The signing of Gianmaria Bruni by Porsche has been one of the
soap opera of the winter
and although it has been solved with the arrival of the Italian
the German manufacturer, what is certain is that the conditions imposed by Ferrari to
root of the last contract signed with Bruni are hard. In fact,
Bruni is almost
forced to compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
face the official team of Ferrari in the
WEC in 2017. All in all, Gianmaria Bruni
it takes this period of time up to 2018 as the perfect stage for
warranties the jump from Ferrari to Porsche
In statements to Endurance-Info’, Gianmaria Bruni
acknowledged he is facing the biggest challenge of his career since 2007 opted for
compete in GT, so that the time limits are the least of it:
“Is the beginning of
a new challenge
. I have been waiting for two years, but it had not been possible
until now. 2017 will be a year of learning in Porsche. I’m going to find a
new environment, a new car and a team against which I’ve been struggling with.
I’m excited to be riding for Porsche. I have not yet discovered the 911 RSR
and although I have not driven since last November,
I hope to compete in the WEC
. Could not refuse the opportunity to join Porsche”.
In this regard, Bruni explained: “I Know the
drivers of Porsche, but from the other side
. I had a lot of fun
fighting against them and now I am part of your family. That is something that is positive and
that fills me with pride.
I Want to thank Porsche for wait. Be the
the first official driver of Porsche Italian is a great recognition for me.
Now I have to write my story, as I started doing in 2007 when
I landed at Ferrari. At that time I had a good teacher as Stéphane
Ortelli and I learned a lot from him.
Was as big a challenge as it is now this“.