Italian superstar, Giancarlo Fisichella, made his debut appearance at VIRginia International Raceway on August 24th for the Oak Tree Grand Prix. With almost two decades of international experience, Fisichella has an impressive list of circuits under his belt. After a day of practicing at VIR, Giancarlo noted “something special” about the circuit, and described why VIRginia International Raceway is his favorite track in America.
“Here, I got something special. I have to say this is my favorite [circuit] here in America.”
Looks like his gut instinct about VIR was on track! Giancarlo took advantage of the the smooth circuit and made a dramatic finish in the final lap of the race, landing him and co-driver Pierre Kaffer a spot on the podium!