BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (October 25, 2018) – Continuing an incredible Ferrari Challenge season that has so far amassed 21 victories, 42 podiums and a total of 21 awards for Coppa Team and Ladies’ Cup honors and 19 poles, Scuderia Corsa will arrive at this weekend’s Finali Mondiali in search of adding championship honors to their season tally. Arriving at the historic Monza circuit in Monza, Italy, the team is in search of two World Titles as well securing another final North American championship in Trofeo Pirelli in addition to the one already secured in Coppa Shell Class.
In the premier Trofeo Pirelli category, Cooper MacNeil is looking to secure the North America title, which he currently leads by a healthy 29 points. That would deliver Scuderia Corsa two North American championships, having already secured the Coppa Shell North American crown with Thomas Tippl at the most recent event at Road Atlanta.
The weekend will close however, with competitors from all over the world battling for the coveted World Title among Ferrari Challenge competitors, which MacNeil, Tippl, and the entire Scuderia Corsa Team of Angie King, Bradley Smith, Chris Carel, Jim Camp and Mark Fuller is looking forward to battle with the best of the best. On Sunday, the weekend will close with the traditional Ferrari show as well as the final sessions of Ferrari XX and Corse Clienti Programs on track.
For Giacomo Mattioli, Ferrari World Finals is an event unlike any other that everyone looks forward to.
“The Finali Mondiali is another fantastic opportunity for all of our drivers to compete against the best of the best while enjoying a 100% Ferrari atmosphere in one of the most iconic Italian racetracks” stated Mattioli. “Our 2018 season has been a great achievement for everyone involved, and with four championships on the line, everyone is very committed to put together the best possible show”.
Official practice begins on Thursday, November 1, with race action taking place on all four days. Qualifying and races can be followed live at live.ferrari.com while timing are available at https://livetiming.alkamelsystems.com/ferrarichallenge/ or stay tuned on Scuderia social media channels: Twitter @Scuderia_Corsa, Facebook at Scuderia Corsa, Instagram at @Scuderia.Corsa
About Scuderia Corsa.
In 2018, Las Vegas-based team expanded its racing efforts to open-wheel, 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), 12H of Sebring Podium (2018, 2017), 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.
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