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Monza Mistakes and Mentoring

It’s always nice to race at a track after a Formula 1 event: shiny garages, freshly painted curbs and, in some cases, fresh tarmac. At Monza, David’s pit garage still had Haas F1 logos on the floor… Cool! After a 2nd place at Silverstone and a 1st at Nurburgring, David […]

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Capping off 2018

David’s final 2018 appearance behind the wheel happened at the closing round of the International GT Championship in Barcelona – an event that yielded mixed results. In Race 1, David and Rinat Salikov started their Rinaldi Racing Ferrari from 12th on the grid, and finished 2nd on the Pro-Am podium. […]

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Four Out of Four!

His previous outings at Suzuka and Silverstone have been a mix of fortunes, so David was hoping for a bit less drama heading into the final Blancpain Sprint Series event, held at the infamous Nurburgring. There would at least be some stability – David was once again driving the Rinaldi […]

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Top Effort, But Not The Top Step

David Perel’s self-realised dream of being a racing driver continues to become richer and richer. Having always heard the legendary tales about the race tracks, fans and general motorsport mayhem in Japan, he recently had a chance to experience the fever firsthand. The 2018 running of the 10 Hours of Suzuka […]

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Another Year, Another Victory!

A year after winning the event, David Perel has won for second time – this time as part of Rinaldi Racing’s #333 Pro-Am team entry. The result, and how he landed the drive in the first place, is a snapshot of David’s rising career. It started at the Blancpain 6 […]

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David Perel – A Look Back At 2017, In His Own Words

After re-signing with Kessel Ferrari for 2017, I would compete in a 488 GT3 along with my team mates from the Gulf 12 Hour in the Blancpain Endurance Series AM category, Jacques Duyver and Marco Zanuttini. For the first race at Monza, testing went well; but it turned out to […]

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David Perel Does It Again!

After winning the Blancpain Sprint Cup AM Championship three weeks ago, Kessel Ferrari driver David Perel managed to seal the Overall Blancpain AM Championship by winning the final round of the Sprint Series at the Nurburgring this past weekend. Requiring only one point to win the Overall Blancpain AM Championship, […]

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David Perel: Champion!

South African David Perel, Kessel Ferrari driver, has clincheed the Blancpain Sprint AM Championship at the penultimate round of the series in Hungary over the weekend of 26 August. Says David: “We had one aim this weekend and it was simply to finish the first race in order to clinch […]

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