Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ferrari Challenge North America Heads to Montreal
Ferrari Challenge North America heads to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada, from 8 to 10 June 8th.
Below is a rundown of of the line up after an action-packed weekend of racing at Laguna Seca, where about 70 Ferrari racers raced.
After a victory in Race 1 at Laguna Seca, Cooper MacNeil, driving for Scuderia Corsa – Ferrari of Beverly Hills, enters the 4th round of Y 2018 with the championship lead in the Trofeo Pirelli division.
Peter Ludwig of Wide World Ferrari won the second race of the weekend in California and now sits second in the standings, 3 points adrift of series of leader MacNeil.
In the AM division, Rob Hodes of Scuderia CAVA – Ferrari of Washington leads the way after finishes of 2nd and 3rd in class (9th and 12th overall). He is trailed by Ferrari of Denver’s John Boyd by 21 points in their title fight.
Scuderia Corsa – Ferrari of Beverly Hills’ Thomas Tippl continued a remarkable run at Laguna Seca, sweeping the weekend in the Coppa Shell category and extended his streak of victories in five in succession. This allowed him to extend his championship lead over Ferrari North America’s Michael Fassbender to an impressive 46 points.
Ferrari of Long Island’s John Megrue also enters Montreal with some momentum, having taken both class victories in the Coppa Shell-AM division at Laguna Seca (6th and 7th overall) and extending his points lead to 9 markers over Miller Motorcars’ Dale Katechis.
The Ferrari Challenge 458 drivers are off and will not be present at Montreal, but will return later this year at Watkins Glen International.
Montreal’s on-track action will begin early Friday morning conclude Sunday, supporting the F 1 Grand Prix. The stars of Ferrari Challenge North America will first take to the track Friday for a 20-minute free practice session prior to FP1 for the Canadian GP. They will get another 20-minute free practice session later in the afternoon.
Saturday, they will qualify just before the F1 stars get their opportunity to go for pole as well, which will immediately precede Race 1 for the Ferrari Challenge drivers.
Sunday, Race 2 will follow Formule Tour 1600 and Porsche GT3 Cup action as the final event before the lights go out for F 1’s Canadian GP. Each of the weekend’s races will last 25 minutes.
There are 45 Teams entered for this weekend’s event.
Complete Ferrari Challenge schedule – Montreal
|6/8/2018||Free Practice Session 1 (20mins)||08:55 – 09:15|
|6/8/2018||Free Practice Session 2 (20mins)||16:50 – 17:10|
|6/9/2018||Qualifying (35mins)||12:15 – 12:50|
|6/9/2018||Race 1 (25mins)||15:35 – 16:00|
|6/10/2018||Race 2 (25mins)||11:05 – 11:30|
I will report the action after the Canadian Grand Prix. Tune in.
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