Maserati Cooper | Racing Highlights

Highlights

Roberto has raced many cars including manufacturers ‘works’ racing cars, self-built cars and clients cars. The lists below do not include the hundreds of cars track tested (visit ‘test history’ for more details) but highlights some of Roberto’s wide range of experience. Manufacturer racing highlights:

  • Maserati Trofeo
  • Lamborghini Super Trofeo
  • Track tests in several Formula One cars including two F1 Ferraris
  • Testing road and race cars at Fiorano – Ferrari’s private test track
  • Private testing with Maserati Corse Works Team

Virtually all self built or self prepared competition cars have been highly successful and include:

  • Lister Chevrolet Knobbly
  • Lotus 26R
  • Alfa Romeo GTAm Turbo hybrid 500bhp/790kg
  • Maserati Biturbo Group A Touring Car
  • Alfa Romeo Sprint GT FIA spec
  • Jaguar E-Type
  • Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato ‘2.0 GTAm’
  • Fiat Uno Turbo Group N
  • Ford Anglia Special Saloon
  • Ford Anglia sprint car
  • Lamborghini Miura SV (for road rallies and hillclimbs)

Cars invited to race or hillclimb include:

  • Ex-Roy Salvadori 5-litre Cooper-Maserati
  • Maserati GT Trofeo (4 versions over 4 years)
  • Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo (3 races)
  • Lotus Motorsport Elise (Britcar Endurance)
  • Lola T298
  • Porsche 968 Turbo RS
  • Merlyn Mk 6A
  • Ford Falcon Sprint
  • Harrier/Cosworth ‘Le Mans spec’
  • Maserati Ghibli Cup GT2
  • Maserati Barchetta
  • Austin A105/6 Westminster
  • Sunbeam Tiger (2 cars)
  • Alfa Romeo GTV6 Group N
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Super FIA
  • Jaguar XJS (Championship winning race car)
  • Maserati Barchetta
  • Abarth 1000SP
  • Alfa Romeo GTA 1600
  • Alfa Romeo GTA 1300
  • Fiat 124 Sport Coupe
  • Triumph TR4
  • Datsun 240Z IMSA spec
  • Ford Zodiac Mk1
  • Aston Martin DB4 Lightweight
  • Aston Martin V8

Top photo: ex-Roy Salvadori Cooper-Maserati 500bhp/700kg; its once tricky handling now sorted by Roberto