Egidio Perfetti

Egidio Perfetti (born 5 June 1975 in Sorengo) is a Norwegian racing driver. He is also a director in the family business Perfetti Van Melle, which is an Italian global manufacturer of confectionery and gum, dating back to the 1940s. Today it is the third largest group in the world in its sector after Mondelez International and Mars Inc. Mentos is one of the Perfetti Van Melle brands which is often promoted on Perfetti's racing cars.[1]

Egidio Perfetti
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1975-06-05) 5 June 1975 (age 46)
Sorengo, (Switzerland)

A cosmopolitan, Perfetti was born in Switzerland to an Italian father and Norwegian mother. After a long spell in Asia, Perfetti now resides in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where the family business head office is located. His nationality is Norwegian and carries a Norwegian passport.[2]

Racing careerEdit

Perfetti started his career in 2010 driving in the Porsche Sports Cup Suisse. During 2012-2015 he was driving in Porsche Carrera Cup Asia. He also appeared in Porsche Carrera Cup France and Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup during 2015. For 2016 he was racing a Porsche in the Michelin Le Mans Cup and also appearing in the Porsche Supercup. He was continuing in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in 2017, while also seen in Porsche Carrera Cup Germany and Porsche Carrera Cup France.

For the 2018-19 FIA WEC 'super season' Perfetti is driving a Porsche 911 RSR in the GTE Am Drivers FIA Endurance Trophy class. In 2018 he has also driven in the Porsche GT3 Challenge USA and Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup.

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2018   Team Project 1   Patrick Lindsey
  Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
332 34th 7th
2019   Team Project 1   Patrick Lindsey
  Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
334 31st 1st
2020   Team Project 1   Matteo Cairoli
  Larry ten Voorde
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
339 27th 4th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WEC: Kennismaking met 'Noorse Nederlander' Egidio Perfetti - Autosport.nl". Autosport.nl: Hét autosport magazine van het internet.
  2. ^ Hagen, Simen Næss (15 June 2018). "Denne mannen skal forsvare Norges farger på Le Mans". parcferme.no.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Pedro Lamy
Mathias Lauda
Paul Dalla Lana
FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Drivers
2018-19
With: Jörg Bergmeister & Patrick Lindsey
Succeeded by
Emmanuel Collard
François Perrodo
Nicklas Nielsen