Riccardo Agostini in the Italian GT Endurance and Sprint with the Easy Race Ferrari

Riccardo Agostini in the Italian GT Endurance and Sprint with the Easy Race Ferrari

15.04.2022: - The Italian driver aims to honour the prancing horse and defend the four titles clinchedin the last three seasons Eight titles in ten years in four different series. Four clinched in the last three seasons in the Italian GT becoming S


- The Italian driver aims to honour the prancing horse and defend the four titles clinchedin the last three seasons
    


    
          
Eight titles in ten years in four different series. Four clinched in the last three seasons in the Italian GT becoming Sprint champion in 2019 (Mercedes) and 2020, 2021 (Audi) and taking the Endurance crown last year driving a four-rings car.


That represents an absolute record for Riccardo Agostini, who aims to defend this year his undisputed leadership aboard of a Ferrari run by Easy Race.
 


The Italian racing driver who turns 28 in one week, will share a 488 GT3 Evo in the Sprint Cup with 19-year-old Swede Daniel Vebster. It's like a back to the future for Agostini on a Ferrari.



Despite he has never drove a GT car of the famous brand till now, he tested a Formula 1 F60 ex Kimi Raikkonen at Vallelunga exactly ten years ago, following his stunning win that season in the Italian F3. It happened on 9th November 2012, when he was just 18, few weeks after he got the driver's license.
 


"Go back to driving a Ferrari in the Italian GT evokes wonderful memories", commented Agostini. "Today Ferrari is not only winning in Formula 1, but also represents a name in the Gran Turismo world looking forward the historical return to the world Endurance next year. I really hope this my new challenge could let me have more opportunities to my career. For that I want to thank team Easy Race and Ferdinando Geri who trust in me."
 


In the GT, Agostini has already showed to be a front-runner, winning the Porsche Carrera Cup Italia in 2015 and the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America only two years later to dominate the Word Finals in Imola. Nevertheless Ferrari represents a great motivation.
 


The Italian GT Sprint will kick-off in less than three weeks at Monza (21/24 April), followed by Misano (2/5 June), Imola (1/4 Septemebr) and Mugello (20/23 October). The Endurance series will start at Pergusa (12/15 May), before heading to Mugello (14/17 July), Vallelunga (15/18 September) and Monza (6/9 October).

          



Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo Sprint

23/24.04 Monza
04/05.06 Misano
03/04.09 Imola
22/23.10 Mugello



Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo Endurance

14/15.05 Pergusa
16/17.07 Mugello
17/18.09 Vallelunga
08/09.10 Monza



-Brojanigo, also photo



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15.04.2022 / MaP

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