Vito Postiglione

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Vito Postiglione
Nationality Italy Italian
Born (1977-02-28) February 28, 1977 (age 37)
Potenza (Italy)
Previous series
2009
2008
2005–07
2004–05, 08
2001–04
2001–02
2000–01
1998–2000
WTCC
Italian GT Championship
Italian Ferrari Challenge
Renault Clio Cup Italy
Renault Clio V6 Eurocup
Renault Clio International Cup
Renault Clio Trophy
Italian Renault Mégane Cup
Championship titles
1998

2000
2003
2007
2007
Italian Renault Mégane Winter Trophy
Italian Renault Mégane Cup
Vallelunga 6 Hours
Italian Ferrari Challenge
Ferrari Challenge World Final

Vito Postiglione (born February 28, 1977 in Potenza) is an Italian racing driver.

Racing career[edit]

Postiglione won the Italian Renault Mégane Winter Trophy in 1998. He then finished runner-up in the main series in 1999. He went one better, winning the trophy the following year. Naturally, he moved up to the Renault Clio Sport Eurocup and was runner-up in his first season in 2001. The following season was not so good for Postiglione, finishing fifth. He finished third in 2003 and also won his class in the annual Vallelunga 6 Hours in a BMW M3. After finishing fourth in the Clio Eurocup in 2004 he moved to the Italian Ferrari Challenge for 2005. He finished 3rd in 2005, was runner-up in 2006 and won the series in 2007. He also completed in the Ferrari Challenge World Final in these years, finishing 3rd in 2005, 2nd in 2006 and also won it in 2007. He moved to the Italian GT Championship in 2008, driving a Ferrari F430 GT2.[1]

Postiglione will make his World Touring Car Championship debut with Proteam Motorsport in 2009, driving a BMW 320si.[2]

Personal[edit]

Postiglione lives with his wife Chiara and his son Luigi. He enjoys playing indoor football.[3]

Racing record[edit]

Complete WTCC 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 Position Points
2009 Scuderia Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si CUR Brazil PUE Mexico MAR Morocco PAU France VAL Spain BRN Czech Republic POR Portugal BRA United Kingdom OSC Germany IMO Italy OKA Japan MAC Macau 22nd* 0*
18 Ret 19 17 10 10 21 23
  • * Season in progress.

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