Davide Rigon

Davide Rigon

1986-08-26 (age 34)


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Risi Ferrari was "struggling to outperform GTD cars"

The straightline performance of the Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE in the Rolex 24 at Daytona was so poor that it was a struggle to pass GT Daytona traffic, claims Davide Rigon.

Risi Competizione to enter Ferrari in Rolex 24

The Risi Competizione Ferrari squad will contest the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona next month with its Petit Le Mans-winning driver line-up plus Davide Rigon.

Ferrari WEC drivers "scraping the barrel" to stay competitive

Ferrari's FIA World Endurance Championship drivers are having to "scrape the bottom of the barrel" in the corners to remain competitive because of the 488 GTE's lack of straightline speed, says Davide Rigon.

Spa 24h: Vanthoor grabs pole for WRT Audi

Local driver Dries Vanthoor took pole position for this weekend's Spa 24 Hours for the WRT Audi team. 

Ferrari cannot "delude itself" with Spa GTE podium

Ferrari driver Davide Rigon says the team cannot “delude itself” with its GTE Pro podium finish in last weekend’s Spa FIA World Endurance Championship opener.

Ferrari retains unchanged WEC line-up

Ferrari will defend its World Endurance Championship GT drivers' and manufacturers' titles with an unchanged line-up.

Vilander gets Bird's Ferrari seat for Nurburgring

Toni Vilander will step in for Formula E-bound Sam Bird in the Nurburgring 6 Hours, Ferrari has confirmed.

Ferrari World Finals make U.S. debut at Daytona Speedway

Scuderia Ferrari brings Formula 1 team to the Daytona International Speedway for the first time

24 hours of Le Mans: four Ferraris lined up for AF Corse

The 24 hours of Le Mans is round 3 of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and awards double points.

Ferrari No. 71 wins the 6 Hours of Spa

In the GTE-Pro class, AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE of Sam Bird e Davide Rigon

Ferrari 488 GTE monopolises the front row at Spa

In GTE-Pro class Davide Rigon and Sam Bird on pole with car no. 71, Gianmaria "Gimmi" Bruni and James Calado second fastest with the no. 51

Ferrari 1-2 at Silverstone with the new 488 GTE

The new No. 71 crew Rigon-Bird hits the target at its début in GTE-Pro class

Silverstone WEC: Audi stuns Porsche to lock out front row

Audi will start the first race of the new FIA WEC season with both cars on the front row, as the #7 car of Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler secured pole position at a damp Silverstone.

Ferrari commemorates first Sebring victory with first win for 488 GT3

Scuderia Corsa claims narrow victory in GT-Daytona with the race debut of the new Ferrari 488 GT3

Ferrari at Le Mans 24 Hours with eight cars

Two 488 GTEs and one 458 Italia will race the entire season in the World Endurance Championship.

Risi confident for Rolex 24 despite late start

Team's newly completed Ferrari 488 GTE "should be competitive" at Daytona, says Risi Competizione race engineer.

Ferrari 2015 WEC season review – Great potential but results lacking

The 2015 results did not live up to expectations, even though the 458 Italia always looked more than capable of delivering the right results.

Kessel Racing win the 5th Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit

Kessel Racing took overall victory with the #11 Ferrari driven by Michal Broniszewski, Giancomo Piccini and Davide Rigon

Ferrari GT: It’s all about the Scuderia for Bruni, Rigon and Bertolini

Italian racing fans are well known for their deep love of Ferrari, but the same goes for the Scuderia's drivers too, as GT aces Gianmaria Bruni, Davide Rigon and Andrea Bertolini can attest.

Ferrari takes first and second in Shanghai qualifying

In GTE-Pro class pole position for "Gimmi" Bruni and Toni Vilander in the AF Corse no. 51 458 Italia. The no. 71 of Rigon and Calado takes second.

6 Hours of Fuji: The Ferrari of Bruni and Vilander back to winning ways

Ferrari increases lead over Porsche in Constructors' championship

All-Ferrari front row at Fuji

In the GTE-Pro class Davide Rigon and James Calado win their first career pole on AF Corse’s 458 Italia no. 71 in front of the no. 51 of Bruni-Vilander.

Multiple title candidates at Nürburgring season finale

The final round of the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series will see several teams and drivers competing at Nürburgring.

Ferrari of Basov, Bertolini and Shaytar conquers the Nurburgring

Third place for car no. 71 driven by Davide Rigon and James Calado. Bad luck for "Gimmi" Bruni and Toni Vilander who still manage to finish in seventh.

Double Ferrari pole at Nurburgring

An all Ferrari front row in LMGTE-Pro class with AF Corse's 458 Italia no. 51 of Bruni-Vilander ahead of the no. 71 of teammates Rigon-Calado.

Five AF Corse Ferrari 458’s to dream again “Le Mans”

The 458’s lined up for the Italian Team are ready for the new battle.

An extremely frustrating day for Ferrari at Spa-Francorchamps

A penalty ruins Bruni and Vilander’s race but two GTE-Am podium positions sweeten the pill.

Second and fourth for Ferrari in Spa qualifying

In the GTE Pro class “Gimmi” Bruni and Toni Vilander qualifying second and James Calado and Davide Rigon, will start from fourth position.

Audi beats Porsche in epic Silverstone WEC battle

The #7 Audi of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler came out on top of an enthralling duel with the #18 Porsche of Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani to win the WEC-opening 6 Hours of Silverstone.

Webber and Hartley take Silverstone WEC pole for Porsche

Porsche celebrated a 1-2 in qualifying for the first round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Saturday.

Audi fastest again in wet Silverstone FP3

Audi World Endurance Championship star Andre Lotterer set the best time in a wet Free Practice 3 session at Silverstone this morning.

Di Grassi sets Silverstone practice pace for Audi

Lucas di Grassi set the pace for Audi in the first track action of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Friday.

James Calado: Continuing a fine British tradition at Ferrari

After his single-seater career came to an end, James Calado took his first steps into sportscar racing with AF Corse Ferrari in the World Endurance Championship last year. Jamie Klein spoke to him about entering his second season at Maranello.

Porsche rules again at Paul Ricard

Porsche continues to pace quicker than all rivals.

Bathurst 12 Hours: Rigon and Vilander shine in qualifying

Davide Rigon, Steve Wyatt and Michele Rugolo took their 458 Italia GT3 to fourth on the grid.

FIA WEC full season entries announced in Paris

35 entries have been confirmed to be taking part in the 2015 World Endurance Championship.

Ferrari takes lead of North American Endurance Cup at Daytona

AF Corse Ferrari leads the way for Ferrari with fourth place finish in GT-Daytona.

Front row for Ferrari at Daytona

Gianmaria Bruni qualifies second in GT-LeMans class in no. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia

Risi Competizione brings Enduro winning line-up to the 53rd annual Daytona 24

Risi Competizione is seeking its best finish since the 2003 race when it placed second overall in the GT class.

Risi Competizione team successfully complete their set up at Daytona

Giancarlo Fisichella and Olivier Beretta will join Pierre Kaffer and Davide Rigon in the cockpit of the Ferrari F458 Italia.

Risi Competizione sets its Ferrari lineup for 2015

Kaffer and Fisichella back, Beretta and Rigon added for Daytona.

The streets of Minardi Management and Davide Rigon split up

Minardi and Ferrari driver Davide Rigon announce the end of their collaboration.

Fantastic finale at Ferrari Mondiali

This week’s Finali Mondiali, held for the first time outside Europe, in Abu Dhabi, ended with a day of exciting racing and a demonstration featuring everything that’s best about the world of Ferrari.

Another podium for Davide Rigon at the 6 Hours of Bahrain

Without making mistakes, Davide Rigon and James Calado switched each other, holding up the pace and giving Ferrari and AF Corse a new podium.

Toyota celebrate as Davidson and Buemi are crowned World Champions

Toyota celebrated both success in the FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship and winning the 6 Hours of Bahrain race today.

Toyota on chart in P1 in Bahrain

The title-chasing #8 Toyota TS 040 Hybrid driven by Sébastien Buemi and Anthony Davidson topped the times during Free Practice 1 in preparation for this weekend's 6 Hours of Bahrain.

The AF Corse Ferrari 458’s Italia defend the leadership in the “Shanghai 6 Hours”

To defend the currently leadership is the target for Ferrari, AF Corse, Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander.

Toyota edges Porsche for Fuji pole

The lineup has been set for the Six Hours of Fuji.

The AF Corse Ferraris ready for Le Mans

A busy schedule for the Ferrari team ahead

Davide Rigon: “Waiting for Le Mans”

Davide Rigon, in pair with Calado and Olivier Beretta will be at the wheel of the Ferrari 458 AF Corse among the 168 pilots competing in Le Mans 24h

Rigon and Calado earn podium finish at Spa

David Rigon and James Calado made it onto the GTE podium at Spa.

Double victory for Ferrari and AF Corse

Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander took the first place in the LMGTE Pro category in their 458 Italia #51.

Spa showdown

The FIA World Endurance Championship’s competitors now head to Belgium for the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps on May 2/3.

More drivers confirmed for Silverstone

An updated version of the entry list for the 6 Hours of Silverstone has been released with the teams confirming their driver line ups for the first round of 2014.

A new challenge for Ferrari and AF Corse

Top notch and the well-proven cars and drivers will be entered by Ferrari and AF Corse in the GTE Pro Class.

Audi set the pace in The Prologue's first test session

All the teams present profited from the conditions to finalise their cars’ set up and work through their planned testing programmes.

Silverstone entry list revealed - new Rebellion R-One absent

This will also be the first test in racing conditions for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid, with the German manufacturer looking to take the challenge to reigning world champions Audi and WEC race winners Toyota.