Ramada MotorSports, a familiar name in the Endurance eRacing World Championship will be joining 12 Hours of Monza in their Audi R8LMS GT3 2019 in the last weekend of July – The team which consist of Pedro Ramada the Team boss, 2. driver Carlos Basto and 3. driver Paul Reis. All very talented drivers who know the inside and outs of what can happen in Endurance races and what it takes to complete such a demanding task. Ramada MotorSport which is placed 4th in the LMP2 class in the Endurance eRacing World Championship will have to adjust driving in a GT3 car which would definitely give them some challenges to solve before the upcoming Special event. Changing classes and moving away from something u are familiar with – is not always easy and requires adjustments, skills and patience to master the car perfectly.
What Ramada previously have shown in previous races – We know that Ramada will be performing in the top of its class – but it wouldn’t be easy for the team. The signups already hold competitors like Mugen Simracing, Prosim, Satellite Racing and more teams – which would give them good competition throughout the long race of 12 Hours which in itself is something that needs planning.
Looking at the driver profiles – Pedro Ramada has previously in his life done Endurance Karting in IRL and been simracing since 2008 – doing both championship in rFactor1 and rFactor2 and even managed to win Championships in DTM and placed second in the Simracing.Club Division 1 – which is some achievements few will master. Pedro Ramada also says his Favorite car is the Ford GTE 2017 and his favorite tracks are Sebring and Le Mans.
Ramada MotorSports second driver Carlos Basto is 38 years of age and lives in Porto Portugal and started Simracing in 2013 in rFactor1 and has been part of several championships ever since – that goes for the GT3 championships, Formula 3 and Touring cars. His passion for Sim Racing started in the early days of GTR2 and Race07 where
the top tier games made by former and very successful game developer Simbin Studios. The last 2 years Carlos has been racing in the VEC championships in the GTE class and GT3 series. Carlos mentions his favorite car is the Porsche 911GT3 and his favorite track is Spa Francorchamps.
The Third and last driver of the team is Paulo Reis who is from Gondomar, Porto in Portugal – but lives today in Waregem Belgium. Paulo Reis mentions he is addicted to both Real and Virtual racing where his passion started with playing Gran Turismo but he quickly moved to games such as rFactor2 and IRacing. Paulo mentions he has already completed several Endurance Races of 6 Hours, 12 Hours and 24 Hours of Length.
Welcome to the Ramada MotorSport team in 12 Hours of Monza.-