Maranello, 23 October – The 2016 Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific championship offers an interesting and varied calendar. The championship, which will again use the super high performing and reliable 458 Challenge EVOs, will begin on the first weekend of March in Suzuka, a legendary track where Ferrari has written many chapters in its illustrious history.
Welcome return. The second weekend on 14 to 16 April will be at Abu Dhabi, the theatre of the 2014 Finali Mondiali, which was appreciated by all the drivers. The third round will see the cars in Shanghai as part of the Ferrari Racing Days, always one of the most anticipated events of the year. Before the summer break the championship will go to Malaysia, where from 5 to 7 August the 458 Challenge EVOs will do battle on the Sepang circuit.
A little welcome glamour. The engines will rev up again from 16 to 18 September for the most glamorous event of the season, held in conjunction with the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. This will be followed by another must-see event between October 14 to 16 when the competition’s second Japanese meeting will be held alongside the World Endurance Championship race in Fuji. The series will close from 1 to 4 December at a location to be announced during the World Finals from 5 to 8 November at Mugello.
Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific
Round 1 – 4-6 March Suzuka
Round 2 – 14-16 April Abu Dhabi
Round 3 – 10-12 June Shanghai
Round 4 – 5-7 August Sepang
Round 5 – 16-18 September Singapore
Round 6 – 14-16 October Fuji