Dino Zamparelli took another step forward in his quest to take the Porsche Carrera Cup Championship title, by qualifying on pole and dominating the first race at Silverstone over the weekend. He backed this up with a 5th place and solid points in race 2’s ‘reverse grid’ race, to take an 8 point margin over his title rival Tio Ellinas, going into the final rounds at Brands Hatch in a fortnight.
When I was 19 years old, I posted an on-board video clip of me driving at Spa in the rain, in a Formula 2 racing car. It was about 30 seconds long and had one vital moment in it which made it a viral video. About a week after posting, it had been shared, and shared and shared. To the point where online papers, online racing magazines and popular social media accounts were all sharing the video. Famous other drivers were giving their comments and mostly admiring the reaction speed I showed. But the question that always gets asked is, was it luck, or was it skill?
Dino Zamparelli put in two solid displays at Knockhill in Scotland to come away with another point in the title race, against rival Tio Ellinas. With adverse weather playing a significant role for Sunday's two races, Zamparelli showed class and maturity to stay ahead of his rival in race 1, before keeping him honest in race 2.
Dino Zamparelli claimed a superb race one victory in his Nationwide Crash Repairs-backed Porsche to regain the championship lead from rival Tio Ellinas. Having competed over 100 laps of the 2.969 mile Snetterton circuit during testing on Wednesday he went into the weekend feeling confident after the traditional mid-season break.
Nationwide Accident Repair Services-backed driver Dino Zamparelli experienced a torrid weekend at Oulton Park in Cheshire, but managed to salvage some points as the championship heads into its mid-season break.
Dino Zamparelli will compete against the top European drivrs in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Round at Silverstone, on the 6th/7th/8th of July 2018 supporting the Formula 1 weekend. Zamparelli is entered as a wild card from the Porsche Carrera Cup GB series…
Dino Zamparelli became the first double winner of the 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup GB season, taking victory at the theatre of speed, Autodromo di Monza in Italy. The Bristolian then went on to maintain his 100% podium run at Monza by taking second place in race 2, having almost won from 6th place on the grid.
Nationwide Accident Repairs Services continued their incredible run as the most successful sponsor in Porsche Carrera Cup GB history with their 56th win, as Dino Zamparelli started his season off with victory from pole position at Brands Hatch and followed up with a podium in race two.