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Drivers

Alvaro Fontes

SPV Racing Team

Spanish driver based in Malaga, began competing at the national level in 2005. He participated in single-car tournaments such as the Hyundai Coupé Cup, Seat Super Cup, Spanish GT Championship, Radical European Masters combined with both Le Mans 24 endurance series and Spanish Endurance Championship makes Alvaro Fontes a REAL experienced driver for the FIA EPCS – Championship.

Hyundai Coupé Cup 2005
Hyundai Coupé Cup 2006
Hyundai Coupé Cup 2007
GT Spain Championship 2007
Seat León Super Cup 2008
Seat León Super Cup 2009
Seat León Super Cup 2010

GT Spain Championship 2011
GT Spain Championship 2012
Radical European Masters 2013
Radical European Masters 2014
European Le Mans Series 2015
European Le Mans Series 2016

Emma Kimiläinen

SPV Racing Team

Emma Kimiläinen is a professional racing car driver from Finland. Emma started racing at the age of 3 and drove her first race at the age of 5. She has competed the last 3 seasons in the Scandinavian Touring Car Championships (STCC). Before that Emma has competed only in single seaters but driven a very successful DTM test for Audi in 2007 as the first touring car experience.

2nd Finnish Formula Ford 2005
5th Formula Ford (NEZ Series) 2005
Formula Ford-/ Bowl Champion 2006
3th Formula Radical 2007

10th Formula Master ADAC 2008
5th Formula Palmer Audi 2009
11th STCC 2014
7th STCC 2015
11th STCC 2016

Ricardo Sanchez

SPV Racing Team / NISSAN NISMO

Mexican driver Ricardo Sanchez has joined the Spanish-Swedish team SPV Racing for the 2018 Michelin Le Mans Cup in the LMP3 category. Ricardo who is a FIA silver driver will be teamed up with SPV Racing bronze drivers Alvaro Fontes and Andy Cummings through the season. Ricardo has a unique career despite his young age; he was the inaugural Nissan PlayStation GT Academy Inter- national Race Camp winner in 2014. To be best among hundreds of thousands Gran Turismo gamers is not easy but for Ricardo it paid off – he became a regular NISMO race driver. He has now competed for three seasons in the Blancpain Endurance Series and the Pirelli World Challenge with Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.

In 2017 Ricardo had his first experience with Le Mans Prototypes when he drove the Oreca LMP2 in the European Le Mans Series nal race at Portimao.

Esport Drivers

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Suvi Jyrkiäinen

SPV Racing Esport Team Manager

Suvi was born among champions becoming the second generation racing driver she is the daughter of Minna Sillankorva, a nine time Finnish Rally Champion and World Rally Champion.

Suvi started racing in 2016 at the Finnish Touring Car Championship with a Honda Civic becoming the best rookie in the category. Last year she was in the Finnish Championship with a Mazda 2, this time sponsored by the Mazda but finishing in 7th place in the series.

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Sami-Matti Trogen

SPV Racing Esport Team

THIS AMAZING YOUNGSTER winner of S1600 championship and becoming the youngest ever in history to win The European Rallycross Challenge Race – 2018 this year in the Supercar Lite in RX2 -class. Driving crosskart, Formula 4, Super 1600 and RX Academy – series in rallycross – best achievements several podiums in Formula 4 and raced together with RX World Championship series and RX Academy in Finland – tremendous simulator experience.

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Adriano Medeiros

SPV Racing Esport Team

Adriano started his career already in 1998 and has achieved an enormous experience within many classes and among them the Britcar Championship UK, Radical UK SR3, Euro Nascar and Endurance series. So the level of instructors are always high.

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Nathayos ”Miang” Sigiriya

SPV Racing Esport Team / NISSAN NISMO

Nathayos is a very talented young man, winning the Playstation GT Challenge and drafted to Nissan GT Academy he showed various skills, besides being a very experienced SIM driver he won the Finnish Rally 2017 in V1600 class. We believe he has a bright future in SPV Racing’s Esport team.