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Alfa Romeo Giulia by Romeo Ferraris
Romeo Ferraris – M1RA ensures an intriguing blend of two teams that were formerly rivals, but who have partnered for what is both sides’ maiden electric racing campaign. Brazilian Rodrigo Baptista is named alongside fellow touring car newcomers Stefano Coletti from Monaco and Britain’s Oli Webb plus the experienced Italian Luca Filippi. Baptista will be aiming to make a name for himself in such esteemed company.

Rounds

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Podiums

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Profile

DOB: 13/09/1996
Nat: Brazilian
From: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazilian Rodrigo Baptista is a newcomer to touring car racing, but has proven his capabilities at all levels. A race winner in Brazil’s F3 Championship and Porsche GT3 Cup by the time he travelled to Europe to contest the Spa 24 Hours in 2016, he returned to his homeland to seal the Porsche title the following year. Since then he has become one of the top drivers in the GT World Challenge America with a handful of overall and class wins. In PURE ETCR he takes on manager Augusto Farfus.

Career Highlights

  • 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Brasil Champion
  • 2019 Le Mans 24H podium (GTE Am)
  • GT World Challenge America race winner

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