Tag Archive: Luca Filippi

Oct 19

Formula E champions joined by home hero to launch Rome E-Prix (+video)

Reigning FIA Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi drove through the Eternal City

Gladiators of Formula E take to the streets of Italian capitalThe three champions of Formula E were joined by the newest addition on the grid, for a scenic drive on the streets of Rome to launch the inaugural race in the Italian capital on April 14. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 13

Luca Filippi is returning to drive this weekend at the site of his best Verizon IndyCar Series showing

Filippi returns to Coyne for Honda Indy Toronto 

Luca FilippiFilippi will pilot the No. 19 IMPCO ComfortPro Honda for Dale Coyne Racing for the 32nd Indy car race on the streets of Exhibition Place in the 30th anniversary of the Toronto event.

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Jun 16

Filippi reintroduced with podium run in Toronto

Reintroducing Luca Filippi

2015-06-14_054He’s from Italy, was runner-up in the 2011 GP2 Series championship, has been a Sky Sport analyst for INDYCAR and Formula One races, is a Pirelli test driver, will be a father for the first time in July, and turns 30 on Aug. 9 – a week after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, where he made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in August 2013.

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Apr 09

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation that knows no frontiers

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation beyond all limits

2015-04-09 - Dallara and Pirelli, simulation beyond all limits The driver in Indianapolis, engineers in Italy and the track in Bahrain. At a recent GP2 test with experimental 18-inch GP2 tyres, two of Italy’s most pioneering companies joined forces to push the limits of current simulation technology Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 30

Filippi joins CFH Racing for road/street courses

Ed Carpenter, the only owner/driver in the series, will continue to contest the No. 20 car at the oval events

Luca FilippiLuca Filippi, who has made eight Verizon IndyCar Series starts over the past two seasons, will drive the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Award Winning Vodka car in Verizon IndyCar Series road/street course events this season, the team announced. Read the rest of this entry »


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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