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More Drivers Added, Adjusted in Latest FIA Ratings List

Several key names added or changed by FIA ratings list…

Photo: IMSA

Photo: IMSA

The latest round of FIA Global Driver Ratings were quietly released last Tuesday, December 9, but feature some notable additions in the face of some news that has occurred over the last few days.

North American sports car veterans Max Angelelli, Anthony Lazzaro and Andy Pilgrim have either been added or had their ratings change.

Angelelli and Pilgrim have both been added as Golds. Meanwhile Lazzaro, who was listed as a Gold on the Dec. 3 version of the list, is now listed as a Silver.

Angelelli would likely figure into Wayne Taylor Racing’s LMP2 entry to the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans, provided WTR opts to take up its invitation.

Newly confirmed Porsche Junior Sven Mueller has been added as a Silver, although this presents a potential discrepancy as fellow Porsche Junior Connor De Phillippi is still rated a Gold.

Last year, while De Phillippi was a Gold, his fellow Porsche Junior Alex Riberas was a Silver.

Two 2014 champions, IMSA Porsche GT3 Canada’s Scott Hargrove (Gold) and Ferrari Challenge North America’s Christopher Ruud (Silver) are also among those added to the list.

The latest version of the list is linked here.

Some notable additions and changes from the Dec. 3 list include:

Max Angelelli – Gold
Tom Dillmann – Silver
Scott Hargrove – Gold
Cameron Lawrence – Silver
Anthony Lazzaro – Gold to Silver
Marc Miller – Silver
Sven Mueller – Silver
Andy Pilgrim – Gold
Charlie Robertson – Silver
Christopher Ruud – Silver

Tony DiZinno (@tonydizinno) is Sportscar365's North American Editor, focusing on coverage of the IMSA-sanctioned championships as well as Pirelli World Challenge. DiZinno also contributes to and other motorsports outlets. Contact Tony


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