Edoardo Piscopo

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Edoardo Piscopo
A1 Grand Prix, Kyalami 2.jpg
Piscopo (leading) competing for A1 Team Italy at the 2008–09 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, South Africa.
Nationality Italy Italian
Born (1988-02-04) 4 February 1988 (age 29)
Rome, Italy
Lamborghini Super Trofeo career
Debut season 2014
Current team Bonaldi Motorsport
Car no. 3
Starts 14
Wins 5
Poles 1
Fastest laps 4
Best finish 1 in 2014
Previous series
2010
2009–10
2009
2008
2008
2008
2008
2007–08, 2008–09
2007
2007
2006
2006
2005
GP2 Series
GP2 Asia Series
FIA Formula Two
Italian Formula Three
Euroseries 3000
Spanish Formula Three
Formula One testing
A1 Grand Prix
Formula Three Euroseries
Toyota Racing Series
Eurocup Formula Renault
Formula Renault 2.0 Italia
Formula BMW USA

Edoardo Piscopo (born 4 February 1988) is an Italian racing driver.

Career[edit]

Formula BMW[edit]

After previously competing in karting, Piscopo began his single seater career in Formula BMW USA in 2005, where despite missing the first rounds he finished fifth with three wins for EuroInternational. He also finished fifth in the Bahrain World Final.[1]

Formula Renault[edit]

After winning in Formula BMW USA Piscopo joined the RED BULL Junior Team and moved back to Europe in 2006 to compete in Formula Renault. In his debut season, he scored ten podiums finishing third in Formula Renault 2.0 Italia for Cram Competition, behind Dani Clos and teammate Adrian Zaugg. He also finished tenth in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 for the team.[1]

Formula Three[edit]

Piscopo stepped up to Formula Three in 2007, competing in the Formula Three Euroseries for Mücke Motorsport. He only managed to score eight points in 20 races, finishing 15th in the standings.[1] He did however finish fifth in the 2007 Masters of Formula 3 at Zolder.[1]

He joined A1 Team Italy to drive in the A1 Grand Prix series for the 2007–08 season, sharing duties with Enrico Toccacelo.[1]

He moved to the Italian Formula Three Championship in 2008, scoring seven wins on his way to second in the final standings, behind champion Mirko Bortolotti. They were both given the chance to test for Formula One team Scuderia Ferrari.

FIA Formula Two Championship[edit]

Piscopo became the last driver to sign up for the inaugural season of the FIA Formula Two Championship in 2009.[2] He finished twelfth in the championship due to missing the final round to concentrate on his GP2 Asia campaign.

GP2 Series[edit]

Piscopo missed the final round of the Formula Two season as he joined DAMS for the 2009–10 GP2 Asia Series season.[3]

Piscopo made his Main Series début for the Trident team at Monza in 2010. He replaced Johnny Cecotto Jr.[4] He was replaced by Federico Leo at the next round of the championship.

Auto GP[edit]

Piscopo moved to the Auto GP series for 2010. He led the majority of the championship, but was ultimately overhauled by Romain Grosjean.

Blancpain Endurance Series[edit]

Piscopo was appointed by Lotus as factory driver for the Lotus GT4 campaign. Despite winning 3 rounds out of 5, he finished second in the championship.

Porsche Carrera Cup Italia[edit]

Piscopo joined the highly competitive Porsche Carrera Cup. He won the best rookie title and finished third in the championship.

Lamborghini Super Trofeo[edit]

Piscopo has won the European, the American and the World Championship Super Trofeo title. In 2015 he became the Huracan GT3 factory test driver.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2005 Formula BMW USA EuroInternational 12 3 1 2 5 108 5th
2006 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Cram Competition 14 0 0 1 0 34 10th
Formula Renault 2.0 Italy 12 0 1 1 10 216 3rd
2006–07 Toyota Racing Series Mark Petch Motorsport 5 0 0  ? 1 78 25th
2007 Formula 3 Euro Series ASL Mücke Motorsport 20 0 0 0 1 8 15th
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 5th
2007–08 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Italy 14 0 0 0 0 12 18th
2008 Italian Formula Three Team Ghinzani 16 7 8 7 11 127 2nd
Euroseries 3000 Sighinolfi Autoracing 2 0 0 0 2 10 14th
Spanish Formula Three GTA Motor Competición 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2008–09 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Italy 8 0 0 0 0 17 16th
2009 FIA Formula Two Championship Motorsport Vision 14 0 0 0 0 19 12th
Euroseries 3000 Emmebi Motorsport 3 0 0 0 1 11 9th
2009–10 GP2 Asia Series DAMS 8 0 0 0 0 3 16th
2010 Auto GP DAMS 12 0 0 1 5 42 2nd
Formula Le Mans 1 0 1 0 0 1 15th
GP2 Series Trident Racing 2 0 0 0 0 2 26th

Complete FIA Formula Two Championship results[edit]

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

Year No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 DC Points
2009 16 VAL
1

Ret
VAL
2

7
BRN
1

7
BRN
2

4
SPA
1

8
SPA
2

14
BRH
1

8
BRH
2

7
DON
1

4
DON
2

Ret
OSC
1

12
OSC
2

8
IMO
1

13
IMO
2

Ret
CAT
1
CAT
2
12th 19

Complete GP2 Asia Series results[edit]

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DC Points
2009–10 DAMS YMC1
FEA

9
YMC1
SPR

7
YMC2
FEA

Ret
YMC2
SPR

16
BHR1
FEA

15
BHR1
SPR

5
BHR2
FEA

8
BHR2
SPR

DNS
16th 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e http://www.driverdb.com/drivers/3629/career/ Career Statistics at Driver Database
  2. ^ "Introducing Edoardo Piscopo". FIA Formula Two Championship. 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  3. ^ "Drivers lineup". dams.fr. DAMS. 2009-10-20. Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  4. ^ Beer, Matt (2010-09-08). "Piscopo joins Trident for Monza". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 

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