Five Ferraris chasing the FIA Endurance Trophy in the FIA WEC
The patrol of the 488 GTEs that will participate in the 2021 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in the LMGTE Am class will be fed. Five cars from Maranello, brought to the race by three teams with the aim of entering their name in the register of gold of the FIA Endurance Trophy after the success achieved by AF Corse and the trio Perrodo-Collard-Nielsen at the end of Season 8.
AF Corse . The reigning champion team from Piacenza fielded two cars entrusting them to two very competitive crews. The 488 GTE number 83 will be brought into the race by the world champions François Perrodo and Nicklas Nielsen who will have at their side the young Italian Alessio Rovera, winner of the Italian GT Endurance Championship with the 488 GT3 Evo 2020 also by AF Corse. On the car number 54, however, the partnership formed by Giancarlo Fisichella, Thomas Flohr and Francesco Castellacci is confirmed. The trio faces its third consecutive experience in the world championship with a desire for redemption after a season in which they have touched the podium on a few occasions.
Cetilar Racing . Debut in the LMGTE Am class of the FIA WEC also for Cetilar Racing, previously among the protagonists of the LMP2 class and sponsor of the two AF Corse cars entered in the LMGTE Pro class. The Italian team will face this new program relying on Roberto Lacorte and two drivers who will be subject of subsequent communications by the team. The number chosen for the 488 GTE with which it will compete in the six stages scheduled in the calendar is 47. The team, which has made Italianness a central point of its motorsport project, is aiming for a role among the protagonists in a hard-fought class .
Iron Lynx . After winning the Michelin Le Mans Cup, the Italian team makes its debut in the world championship with two 488 GTEs and the desire to achieve important results. Claudio Schiavoni, Matteo Cressoni and Andrea Piccini will take to the track in Ferrari number 60. The second unit, number 85, will instead be entrusted to the “Iron Dames” Michelle Gatting, Rahel Frey and Manuela Gostner who, after having performed well in the European Le Mans Series with numerous podiums in the two-year period just ended, will try to prove their competitiveness also in this series.