Edoardo Piscopo

Edoardo Piscopo ( born February 4, 1988 in Rome ) is an Italian racing driver.


Piscopo started his motorsport career in karting in 2000, which he held until 2004. In 2005 he moved to Formula racing in the U.S. Formula BMW and immediately became the fifth in the overall standings. In 2006 he returned to Europe and started both in the Italian Formula Renault, where he finished third overall, and in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, where he finished tenth. 2007 moved Piscopo in the Formula 3 Euro Series Mücke Motorsport. While his team-mate Sébastien Buemi won the runner-up title, Piscopo in 15th place overall. After a few races in the 2007/2008 A1GP season of Italians in 2008 went to the Italian Formula 3 Championship at the start and won behind Mirko Bortolotti the runner-up title. He also took part in the race Euro Series 3000 and the Spanish Formula 3 Championship. For its good performance in the Italian Formula 3 Championship Piscopo was rewarded by Ferrari in a Formula 1 test at Fiorano.

After another trip to the 2008/2009 A1GP season Piscopo joined in 2009 as well as his former rival Bortolotti in the revived Formula 2 end of the season Piscopo finished second in the championship in twelfth place overall. He also competed in three races of the Euro Series 3000th In the 2009/2010 GP2 Asia Series season Piscopo went for the French team DAMS at the start, finishing in 16th place in the overall standings. Then the Italians remained in and joined DAMS in 2010 for the French team in the Auto GP, who was called up to the previous year Euro Series 3000 to. With three second places as the best results he was behind his team- mate Romain Grosjean, who had entered only the third race weekend in the championship, runner-up. He also was the second- last race weekend of the 2010 season for Trident Racing made ​​its debut in the regular GP2 Series and could immediately earn points. At the end of the season, he finished 26th overall.

2011 left Piscopo formula racing and switched to Lotus Italia Scuderia Giudici in the GT racing in the new Blancpain Endurance Series.

Career stations

  • 2000-2004: Karting
  • 2005: American Formula BMW ( 5th place)
  • 2006: Italian Formula Renault ( 3rd place)
  • 2006: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup ( place 10 )
  • 2007: Formula 3 Euro Series (No. 15)
  • 2008: Italian Formula 3 (2nd place)
  • 2009: Formula 3 ( 12th place)
  • 2009: Euro Series 3000 ( 9th place)
  • 2010: GP2 Asia Series (No. 16)
  • 2010: Auto GP (2nd place)
  • 2010: GP2 Series (No. 26)
  • 2011: Blancpain Endurance Series