Christine Giampaoli Zonca or Christine GZ as she is acknowledged as will develop her international rallycross debut on the World RX of Spa-Benelux subsequent weekend as she joins the grid within the unusual all-electrical series FIA RX2e Championship.
Christine GZ, who is currently competing in a single more all-electrical series – Indecent E, competing for XITE ENERGY HS slump by used World RX long-established driver Oliver Bennett. She can utilise her abilities from off-roading as the first-ever RX2e slump will happen in Belgium.
While the rallycross will be her maiden match nonetheless the 27-365 days-broken-down Italian-Canary driver has loads of transferable abilities in rallying. In her first full season within the entrance-wheel-power class of the Canaries rally series in 2014, she secured the title within the lend a hand of the wheel of a condo-built Toyota Corolla AE92 and continued to compete within the local occasions before she took her motorsport engineering degree.
Two years after her first rally title, she made her FIA World Rally Championship debut on the Spanish spherical of Rally de Catalunya, devoted the girls folk’s class of the Spanish Gravel Rally Championship as a member of the first all-feminine rally crew.
After her rally career, she centered on off-aspect motorway racing in North The United States and has accomplished top-five operate within the Baja 1000 within the Pro UTV Turbo class and last 365 days she was once the first driver for Avatel Racing Crew within the Dakar Rally.
“I’m in actuality taking a survey forward to this match! I in actuality dangle never raced in rallycross before, nonetheless I in actuality dangle tested the RX2e automotive outdated to the open of this season and it looked love in actuality correct enjoyable! I will be succesful of’t wait to discover started – place a query to you in Spa!” Christine GZ, stated.
“The FIA RX2e Championship prides itself on its distinctive ‘blueprint and power’ belief, giving racers an unrivalled opportunity to discover within the lend a hand of the wheel of excessive-performance equipment and climb the rallycross pyramid.” Pere Gonzalez, Project Manager, FIA RX2e Championship, added.
“Christine’s participation at Spa will be one more indication of this accessibility. She has loads of abilities in very barely a pair of off-aspect motorway categories nonetheless this may perhaps per chance perhaps well also be her first time on a rallycross circuit and we are keen to gape how effectively she will adapt to the precision required by the discipline.”
“Her off-aspect motorway knowledge and exceptional automotive adjust will be place to the take a look at, and this weekend may perhaps per chance perhaps lend a hand Christine develop into wide awake of the on-song contact broken-down in RX2e. I’m particular fans will be mad to gape how she stacks up against our fiercely aggressive field.”