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Ferrari Finish First in GT – LeMans at Road America

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014

A Ferrari 458 Italia took victory for the fourth time this season in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at the famous Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, on Sunday afternoon. The no. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 458 Italia driven by Giancarlo Fisichella and Pierre Kaffer scored its first victory of the season, one race after scoring its first podium of the year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Competing in the GT-LeMans class, which features factory programs from several OEM’s, Giuseppe Risi’s privately owned team led throughout Sunday’s two hour and forty-five minute race. Withstanding sustained pressure in the closing stages, Kaffer drove the Ferrari past the checkered flag with a 1.5-second margin of victory over his closest pursuer. The victory is the eleventh for the Ferrari 458 Italia in North American endurance racing, and the fourth in this season’s TUDOR...

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Blancpain Championship Comes to Silverstone

Posted by on May 23, 2014

The Blancpain Endurance Series is back in action this weekend. After the endurance championship got underway in Monza, the series comes to Silverstone with several Ferraris entered in two of the three categories, Pro-Am Cup and Gentlemen Trophy. In the Pro-Am Cup, there are six Ferrari 458 Italia GT3s entered. Based on Monza form the one to watch could be the number 90 car of Scuderia Villorba Corse, which can count on the ability of Andrea Rizzoli, Stefano Gai and Francesco Castellacci, who came second in Monza in April. Also on the Monza podium were Andrew Danyliw, Simon Knap and Andrea Sonvico, who race Ferrari number 50 at Silverstone for the AF Corse team. As for the Gentlemen Trophy, there are five Ferraris. At Silverstone, the 458 Italia to keep an eye on will be the GT Corse by...

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