Gianluca de Lorenzi

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de Lorenzi (middle) celebrating the win of Philipp Lietz at Raceway Venray 2015.

Gianluca de Lorenzi (born February 21, 1972 in Ravenna) is an Italian auto racing driver and team owner.

Career[edit]

After previously competing in karting, de Lorenzi began competing in the Italian Formula Three Championship in 1991.[1] He moved to touring cars in 1996, competing in the Italian Super Touring Championship.

de Lorenzi raced for the works Alfa Romeo team, Alfa Team Nordauto in the European Super Touring Championship in 2000, finishing the season in seventh place.[1] In 2001, he formed his own team, GDL Racing to compete in the championship, finishing seventh again as a driver for the team.[1]

He finished runner-up to Salvatore Tavano in the Italian Super Touring Championship in 2003 with GDL Racing, and finished third in 2004.[1] In 2005 the Italian championship was part of the new World Touring Car Championship for three rounds, as de Lorenzi finished runner-up once again in the Italian series, this time beaten by Alex Zanardi.[1]

After concentrating on team management in 2006, de Lorenzi returned to the cockpit in 2007, finishing as runner-up in the Porsche Carrera Cup Italy.[1]

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 DC Points
2005 GDL Racing BMW 320i ITA
1

23
ITA
2

Ret
FRA
1

20
FRA
2

19
GBR
1
GBR
2
SMR
1

21
SMR
2

17
MEX
1
MEX
2
BEL
1
BEL
2
GER
1
GER
2
TUR
1
TUR
2
ESP
1
ESP
2
MAC
1
MAC
2
NC 0

NASCAR[edit]

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Whelen Euro Series - Elite 1[edit]

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series - Elite 1 results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 NWES Points
2014 GDL Racing 67 Ford VAL VAL BRH BRH TOU TOU NUR NUR UMB
6
UMB
19
LEM
22
LEM 23rd 170
2015 GDL Racing 87 Ford VAL VAL VEN VEN BRH BRH TOU TOU UMB UMB ZOL
DNQ
ZOL 31st 68

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f http://www.driverdb.com/drivers/963/career/ Career statistics at Driver Database

External links[edit]