Maserati Cooper | Racing 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:

  • Le Mans Lola/Nissan B2K/40 ex-Le Mans 24hr.
  • Maserati Trofeo GT
  • Lamborghini Super Trofeo GT
  • 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
  • Testing at Balocco (Alfa Romeo’s private test track)

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

  • Lister Chevrolet Knobbly
  • Lotus 26R
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm Turbo 500bhp/790kg
  • Maserati Biturbo Group A Touring Car for BTCC
  • Alfa Romeo Sprint GT FIA spec
  • Jaguar E-Type  x 3
  • Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato ‘2.0 GTAm’
  • Fiat Uno Turbo Group N
  • Ford Anglia Twin-Cam Special Saloon
  • Ford Anglia sprint car
  • Lamborghini Miura SV (for road rallies and hillclimbs)

Cars invited to race include:

  • Lola/Nissan B2K/40 Le Mans
  • Lola T298
  • Lotus Cortina
  • Porsche 968 Turbo RS
  • Ex-Roy Salvadori 5-litre Cooper-Maserati
  • Maserati GT Trofeo
  • Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo
  • Lotus Motorsport Elise (Britcar Endurance)
  • Merlyn Mk 6A
  • Ford Falcon Sprint
  • Harrier/Cosworth ‘Le Mans spec’
  • Maserati Ghibli Cup GT2
  • Maserati Barchetta
  • Austin A105/6 Westminster
  • Sunbeam Tiger
  • Alfa Romeo GTV6 Group N
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Super FIA
  • Jaguar XJS (Championship winning race car)
  • Maserati Barchetta (hillclimb car)
  • Lotus 26R
  • Abarth 1000SP (hillclimb car)
  • 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