ferrari-challenge News and Analysis
After an incredible sunny and warm day on Saturday, the tables turned on the drivers of the Ferrari Challenge series on Sunday when wet and cooler conditions set the stage for a fantastic end to the fifth round of the 2022 season at Indianapolis.
Ferrari Challenge drivers reveled in their return to the famed Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the first day of racing action taking place under a typically beautiful and hot July day in Indianapolis.
After a Saturday filled with rain showers and cold temperatures, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve experienced a complete turn around on Sunday with packed grandstands and sunny, warm weather greeting the drivers of the Ferrari Challenge championship.
Rain and unseasonably cold temperatures greeted the drivers of the Ferrari Challenge championship as it rolled into the second half of its 2022 season.
The drivers of the Ferrari Challenge series wrapped up their third round of 2022 with a pair of compelling and surprising races at Watkins Glen.
The opening round of the 2022 Ferrari Challenge North America season concluded Sunday at Circuit of the Americas.
Over 60 drivers of the Ferrari Challenge series made their first laps in true competition at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas on Saturday.
Team boss Amato Ferrari aims to replicate the huge success of his European-based AF Corse outfit in America by setting up a new racing operation in Miami.
Imola’s Enzo and Dino Ferrari circuit will have the honor of hosting the finale of the Maranello manufacturer’s customer racing program on October 28-30 next year, as the Italian circuit gears up for another busy season of international events after the ones already announced during the year.
Luka Nurmi (Formula Racing) continued his perfect end-of-season run with an impressive win in the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli World Final race at Mugello to become World Champion.
Luka Nurmi (Formula Racing) made it two out of two this weekend as he kept a cool head under pressure to power to a lights-to-flag win in the second Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli race, finishing third overall in the championship.
Ernst Kirchmayr was crowned overall 2021 Ferrari Challenge Coppa Shell champion at the end of a race that was twice interrupted by the safety car and then definitively by the red flags at the Mugello circuit today when he finished third in his Baron Motorsport Ferrari 488 Challenge.
Exclusive Motorsport.com interview with the Iron Lynx squad’s Danish driver, who won the Trofeo Pirelli in the Ferrari 488 Challenge at Mugello, taking the overall title for the first time. Even with a prestigious title in her pocket, she is still looking forward to the World Finals on Sunday…
Both this morning’s second qualifying sessions for the Ferrari Challenge Coppa Shell and Trofeo Pirelli were eventually canceled after early morning fog shrouding the Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello failed to clear in time for the 9.30 start.
Finland’s Luka Nurmi (Formula Racing) continued his impressive run of form this weekend to take the win in the first Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli race at Mugello, two-thirds of which were run behind the safety car after a series of incidents that left debris, fluid and the resulting filler on the track.
American Todd Coleman (Ferrari of Denver) and Giuseppe Ramelli (Rossocorsa-Pellin Racing) took the wins in the Ferrari Challenge Coppa Shell North America and Europe categories respectively after a nice and clean 30-minute race 1 around the undulating 5.245 km Mugello circuit in perfect racing conditions.
Perfect sunny skies welcomed drivers as they concluded their Ferrari Racing Days weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The drivers of the Ferrari Challenge series took to the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first of two races for the weekend. Run under cloudy but dry conditions, everyone was able to maximize the potential of their Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo race cars.
The Ferrari Challenge completed the first half of its North American season at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the completion of Race 1 on Friday evening.
Cooper MacNeil (Ferrari of Westlake) won his sixth victory of the season in the Trofeo Pirelli, once again turning out a commanding performance at the second race on the Watkins Glen track.
Cooper MacNeil (Ferrari of Westlake) and Dave Musial Jr. (Ferrari of Lake Forest) completed the sweep of the day at Watkins Glen, starting with pole positions earned Saturday morning and then capping off their performances with wins in the Trofeo Pirelli and Coppa Shell categories respectively.
The North American leg of Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli is set to continue this weekend with the third round of the 2021 season at Watkins Glen International.
The opening round of the 2021 Ferrari Challenge North America season is complete at Virginia International Raceway.
After a gorgeous qualifying session, the heavens opened in the middle of the Coppa Shell race, making for a chaotic end to that race and the forced postponement of the Trofeo Pirelli race until Sunday.
Ferrari Challenge North America opens Its 2021 season in Virginia this weekend.
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli concluded its fifth round of North American competition in high style at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca where an intense second day of racing action brought many championship battles into further focus.
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli is set to continue its 2020 season in North America with its fifth round at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca.
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli completed its first day of competition at the Circuit of the Americas. Divided into two groups, nearly 40 competitors took to the track to compete in the opening races.
Another spectacular but warm day greeted the drivers of Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli as many were eager to get back into their cars to try to better their performance from Saturday. The result was two excellent races where drivers demonstrated respect and awareness for each other as they navigated the historic Indianapolis circuit.
After Daytona and Road Atlanta, the Ferrari Challenge North America resumes from Indianapolis for its third round of the season.
The North American series of Ferrari Challenge will make its return to competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a four-month hiatus.
Due to the Covid-19 situation, Ferrari plans to resume track activities from July with events held behind closed doors.
Road Atlanta saw the on-track debut of the Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo with Cooper MacNeil and Jason McCarthy taking the victories.