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Team: MAC Racing Nationality: Italian Team owner: Carlo Noce Car maker: Porsche AG Car type: 911 GT3R Car number: 40 Drivers: Renato Bicciato Franco Buganè Luca Cattaneo Antonio de Castro Preparation by: Carlo Noce and...

Team: MAC Racing
Nationality: Italian
Team owner: Carlo Noce
Car maker: Porsche AG
Car type: 911 GT3R
Car number: 40

Drivers:
Renato Bicciato
Franco Buganè
Luca Cattaneo
Antonio de Castro

Preparation by: Carlo Noce and MAC Racing

Primary Partners:
Faci Europe
I.B.A. Tires
Take-Out Eyewear

Associated Partner: OMP Racing

<pre> Porsche GT3 R This car is based on the new 3600 cc six cylinders boxer water-cooled engine, with a power of about 410 hp and a weight of 1100 kg. This car was for the first time here in "Daytona 24 hours" last year and competed in other European endurance races during last season. MAC Racing Carlo Noce, owner of MAC Racing Team from Brescia, is not a beginner in the American Races: at the end of seventies drivers as Facetti, Finotto, Moretti competed with cars prepared by the Team, particularly with the mythical Porsche 935. Just with this famous car from Stuttgart, Noce and MAC Racing were placed second in overall standing in 1977 at "Daytona 24 hours", and after two years they got the pole position. In 1999 MAC Racing runs with a Porsche 993 Supercup in GT3 with almost the same drivers ending sixteenth overall and seventh in GT3 class. In 2000 edition of "Daytona 24 hours" with the same drivers MAC Racing got the eleventh place in GTU class. Drivers

Name: Luca Cattaneo Nationality: Italian Presences at Daytona: 1997 (GT), 1999 (GT3), 2000 (GTU), 2001 (GT). Main results: 1997: 6th overall (second in the GT4 class) at "Monza 1000 Km", 4th in overall standing at "Misano 12 hours".

1998: together with Antonio de Castro he gained the victory in GT4, and the 8th in overall standing at "Monza 1000 Km", the 5th overall place at "Misano 6 hours" and the 9th place in overall standing (winning in the GT4 class) at "Vallelunga 6 hours". Winner of the Italian GT Championship (GT Italian Challange). 1999: 16th overall and 7th in GT3 at "Daytona 24 hours" with Antonio de Castro, second in overall standing in "Italian Pirelli Challange GT". 2000: 11th in GTU class at "Daytona 24 hours" with Antonio de Castro; winner of "Magny Cours 24 hours" with a Porsche together with Antonio de Castro. Name: Antonio de Castro Nationality: Italian Presences at Daytona: 1999 (GT3), 2000 (GTU), 2001 (GT). Main results: 1996: winner of Italian GT Championship. 1997: 4th overall place (and first in GT4 class) at "Monza 1000 Km", third place in overall standing at "Misano 12 hours". Winner of Italian GT Championship. 1998: together with Luca Cattaneo he gained the victory in GT4, and the 8th in overall standing at "Monza 1000 Km", the 5th overall place at "Misano 6 hours" and the 9th place in overall standing (winning the GT4 class) at "Vallelunga 6 hours". 1999: 16th overall and 7th in GT3 at "Daytona 24 hours" with Luca Cattaneo; winner of the overall standing in "Italian Pirelli Challange GT". 2000: 11th in GTU class at "Daytona 24 hours" with Luca Cattaneo; winner of "Magny Cours 24 hours" with a Porsche together with Luca Cattaneo. Name: Renato Bicciato Nationality: Italian Presences at Daytona: 2000 (GTU), 2001 (GT) Main results: 1996: first place in the final standing of Italian Championship "Targa Tricolore Porsche"; class winner and 6th overall at "Carrera Panamericana". 1998: some races in F3 Championship. 2000: 11th in GTU class at "Daytona 24 hours" with Luca Cattaneo and Antonio de Castro. Name: Franco Buganè Nationality: Italian Presences at Daytona: 2000 (GTU), 2001 (GT)

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