Jose Maria Lopez to partner British driver Sam Bird
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6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps: Bird, Rigon and the 488 GTE win
Second success in a row for the No. 71 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE of Sam Bird and Davide Rigon, winners of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, second round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC), the last race before the 24 Hours of Le Mans scheduled for mid-June.
Davide Rigon and Sam Bird on pole, Perrodo-Collard-Aguas secures second
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.