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Gianmaria Bruni

Gianmaria Bruni, 2007, Brno, Czech Republic. Copyright Jiri Inneman (http://inneman.noveranet.cz/ag.htm), 2009. Used with permission.

Gianmaria Bruni, 2007, Brno, Czech Republic. Copyright Jiri Inneman, 2009. Used with permission.

Born:

30 May 1981
Rome

Nationality:

Italy

Grands Prix:

18 (2004)

Minardi's F1 driver in 2004, it was not a great success. Dropped down to join Coloni in GP2 in 2005 and stayed in the series, with his own team, in 2006, before moving to the FIA GT series in 2007. In 2010, he switched to ALMS, but in 2011, he appeared in the Le Mans Series. He was back in ALMS in 2012, but from 2013, has been in the World Endurance Championship and other endurance events. In 2017, Bruni switched from Ferrari to Peugeot but had to go on enforced gardening leave for the WEC Championship as a result. However Bruni both tested the car and raced in IMSA instead before racing for Peugeot in 2018. Still there in 2019. Won his class at Le Mans in 2014. Also known as Gimmi, Bruni has also won the 2012 International GT Open Championship, the 1999 European Formula Renault Championship and the 2011 Le Mans Series GTE Pro Class title.

Biography last updated 8 Aug 2018