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Cheung and Perez Take Ferrari Challenge Victories

Posted by on May 20, 2014

The second Northern California visit for the North America Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli saw twenty-seven examples of the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione battle at the world famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is a natural terrain road course just south of San Jose in Salinas, California. Among its many challenging corners is the world-famous Corkscrew, which plummets drivers 5 ½ stories in only 450 feet, providing a true test for the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione. The first race, held on Saturday afternoon, saw a pair of dominating victories in both the Trofeo Pirelli and Coppa Shell categories. Harry Cheung (Ferrari of Beverly Hills) started the race from the overall pole position and led every lap to win the race and the Trofeo Pirelli division. Finishing second was Henrik Hedman (Ferrari of Fort Lauderdale) with Ryan Ockey...

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Ferrari Challenge Sonoma Results

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014

Two days of perfect California weather greeted the 31 drivers and their respective machines for the second round of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, held at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Following the first weekend of the year at Daytona International Raceway, this weekend marked the first time that the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione would be used in the North American championship of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli. The Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione features a revised front bumper and splitter, as well as a new rear wing, which have been developed from experience in Ferrari’s GT racing. The changes result in a faster, more balanced race car that excels in high-speed corners and under braking. The drivers in the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli praised the handling characteristics of the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione, and laptimes at Sonoma were seconds...

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