Alessio Rovera (born 22 June 1995) is an Italian racing driver.

Career

Early career

After starting out in Italian junior racing formulas, Rovera entered the Formula Renault Eurocup in 2014 and competed there for Cram Motorsport. With 65 championship points and three podium finishes, he finished the season in sixth place in the final standings (master Nyck de Vries ahead of Charles Leclerc and Matevos Isaakyan).[1] After a year in the Spanish Formula 3 Championship, he switched to the Porsche Carrera Cup in 2016.

GT racing

Rovera was successful in this racing series from the start. After a third place in Porsche Carrera Cup Italy in 2016,[2] he won this championship in 2017.[3] This was followed by third place in the Porsche Carrera Cup France in the same year and finished runner-up in 2018. He then competed in the Italian GT Championship, where he won the overall standings in the GT3 class in 2019 and 2020.

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2013 Formula Abarth Cram Motorsport 18 6 9 7 12 236 1st
2014 Formula Renault 2.0 Alps Cram Motorsport 12 0 0 0 3 65 6th
Euroformula Open Championship Corbetta Competizioni 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2015 Euroformula Open Championship DAV Racing 6 1 0 0 1 100 6th
BVM Racing 6 0 0 0 3
Spanish Formula 3 Championship DAV Racing 2 1 0 0 1 34 8th
BVM Racing 2 0 0 0 0
2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Italia Ebimotors 21 2 1 0 12 203 3rd
2017 Porsche Carrera Cup Italia Tsunami RT 14 4 3 6 9 182 1st
Porsche Carrera Cup France 5 1 0 0 1 66 10th
Porsche Carrera Cup Le Mans - Class A 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 3rd
2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Italia Tsunami RT - Centro Porsche Padova 9 6 4 5 6 119 2nd
Porsche Carrera Cup France Tsunami RT 6 2 1 0 5 137 3rd
Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux 2 1 0 1 2 0 NC†
24H GT Series - SPX 1 1 0 0 1 0 NC†
Porsche Supercup Dinamic Motorsport 1 0 0 0 0 0 35th
2019 Italian GT Championship - Sprint Cup - GT3 Pro Antonelli Motorsport 8 3 2 0 6 97 1st
Italian GT Championship - Endurance Cup - GT3 Pro-Am 4 0 2 0 1 0 NC†
International GT Open - GT3 Pro 6 0 1 0 1 17 18th
2020 Italian GT Championship - Endurance Cup AF Corse 4 2 1 0 2 47 1st
European Le Mans Series - GTE 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2021 FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Am AF Corse 6 4 0 2 4 150 1st
24 Hours of Le Mans - GTE Am 1 1 0 0 1 N/A 1st
European Le Mans Series - GTE 5 2 1 0 4 83 3rd
Intercontinental GT Challenge 3 0 0 0 0 0 NC
GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup - Pro-Am Cup 1 0 0 1 1 32 16th
GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup - Pro Cup Iron Lynx 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Asian Le Mans Series - GT Formula Racing 4 0 0 0 1 23.5 9th
2022 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 AF Corse
European Le Mans Series - LMP2
GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup
IMSA SportsCar Championship - GTD Cetilar Racing

As Rovera was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score points.
* Season still in progress.

Complete European Le Mans Series results

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

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pos. Pts
2020 AF Corse LMGTE Ferrari 488 GTE Evo Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 LEC SPA LEC MNZ ALG
8
NC 0
2021 AF Corse LMGTE Ferrari 488 GTE Evo Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 CAT
WD
RBR
1
LEC
3
MNZ
3
SPA
1
ALG
10
3rd 83
2022 AF Corse LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 LEC
8
IMO
14
MNZ
12
CAT
SPA
ALG
11th* 5*

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 Rank Points
2021 AF Corse LMGTE Am Ferrari 488 GTE Evo Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 SPA
1
POR
11
MON
1
LMS
1
BHR
5
BHR
1
1st 150
2022 AF Corse LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SEB
9
SPA
9
LMS
19
MNZ
FUJ
BHR
* *

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2021 Italy AF Corse Denmark Nicklas Nielsen
France François Perrodo
Ferrari 488 GTE Evo GTE
Am
340 25th 1st
2022 Italy AF Corse Denmark Nicklas Nielsen
France François Perrodo
Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2 361 24th 19th

Complete WeatherTech SportsCar Championship results

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

Year Team Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Points
2022 Cetilar Racing GTD Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020 Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 DAY
14
SEB
LBH
LGA
MDO
DET
WGL
MOS
LIM
ELK
VIR
PET
-* 0*

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