The Awards Gala organized by Ferrari at Fiorano to
to pay homage to all the riders and teams in 2016, won a race with
a GT Ferrari has served to confirm his fourth official driver in the WEC, and
put an end to the various rumors. The Italian Alessandro Pier Guidi will replace
Gianmaria Bruni in the official program of the brand in the GTE-Pro of
World of Resistance and will at the controls of the Ferrari 488 GTE #51 next to
James Calado. For their part, the other Ferrari 488 GTE remains in the hands of
Davide Rigon and Sam Bird.
With Gianmaria Bruni destination Porsche, Ferrari has been seen in
the obligation of seeking a new driver to your program, GTE, reaching
to arrange a test in Vallelunga in the that took part were Miguel Molina and Alex Riberas. However, none of the two Spanish pilots have been able to overcome the
nomination of Pier Guidi, that his favour has an experience of ten years in
the main categories of GT. To his credit has more than 200 races with over
30 victories, among which stands out his victory in the class GTD of 24
Hours of Daytona 2014 at the wheel of a Ferrari 458 Italia.
In his first words as the new official driver
Ferrari in the WEC, which took place after the recognition of the Championship
Builders GT harvested in the Endurance World in 2016, Alessandro
Pier Guidi stated: “to Compete with Ferrari is the dream of all
pilots, especially if you’re Italian. In my career I have had the luck of
win several races with the Ferrari 360 Modena, with the Ferrari F450, with the
458 Italia and now fills me with pride to try to win with the Ferrari 488 GTE
as official pilot of the mark. I Am very happy“.