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Imola to host the Ferrari Challenge World Finals in 2022

Imola’s Enzo and Dino Ferrari circuit will have the honor of hosting the finale of the Maranello manufacturer’s customer racing program on October 28-30 next year, as the Italian circuit gears up for another busy season of international events after the ones already announced during the year.

Nurmi holds off Schiro for Pirelli World Final win

Luka Nurmi (Formula Racing) continued his perfect end-of-season run with an impressive win in the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli World Final race at Mugello to become World Champion.

Kirchmayr secures Coppa Shell World Final trophy

Ernst Kirchmayr crowned an excellent weekend of racing for the Baron Motorsport team as he added the Ferrari Challenge Coppa Shell World Final trophy to his championship victory yesterday.

Nurmi does the double with second Trofeo Pirelli win at Mugello

Luka Nurmi (Formula Racing) made it two out of two this weekend as he kept a cool head under pressure to power to a lights-to-flag win in the second Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli race, finishing third overall in the championship.

Kirchmayr takes third overall at Mugello for Coppa Shell title win

Ernst Kirchmayr was crowned overall 2021 Ferrari Challenge Coppa Shell champion at the end of a race that was twice interrupted by the safety car and then definitively by the red flags at the Mugello circuit today when he finished third in his Baron Motorsport Ferrari 488 Challenge.

Gatting becomes Ferrari Challenge’s first-ever female champion

Exclusive interview with the Iron Lynx squad’s Danish driver, who won the Trofeo Pirelli in the Ferrari 488 Challenge at Mugello, taking the overall title for the first time. Even with a prestigious title in her pocket, she is still looking forward to the World Finals on Sunday…

Dense fog leads to qualifying being cancelled at Mugello

Both this morning’s second qualifying sessions for the Ferrari Challenge Coppa Shell and Trofeo Pirelli were eventually canceled after early morning fog shrouding the Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello failed to clear in time for the 9.30 start.

Nurmi takes win, Gatting clinches title in Mugello chaos

Finland’s Luka Nurmi (Formula Racing) continued his impressive run of form this weekend to take the win in the first Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli race at Mugello, two-thirds of which were run behind the safety car after a series of incidents that left debris, fluid and the resulting filler on the track.

Coleman and Ramelli take Coppa Shell regional wins

American Todd Coleman (Ferrari of Denver) and Giuseppe Ramelli (Rossocorsa-Pellin Racing) took the wins in the Ferrari Challenge Coppa Shell North America and Europe categories respectively after a nice and clean 30-minute race 1 around the undulating 5.245 km Mugello circuit in perfect racing conditions.