24 Hours of Le MansFIA WEC

Ferrari confirm trio of driver lineups for 24 Hours of Le Mans and FIA WEC Superseason

1 Mins read
Ferrari 488 GTE
Credit: Ferrari

Ferrari have announced their trio of driver crews for the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans that will be competing in the AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE’s in the LMGTE-Pro class.

In the #51 car, 2017 Le Mans winner Daniel Serra will be joining World Endurance Championship winners James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi. The Brazilian has already shown his pace in 2018 having taken GTD class pole position at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring in the Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GT3.

Two-time Le Mans winner Toni Vilander will be joined by Antonio Giovinazzi and Luis Felipe Derani – another Brazilian who has shown his pace in America with a victory at the 12 Hours of Sebring. The trio will be racing the #52 Ferrari 488 GTE.

Sam Bird, Davide Rigon and Miguel Molina team up again in the #71 one car as they look to build on their 2017 season together.

The #51 and #71 cars will take part in the full FIA World Endurance Championship superseason, with Calado/Pier Guidi and Bird/Rigon respectively. the #52 will only race at Le Mans.

2870 posts

About author
Founder and Editor-In-Chief of The Checkered Flag who grew up visiting race circuits around the UK also a freelance motorsport PR officer. Outside of motorsport a lover of music, photography, NBA and NFL.
Related posts

Victory for Toyota at 100th Endurance Race After Team Orders Confusion

4 Mins read
Toyota Gazoo Racing finished their 100th endurance race with victory amidst some confusing team orders at the end of the FIA World Endurance Championship 8 Hours of Portimao.

Preview: FIA World Endurance Championship - 8 Hours of Portimao

2 Mins read
The second round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship makes history for the series, heading for the first time to the Algarve Circuit in Portimao.

Prodrive Create Remote Support Hub

1 Mins read
Prodrive’s new remote support hub will be used to aid their Dakar Rally and 24 Hours of Le Mans projects among others.

Leave a Reply