Tag Archive: James Calado

Jul 28

James Calado puts #55 Kaspersky Motorsport Ferrari on pole

Total 24 Hours of Spa: The Ferrari of Kaspersky Motorsport on pole position

For the first time since the Total 24 Hours of Spa have been part of the Blancpain GT Series, a Ferrari will start from pole position.

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Jun 14

24 Hours of Le Mans: Lucas Di Grassi is not allowed to take part in the event for medical reasons

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2017-06-04-0058The Medical Delegate at the 24 Hours of Le Mans declared that “driver Lucas Di Grassi is not allowed to take part in the event for medical reasons” after suffering an injury to his right ankle in recent days. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

WEC: The Ferrari 488 GTE of Rigon and Bird on pole position at Spa

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-04-0027In the GTE-Pro class, Davide Rigon and Sam Bird set the two best laps. James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi to start from the fourth spot on the grid.

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Apr 16

WEC: Ford takes remarkable LMGTE Pro win

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0066Ford Chip Ganassi Racing celebrated a famous victory in the LMGTE Pro class as the #67 Ford GT driven by Andy Priaulx, Harry Tincknell and Pipo Derani took an ‘against all odds’ win.

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Mar 31

Lucas Di Grassi joins Ferrari for the Le Mans 24 Hours

Ferrari has reached an agreement with Lucas Di Grassi forthe 24 Hours of Le Mans (14-18 June).

2016-07-22-Friday-0079The 32 year-old Brazilian driver, who has already taken part in the French classic raceon four occasions recording three podium finishes, will join James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi in the AF Corse team no. 51 488 GTE. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 21

Ferrari’s 70th anniversary celebrations are underway!

The red of the cars is a little darker compared to previous years

Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, Ferrari has revealed the 2017 livery for the two 488 GTEs which will be raced this year by AF Corse in the LMGTE Pro category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Feb 19

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni announce that, by mutual consent, they have early terminated their relationship

Ferrari has reached a technical and racing agreement with Alessandro Pier Guidi

Ferrari has reached a technical and racing agreement with Alessandro Pier Guidi After a collaboration started in 2007, Bruni will leave Ferrari at the end of June of this year. Ferrari thanks Gianmaria Bruni for his professional contribution and wishes him the best of luck for his new challenges.

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Jan 29

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Ricky Taylor delivers dramatic victory for Wayne Taylor Racing, as teammate Jeff Gordon becomes Fourth Driver to win both Rolex 24 and Daytona 500 (updated)

NASCAR icon joins Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt and Jamie McMurray in Elite Group

Ricky Taylor won a back-and-forth duel, punctuated by late-race contact, with Filipe Albuquerque and delivered a dramatic – and historic – Rolex 24 At Daytona victory on Sunday to Wayne Taylor Racing.

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Sep 04

WEC: Porsche win in 6 Hours of Mexico; RGR Sport thrill home crowd

The No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard took their second win of the season

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 The fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Mexico saw a six hour race that had drama and excitement that had the large and enthusiastic Mexican crowd on the edge of their seats.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

WEC: World Endurance Championship rain scrambles 6 Hours of Nürburgring qualifying

In GTE-Am class, the 458 Italia no. 83 of Perrodo-Collard-Aguas in 4th place

2016-07-23-Saturday-0075 In GTE-Pro class, “Gimmi” Bruni and James Calado in 4th place on car No. 51 Rigon and Bird pay the price for a non-ideal choice of tyres and are in 7th.

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May 06

WEC: Ferrari 488 GTE monopolises the front row at Spa

Davide Rigon and Sam Bird on pole, Perrodo-Collard-Aguas secures second

2016-05-06-0103 The Ferrari 488 GTE monopolised the GTE-Pro classfront row in qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, which starts on Saturday at 2.30 pm.

 

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Mar 17

WEC: Ferrari recapture the past with strong British presence

There’s an undeniable element of nostalgia surrounding Ferrari at the moment

Almost 60 years after Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins raced the Prancing Horse’s cars in Formula One, with Hawthorn becoming Britain’s first World Champion in 1958, Ferrari have chosen two British drivers, James Calado and Sam Bird, to represent Maranello alongside Italians Gianmaria Bruni and Davide Rigon in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 07

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC

There are now eight Ferrari official GT drivers

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC calado bruni Ferrari has decided its crews for the 2016 season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the IMSA United SportsCar Championship (USCC) in which the Prancing Horse will deploy the new 488 GTE. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 10

Changeable weather conditions foretaste for Sepang 12 Hours

The first day of action at the 2015 Sepang 12 Hours saw two official free practice sessions, both partly run in wet conditions

The final minutes of each practice session proved to be the quickest, with James Calado setting the fastest time in the #1 Clearwater Racing Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 21

WEC: 6 Hours of Bahrain – Bertolini-Shaytar-Basov clinch the world title

Ferrari experienced both joy and disappointment on Saturday in the 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-20-Friday-016 Fifth place is enough for Shaytar-Bertolini-Basov to secure GTE-Am class world title. No. 83 AF Corse finishes in 4th with Perrodo, Cressoni and Collard . Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

WEC: Porsche take epic Fuji 1-2

Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard claimed a third consecutive WEC victory

Porsche celebrated another 1-2 finish after an action-packed and eventful sixth round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship at a wet Fuji Speedway today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

WEC 6 Hours of Fuji qualifying report

What the drivers say after qualifying for 6H Fuji

Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, driving the No.17n Porsche 919 Hybrid, took an excellent pole position for the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Fuji Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

WEC: Porsche and Ferrari take LMGTE honours at COTA

6 Hours of COTA: Third win in a row for Bertolini-Shaytar-Basov

2015-09-17-2228 There were further celebrations for Porsche as the PorscheTeam Manthey squad claimed another fine 1-2 formation finish in the LMGTE Pro category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 29

Porsche claim front-row at Nurburgring (+photos)

The two Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 racers will start from the front row for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2015-08-29 - SaturdayRomain Dumas and Marc Lieb shared the qualifying driving duties to register a best two lap average of 1m36.473s in the No 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. This eclipsed the second Porsche 919 Hybrid entry, driven by Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, by just 0.069s.

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