Former f.1 racer prepares for 7th Superstars season
With four Superstars International Series titles, two of them with Audi Sport Italia, Gianni Morbidelli is looking forward to regain the crown in 2013 aboard one of the German manufacturer’s 500-horsepower Audi RS5 racecars.
The Pesaro-based man has always been a major name in the Audi field and last season, in addition to finishing 4th in the International standings, he cruised to two sensational double wins at Donington Park and Spa-Francorchamps.
A former F.1 driver, Morbidelli is a veteran of 67 Grand Prix starts. His resume includes a stint as a test-driver for Ferrari and a 6th place with the Maranello-based constructor at the 1991 Australian GP. For 2013, he’s set to keep the Audi banner high once again as he prepares to line-up on April the 7th for the SUPERSTARS season opener at Monza.
“Being back for a new season in SUPERSTARS is always exciting – told Morbidelli – I’m more motivated than ever in fighting back to the top. Sure it’s going to be a tough season, with many fierce – and quick – competitors. My team already displayed their class. Unfortunately, several unlucky breaks prevented us from fighting for the title in the late part of 2012 but, in the end, that’s racing. You win, you lose, you try to put the puzzle together. And this season, I hope to put the winning piece…”