FIA WEC: i quattro giovani piloti che che disputeranno il Rookie test

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Lilou Wadoux (Hypercar), Lorenzo Colombo (LMGTE Pro), Doriane Pin (LMP2) and Finn Gehrsitz (LMGTE AM) will all get at least 30 laps behind the wheel of the championship winning car for their allocated category in the test which takes place the day after the Bapco 8 Hours of Bahrain. 

The four young drivers are selected by the FIA World Endurance Championship organisation with their selection based on performance, race skills and commitment. 

Wadoux, 21, from Amiens, France, will become the first woman to drive a Hypercar, and the first woman to drive a car in the premier endurance racing category since Vanina Ickx in 2011. This season Wadoux has driven in WEC for Richard Mille Racing in LMP2. At the test she will drive either the Toyota Gazoo Racing GR010 – Hybrid or Alplne Elf Team A480 – Gibson with both manufacturers capable of taking the title heading to Bahrain.  

Lilou Wadoux (Hypercar), Lorenzo Colombo (LMGTE Pro), Doriane Pin (LMP2) and Finn Gehrsitz (LMGTE AM) will all get at least 30 laps behind the wheel of the championship winning car for their allocated category in the test which takes place the day after the Bapco 8 Hours of Bahrain. 

The four young drivers are selected by the FIA World Endurance Championship organisation with their selection based on performance, race skills and commitment. 

Wadoux, 21, from Amiens, France, will become the first woman to drive a Hypercar, and the first woman to drive a car in the premier endurance racing category since Vanina Ickx in 2011. This season Wadoux has driven in WEC for Richard Mille Racing in LMP2. At the test she will drive either the Toyota Gazoo Racing GR010 – Hybrid or Alplne Elf Team A480 – Gibson with both manufacturers capable of taking the title heading to Bahrain. Colombo, 21, from Legnano, Italy, will drive the LMGTE Pro winning car, meaning he will get behind the wheel of either an AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE EVO or Porsche GT Team Porsche 911 RSR – 19. This season Lorenzo has raced in WEC in the #9 Prema Orlen Team in the LMP2 Oreca 07 – Gibson alongside Louis Delétraz and Robert Kubica. Pin, 18, from Paris, France, will drive the LMP2 winning car, meaning she will get behind the wheel of whichever Oreca 07 – Gibson wins the title. In 2022, Doriane enjoyed an outing in WEC at in the Iron Dames Ferrari in the TotalEnergies 6 Hours of Spa. The test will be Doriane’s first time behind the wheel of an LMP2 car. Gehrsitz,17, from Stuttgart, Germany, will drive the LMGTE Am winning car, meaning he will pilot the either the #33 TF Sport or #98 Northwest AMR Aston Martin Vantage AMR. Last year, Gehrsitz became the youngest driver to compete in the Michelin Le Mans Cup and in 2022 he has raced in the Asian Le Mans Series in the GT3 class as well as the European Le Mans Series in the #2 United Autosports Ligier JS P320. 

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