The Risi Competizione Team

Important Facts To Know About The 2017 Team Members

  • 5 Risi Competizione championships.
  • Won every major sports car race except 24 Hours of Daytona.
  • More than 300 years combined racing experience.
  • Team Manager, Dave Sims is reknown for working with some of the best drivers in the world and has worked for nearly every racing formula for approximately 55 Years.
  • Our Gearbox/Subassembly Engineer was one of the first men to work on the Sequential F1 Gearbox and has been with Risi since the Doyle-Risi Racing 333SP days.
  • Crew Chief has had a long relationship with Risi Competizione, having worked his first race with the Team at the 2006 24 Hours of LeMans while still working in Formula 1. His experience in Formula 1 and Formula 2 has influenced the look and dynamics of the Team.
  • Race Engineers- Our 2 Race/Electrical Engineers have been working on race strategy together for many years and their strategy and race planning have won many races.
  • Risi Competizione is world renown for their Pit Stops, both in Speed and timing.
Risi Competizione - Giuseppe Risi

Giuseppe Risi

Risi Competizione

David Sims

Team Manager
Risi Competizione - Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Technical Manager
Risi Competizione - Rick Mayer

Rick Mayer

Race Engineer / Race Strategy
Risi Competizione - Don Shaver

Don Shaver

Electronics Engineer / Fuel Strategy
Risi Competizione - Leigh Pettipas

Leigh Pettipas

Mechanical Engineer / Car Data
Risi Competizione - Mark Sim

Mark Sims

Chief Mechanic
Risi Competizione - Steve Sustich

Steve Sustich

#1 Mechanic
Risi Competizione - Miles Bradley

Miles Bradley

#2 Mechanic
Risi Competizione - Marcus Rider

Marcus Rider

#3 Mechanic
Risi Competizione - Wayne Gape

Wayne Gape

Transportation Manager
Risi Competizione - David Armstrong

David Armstrong

Race Equipment / Transportation
Risi Competizione - Mike Corcoran

Mike Corcoran

Pit Lane Set Up / Fire Extinguisher
Risi Competizione - Gill Kaszuba

Gill Kaszuba

Pit Lane Set Up / Car Fueler
Risi Competizione - Don Meyer

Don Meyer

Car Spotter
Risi Competizione - Bill Farrell

Bill Farrell

Tire Technician
Risi Competizione - Barbara Burns

Barbara Burns

Communications / Media Relations
Risi Competizione - Anna Lenzi

Anna Lenzi

Team Liaison