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Luca Filippi snatches Super Final win from Mattias Ekström in epic finish

Luca Filippi edged out Mattias Ekström by just over a tenth of a second to claim victory in the Super Final in Copenhagen following a sensational drag to the line. The Romeo Ferraris Alfa Romeo driver started second on the grid and held that position behind polesitter Ekström for the majority of the race before making a superb side-drafting pass on the Swede as the pair charged to the finish line. Front-row starters Ekström and Filippi got even starts as the gates lifted and briefy made contact on the run into the first corner. Ekström emerged in front on exit as Filippi withstood an attack from Vernay into Turn 2 – and a front-left lock-up…

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LUCA FILIPPI JOINS PURE ETCR WITH ROMEO FERRARIS

Luca Filippi is the latest star name to join PURE ETCR after Romeo Ferraris confirmed the Italian ace will race its Giulia ETCR in the world’s first all-electric, multi-brand touring car series this year. Filippi made his race debut in 2003 and quickly made a name for himself, winning the Formula 3000 Italia title two years later and securing a Formula 1 testing role with Honda in 2008. After claiming the runner-up spot in the GP2 Asia Series in 2009-10, and then in the main series in 2011, he spent four years in North America in IndyCar, in which he was a podium-finisher. He spent a season gaining experience of electric motorsport in Formula E…

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2021 Italian GT calendar released

The race schedule of the 2021 Italian Gt will be based on 8 racing weekend and 12 races on the most important circuits around Italy. 4 per 3 hours race events will decide the Endurance championship and the other 4 double races weekend will be part of the Sprint classification.

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Filippi to race in WTCR with the Alfa “Romeo Ferraris” team

Former GP2 race winner Luca Filippi will make his World Touring Car Cup debut at Zolder, driving an Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR for Romeo Ferraris. “I am very happy to be at the kick-off of the FIA WTCR in this 2020 season," Filippi said. "It has been possible thanks to the support of great companies that I have the honour to represent and that I want to repay with my greatest determination and the best possible results in what is the top and most competitive touring car series.” "My first season with a front-wheel-drive car has left me very good sensations and I am sure that the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR by Romeo Ferraris…

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Luca Filippi ready to fight in TCR Europe with the BRC Racing Team

With the experience gained in the TCR category both nationally and globally, BRC Racing Team is ready to face a new challenge. In 2019, in addition to the engagement in the FIA WTCR, it will also be on field for the European Series.   The driver chosen to hunt down the continental title is Luca Filippi who, thanks to his exceptional list of titles, has chances to be one of the leading drivers among the contenders for the final victory.   Luca Filippi will take part at the seven events on the calendar with the performing Hyundai i30 N TCR, which he already tested in many occasions.   After last weeks’ tests to refine the…

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TCR Europe 2019 calendar

The TCR Europe 2019 calendar has been released. Come to visit us to a race event!

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Luca tested the Hyundai WTCR Champion Car

Luca was invited from the BRC Racing Team to test the Hyundai i30 N TCR.The BRC Racing Team won the 2018 WTCR World Cup with Gabriele Tarquini at the wheel.Luca was very pleased the performance and the handling of the car. We will keep you posted on the outcoming of this tests!

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[ITA] Luca Filippi con LeasePlan Italia al Festival dell’Economia di Trento

LeasePlan Italia, una delle aziende leader nel settore Car-as-a-Service, conferma l’impegno sul tema della mobilità sostenibile organizzando un evento a Trento il 1° giugno, in occasione del Festival dell’Economia di cui LeasePlan Italia è sponsor. L’incontro, moderato da Barbara Pedrotti, oltre all’intervento di Alfonso Martinez Amministratore Delegato di LeasePlan Italia, ha visto il contributo del professore Andrea Boitani dell’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, di Mauro Casotto Direttore Operativo di Trentino Sviluppo, di Luca Filippi Pilota di Formula E e di Simone Moro alpinista e scrittore. Durante i lavori è stata presentata una ricerca di LeasePlan e Centro Studi Promotor sulle diverse alimentazioni e il relativo trend di crescita sulla base delle immatricolazioni previste in Italia.

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NIO Formula E Team unveils the NIO 004 car with Luca

NIO Formula E Team took to the track to run through its next ABB Formula E Season 5 test programme with the NIO 004 in new test livery.  

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LeasePlan e Luca Filippi insieme per l’E-Prix di Formula E a Roma

LeasePlan annuncia la collaborazione con il pilota italiano protagonista nel Campionato ABB FIA Formula E. LeasePlan Italia, in occasione della settima tappa del Campionato di Formula E tra le vie dell’EUR a Roma il prossimo 14 aprile, sponsorizzerà il pilota Luca Filippi del Team NIO, costruttore cinese presente da quattro anni nel campionato mondiale per monoposto elettriche. Il pilota piemontese, con alle spalle una prestigiosa esperienza in diverse categorie, dal debutto nei kart alla Formula 1 come collaudatore del Team Honda, è l’unico italiano presente nel circuito della Formula E. Luca Filippi ha dichiarato: “Sono molto felice che una grande multinazionale e un operatore di mobilità come LeasePlan abbia deciso di supportarmi in questa emozionante gara…

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SANTIAGO E-PRIX REPORT

Luca Filippi (#68 NIO 003) “Obviously it was not a great day for me. I made a mistake in Qualifying and then starting the race from the pits which was less than ideal. In the race I think that we were quite competitive, but it was very difficult to overtake the guys in front. In the second stint, when I tried to overtake Blomqvist, I overshot the corner and lost some time, again, so it’s been a hard race and a tough weekend for the team.”

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