Six podiums for Scuderia Corsa’s Ferrari Challenge drivers and Two Coppa Team at Homestead-Miami Speedway
November 9, 2016 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Another super weekend for Scuderia Corsa and its five Ferrari Challenge and three XX Programme drivers at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
In Ferrari Challenge, Scuderia Corsa’s drivers scored six podium finishes and Scuderia Corsa won two Coppa Team: Karl Williams secured second place on Saturday and Sunday’s races in Coppa Shell while Cooper MacNeil and Martin Fuentes returned to Ferrari Challenge finishing respectively second and third in Trofeo Pirelli race both days with Wei Lu chasing them for podium. Francisco Longo finished a strong sixth and seventh place in the weekend’s races.
Scuderia Corsa drivers Jim Clark, Ed Chalupa and Chris Ruud took part in the XX Programme run by Corse Clienti at the Ferrari Racing Days.
“This weekend was a tremendous success for our drivers. Special shout-out to Karl Williams for his impressive run on both days” said Giacomo Mattioli, Scuderia Corsa Team Owner. “This weekend has been a great anticipation of the upcoming Ferrari Finali Mondiali approaching. We all look forward to celebrating Ferrari racing on December 1-4 in Daytona!”
In the unique atmosphere that the event brings to life, the Challengisti experienced the top notch of a pure Ferrari environment by driving at the same track of Ferrari’s F1 and XX clients, a program which allows to purchase and drive former Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 race cars, as well as the FXX-K, FXX, and 599XX, on race tracks around the world. The exclusive Ferrari VIP Hospitality complemented their experience at the Homestead-Miami Speedway with top notch Ferrari atmosphere and networking opportunities within the Ferrari acquaintances.
With the upcoming Finali Mondiali at Daytona International Speedway on December 1-4, Scuderia Corsa is eagerly anticipating the 2017 Ferrari Challenge racing season. The season will begin May 12-14 at Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif.; followed by June 11 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal; July 14-16 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Ontario, Canada; August 11-13 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin; September 15-17 at Circuit of The Americas and Homestead-Miami Speedway on September 29-October 1.
About Scuderia Corsa
2016 24Hours of Le Mans GTE-Am winner, 2016 6H of Watkins Glen Winner, 2016 12H of Sebring Winner, 2016 Pirelli World Challenge GTA Champion, 2015 24Hours of Le Mans Podium, 2015 IMSA GTD and 2013 Grand-AM GT championship-winning team Scuderia Corsa was founded in 2013 by Giacomo Mattioli and Art Zafiropoulo. Follow Scuderia Corsa on Twitter @Scuderia_Corsa, on Facebook at Scuderia Corsa, Instagram at #Scuderiacorsaferrari andScuderiaCorsa.com
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