Championship presentation / GT Calendar2019-10-07T09:27:19+00:00

Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo

The Italian GT Championship is one of the most exciting and hard-fought events for GT cars in Italy. In 2019 it was extended to include an Endurance calendar on the side of the highly-appreciated Sprint series. All the most prestigious brands of GT cars take part in this challenge and the racing calendar features events on the most famous Italian circuits like Misano, Mugello, Vallelunga and the Temple of Speed: the Autodromo Nazionale of Monza. Close to reach its 20th edition, the Italian GT Championship has a remarkable International visibility and several factory teams use the appointments of this series to allow their junior program drivers to increase their experience in this highly-competitive environment.

Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo Endurance 2019

MONZA

5-7 April

MISANO

17-19 May

VALLELUNGA

13-15 September

MUGELLO

4-6 October

Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo Sprint 2019

VALLELUNGA

3-5 May

IMOLA

21-23 June

MUGELLO

19-21 July

MONZA

18-20 October

2019 crews

#63 PRO

Vito Postiglione (ITA)
Vito Postiglione (ITA)Campionato Italiano GT Endurance, Campionato Italiano GT Sprint

Vito Postiglione, Imperiale Racing works driver since 2016, is one of the most experienced of the lot on GT cars. He was close to taking the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe twice and came third in 2017 and second in 2018. He took part in the International GT Open 2017 with the Italian outfit and closed the Italian GT Championship 2016 in third place in GT3. Postiglione won the Italian title in 2013, came third in the Lamborghini World Finals in 2016 and won the Porsche Carrera Cup Italia 2012, the Ferrari Challenge – Trofeo Pirelli 2007 and Renault Megane Sport Cup 2000.

Jeroen Mul (NL)
Jeroen Mul (NL)Campionato Italiano GT Endurance, Campionato Italiano GT Sprint

The twenty-years-old from Holland Jeroen Mul, who has already been part of Imperiale Racing’s lineup in the Italian GT Championship in 2016 and run the International GT Open 2018 coming fourth with seven podiums and a strong season overall. Mul’s career has always been connected with the Lamborghini brand, for which he has been racing since 2014. He was second in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe 2014 in PRO and at the 24H of Dubai in A6-M. He also scored important results in the Blancpain GT Series 2015 and 2016 and took part in the spectacular American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar 2017.

Alex Frassineti (ITA)
Alex Frassineti (ITA)Campionato Italiano GT Endurance

Alex Frassineti. Class 1987, he has been the Italian Champion 2017 claiming four wins and four pole positions. Frassineti’s 2018 has been particularly exciting: he came fourth in the Silver Cup of Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, won the prestigious Total 24 Hours of Spa in Silver Cup and got on the podium in Silverstone in his only race in International GT Open. After the debut on single-seaters, he came third in Formula Renault Monza in 2004 and third in the Italian Formula 3 2006. Frassineti is now a very experienced GT driver as he has been competing in this series since 2007. Among his highlights, he came third in the FIA GT3 European Championship 2007 at the debut and third in Porsche Carrera Cup Italia 2010.

#19 PRO-Am

Pietro Perolini (ITA)
Pietro Perolini (ITA)Campionato Italiano GT Endurance, Campionato Italiano GT Sprint

Pietro Perolini, twenty years old in June, will be behind the wheel of the #19 Lamborghini Huracàn GT3 Evo. Despite having only two seasons as professional under his belt, he displayed great maturity and performance. Following the exciting debut in the Italian GT Championship 2017 – Super GT Cup, last year he had the upper hand on his rivals winning the title thanks to seven wins. He will be at his first season with Imperiale Racing.

Ben Gersekowski (AUS)
Ben Gersekowski (AUS)Campionato Italiano GT Endurance, Campionato Italiano GT Sprint

Australian driver Ben Gersekowski, class 1992. He switched to closed wheels racing in 2015 after six successful years in formulas. Ben Gersekowski won the Queensland Formula Ford in 2009, the Queensland Racing Car Championship in 2010 and finished third the Australian Formula 3 National Class in 2011. He claimed a splendid victory in class two at his maiden race on GT cars, the Dunlop 24 Hours of Silverstone 2015. In the same year, he won the prestigious Liqui Moly 12 Hours of Bathurst, class 1. Gersekowski moved to Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe in 2016 and came third in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia last year.

James Pull (GBR)
James Pull (GBR)Campionato Italiano GT Endurance

The young James Pull, class 1999, joined the line-up announced a few days ago. He made his debut on karts at eleven and competed there until 2014. The British driver won the MicroMax category of Rotax Max Challenge Singapore in 2011, which was his best karting result before the switch to single seaters. He shone in the F4 British Championship ending fourth in 2016 and in the BRDC British F3 Championship, where he came second in 2017. His debut on GT cars took place last year in an amazing season. He was second in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia, claiming ten podium finishes on twelve races, and was also second in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East. He secured four podiums in the Continental Lamborghini Huracàn series. He won in Spa-Francorchamps and claimed two podiums in Monza.

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