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Mirko Bortolotti is a professional racing driver and currently recognised as one of the biggest Italian talents in motorsport.

 

After racing go karts for a decade around Europe, Bortolotti made global headlines as a teenager, setting a new Fiorano Circuit record during a Formula 1 test for the Scuderia Ferrari in November 2008.

 

Race winner in almost every category he competed in his career so far, Bortolotti has proved to be a reliable driver for every kind of racecar.

 

He became a Red Bull Junior Team Driver in 2009 and was member of the Ferrari Driver Academy in 2010, whilst competing in several international racing series as well as working as Formula 1 test driver. An important formative period for the young gun, as he got the chance to improve his general know how as well as his driving skills, working alongside some of the best technicians and engineers in motorsport. As a reward for winning the Fia Formula 2 Championship in 2011, Mirko got behind the wheel of Formula 1 machinery once again, deriving for the AT&T Williams F1 Team at the Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi.

In 2012 Bortolotti switched to GT Racing impressing with a podium at his debut race in the ADAC GT Masters onboard a BMW Z4. One year after, Mirko clinched the Eurocup Megane Trophy title for Oregon Team.

 

In 2014, Bortolotti became part of the Automobili Lamborghini Young Drivers Program, which saw him competing in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo one make series as well as the Italian GT Championship at the wheel of a Lamborghini GT3, scoring 3 Pole Positions and 2 Race Wins out of four races in the latter. Besides the 24 year old worked on the development process of the brand new Lamborghini Huracán GT3 and Super Trofeo race cars.

In 2015, Mirko Bortolotti becomes a Lamborghini Factory Driver, competing in the Blancpain Endurance Series for the Grasser Racing Team as well as the Italian GT Championship for Imperiale Racing.

 

Apart from numerous career wins, the young Italian secured championship titles by winning the Italian Formula 3 Championship, the FIA Formula 2 Championship and the Eurocup Megane Trophy in 2008, 2011 and 2013 respectively. Doing so, Mirko Bortolotti established himself as a successful driver in both international single seater and touring car series.

 

With his recent Blancpain GT Overall and Endurance Champion as well as the ROLEX 24 at Daytona Winner Title, Bortolotti is nowhere close to slowing down. In 2018 he is competing in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance and Sprint Cup and the ADAC GT Masters Series with GRT Grasser Racing Team.