRO class of the most prestigious endurance race in the world. “It is an important victory, in an important race which has always been important in the history of Ferrari,” Montezemolo told www.ferrari.com. “It further pleases me that two Italians, Giancarlo Fisichella and Gimmi Bruni stood on the top step of the podium, along with Toni Vilander. This one-two at Le Mans proves that the amazing 458 is truly competitive. My congratulations and those of everyone at Ferrari go to the AF Corse team, its engineers, mechanics and naturally, its drivers.” The AF Corse Ferrari #51 – driven by Giancarlo Fisichella, Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander – was protagonist of a perfect race. The car took the lead at the tenth hour, keeping the lead for the remaining fourteen. The victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours is a very important success for the AF Corse team. The only Italian team to take part in the world’s most important endurance race won for the first time the La Sarthe’s race.


 
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