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Diego Alessi (born 3 November 1971 in Rome) is an Italian race car driver. He competed in the Italian Touring Car Championship from 1996–1999 and 2001–2002 - obtaining 12 poles and 12 wins - then moved to the Trofeo Maserati Europe - with 19 poles and 3 wins between 2003 and 2006 - as well as making 3 starts in FIA GT for Autorlando Porsche. From 2006 to 2010 Diego Alessi competed in FIA GT3 Championship at the wheel of Maserati Grand Sport, Aston Martin DBRS9, Corvette Z06 and Ferrari 430 Scuderia, obtaining 1 pole, 2 wins and the 3 rd final overall place on 2007 championship.

Diego Alessi
NationalityItaly Italian
Born (1971-11-03) 3 November 1971 (age 47)
Rome, Italy
Debut season1994
Wins35
Awards
1998BMW Sport Pokal

In 2008, Diego participated in the Rolex Sports Car Series, driving a Pontiac GTO.R with young Californian Ryan Phinny, for Matt Connolly Motorsports P1 Groupe. Team drove in the 24 Hours of Daytona with Hal Prewitt, Karl Reindler, Vic Rice and Spencer Trenery. On this season Alessi gets three podium finish (Mid-Ohio, Montreal and New Jersey).

From 2011 to 2015 Diego Alessi contest the ADAC GT Masters Series on the Callaway Corvette Z06, gaining 5 poles, 8 wins, one 2 nd final championship place (2012) and the overall Championship 2013 win.

During his career, Alessi also drove some of majors world endurance races - four Spa-Francorchamps 24 hours, three Daytona 24 hours, two Interlagos Thousandmiles, two 24 Hours of Sicily and one Dubai 24 hours - getting four podium finish globally.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Sebastian Asch
Maximilian Götz
ADAC GT Masters Champion
2013 with:
Daniel Keilwitz
Succeeded by
René Rast
Kelvin van der Linde