DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2016) – This year, the start of December will make a bit of history as the Ferrari Finali Mondiali (World Finals) heads to the United States for the first time.
The world-class weekend, which will take place at Daytona International Speedway, will be headlined by a massive grid of Ferrari Challenge cars from across the globe battling for top honors in one final race on Sunday, December 4.
“For all of us at Ferrari North America it is a very proud moment to bring the Finali Mondiali to North America for the first time,” said Edwin Fenech, CEO of Ferrari North America. “Daytona
On Saturday evening, Ferrari owners will have a chance to be a part of history as Ferrari attempts to break the Guinness World Record for Largest Parade of Ferraris. If the goal to have over 1,000 Ferraris circling the World Center of Racing under the lights is accomplished, it is sure to be a sight to behold.International Speedway is the perfect venue for the Finali. It has not only been the site of some of Ferrari’s most important moments in sports car racing, but with the recent completion of the Daytona Rising project, it has become an even more exciting venue for the drivers and spectators.”
In addition to the main race and record-setting attempt, Ferrari is preparing an exciting event for fans, as the weekend will include a Fan Zone, Ferrari-specific Concours d’Elegance, Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 demonstrations and guest appearances by Ferrari factory sports car drivers including 2016 Petit Le Mans winners Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander and James Calado, as well as Davide Rigon, Sam Bird and Gianmaria “Gimmi” Bruni.
“Spectators will see a show like they have never seen, with the world finals of the Ferrari Challenge, demonstrations of the XX Program, and of course the demonstration of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 cars on Daytona’s high banks,” Fenech said.
Tickets for the Ferrari Finali Mondiali are on sale now, and can be purchased through Daytona International Speedway by visiting the ticket office, www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-PITSHOP. Kids 12 and under are free throughout the event when accompanied by a ticketed adult, and all tickets include access to the garage area.
Senior Manager, IMSA Communications