Risi Competizione announce Rolex 24 At Daytona and Roar Before the 24 test

Risi Competizione announce Rolex 24 At Daytona and Roar Before the 24 test

 

Risi Competizione has announced plans to compete at the upcoming 2020 Rolex 24 At Daytona IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship endurance race, January 23-26, and Roar Before the 24 test days, January 3-5, with a single car effort.

 
The legendary Houston, Texas-based team will again field a Ferrari 488 GTLM in its traditional No. 62 Rosso Corsa red livery for the 58th annual running of the twice-around-the-clock American enduro classic.

 
"We will once again return to Daytona for the 24-hour race and the early January testing," said longtime IMSA team owner Giuseppe Risi. "This is always one of the most important races on the calendar so we will be there and ready to go against what is always a challenging field of competitors. We always race to win and after our victory at Petit Le Mans to close out this year, we want to start with a win all the more in 2020."


Drivers for the Rolex 24 will include the three Risi Competizione Petit Le Mans winners, England's James Calado, Italy's Alessandro Pier Guidi and Brazil's Daniel Serra. Additionally, Ferrari GT factory driver and Risi regular, Italy's Davide Rigon, will join the trio.

 
Calado and Serra are scheduled to handle the driving duties at the three-day Roar Before the 24 testing in the Risi Ferrari 488 GTLM on behalf of the team.
Davide Rigon returns to the Risi Competizione Ferrari team for his seventh
Rolex 24  At Daytona race, his fifth with the Risi squad

 
Risi Competizione's 2020 Rolex 24 effort is the 17th entry since 1998, which has included three class victories, and four additional podium finishes, including a second-place finish in 2019.

 
Further racing plans for 2020 have not yet been announced by the Risi Competizione team but are under consideration.


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