Italian team with AM Cup leading crew Fascicolo/Dall'Antonia and Polish drivers Chodzen/Chodzen on Maserati in the penultimate round of GT4 Central European Cup from August 17 to 19.
Italian team heads to England with Lacorte/Sernagiotto/Nasr on the Dallara P217 for the fourth round
Treviso (Italy), August 16, 2018. Cetilar Villorba Corse heads to Silverstone, Great Britain, which, as fourth of the six rounds in the calendar, marks the turning point of the 2018 European Le Mans Series on 17-18 August. Italian team is back to the commitments of the international endurance series, where the squad led by Raimondo Amadio, after the excellent performances shown at Monza and a more interlocutory round at the Red Bull Ring, is looking for revenge. At the 4 Hours of Silverstone Cetilar Villorba Corse will line up the #47 Dallara P217 of the LMP2 class for the crew formed by Italian Roberto Lacorte and Giorgio Sernagiotto and Brazilian former F1 driver Felipe Nasr. Recently, on the LMP2 prototype have been made some changes to the front splitter to optimize aerodynamics. Forty-two cars (16 LMP2's) will take part in the 4 Hours of Silverstone. Track action will begin on Friday 17 August, with the race on Saturday 18 August at 14:30hrs (15:30hrs CET). Fully live streaming available on www.europeanlemansseries.com).
After the 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring the Italian team is already planning the British round of the season where the Dallara shared by Lacorte, Sernagiotto and Nasr will bring some aerodynamic evolutions
Treviso (Italy), July 25, 2018. Cetilar Villorba Corse finished eleventh overall the 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring, which was a very challenging third round of the 2018 European Le Mans Series 2018, with the crew formed by Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Felipe Nasr at the wheel of the Dallara P217 Gibson. After being the first Dallara in qualifying, a promising start and a competitive fight for a top-5 position, the Italian team, that had bet on rain, had to overcome some difficulties when, on the contrary, the track did remain dry. However, the team was awarded as the best crew with a Bronze driver at the end of the race (Lacorte was also the fastest one on Friday's Bronze test). Now the team led by Raimondo Amadio is already looking at the next round at Silverstone, to be held in August 17-18, where Cetilar Villorba Corse will bring some aerodynamic evolutions on track.
Italian team still at the top of the standings thanks to Fascicolo/Dall'Antonia and their #77 Maserati
Treviso (Italy), July 2, 2018. Scuderia Villorba Corse is back from the Nurburgring with a crucial AM class victory clinched by Giuseppe Fascicolo and Romy Dall'Antonia on the #77 Maserati Gran Turismo MC. On Saturday Italian pair won their category (being fourth overall) on a very competitive race 1 of the third round of the GT4 Central European Cup, confirming their leadership in the standings, while teammates Piotr and Antoni Chodzen had to retire with an engine failure on the #50. Unfortunately, on Sunday's race 2 Fascicolo/Dall'Antonia, without fault, were hit by another car and forced to pit to repair their Maserati in the best possible way. Italian team led by Raimondo Amadio did a great job and the crew was able to finish the race in the points again.
Italian team with AM Cup leading crew Fascicolo/Dall'Antonia and Polish drivers Chodzen/Chodzen is ready for the third round of GT4 CEC in Germany from June 29th to July the 1st
Treviso (Italy), June 28, 2018. The international commitments of Scuderia Villorba Corse restart at the Nurburgring for the third round of the 2018 GT4 Central European Cup. After the triumphal weekend at the Red Bull Ring one month ago, from June 29th to July the 1st the team led by Raimondo Amadio and that is part of SVC The Motorsport Group confirms two Maserati GranTurismo MC's for the German round of the new series promoted by SRO. The #77 Maserati will be shared by Giuseppe Fascicolo and Romy Dall'Antonia, the Italian crew that is leading the AM Cup standings also thanks to their amazing overall win clinched on race 1 in Austria. Polish drivers Piotr Chodzen and his son Antoni Chodzen will be back on the #50 Maserati trying to confirm their competitive 2018 debut at the Red Bull Ring, where they won the Pro-AM class on race 1. After Friday's free practice, two qualifying sessions will be held on Saturday morning, with race 1 starting at 13:40hs, while, after a warm up session in the morning, Sunday's race 2 will start at 13:00hs. Both races will be broadcast live on official site http://central.gt4series.com.
The Italian team's feat is accomplished. Lacorte, Sernagiotto and Nasr have crossed the finish line on the Dallara P217 LMP2 in a sharp comeback thanks to the never ending work of a reactive team which never failed despite a series of problems and unexpected events, professionally spending every energy and effort tirelessly since Thursday. Amadio: "An excellent demonstration of pride and professionalism! Well done everybody!"
Cetilar Villorba Corse finished the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours in a comeback. The end of the race has sealed the completion of a feat for the Italian team which allowed Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Felipe Nasr to cross the finish line of the 86th edition of the most famous and selective endurance on the #47 Dallara P217.
Excellent results obtained by the Italian team with the #47 Dallara Gibson in the warm up with the 4th time in LMP2. The most famous endurance race starts at 3 PM, Lacorte, Sernagiotto, Nasr and the whole team coordinated by raimondo Amadio ready for the French marathon. "Some small adjustments with a view to the race and we are set!"
Le Mans (France), 16 june 2018. The #47 Dallara of Cetilar Villorba Corse took to the track in this morning warm-up, preparing for the Le Mans 24 Hours which will start at 15:00.
The Italian Team did it, the Dallara LMP2 is ready to start the pre-race test, before the start of the race scheduled for 15:00. Amadio: "Goal achieved, a great demonstration of will""
Le Mans (France), 16 june 2018. The Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara LMP2 is ready for the Le Mans 24 Hours warm up, which will start at 9:00. The Italian team coordinated by Raimondo Amadio has managed to bring the prototype to the start of the world's most famous and selective endurance race, after the damages suffered following the track exit which took place on Thursday 14 June during the 2nd qualifying session. The team yesterday took part in the drivers' presentation parade between two rows of fans in the centre of Le Mans.
The most selective endurance race has started since 5 hours and the italian team has made a double comeback, at the start and after the #47 Dallara Gibson ended in the escape lane with a punctured wheel. Amadio: "The situation is under control and team is ready for any intervention, we are on guard""
Only one goal for the Italian Team: the start of the world's most famous 24 Hours scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday at 3 pm. Amadio: "We are working non-stop the whole team is all hands on deck"
Le Mans (Francia), 15 june 2018. Cetilar Villorba Corse worked all through the night on the Dallara LMP2 number 47, gone off the track during the second qualifying session of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The entire Italian team coordinated by Raimondo Amadio reacted immediately, and the gola was straightaway to bring the prototype to the start of the race and allow Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Felipe Nasr to star in the most famous endurance race.
In the first night sessions the Italian team's crew of Lacorte, Sernagiotto and Nasr leads between the Dallaras and sets 8th fastest time in LMP2 "A great job done by the three drivers ahead of the race". Today Q2 at 19:00 and Q3 at 22:00.
Le Mans (France), 14 June 2018. The intense work bringing Cetilar Villorba Corse closer to the start of the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours continues. In the first night qualifying sessions of Wednesday 13 June the first positive results came for the Italian crew formed by Pisa-born Roberto Lacorte, the driver from Treviso Giorgio Sernagiotto and the Brazilian former F. 1 driver Felipe Nasr on the Dallara P217 in LMP2 class. The prototype driven by the Gibson engine completed 28 laps of the 13.6 km track which will be the scene of the most famous 24-hour race from 15:00 on Saturday to the same time on Sunday, June 17. An excellent time achieved by Nasr in 3'27"993 at an average 235.8 Km/h. A time set by the F.1 driver on lap 2 of his 2nd stint after fitting a set of new tyres. Lacorte and Sernagiotto focused more on the race pace. Halfway through Giorgio Sernagiotto's stint, a puncture forced the venetian driver into an extra pit stop, where the team replaced the wheel and returned into pristine order the LMP2 prototype in record time.
Le Mans (France), June 15, 2018. During the second qualifying session of the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans, because of a technical problem, the #47 Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara P217 went off the track and the car sustained huge damages. Supported by Dallara, the whole team has immediately started to repair the prototype to be ready for the race, to be held on Saturday from 15:00hrs. Giorgio Sernagiotto, who shares the P217 with Roberto Lacorte and former F1 driver Felipe Nasr, was driving the car and after the accident he walked away on his own feet. The team is investigating through the reason of what exactly happened but, above all, they are working on fully repairing the car to be able to take part in the Saturday morning warm up and then in the most famous endurance race of the world.
Everything is ready in the Italian team that on Sunday will practice on the legendary French track with Lacorte / Sernagiotto / Nasr at the wheel of the #47 Dallara in view of the mid-June race
Treviso (Italy), May 31, 2018. Cetilar Villorba Corse will take part in the official test day ahead of the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 16-17), which is the crucial event of the season for the squad led by Raimondo Amadio. On Sunday, June 3, the Italian team will be working both in the morning and in the afternoon session on the Dallara P217 Gibson that, for the first time in 2018 specifications, will also test the low-downforce configuration with Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and newcomer Felipe Nasr. While the two Italian drivers will be able to count on their 2017 experience, when the team ended the most important endurance race in the world with an incredible ninth position overall at their debut, the former F1 driver from Brazil will experience for the first time the legendary 13.629-kilometer track, arriving at Le Mans only on Sunday directly from Detroit, where the day before he will be participating in the fifth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
An excellent performance by Lacorte, Sernagiotto and Nasr on the Dallara LMP2 at the forefront from qualifying compromised by a red flag at the end. A great comeback in two steps during the race (broadcast live on Sportitalia TV) allowed the team to cross the finish line of their home race in ninth position before the next important rendez-vous in Le Mans.
A leading role at the 4 Ore di Monza for Cetilar Villorba Corse, which lived within the embrace of the Italian public the second round of the European Le Mans Series with the increasingly efficient Dallara P217 for Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Felipe Nasr, the Brazilian former F1 driver at his debut in the series. The team has constantly been in the fight for the leading role in the series and has proven to have taken concrete steps forward and made good progress steps in view of the season highlight at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The Italian team raises the challenge in the second round of the 2018 ELMS, the home event strongly felt within the team led by Raimondo Amadio, which for the first time also enters on the Dallara LMP2 the Brazilian former F1 driver; Sunday at 12.30 the race with the final hour (15.30-16.30) broadcast live on Sportitalia TV: "The whole team is called to work for a positive result also in view of the Le Mans 24 Hours".