Tag Archive: Christian Fittipaldi

Dec 22

Former Indy car racers Fittipaldi, Meira claim Granja Viana win

Verizon IndyCar Series drivers ranked among Autosport’s Top 50 of 2015

Granja Viana kart raceFormer Indy car racers Christian Fittipaldi and Vitor Meira and their Team Fittipaldi teammates claimed victory in the 19th 500 Milhas de Kart Granja Viana at the Limeira circuit in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Corvette DP Drivers Valiante, Westbrook take momentum, points lead to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Starworks Motorsport seeks Third straight victory in Prototype Challenge
Canadian racer Michael Valiante picked an opportune time to take over the points lead in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype class.

Mar 22

Action Express gives Chevrolet First victory in 50 Years in lapping field in 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Scored Dominant Prototype Challenge Triumph

12 Hours of Sebring logoCelebrating the 50th anniversary of Chevrolet’s lone triumph in the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Christian Fittipaldi, Joao Barbosa and Sebastien Bourdais teamed in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Mustang Sampling Corvette DP to make new history for the Bow Tie Brigade. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Pietro Fittipaldi: A famous name to race for Fortec Motorsport

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Pietro Fittipaldi, grandson of two-time Formula 1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, is going to contest the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Action Express Racing wins Third segment, prototype lead tied at 18-Hour mark of Patrón Endurance Cup at Rolex 24

PC-Leading CORE autosport captures Third consecutive segment

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Joao Barbosa leapfrogged three competitors shortly before the end of the 18th hour of the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona due to quick work by the Action Express pit crew. That enabled the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP co-driven by Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais to win the five points for leading the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup at the 18-hour mark. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Indycar stars add luster to Daytona 24-hour race

A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Indycar will have significant star power this week at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona as 14 of the 33 starters from the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will compete in the first endurance race of the IMSA-sanctioned schedule at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Talk about a view from the top

Saturday at Daytona International Speedway was all about summits

Action Express Racing drivers at Rolex 24 Defending Champions Barbosa, Fittipaldi, Bourdais experience DAYTONA rising first-hand. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Rolex 24 at Daytona

Captivating, dramatic, demanding

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo The 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona takes place over the weekend of 24-25 January 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Action Express rolls out new Corvette C7 bodywork

Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi took turns in the car on Monday

New Corvette C7 bodywork is not the only change on the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP, which tested in its new trim for the first time on Monday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Fittipaldi, Barbosa take Prototype points lead to Austin with two races remaining in TUDOR Championship season

Four Prototype teams ready to pounce – Braun, Bennett in position to clinch Prototype Challenge crown

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Corvette DP co-drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa take the Prototype class points lead into the penultimate round of the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this Saturday at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas for the Lone Star Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Corvette DP of Barbosa, Fittipaldi prevail in wild Road America race (updated)

Extend TUDOR Championship points lead with third victory

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi prevailed in Sunday’s. Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. The drivers of the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP recovered from an early spin and brake problems, dodged six cautions and made a timely pit stop to score their third TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory of the season – padding their lead in the Prototype point standings in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

No. 5 Corvette DP wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway; Fittipaldi earns victory 19 years After Indianapolis 500 debut

Hawksworth makes late-race pass to win in PC Class

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP team used outright speed to take the lead in Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then used pit strategy to put an exclamation point on a day that ended with drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa kissing the circuit’s famed “yard of bricks.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 03

Fittipaldi tops charts in opening ‘Roar’ Testing at Daytona

Tandy Posts Fastest GTLM Time In Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR

Roar Before the 24 Christian Fittipaldi braved cooler than normal temperatures Friday at Daytona International Speedway, running the fastest lap in the opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24, a three-day test in preparation for the opening race of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship News Roundup: Nov. 15, 2013

A sneak preview of what to expect begins this weekend

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoPreparations are well under way for teams and drivers planning to compete in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014.

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Oct 22

Christian Fittipaldi looks forward to Superstars comeback at Pergusa

Brazilian driver back at Pergusa after 1991 Formula 3000 run

Superstars - Christian FittipaldiSuperstars logoAfter having made his Superstars debut at Imola, Christian Fittipaldi will be back on-track next weekend at Pergusa. The Brazilian former F.1 racer will rejoin Swiss Team aboard a Maserati Quattroporte in a spectacular challenge to the top driver in the series. It won’t be a new experience for him as he already met with the fast Sicilian track while running in the 1991 Formula 3000 championship aboard a Mugen-powered Reynard.

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Oct 20

Vitantonio Liuzzi, Johan Kristoffersson, Thomas Biagi, Gianni Morbidelli, Christian Fittipaldi to headline final round of International Superstars season

Superstars Series to bring on-track stellar line-up, spectacular action at Pergusa

Superstars - Vitantonio Liuzzi - Johan KristofferssonSuperstars logoThe Superstars International Series is ready to be back on-track at the historical Pergusa circuit, a fascinating venue that hosted memorable races between some of the most legendary racers of all time. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Superstars International Series: Mauro Cesari looks forward to end 2012 on an high note

The Umbria-based racer relies on his famous team-mates to rebound for a successful season ending

Superstars - Mauro CesariSuperstars logoChristian Fittipaldi, Johnny Herbert, Christian Klien and Mika Salo are some pretty tough team-mate to catch-up with, but Mauro Cesari has found an exciting environment this season at Maserati, lining-up alongside four former F.1 drivers. The Spoleto-based racer is off for what he expects to be a positive season ending in his fifth year in Superstars. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

Massa just 17th on ‘best of 2012’ ranking – report

Felipe Massa has been ranked by an authoritative German magazine as the 17th best driver on the 2012 grid after half the season so far.

Felipe Massa - photo © J.F Galeron2012-06-09_1312But the Brazilian, who is fighting to keep his seat at Ferrari after seven consecutive seasons with the famous Italian team, gave his August break a boost at the weekend by going ‘P1’ at his home Interlagos circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Superstars International Series: Former F1 racer Christian Klien to make championship debut for swiss team maserati at the Hungaroring

The Austrian racer provides Superstars with another sensational addition, former Formula one drivers count now up to 6.

Superstars logoSuperstars - Christian KlienA young star driver coming from Formula One is about to join the Superstars International Series. Lining-up for the Hungarian round of the International Series, scheduled in just about one week at the Hungaroring, Swiss Team will add another great name to their roster. After having won the 2011 title with Andrea Bertolini, the Maserati-powered squad is aiming to be back on-top and announced the arrival of world-renowned star coming from open-wheel competition, Christian Klien.

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Apr 19

International Superstars Series: Christian Fittipaldi, Ananda Mikola get on-track at varano to prepare for Imola

The Brazilian former F1 racer and the Indonesian youngster log fast laptimes to prepare for an exciting weekend

Superstars - Ananda MikolaSuperstars logoThe SUPERSTARS challenge is ready to get back on-track again this weekend at Imola, as practice and qualification sessions will kick-off from Saturday. The second round of the 2012 SUPERSTARS SERIES season will be highlighted by the presence of several high-profile international names.

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