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    Fuoco added to Ferrari 2022 WEC GTE Professional line-up, Cassidy in GTE Am

    Fuoco will accomplice Miguel Molina on the wheel of the manufacturing unit AF Corse group’s #52 Ferrari 488 GTE Evo, the Italian teenager changing Daniel Serra.

    Reigning champions Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado will defend their 2021 title within the sister #51 automotive.

    Fuoco’s promotion to the Ferrari GTE Professional ranks comes after a season within the Am ranks with Ferrari buyer group Cetilar Racing, which he mixed with a GT World Problem Europe Endurance Cup marketing campaign with Iron Lynx.

    The Ferrari F1 simulator driver additionally gained the 2020 Italian GT title with AF Corse in his second season in sportscar racing.

    “Actually, I’m very joyful about this chance, as a result of it comes on the finish of a path of progress on the planet of closed-wheel racing from 2019 till right this moment,” stated Fuoco. “I’m joyful to have this opportunity, and I hope to contribute to the group and Ferrari in 2022.”

    Ferrari’s change to the #52 line-up comes after Molina and Serra completed fourth of the 4 full-time GTE Professional crews in 2021, behind each Porsche squads. Their finest end was second place at Portimao.

    Molina, who goes into his third season as a Ferrari GTE Professional driver, added: “I’m delighted to be again in the beginning of the world championship, which I’ll sort out with a brand new teammate. 

     

    “Antonio did a wonderful job final yr within the GTE Am class, proving to be a really aggressive driver. We’re able to combat for victory in a interval that is essential for the longer term. The efficiency proven on the finish of final season makes me very optimistic, and I can’t wait to start out at Sebring.

    “I want to thank Daniel for what he did final season. He was an exemplary teammate, constantly very quick.”

    Nick Cassidy additionally joins AF Corse, operating within the #54 group alongside Thomas Flohr and Francesco Castellacci as Giancarlo Fisichella strikes out of the line-up.

    Ferrari has added the #21 488 GTE line-up to its GTE-Am vary, with Toni Vilander partnering Simon Mann and Christoph Ulrich, as final yr’s #83 GTE-Am trio of Nicklas Nielsen, Alessio Rovera and Francois Perrodo strikes as much as the AF Corse Professional-Am LMP2 entry.

    The #71 Spirit of Race 488 GTE line-up will characteristic Franck Dezoteux and Pierre Ragues, with an unnamed third driver.

    Ferrari’s GTE Professional rivals Porsche and Corvette have already confirmed their drivers for 2022, with Porsche bringing again Michael Christensen to race alongside Kevin Estre within the #92 machine.

    Corvette has chosen Nick Tandy and Tommy Milner to drive its solo C8.R.

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