Luigi Ferrara

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Luigi Ferrara
Nationality Italy Italian
Born (1982-05-12) 12 May 1982 (age 32)
Bari (Italy)
Superstars Series career
Current team CAAL Racing
Car no. 54

Luigi Ferrara (born 12 May 1982 in Bari) is an Italian racing driver.

He began his career in feeder formula series such as the Formula Renault 2.0 Italia, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, Italian Formula Three and International Formula Master. He was champion in 2005 of the Italian Formula Three Championship with team Corbetta Competizioni.

Ferrara switched to sports car in 2008, and won the Porsche Carrera Cup Italy. In 2009 he raced part-time at the Porsche Supercup.

In 2010, the driver joined the Superstars Series with the CAAL team. Driving a Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG, he collected four wins and 10 podiums in 20 races, resulting second in the International Series and third in the Italian Championship.

At the 2011 Superstars Series, Ferrara got one win and eight podiums in 18 races. He ended again runner-up in the International Series and third in the Italian Championship.

The Italian only competed in two rounds of the 2012 season: Spa-Francorchamps with CAAL and Pergusa with Roma, in both cases with a Mercedes-Benz. He finished second and fourth out of four races, and resulted 16th in the International Series.

Ferrara returned full-time to the Superstars Series for the 2013, remaining in the Roma team. He is currently fifth in the standings with one win and seven podiums out of 13 starts.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Matteo Cressoni
Italian Formula Three Champion
2005
Succeeded by
Mauro Massironi
Preceded by
Andrea Boldrini
Porsche Carrera Cup Italy
Champion

2008
Succeeded by
Alessandro Balzan