Tag Archive: James Calado

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche seals historic victory at Le Mans, taking convincing 1-2

Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998

2015-06-14-The Race-0174Porsche sealed an historic victory today in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.

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Apr 09

FIA WEC: Davide Rigon 6 Hours of Silverstone preview

“I’m looking forward to be in Silverstone to get on the track”

2015-28-03-87The FIA WEC 2015 Championship is almost ready to start. For Davide Rigon and his team mate James Calado this weekend will open the doors of second GT Championship’ s season, with the 6 Hours of Silverstone.

Dec 06

Finali Mondiali: A great end with the Ferrari Show

200 Ferraris from different eras swarmed onto the track

Finali Mondiali - Abu Dhabi (1) This week’s Finali Mondiali, held for the first time outside Europe, in Abu Dhabi, ended with a day of exciting racing and a demonstration featuring everything that’s best about the world of Ferrari.

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Nov 17

FIA WEC – Another podium for Davide Rigon at the 6 Hours of Bahrain

And three! For the third appointment in a row

GP2 - Scuderia Coloni - Davide Rigon 3 Davide Rigon paired with team-mate James Calado wins the podium in the World Endurance Championship, at the wheel of the Ferrari 458 GTEPro. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai – Race: A bitter race for Ferrari in Shanghai

Third podium finish for the Porsche 919 Hybrid in its first season

FIA WEC - Ferrari - Shanghai It was a bitter weekend for the Ferraris taking part in the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the stage for the sixth round of this year’s World Endurance Championship.

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Oct 12

A Ferrari one-two at Fuji – all dedicated to Jules Bianchi

The fifth round of the World Endurance Championship has taken place at the Fuji circuit, in front of a crowd of over 50,000 spectators.

#forza jules-002 After yesterday’s difficult qualifying session around the 4.549km-long Japanese circuit, the Ferraris which are involved in the championship battle pulled off an outstanding one-two. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Calado scorches to GP2 sprint victory

Briton on top as RUSSIAN TIME win championship 

GP2 - James Calado (ART Grand Prix)James Calado dominated his rivals with a crushing display of speed and guile in sauna- like conditions to claim the final win of the season at today’s sprint race in Abu Dhabi ahead of Dani Clos and champion Fabio Leimer, while Sam Bird’s fourth place secured victory for his RUSSIAN TIME squad in the teams’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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