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Pruett to Silver, Other Pro Changes Headline Revised Driver Ratings

FIA released updated list of 2016 driver ratings…

Photo: FIA

Photo: FIA

The FIA has published its final classification of 2016 Driver Ratings, which will see some changes from the first version released a month ago.

Some of the biggest ones have come with pro drivers, who have seen their ratings change.

The biggest by far is Scott Pruett, downgraded from a Gold to a Silver, while others such as Guy Cosmo, Andrew Davis, Mario Farnbacher and others have seen them denoted as Silver drivers. Additionally, newly crowned WEC LMP2 champion Roman Rusinov has also been downgraded to Silver.

Notable changes or additions are below:

Rui Aguas – Silver to Gold
Richard Antinucci – Silver
Ben Barker – Gold to Silver
Matt Bell (U.S.) – Silver
Matt Bell (U.K.) – Silver
Guy Cosmo – Gold to Silver
Andrew Davis – Gold to Silver
Connor De Phillippi – Gold to Silver
Mario Farnbacher – Gold to Silver
Gary Hirsch – Silver to Gold
Gunnar Jeannette – Gold to Silver
Ralf Kelleners – Gold to Silver
Cameron Lawrence – Gold to Silver
Edoardo Liberati – Gold to Silver
Darryl O’Young – Silver to Gold
Randy Pobst – Gold to Silver
Scott Pruett – Gold to Silver
Alex Riberas – Gold to Silver
Roman Rusinov – Gold to Silver
Jeff Segal – Gold to Silver
Bill Sweedler – Bronze to Silver
Eric van de Poele – Gold to Silver
Tristan Vautier – Platinum to Gold

A number of other drivers, including Michele Rugolo, are still under evaluation by FIA.

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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