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Ferrari flies in first session
Aug09

Ferrari flies in first session

The Risi Competizione Ferrari struggled throughout the early part of the 2014 season but recent balance of performance changes has put Giancarlo Fisichella and Pierre Kaffer on the podium at Indianapolis and at the top of the timesheet at Road America this morning. The ex-F1 driver Fisichella stopped the clocks at 2 minutes, 5.549 seconds to outpace championship leader Antonio Garcia in the No.3 Corvette. The Dodge Viper duo were...

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Who is next in GTLM?
Aug08

Who is next in GTLM?

With Viper’s Jonathan Bomarito and Kuno Wittmer scoring their first GT wins at Indianapolis, the only drivers entered in the brutal GTLM field not to have taken a victory in the TUDOR Championship or former ALMS GT competition are Risi’s Giancarlo Fisichella and BMW Team RLL’s Andy Priaulx. Former F1 star, Fisichella won the pole at Indianapolis and was aboard the 2014 Le Mans winning Ferrari. Priaulx is a three-time World Touring Car...

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Fisichella’s happy hunting ground
Jul24

Fisichella’s happy hunting ground

Giancarlo Fisichella is no stranger to success at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In 2006 the Italian ace was on form in Formula One – qualifying and finishing third for Renault at the “Brickyard”. Eight years later the Italian ace today scored his first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship pole – reversing Risi Competizione’s recent struggling form in the super competitive GT LM class. The Roman driver...

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Risi’s Kaffer a busy man
Jun28

Risi’s Kaffer a busy man

German Pierre Kaffer is making his second 2014 start aboard the  Risi Competizione Ferrari, but this weekend’s 6-hour race at Watkins Glen comes after a very busy month for the Swiss based Ferrari driver. First of all he was a late replacement at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for an injured Ferrari competitor, and then just one week later he took part in the Nürburgring 24 hour event on the legendary 15.7 mile (25.4km) long circuit. His...

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Fisichella – Italiano Expresso
Jun23

Fisichella – Italiano Expresso

It is surprising that one of the premier sports car drivers in the world is making his first visit to one of America’s most storied circuits here at the Sahlen’s 6 Hours at the Glen. It seems like introductions are in order as Giancarlo Fisichella meets Watkins Glen International. “I haven’t been there yet but everybody says it’s a fantastic, challenging circuit with lots of ups and downs, so I’m sure I’ll like it and I’m really...

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