By Taruffi to Fisichella, from Musso a, De Angelis: the history of motor racing roman is full of samples of the steering wheel capable of imposing themselves at the international level.
And if for some time, unfortunately, the list seems to have stopped, may soon be a millennial to be able to revive the glories of the Motorsport in the shadow of the Colosseum.
Andrea Cola, who turns twenty-one years old next June, it has been shown by the Automobile Club of Rome as “the best promise 2019 of the automobile-roman”: in the course of a ceremony at the headquarters of viale Cristoforo Colombo, in the presence of Giuseppina Fusco, president of A. C. Rome, and of the director-Riccardo Alemanno, the was given a plaque, which is hopefully a good omen for the next and the most prestigious sports goals.
“Andrew has literally burned the stages and in the three years of sport has achieved a rare and enviable track record of successes in the field of national and international among which stand out the tricolour of the F2000 TopJet and the Trophy ACI Sport won last year, “commented Josephine Fusco, president of A. C. Rome, in delivering the prize – How to the Automobile Club of Rome, we have the pleasure and the duty to follow and support our champions, especially the most promising ones”.
“Finally we were able to win the Italian title – said Andrea Cola by thanking the president of A. C. Rome – We have worked hard since the first weekend of Monza to win this important trophy. It was a continuous battle, fought until the last meter: the image of the flag, with the guys on the team that cheered climbed on the wall of the pit-lane will remain in my heart forever.”
The magical “treble“ of Andrea Cola
Andrea Cola wins the LiveGP Award 2018
In June 2016, Andrea has made her debut in the mid-championship in the F2 Italian Trophy with a single-seater Formula Abarth, getting 4 victories and 2 second places in the six races he participated in: just enough to close the season in second place of the category list and in the under 26.
In 2017 is the past in Formula 3 with Dallara F312 motor-driven Mercedes and Pirelli tyres team Monolith Racing Rudi Mariotto, winning the championships of the FIA-CEZ and AMF F3, this last title that he then regained in 2018 and 2019, when did the “treble”, winning the Championship Middle European F3.
Always in the 2017 is the result in absolute the fastest rider of the season at the Vallelunga circuitby covering a lap in 1’29”226 the average of 164,817 km/h.
In August 2018 and has established instead the new lap record of the circuit Croatian Rijeka-Grobnik in 1’18”774 (the previous record stood for 30 years, established in 1988 by Keke Rosberg in the McLaren-Honda F1 in 1’19”03).
At the end of the season, was elected the best promise 2019 of Italian motoring from listeners and readers of LiveGP.it, the web radio in italy dedicated to the world of engines.
In 2019, after mounted in the middle of the season on his car the 4-cylinder VW-Spiess, Andrea has won the Trophy ACI Racing Weekend Formula 2000 and the TopJet F2000 Italian Trophy and, for the third time in a row, the austrian championship AMF.