RUI

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PROFILE

PROFILE

PROFILE

RUI

DOB: 

Born:

Teams:

SERIES:

Hobbies:

Favourite Current f1 driver: 

Favourite former f1 driver: 

Favourite circuit: 

Favourite quote/Motto:

Favorite Movie:

23/9/1999

LUANDA, ANGOLA

REALTEAM BY WRT, TOWER MOTORSPORT

FIA WEC, MICHELIN ENDURANCE CUP

Video games, soccer

Sebastian Vettel

Ayrton Senna

Spa-Francorchamps, Red Bull Ring

“Quitters never win. Winners never quit.”

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

RUI

DOB: 

Born:

TEAMS:










SERIES












Hobbies:

Favourite Current f1 driver: 

Favourite former f1 driver: 

Favourite circuit:

Favorite Movie:

Favourite quote/Motto:

23/9/1999
LUANDA, ANGOLA
REALTEAM BY WRT, TOWER MOTORSPORT
FIA WEC, MICHELIN ENDURANCE CUP
VIDEO GAMES, SOCCER
SEBASTIAN VETTEL
AYRTON SENNA
SPA, RED BULL RING
FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF
“QUITTERS NEVER WIN. WINNERS NEVER QUIT.”

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2022
January
Daytona 24 podium

Rui started his 2022 season by claiming a historic podium at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with Tower Motorsport. Rui was the first-ever Angolan to compete in this iconic race and he came home with a third-place finish.

2021
November
European Champion

Rui had a perfect run in ELMS and became LMP2 Pro-AM European Champion with G-drive Racing by APR alongside John Falb, after taking six Pro-Am podiums out of six races, including two victories. Rui became the first Angolan ever to win a championship in motorsport. 

2021
August
Le Mans debut

Rui made history by becoming the first ever Angolan to start in the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2021
February
FIRST LMP2 PODIUM

Rui made his LMP2 debut in the Asian Le Mans Series with G-Drive Racing by APR alongside Franco Colapinto and John Falb, and in only his second endurance race ever he celebrated on the podium. They finished the season in third place overall.

2020
February
NEW ZEALAND

He started the 2020 season on the Southern hemisphere, racing in the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand

2019
February
F4 UAE

Rui  kicked off his 2019 campaign in the Middle East, racing in the UAE F4, where he claimed 6 podiums, 2 fastest laps and finished fifth in the overall standings.

2018
March
SINGLE SEATER DEBUT

Rui made his single seater debut in Spanish F4 with DriveX School

RUI

DOB: 
Born:
Hobbies:  
FAVOURITE CURRENT F1 DRIVER: 
FAVOURITE former F1 DRIVER: 
FAVOURITE CIRCUIT: 
FAVORITE MOVIE:
MOTTO:

23/9/1999
LUANDA, ANGOLA
VIDEO GAMES, SOCCER
SEBASTIAN VETTEL
AYRTON SENNA
SPA,, RED BULL RING
FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF
“WINNERS NEVER QUIT, QUITTERS NEVER WIN.”

THE CAR

Aurus 01

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS​

In 2022, Rui is racing in the two best sports car championships in the world 

FIA World Endurance Championship

The FIA World Endurance Championship is an auto racing world championship organized by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The series supersedes the ACO’s former Intercontinental Le Mans Cup which began in 2010 and is the first endurance series of world championship status since the demise of the World Sportscar Championship at the end of 1992.

The series features multiple classes of cars competing in endurance races,including the legendary 24 Hours of Le Man,  with sports prototypes competing in the Hypercar (LMH) and LMP2 categories, and production-based grand tourers competing in the LM GTE Pro and Am categories.

IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup

The IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup is a unique four-race competition encompassing the marquee endurance races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule.

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is a sports car racing series based in the United States and organized by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). It is a result of a merger between two existing North American sports car racing series, the American Le Mans Series and Rolex Sports Car Series. 

The season begins with its premier race, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the last weekend of January and ends with the Petit Le Mans, another North American Endurance Cup race, in early October.

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS​

In 2022, Rui is racing in the two best sports car championships in the world

FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

The FIA World Endurance Championship is an auto racing world championship organized by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The series supersedes the ACO’s former Intercontinental Le Mans Cup which began in 2010 and is the first endurance series of world championship status since the demise of the World Sportscar Championship at the end of 1992.

The series features multiple classes of cars competing in endurance races,including the legendary 24 Hours of Le Man,  with sports prototypes competing in the Hypercar (LMH) and LMP2 categories, and production-based grand tourers competing in the LM GTE Pro and Am categories

IMSA MICHELIN ENDURANCE CUP

The IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup is a unique four-race competition encompassing the marquee endurance races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule.

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is a sports car racing series based in the United States and organized by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). It is a result of a merger between two existing North American sports car racing series, the American Le Mans Series and Rolex Sports Car Series. 

The season begins with its premier race, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the last weekend of January and ends with the Petit Le Mans, another North American Endurance Cup race, in early October.

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