David Perel

A Professional racing driver, three times Blancpain GT class Champion, 2 time Spa 24 class Winner and currently competes in multiple GT3 and GTE Championships for Ferrari customer racing teams. Perel is also an official Thrustmaster driver, provides technical feedback to Assetto Corsa Competizione and presents and competes in Gran Turismo FIA races.

So… I’m a Ferrari Racing Driver

Up till just 4 days ago my plan was to race in the European Super Trofeo Championship with Lamborghini Bonaldi – the same team who gave me my big break in GT Racing. And yet here I am announcing a three year deal with Ferrari. Quite surreal. In early 2016 my manager, Alan […]

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And the winner is…

Before I announce the winner I just want to say how blown away I am by the amount of people who entered this competition. I tallied no less than 1,000 people who entered the Win-a-Ride in a Lamborghini competition. Mega impressed! As explained previously, the winner of this competition will […]

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Dominant Perel ends 2015 season on a high

Cape Town racer David Perel enjoyed a weekend to remember when he and Italian Peresoft Bonaldi Lamborghini co-driver Mirko Zanardini stormed to double wins to clinch second overall in the 2015 Italian GT Cup championship at Mugello on Sunday. The duo took a pole position each before storming to dominant […]

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Hard weekend for Perel at Misano

Cape Town’s David Perel won’t take many happy memories away from his first visit to the Misano circuit on the Adriatic Coast following a pair of non-finishes in the Italian GT Cup races there, both times while fighting for the race lead. Perel and Italian teammate Mirko Zanardini qualified the […]

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Perel stars at Vallelunga

Cape Town’s David Perel had a busy Italian GT Cup championship weekend the at the twisty Vallelunga racetrack, barging to a dramatic first race win on Saturday before putting in a heroic comeback drive in to rescue fifth in race 2 aboard his damaged Peresoft Bonaldi Lamborghini Gallardo. Perel and […]

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Perel out to repeat Vallelunga glory

South African racer David Perel will be going all out to win the round of the Italian GT Cup championship at the twisty Vallelunga racetrack this weekend. Perel, who will be reunited with regular Italian co-driver Mirko Zanardini in the Peresoft Obox Bonaldi Lamborghini Gallardo this weekend following his dream […]

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Drama denies Perel at rollercoaster Mugello

South African racer David Perel and his Italian co-driver Mirko Zanardini emerged better than they may have expected after a tough weekend’s racing at Mugello’s fourth round Italian GT Cup meeting. The Peresoft Obox Bonaldi Lamborghini Gallardo duo started race 2 from pole position and despite suffering punctures and penalties, […]

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