INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 28, 2019) – Scuderia Corsa joined a history-making weekend as Ferrari Challenge North America competed at the world-renowned Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time.
Scuderia Corsa’s seven Ferrari Challenge drivers had a thrilling weekend experiencing Indianapolis’ Brickyard, a circuit the Prancing Horse first appeared on in 1952. The teams passionate Challengisti basked in the racing heritage bursting from the 13 turn, 2.5-mile course. The drivers enjoyed the opportunity to experience the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, walk along the historic Gasoline Alley and drive over the infamous strip of bricks that once made up the entirety of the racing surface.
Mark Fuller and Cooper MacNeil showcased the speed of their respective Ferrari 488 Challenge this weekend earning pole in Trofeo Pirelli Am and Trofeo Pirelli. They maintained strength throughout the weekend with MacNeil earning second in race one and two and Fuller claiming third in Race Two.
In Coppa Shell Am Neil Landberg and Eric Martson partook in a gripping weekend racing their 660hp Ferrari 488 Challenge around the historic track. Lisa Clark highlighted the Ferrari’s consistency achieving top honors in Coppa Ladies.
Chris Carel and Joe Sposato rounded out the pack enjoying all of the racing heritage Indianapolis Motor Speedway had to offer.
For Team Owner Giacomo Mattioli Indianapolis Motor Speedway always promises an exciting weekend.
“We were honored to be part of the first Ferrari Challenge weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway,” Mattioli said. “Many historic moments have and continue to take place in Indianapolis. It was wonderful to see the Ferrari 488 Challenge racing across the yard of bricks. They enjoyed a tremendous weekend of comradery and racing which is the most important part.”
The Scuderia Corsa drivers have only one race remaining on U.S. soil before they travel to Italy for the Finali Mondiali in Mugello. The final round of Ferrari Challenge North America will take place September 6-8 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. In the meantime, the Scuderia Corsa team now turns its attention to Road America for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Road Race Showcase August 2-5.
About Scuderia Corsa.
In 2019, Las Vegas-based team Scuderia Corsa enters IndyCar Series season, including the 103rd Indianapolis 500, after expanding its racing efforts to open-wheel in 2018 running in the 102nd Indianapolis 500. GT results include: IMSA GTD Champion (2017, 2016, 2015), Grand-AM GT Champion (2013), Pirelli World Challenge GTA Champion (2016), 24 Hours of Le Mans GTE-AM Winner (2016), 24 Hours of Le Mans GTE-AM Podium (2017, 2015), 12H of Sebring Winner (2016, 2019), 12H of Sebring Podium (2018, 2017), 10H of Petit Le Mans Winner (2018), 6H of Watkins Glen Winner (2016), 6H of Watkins Glen Podium (2017). Championship winning, Scuderia Corsa was founded in 2012 by Giacomo Mattioli and Art Zafiropoulo. Follow Scuderia Corsa on Twitter @Scuderia_Corsa, Facebook at Scuderia Corsa, Instagram at @Scuderia.Corsa and ScuderiaCorsa.com.