Veteran driver Stanton joins Scuderia Corsa Ferrari for six hours at Watkins Glen

Team looks to take lead in North American endurance championship at the Grand-Am Rolex Series race at The Glen.

Los Angeles, California – Scuderia Corsa team principal Giacomo Mattioli announced that veteran driver Craig Stanton will join Alessandro Balzan and Jeff Westphal behind the wheel of the No.63 Ferrari 458 Italia for the Grand-AM Rolex Series’ Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

“I am very pleased to have Craig on the Team for Watkins Glen as we continue our pursuit of the North American Endurance Championship,” said Mattioli before adding, “Craig brings a deep understanding of the Glen and he is a great team player, both essential qualities if you want to win a race like this.”

Craig Stanton brings a wealth of knowledge to Scuderia Corsa for Watkins Glen. An experienced endurance racer for over two decades and the 2005 Grand-AM Rolex Series GT Champion, Stanton broke the Watkins Glen track record piloting a Daytona Prototype in 2011. “I am so grateful to be part of the Scuderia Corsa team at Watkins Glen and to have the opportunity to drive the No.63 Ferrari 458 Italia for Giacomo Mattioli. I know Scuderia Corsa very well and I am sure it will be an easy transition. I am looking forward to great results at Watkins Glen!” added Stanton.

Craig Stanton
Craig Stanton

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Stanton’s long career as a top driver is in large part due to his dedication to fitness, earning him the honorary title as the “fittest driver in motorsports.” A world-class biker, rower and triathlete, Stanton shares his fitness passion through his Craig Stanton fitness programs for competitive athletes and drivers.

Scuderia Corsa, currently leading the Grand-AM Rolex GT class and second in the North American Endurance Championship standings, will continue its quest for the GT championship at the Diamond Cellar Classic, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, on June 15, 2013.

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Craig Stanton , Eric Gilbert , Alessandro Balzan , Jeff Westphal
Teams Scuderia Corsa
Article type Breaking news
Tags 458 italia, balzan, ferrari, grand-am, mattioli, rolex, scuderia corsa, stanton, the glen, watkins glen, westphal