The North American Ferrari Challenge visited Wine Country this past weekend for two races at Sonoma Raceway.
Sonoma, CA – It was a remarkable day for drivers and fans alike to enjoy the splendors of the Prancing Horse at Sonoma Raceway for the first day of Ferrari Challenge racing. Dominating the first round of was Mark McKenzie of Ferrari of Houston.
Victory for the Coppa Shell drivers was awarded to the poleman Chris Ruud, already a winner in the first round of the season, in Daytona, who remained in constant battle with his teammate from Ferrari of Beverly Hills, Jon Becker. The two were closely followed by James Weiland of Ferrari of San Francisco who finished third on today’s podium.
The drivers showcased pure driving exhilaration in Race 2 at Sonoma Raceway. Polesitter Harry Cheung of Ferrari of Beverly Hills fought a fierce battle against Ricardo Perez of Mexico (Ferrari of Houston).
Leading the Coppa Shell classification was Jon Becker, beating his teammate from Ferrari of Beverly Hills, Chris Ruud, by less than a second creating a reversed order of Race 1 results. Finishing in third place was, just like Saturday, James Weiland of Ferrari of San Francisco keeping the Coppa Shell field in tight contention.
The next round for the North American Ferrari Challenge takes place at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California from May 16-18.
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