CAREER

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Summary

Renato has been racing for 20 years, and working as a professional driver coach and instructor for 11 years.

Renato is one of Australia’s most in-demand instructors and is regularly engaged to work with Ferrari Corso Pilota Around the World, Lamborghini Squadra Corse, Maserati Corse, and Lotus Driving Academy. Both organising the events, and as Chief Instructor for both classroom theory, and in-car tuition.

FIA Driver Rating: Bronze (Current 02/2016)

2016

Bathurst 12 Hour (4th in Class AA, 17th Outright)

Vicious Rumour Racing Ferrari 458 GT3

Drivers: Andrea Montermini, Benny Simonsen, Renato Loberto, Tony Defelice

2015

Podium at Bathurst 12 Hour (2nd in Class AA, 6th Outright)*

Vicious Rumour Racing Ferrari 458 GT3

Drivers: Andrea Montermini, Benny Simonsen, Renato Loberto

*The team started last (50th) due to non-qualify from mechanical failure

Podium, and Fastest Lap at “Island Magic” at Phillip Island, Production Sports Cars

Mt Magnet Drilling Ferrari 458 Challenge EVO

Coaching

Ferrari 458 Challenge EVO

Selected rounds of Ferrari Challenge Europe Season

Ferrari 458 GT3

Victorian Sports Cars and Australian GT Championship

Numerous pole positions, and race wins

2014

GT3, GTC, Ferrari Challenge, Australian GT Championship, Bathurst 12 Hour

Pole Position, 2 x 1st Place, Round Win – GTC Class – Australian GT Championship, Round 4, Sydney Motorsport Park

Pole Position, 2nd Place – GTC Class – “Highlands 101” Australian GT Championship, Round 6, Highlands Motorsport Park (NZ)

Coaching

Ferrari 458 Challenge EVO

World Champion, Gentleman Class, Ferrari Challenge Finali Mondiali, Abu Dhabi

Numerous race wins, and podiums throughout Ferrari Challenge APAC Season

Ferrari 458 GT3

Victorian Sports Cars and Australian GT Championship

Numerous pole positions, and race wins

2008 to 2013

GT3, GTC, Ferrari Challenge, Radical Sportscars, Clio Cup, Mini Challenge

Finalist for RaceStar 2009, the UK’s number one racing scholarship

Attended CAMS/Australian Motor Sport Foundation (AMSF) driver development camp at the Australian Institute of Sport

2003 to 2007

Production Sports Cars, Performance Cars, Historic Group S, Mini Challenge, Lotus Trophy, Tarmac Rally, Hillclimb

Highest debut in history, Aust. Performance Car Championship (APCC)

Winner Lotus “Chance of a Lifetime”

1st Place, Class C, Dutton Rally of NSW

1st Place, Outright, Dutton Rally of VIC

1st Place, Class A, Dutton Rally of VIC

Numerous pole positions, race wins, podiums

2000 to 2003

Did not compete due to illness

1996 to 1999

Formula Vee, Formula Ford, Formula 3

Numerous pole positions, race wins, podiums

Circuits

Renato has raced and coached on some of the world’s leading circuits, and regularly travels to Europe and Asia for testing and coaching work, keeping his skills fresh

Fuji, Japan

Sepang, Malaysia

Shanghai, China

Suzuka, Japan

Zhuhai International Circuit, China

Brands Hatch, UK

Catalunya, Spain

Croft, UK

Goodwood, UK

Goodwood Hillclimb, UK

Imola, Italy

Monza, Italy

Mugello, Italy

Nordschleife, Nurburg, Germany

Nurburgring GP, Germany

Paul Ricard (Le Castellet), France

Silverstone, UK

Snetterton, UK

Spa Franchorchamps, Belgium

Vallelunga, Italy

Barbagallo, AU

Hampton Downs, NZ

Highlands Motorsport Park, NZ

Lakeside, AU

Mallala, AU

Morgan Park, AU

Mt Cotton, AU

Norwell Driving Centre, AU

Phillip Island, AU

QLD Raceway, AU

Sandown, AU

Sydney Motorsport Park, AU

The Farm, AU

Wakefield, AU

Winton, AU