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Alex Fontana Abandoned Second Single-Seater Title for Multiple GT Championships

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Alex Fontana, a Greek-Swiss racing driver, has had an intriguing journey through the motorsports world. The Feeder Series recently interviewed multiple GT title-holders to gain insights into their life as a GT professional and the current state of the junior ladder.

Alex Fontana Abandoned Second Single-Seater Title for Multiple GT Championships

A shift in the career of Alex Fontana

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Recently, Feeder Series posted on X about Alex Fontana’s remarkable career and how it took an unexpected turn even after winning a single-seater championship.

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In 2009, Fontana transitioned to single-seaters after participating in the BMW Talent Scout event in Valencia. Formula Azzurra won with MG Motorsport in 2009.

Following the win Fontana moved to Formula 3 with Corbetta Competizioni in the Italian Championship. Then Fontana won the European Formula 3 Open championship title in 2011 as the first championship title. While he hoped for the second championship title he had a huge shift in his career when he moved to GT cars in 2011.

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Alex Fontana’s GT career

In 2016, Fontana shifted gears to GT cars and joined the McLaren GT Academy for a Blancpain GT Endurance campaign and participated in the 24 Hours of Spa in the PRO class.

Silver Cup title in both the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS Sprint and Endurance Cups (2021) with Emil Frey Racing Lamborghini. Fontana won the 2021 GT Challenge Silver Cup.

Last year racing in the GT World Challenge Europe for Car Collection Motorsport, where he competed as a professional driver and held an open contract to race for different teams and manufacturers simultaneously. He won the 2023 GT World Challenge Pro-Am Cup under his name.

When not racing, Fontana works as a coach, driving instructor, and Formula 1 Grand Prix commentator for Swiss television with RSI.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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