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Driver - Manuel Fernandes

Manuel Fernandes
Manuel Fernandes
Portugal

Manuel
FERNANDES

  • Car: Lada Vesta WTCC
  • Team: RC Motorsport
  • Date of Birth: 15/12/1975
  • Place of Birth:

An accomplished racing driver for 27 years, Fernandes started out in Formula Ford before a switching to saloon cars in the Portuguese championship. The death of his father kept him away from competition for several years but he returned in the Abarth Trophy and achieved instant success with two wins, which led to an invitation to race in the Italian version of the series in 2016. A Vila Real native, Fernandes won on his FIA ETCC debut on the challenging street track in 2016 and Fernandes returns for 2017, only this time he’s stepped up to the big brother WTCC.