Another milestone in Ferrari’s racing history in North America was created today when Giancarlo Fisichella scored the first pole position for the Prancing Horse at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during qualifying for tomorrow’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
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For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.
The Rome-based racer provided a massive crowd with some true excitement at Vallelunga
Last weekend’s Superstars round at Vallelunga has been a spectacular one for the series and provided a record-high 33.000 fans with plenty of excitement. Cars from seven different manufacturers lined-up on-track and a new racing star, Giancarlo Fisichella, made his championship debut at the venue.
Superstars International Series: Giancarlo Fisichella (Maserati Quattroporte) ready to challenge Tonio Liuzzi (Mercedes C63 AMG)
The italian ace is ready to excite his home fans at Vallelunga in an highly-anticipated Superstars debut
The countdown for the upcoming Superstars round at Vallelunga is about to be over as there are just three days to go before the action starts. While Teams and Drivers prepare to be back on-track, the series is ready welcome a brand-new star: Giancarlo Fisichella.
Italian-based racer ready to battle for the podium at Vallelunga
While the challenge of the year in Vallelunga will involve Giancarlo Fisichella (who will be making his SUPERSTARS debut aboard a Swiss Team-prepared Maserati Quattroporte) and Championship leader Vitantonio Liuzzi, fielded by CAAL Racing on a Mercedes C63 AMG, another great contender for the 2012 title will join them in a sensational showdown. Running just 22 points off Liuzzi’s series lead, Thomas Biagi is set to try and go for the lead back in Italy.
A new star to line up at his home track alongside the championship’s frontrunners, including Liuzzi, Morbidelli, Biagi
Giancarlo Fisichella set for Superstars debut on the 7th of october at Vallelunga, aboard a Maserati Quattroporte
A new challenge is set for some great former Formula One Champions. The upcoming Round 7 of the 2012 Superstars International Series at Vallelunga will welcome Giancarlo Fisichella, a veteran of 231 starts in the top open-wheel competition and currently lined-up as Ferrari factory driver in GT racing. He will be driving a Maserati Quattroporte fielded by Maserati Corse’s Swiss Team.
For families of earthquake victims
Ferrari’s clients and enthusiasts across the world have once again demonstrated their extraordinary generosity. Over the last two weeks, the online auction organised by www.ferrari.com raised over 1.8 million euro.
Ferrari was a Le Mans winner at the weekend, but so too was Williams.
In the top GT category of the fabled 24 hour race, former grand prix winner Giancarlo Fisichella was one of the drivers of the winning Ferrari 458 Italia. But British F1 team Williams has also pointed out that it was a part of Audi’s overall victory in the top prototype class, LMP1.
As the first hybrid vehicle to win Le Mans
The Audi R18 e-tron quattro, supported by Williams Hybrid Power’s (WHP) innovative electric flywheel technology, has won the 80th running of the 24 hours of Le Mans and in the process made history as the first hybrid powered vehicle to finish on the podium.
Luca di Montezemolo has hailed Ferrari’s victory at Le Mans.
More than 25 drivers with formula one experience will be on the grid at this weekend’s 80th running of the fabled 24 hour Le Mans race.
Near the front, in the premier LMP1 prototype class, will be Allan McNish and Marc Gene, driving for Audi. Scot McNish raced in F1 with Toyota in 2002, while Gene drove for Minardi and is still a Ferrari test driver. Toyota has since left F1 and for 2012 has entered Le Mans, and the Japanese marque’s number 8 entry is a grand prix-superteam featuring Anthony Davidson (Super Aguri), Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso) and one-off 1999 Minardi driver Stephane Sarrazin.
Karun Chandhok is exploring options in the new World Endurance Championship as a means of keeping himself race ready in 2012
Peugeot and Audi clash plus maddening championship possibilities
It is often said that a Formula One car is a work of art in itself.
But in the case of Force India’s Art Car, those words have never been more true. The Silverstone-based squad has teamed up with renowned motorsport artist, Dexter Brown, to use one of its cars as the canvas for his latest creation. The end result is the first Formula One Art Car painted by hand, which will be auctioned off to raise funds for charity later this year.
Heikki Kovalainen has decided against teaming up with Michael Schumacher’s former fitness guru.
The Finn has been looking for a new trainer after splitting with regular physio Petri Lehikoinen. Reports in March said Schumacher, who worked with the Indian at Ferrari for years, recommended Balbir Singh.