Five AF Corse Ferrari 458’s to dream again “Le Mans”

The 458’s lined up for the Italian Team are ready for the new battle.

Le Mans – Five AF Corse Ferrari 458’s in the “24 Heures du Mans”, the endurance race par excellence. The 458’s lined up for the Italian Team - that, in the last years, has written beautiful pages in the history of the French race thanks to victories and podium finishes – are ready for the new battle.

GTE PRO Category – Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander and Giancarlo Fisichella will share the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #51. The trio is two times winner at Le Mans, in 2012 and 2014, always with the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #51. Davide Rigon, James Calado and Olivier Beretta will be at the wheel of the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #71.

GTE AM Category – In numerical order of the cars, Duncan Cameron, Matt Griffin and Alex Mortimer will race in their AF Corse Ferrari #55. Peter Mann, Raffaele Giammaria and Matteo Cressoni will drive the AF Corse Ferrari #61. François Perrodo, Emmanuel Collard and Rui Aguas will share the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #83.

The “24 Heures du Mans” is third round in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) where the AF Corse Ferrari 458’s have the top positions.

Bruni and Vilander are first in the GT Drivers Cup (Fisichella races just at Le Mans). Perrodo, Collard and Aguas are second in the GTE Am Drivers standing. Ferrari is second among GT Manufactures (1 point behind Aston Martin). AF Corse is leading in the GTE Pro Team classification and second in the GTE Am. The green light for the race will flash at 3 p.m. (local time) o n Saturday, June 13th.

Timetable

Free Practice / Wed 10th Jun – 4 p.m.
Qualifying Practice / Wed 10th Jun – 10 p.m.
Qualifying Practice / Thu 11th Jun – 7 p.m.
Qualifying Practice / Thu 11th Jun – 10 p.m.
Warm-Up / Sat 13th Jun – 9 a.m. Race / Sat 13th Jun – 3 p.m. AF

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Series Le Mans
Event 24 Hours of Le Mans
Track Le Mans
Drivers Giancarlo Fisichella , Gianmaria Bruni , Davide Rigon , Olivier Beretta , Toni Vilander , James Calado , Duncan Cameron , Matt Griffin
Teams AF Corse
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