8Star Motorsports will return as the only American team to contest a full season in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2014, looking to repeat the title it took in the GTE-Am class in 2013.

Enzo Potolicchio's squad will run the #90 458 Ferrari GT in the class this time around, replacing the victorious #81 from 2013. After winning two races last year, owner-driver Potolicchio has set his sights on having a better performance in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans and repeating the title accomplished in 2013.

"Not many drivers have had the opportunity to win the World Championship two years in a row," he said, "The goal of repeating the victory achieved in 2012 at the 24 hours of Le Mans, was cut short by a punctured tyre after we were having a great weekend. For 2014, we have set our eyes on winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans and repeating the team's championship."

The 2012 FIA WEC rookie of the year will be joined by new co-drivers Paolo Ruberti and Gianluca Roda, who will be looking for the drivers' championship having come up short by only one point in 2013. Ruberti and Roda, who have vast experience in the World Endurance Championship, will give 8Star the edge in its pursuit of victory.

"I am very excited to join 8Star Motorsport," Ruberti said, "Our goal is to win the championship. We know it is going to be a hard task, but we have an excellent car and team, and are very competitive. "

"I am sure this is a decision I will not regret as they are excellent drivers and persons overall," Roda echoed, "I am sure we are going to have a great season and all of the guys are very happy to get this season started with the #90 Ferrari."



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