AF Corse

AF Corse is a company founded by former racing driver Amato Ferrari, Maserati and specializing in Ferrari, Italian racing team from Piacenza. It puts vehicles in various GT and endurance races, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a.


The racers Amato Ferrari founded the AF Corse team after his active career. In addition to operations under their own name AF Corse is known for collaborations with other teams or as the race team - such as for Advanced Engineering, AT Racing, Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing Pecom. In addition to the series listed below in more detail sat AF Corse also vehicles in the Italian GT and Super Touring Car Championship, the Superstars Series and the International GT Open a. From 2003 to 2006 AF Corse Maserati took over for the implementation of the Trofeo Maserati.

FIA GT Championship

In 2004, continued with AF Corse factory support two new Maserati MC12 in the FIA ​​GT Championship in. Mika Salo and Andrea Bertolini won two races, but the Maserati MC12 until the last race at Zhuhai was officially homologated.

In the following years, AF Corse focused on the less powerful GT2 category and won with a Ferrari 430 in the years 2006, 2007 and 2008, the driver's and team titles. In 2009, AF Corse only win the title of the teams.

FIA GT3 European Championship

In the first season of the FIA ​​GT3 European Championship in 2006 AF Corse began three Maserati GranSport Light the specification GT3. 2011 AF Corse returned with two Ferrari 458 Italia back in the Championship and won with Francesco Castellacci and Frederico Leo the drivers' title. In the last season of the FIA ​​GT3 European Championship in 2012 was AF Corse in both the Drivers' and second in the team standings.

FIA GT1 World Championship

After changing the FIA GT1 World Championship on the technical regulations of the Group GT3 in 2012, AF Corse sat here a two Ferrari 458 Italia. The team was fifth in the team standings with Filip Salaquarda as the best driver on the seventh rank.

Blancpain Endurance Series

AF Corse since 2011 uses vehicles in the Blancpain Endurance Series. In 2012, AF Corse won the title in the team competition of the Pro-Am Cup and the drivers' title in the same category with Niek Hommerson and Louis Machiels.


In 2010 refocused the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup ( ILMC ) for prototypes and Gran Turismo cars was second AF Corse team score. The following year, AF Corse won the LM GTE Pro category. In both years, Ferrari also won the GT2 and GTE Manufacturers' title.

In the official FIA World Endurance Championship ( WEC) in 2012 AF Corse also won the title of LMGTE Trophy and had a considerable share in the profits of the GTE Manufacturers' Championship for Ferrari.

Long-distance race

From 2006 to 2012 AF Corse took part throughout the 24-hour race in Spa -Francorchamps. The greatest successes were a double victory in the GT2 category in 2006 and the victory of the same category in 2009.

2012 AF Corse won the GT Pro category of the 24 - hour race at Le Mans with Giancarlo Fisichella, Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander.


FIA GT1 World Championship