Vita4One Team Italy reached an agreement with Eugenio Amos (I), Alessandro Bonacini (I) and Giacomo Petrobelli (I) regarding the participation in the Blancpain Endurance Series 2012. The three drivers will compete in the Pro-Am Cup behind the wheel of a Ferrari 458 Italia GT3.
Amos, 26 years old, started his driving career in 2007 in touring cars winning at the debut the ETCS title. Moved to endurance races in 2008, he has been competing in single branded trophies in which he won the Pro-Am title of the Lamborghini Super Trophy in 2010 and the Italian GT Championship, where he won twice last year. At the international level, his cv has participations in the International GT Open, FIA GT3 European Championship and 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.
Bonacini, 30 years old, after several years of experience in touring cars racing, has been protagonist of the Porsche Carrera Cup Italy, where he obtained one victory and for podiums between 2008 and 2011. In this season he competed in the 24 Hours of Abu Dhabi where he ended eighth.
Petrobelli, 36 years old, has a solid experience in GT races. Since 2007 he has been taking part in the main endurance championships like the International GT Open, the FIA GT3 European Championship and Le Mans Series. Last year he made his debut in the Blancpain Endurance Series, where he obtained one podium and ended the season in fifth place as best Ferrari driver.
Matteo Bobbi (Vita4One Team Italy, Team Principal):
“The Blancpain Endurance Series, top class stage for GT races, is a very important programme for our team which is at its debut year. Amos, Bonacini and Petrobelli are an interesting lineup with which we shall aim to do good things at an international level”.
The Blancpain Endurance Series 2012 schedule follows:
14/04: Monza (I)
02/06: Silverstone (UK)
29/06: Le Castellet (F)
25/07: Spa 24h (B)
22/09: Nurburgring (D)
13/10: Navarra (E)