Maurizio Ceresoli

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Maurizio Ceresoli (born 25 May 1983 in Modena) is an Italian auto racing driver.

His first serious racing came in 2002, with the Italian Formula Ford Series. In his first season he finished as runner-up. One more year was spent in the championship, where he finished fifth on points, before moving on to the Italian Formula Three Championship in 2004. Two seasons were spent here, finishing ninth in his first year, and fifth in 2005, both times for the Passoli Team.[1]

WTCC[edit]

In 2006, he competed in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, driving a full season for the independent GR Asia Team in a SEAT Toledo. From round thirteen, he switched car to a newly built SEAT Leon.[2] His best placed finish was a fourteenth in race one at Brands Hatch. He ended the year fifth in the Yokohama Independents Trophy. For 2007 he remained with GR Asia in the Leon, but did not drive until round five at Valencia. He has also driven in the European Touring Car Cup.

Racing record[edit]

Complete World Touring Car Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2006 GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra ITA
1

25
ITA
2

19
FRA
1

NC
FRA
2

19
GBR
1

14
GBR
2

19
GER
1

21
GER
2

22
BRA
1

Ret
BRA
2

DNS
MEX
1

16
MEX
2

16†
NC 0
SEAT León CZE
1

20
CZE
2

NC
TUR
1

16
TUR
2

17
ESP
1

17
ESP
2

18
MAC
1

17
MAC
2

Ret
2007 GR Asia SEAT León BRA
1
BRA
2
NED
1
NED
2
ESP
1

15
ESP
2

23
FRA
1

Ret
FRA
2

15
CZE
1

17
CZE
2

14
POR
1

18
POR
2

16
SWE
1

23
SWE
2

25
GER
1

15
GER
2

16
GBR
1

Ret
GBR
2

19
ITA
1

17
ITA
2

Ret
MAC
1

22
MAC
2

18
NC 0

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.

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