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Rui Águas (born February 29, 1972 in Nampula, Mozambique) is a Mozambican-born Portuguese race car driver. Águas spent two seasons in Formula 3000, driving for Nordic in 1997 and Auto Sport and Coloni in 1998. He has since moved on to Formula Nissan and Renault Eurocup, before making a name for himself on the GT class, being one of the top contenders of the GT2 category, always at the wheel of a Ferrari. He is currently racing on the International GT Open.

Rui Águas
Nationality Portuguese
Born (1972-02-29) February 29, 1972 (age 47)
Nampula, Mozambique
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years20112013, 2015-
TeamsAF Corse-Waltrip, 8 Star Motorsports
Best finish26th (2015)
Class wins0

He has also, prior to his Formula 3000 days, driven for the Marko, Tomakidis, KMS and GM teams in German Formula Three, and also spent some of 1994 in British Formula Renault Championship, finishing second for Martello Racing.

In 1992 he was a works driver for Van Diemen on the British and European FF1800 championship.

For 2012, Aguas competed in the FIA World Endurance Championship in an AF Waltrip Ferrari F458 Italia.

Contents

Racing recordEdit

Complete International Formula 3000 resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap.)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Pts
1997 Nordic Racing Lola T96/50 Zytek-Judd SIL
Ret
PAU
9
HEL
5
NÜR
7
PER
Ret
HOC
DSQ
A1R
4
SPA
9
MUG
12
JER
5
10th 7
1998 Auto Sport Racing Lola T96/50 Zytek-Judd OSC
9
IMO 25th 0
Coloni Motorsport CAT
17
SIL
17
MON
7
PAU
Ret
A1R HOC
Ret
HUN SPA PER NÜR

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2011   AF Corse-Waltrip   Rob Kauffmann
  Michael Waltrip
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Pro
178 DNF DNF
2012   AF Corse-Waltrip   Rob Kauffmann
  Brian Vickers
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
294 31st 6th
2013   8 Star Motorsports   Enzo Potolicchio
  Jason Bright
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
294 37th 10th
2015   AF Corse   Emmanuel Collard
  François Perrodo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
330 26th 4th
2016   AF Corse   Emmanuel Collard
  François Perrodo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
331 27th 2nd

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship resultsEdit

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2012 AF Corse-Waltrip LMGTE Am Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari 4.5 L V8 SEB
4
SPA
DNS
LMS
4
SIL SÃO BHR
2
FUJ SHA
4
4th† 108†
2013 8 Star Motorsports LMGTE Am Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari 4.5 L V8 SIL
3
SPA
1
LMS
8
SÃO
2
COA
4
FUJ
4
SHA
1
BHR
2
2nd 128
2015 AF Corse LMGTE Am Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari 4.5 L V8 SIL
2
SPA
2
LMS
3
NÜR
3
COA
3
FUJ
3
SHA
1
BHR 4th 136
2016 AF Corse LMGTE Am Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari 4.5 L V8 SIL
1
SPA
2
LMS
1
NÜR
2
MEX
2
COA
6
FUJ
2
SHA
2
BHR
3
1st 188

† There was no drivers championship that year, the result indicates team rank in the LMGTE Am Trophy.

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