Tag Archive: Luca Filippi

Aug 13

Barracuda Racing unveils driver lineup

For remainder of 2013 Season

Barracuda Racing logoBarracuda Racing announced today that JR Hildebrand and Luca Filippi will fill the seat of the No. 98 car to complete the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Luca Filippi finishes 16th in IndyCar debut at Mid-Ohio

“I’m very happy with the Barracuda Racing car” – Filippi

Barracuda Racing logoLuca Filippi and his Barracuda Racing team earned a hard-fought 16th place finish in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Filippi’s solid qualifying run discarded after incident

The Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio will take place on August 4

Filippi QualsItalian driver Luca Filippi will start Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio in 24th place after an off halted his fourth-place qualifying run. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Luca Filippi to drive for Barracuda Racing at Mid-Ohio

Tagliani not racing for the first time this year

Barracuda Racing logoFollowing a successful Open Test on Wednesday, Barracuda Racing has decided to continue with Luca Filippi as the driver of the No. 98 car for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

2013 Auto GP car breaks cover

The car is already traveling towards Spain after being completed at the Auto GP Italian headquarters in Passignano sul Trasimeno.

Auto GP LAuto GP FIn addition to the high-quality team and driver roster making it on-track at Barcelona, the Catalan track will also host the debut of the brand-new Auto GP car for 2013, featuring an highly-revamped package. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Positive week for many 2012 Auto GP racers in the collective GP2 Series test held at Barcelona

Auto GP racers impress in GP2 test

GP2 SeriesAuto GP logoFive drivers in the test’s roster were coming from the Auto GP championship, started and promoted by Enzo Coloni. Daniel De Jong was probably the most surprising man in the pack. The Dutchman, who raced for the MP team and scored 5th place this season, drove for Scuderia Coloni. The team welcomed him warmly and was eager to provide him with a chance to express his full potential. He clocked the second fastest lap of the first day before rounding out the top-5 in Day 2 at his first time driving a GP2 Dallara with wet weather tires. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Rossi tops Day 2 in Barcelona

Caterham Racing driver quickest in rain affected session

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Alexander Rossi (Caterham Racing)Day two of the first post-season test session opened this morning at Circuit de Catalunya on a very wet track with rain pouring down incessantly. It took a while before the first drivers braved the tricky conditions in order to do their installation laps. Kevin Ceccon at Ocean was the first one to feed on to the track, but it was Sergio Canamasas at Lotus GP who set a first laptime albeit a pretty slow one compared to yesterday’s best time.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Filippi sets the pace in Barcelona

Scuderia Coloni veteran quickest in Day 1 of post season test

GP2 SeriesGP2 - Luca Filippi (Scuderia Coloni)The thirteen GP2 Series teams are back on track at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona this week for a two-day post-season test session. Many new faces joined the field as some familiar names switched to different teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Scuderia Coloni confirms Filippi for Singapore

Scuderia Coloni and Luca Filippi will race together also in the last round of the GP2 season, scheduled for 21-23 September in Singapore.

GP2 - Luca Filippi (Scuderia Coloni)Scuderia ColoniAfter experiencing an amazing weekend in Monza, where Luca and the team clinched a dominant win in Race 1, Scuderia Coloni will again boast an all-italian line-up with Filippi and Onidi for the Asian round, an event that will see GP2 race on the Singapore street circuit for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Filippi back with Scuderia Coloni in Monza

Scuderia Coloni and Luca Filippi will be back together for the Monza GP2 round.

GP2 - Scuderia Coloni - Luca FilippiScuderia ColoniThe pair that dominated the second part of 2011, with three wins out of four events that paved the way for a 2nd place in the drivers’ championship, will hence reunite for their home race, the same event that last year saw Luca and the team clinch a great win in the Feature Race.

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Mar 15

Auto GP graduates ready to make an impression in 2012

“Helping driving talents in climbing the steps of the motorsport ladder is one of our main aims” – Enzo Coloni

Auto GP World SeriesAutoGP - Enzo Coloni - Daniele AudettoAfter bringing Romain Grosjean under the spotlight again in 2010, giving a crucial contribution to his momentum towards GP2 and, ultimately, Formula 1, Auto GP World Series is ready to see his graduates from the 2011 season start their climb to the higher steps of the motorsport ladder. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Bianchi’s sponsor signs up with Force India

Jules Bianchi’s personal sponsor has signed up with the Force India team for 2012.

2012-02-07 - Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM05 - Jerez - Jules Bianchi 012012-02-03 - Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM05 Jule Bianchi - Nico Hulkenberg - Paul di Resta 3The French rookie, also with the strong backing of Ferrari’s development programme, will be Force India’s reserve and ‘Friday’ driver this season. Without mentioning 22-year-old Bianchi’s name, the Silverstone based team announced this week that Brazilian car parts maker Aethra is a new sponsor.

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Feb 02

Euronova Racing returns to Auto GP

Euronova Racing is proud to confirm that this season will see the team managed by Vincenzo Sospiri

Auto GP - Euronova Auto GP logoDay after day, teams keep committing to the third Auto GP season: the latest announcement comes from Euronova Racing, the team founded and managed by former racer Vincenzo Sospiri. The Italian outfit made his entry official today, and is expected to announce its driver line-up very soon. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

Autosprint “Silver Helmet” award for Ceccon

Besides Ceccon another Auto GP driver had an award: Luca Filippi

Kevin Ceccon Silver Helmet - Luca Filippi Golden HelmetThe amazing 2011 Auto GP season, which saw Kevin Ceccon clinch the title at the last race after a three-way fight with Luca Filippi and Sergei Afanasiev, keeps paying dividends for both the championship and its drivers.

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Nov 03

18 drivers in Magione for the first day of testing

18 drivers are on track today in Magione for the first day of the Auto GP promotional test.

Auto GPIt’s a really varied line-up for both what concerns experience and nationality, given that the Italian tarmac hosted drivers from seven different countries, with three Champions among them. Campos Racing went on track with the Italian Superstars Champion Alberto Cerqui and Facundo Regalia, F3 racer from Argentina.

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Oct 04

Ceccon: “Title the strongest emotion ever”

 Just ten days after turning 18

AutoGP - Kevin CecconAuto GPKevin Ceccon clinched the Auto GP title, succeeding Romain Grosjean in the Series roll of honour. The young Italian talent closed the season with a  three points advantage on Luca Filippi after a last weekend full of drama in Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Mugello: Carroll takes Race 2, Ceccon the title

It was a great day for Adam Carroll and Kevin Ceccon

AutoGp - Fabrizio Crestani - Adam CarrollAuto GPThe first won the second race of the Auto GP final weekend, giving Campos Racing the secon success in two days, while the latter clinched the title, ending the championship with a three points advantage on Luca Filippi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Mugello: what the title contenders said…

Their impressions before the last race that wik crown the champion

Auto GP2011-06-04 - SaturdayIn a few minutes they will be on track battling for the crown, but the Auto GP title contenders found the time to give us their impressions on the very last race, the one that will decide who will be Champion. They are Kevin Ceccon, leader with 128 points, Luca Filippi, second with 119, Sergei Afanasiev, third at 117, and Adrien Tambay, fourth with 110 points. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Mugello, Race 1: flag to flag win for Tambay

Adrien Tambay won’t forget the Mugello weekend easily

Adrien TambayAuto GPThe Italian track is proving to be magic for the Frenchman, who first took pole in the morning Qualifying session and then confirmed his performance today with a flag to flag win. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Fabio Leimer dominates Jerez tests‏

Racing Engineering driver once again quickest on final day

GP2 - Jerez - Racing Engineering - Fabio LeimerGP2 - Jerez - Lotus ART - Jules BianchiThe final session of a two-day 2011 post-season test took place today at Circuito de Jerez. Twenty-six drivers sat behind the wheel of the GP2/11 car. While Arden International, Scuderia Coloni and Super Nova Racing did not change their line-up for today, the other teams welcomed new faces, including newcomers Rupert Svendsen-Cook at Racing Engineering, GP3 graduate Tom Dillmann at Barwa Addax, Giovanni Venturini at Dams, and Yuki Shiraishi at Ocean Racing Technology.

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