Tag Archive: Christian Fittipaldi
Corvette Daytona Prototype defends Road America victory with Action Express in Continental Tire Road Race Showcase
Goikhberg awarded Pole in shortened PC session
Fast from the drop of the green flag, Christian Fittipaldi kept improving to give the Corvette DP its first TOTAL Pole Award of the season in Friday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying for the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach.
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
Celebrating 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.
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
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.
A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.
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.
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
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.
Extend TUDOR Championship points lead with third victory
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.
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
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.”
Tandy Posts Fastest GTLM Time In Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR
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.
Brazilian driver back at Pergusa after 1991 Formula 3000 run
After 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.
The Umbria-based racer relies on his famous team-mates to rebound for a successful season ending
Christian 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.