Gianluca Roda1959-06-05 (age 62)
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Porsche celebrated a 1-2 in qualifying for the first round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Saturday.
To defend the currently leadership is the target for Ferrari, AF Corse, Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander.
Photos by Eric Gilbert
8Star Motorsports are currently running 34th overall and eighth in the LM GTE Am class.
Frankie Montecalvo will step in for Enzo Potolicchio behind the wheel of 8Star Motorsports’ Ferrari 458 Italia GTE-Am for the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans
After Toyota led most of the session, the opening practice at Spa ended with Audi on top.
Enzo Potolicchio and 8Star Motorsports showed a great turn of speed, but were ultimately foiled by a driveshaft failure in the rain-shortened opening round of the 2014 WEC.
New procedures in response to problems at the first two races in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
LMGTE Am Team champion, 8Star Motorsports, is returning to the FIA World Endurance Championship for 2014 to defend its title.
The only American team to contest the WEC.
Stefan Mucke and Darren Turner posted an average time of 2m04.370 just 0.019s ahead of their teammates Bruno Senna and Richie Stanaway.
Mathias Beche and Pierre Thiriet were the victors in their ORECAO3 in Spielberg, Austria for the third round of the European Le Mans Series at the Red Bull Ring.
Eighth place in category for Paolo Ruberti and co-drivers Gianluca Roda and Christian Ried in the 24 Hours of Le Mans
The fight for victory looks good for the Porsche teams.
European Le Mans Series Ferrari teams win both the LMGTE and GTC classes! RAM Racing's Matt Griffin and Johnny Mowlem taking the LMGTE honors while SMP Racing's Fabio Babini, Viktor Shaitar and Kirill Ladygin earning the GTC victor on the Imola circuit.
The Ram Racing squad actually finished second and third with the car of Johnny Mowlem and Matt Griffin taking second place.
Porsche and BMW take class honours at Silverstone in a race that ended after 75% distance was reached due to the rain storms
Final testing before the start of the ELMS
The new car is characterised by consequent lightweight design and sophisticated aerodynamics.
The official list for the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans was released yesterday, but there is already a few updates. Please come back to this page often as we will update it on a regular basis.
Prost, Jani, and Rebellion Racing were among the top honorees at the ceremony in Paris. Also recognized was the Starworks team and driver Potolicchio. AF Corse and Larbre Competition team took GTE honors.
Stephen Errity, WEC Correspondent
Paolo Ruberti PR
Cameron Curwood, WEC correspondent
FIA Word Endurance Championship press release