Diego Di Fabio is the Italian Gran Turismo GT Sprint champion in the "GT4 AM" class
Ithe young man from Pesaro Diego Di Fabio He graduated Italian Gran Turismo Champion "GT4 AM". Last Saturday and Sunday at the Mugello circuit the eighteen-year-old Diego with two exciting races paired with Luca Magnoni, led the mighty to success Mercedes GT4 edited by Team Nova Race, Customer for Italy of the "Three-pointed Star", with the precious advice of his mentor Christian Pescatori, former Audi factory driver.
A season to be framed for the young driver from Pesaro, that in the third year of competitions already boasts two Italian titles in his palmares,the one obtained at the debut in 2019 in the Challenge Mini LITE class , and undoubtedly the most prestigious one won last weekend. To Di Fabio and Magnoni, in the last round of Mugello two second places were enough in both races that make up each round of the Italian GT Sprint Championship. Even with this concrete possibility, Di Fabio put his intentions on the table right from qualifying, winning the pole of the category in his turn.
In Race 1 on Saturday afternoon, Di Fabio got off to a good start and was delayed by a carom of other cars,at the first corner, at Mugello they were well present 42 cars, despite being skilfully untangled, in the confusion, a small touch damaged the front bumper of his Mercedes. Taking advantage of the Safety Car regime, slight damage occurred, at the restart he tried to keep the second position without incurring unnecessary brawl as the direct opponents for the title were in difficulty. In the middle of the 50 minutes + 1 race lap, Diego handed the Mercedes to Magnoni who skilfully took it to the end of the race while maintaining the position, a result that immediately graduated champions. Sunday in Race-2 without the need for calculations anymore, the couple went wild, in particular Di Fabio, got in the car for the second shift, the young man from Pesaro turning on record times, with a couple of thrilling overtakes he went to conquer the top step of the podium, legitimizing the title with this victory. A score of results that saw the Di Fabio-Magnoni duo in the four double rounds of the Championship, always get on the two highest steps of the podium in their category in an equitable way, 4 times on the second and as many times on the first. A result that determines the passage of Diego from promise to certainty, and only 18 years is not for everyone.
To remember the Team Nova Race, who provided them with a perfect machine from the top of their professionalism and long experience, and also the partners who have supported Di Fabio with passion in the victorious ride towards the title : "FRIEND CHIPS", “MAK WHEELS”, “PRONTO GREEN”, the Mercedes "ROSSI" dealership, PESARO IMPIANTI AND "DRIVE EAT" Good food ".
Satisfaction also for dad Gianluca, owner of the driving school "GDF" Gianluca Di Fabio Sport & Safe Driving School, who, in addition to transmitting the passion to Diego, supports him with sacrifices in his safe and certainly bright career. After the title celebrations, it will certainly be time to get to work for Diego and Gianluca in order to plan the season 2022, certainly still in the GT Championship.
Obviously Diego goes to the best compliments of all the Ground Pilots and Motors Staff