Current team Alfa Romeo
|Name Emanuele Calchetti|
|Born February 2, 1981 (age 34)
Sansepolcro (1981-02-02) |
2012 FIA Alternative Energies Cup
Strage in Russia, il testimone: ''Corpi sc...
Emanuele Calchetti ([emanuˈɛːle kalˈketti]; born 2 February 1981 in Sansepolcro) is an Italian rally co-driver, in 2012 FIA Alternative Energies World Champion.
Calchetti has participated in the FIA Alternative Energies World Champion since 2010. During that season, with the driver Guido Guerrini, he won the regularity standings of the circuit race in Monza (with Citroën C1) and Franciacorta (Citroën C5).
In 2011, with Alfa Romeo Mito, he gained the second place in San Marino and the third place in Athens.
In 2012, again with Alfa Romeo Mito, Calchetti became World Champion in the co-drivers' category, winning in Athens and arriving second in Montréal and Belgrade.
Journalist, Calchetti is since 2008 a member of the City council of Sansepolcro. In 2011 he wrote with Guido Guerrini the travel book Via Stalingrado (Stalingrad Road). In 2016 he voiced the Italian character of Gianni, played by Enzo Cilenti, in the Russian version of British film Bridget Jones's Baby.