Maranello, 23 October – The Ferrari Challenge North America calendar, announced on the eve of the Finali Mondiali at Mugello from 5 to 8 November, is less dense than the Formula 1 series but the season is spread over more months, 12 to be precise, from January to December.
Traditional start. As usual the series kicks off in January in combination with America’s most famous endurance race, the Daytona 24 Hours (28-30 January). After a long break the 458 Challenge EVOs will return to the fray from 8 to 10 April at Sonoma, in one of the most eagerly anticipated races which is run through the vineyards of the Napa Valley. Then after a year off, the series goes to the Circuit of the Americas for the third race of the season.
In the name of Gilles. Drivers will battle it out on the famous Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Notre Dame Island, in Quebec for one of the season’s most anticipated races from 10 to 12 June, the same weekend as the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix. After the summer break, the series returns to Lime Rock on 16 to 18 September, with the third last race of the season. The Ferrari Challenge will be part of the Ferrari Racing Days from 4 to 6 November at Homestead, before moving to the venue of the Finali Mondiali which will be announced at the Mugello meeting in the coming weeks.
Ferrari Challenge North America
Round 1 – 28-30 January Daytona
Round 2 – 8-10 April Sonoma
Round 3 – 13-15 May Circuit of the Americas
Round 4 – 10-12 June Montreal
Round 5 – 23-24 September Lime Rock
Round 6 – 4-6 November Homestead