MacNeil and Musial triumphant at Sonoma
Ferrari Problem Trofeo Pirelli accomplished its second spherical in North America in type with racing motion all day at Sonoma Raceway. Nestled within the coronary heart of California wine nation, drivers didn’t have a lot time to benefit from the views of the San Francisco Bay because the roller-coaster structure of the circuit and their Ferrari 488 Problem Evo race vehicles stored everybody on their toes for the entire weekend.
Trofeo Pirelli. Cooper MacNeil (Ferrari of Westlake) continued his good run on the entrance of the Trofeo Pirelli race, and because the sole entrant within the Trofeo Pirelli class, incomes pole and the win in Sunday’s on-track motion. It was by and enormous easy crusing on the entrance of the sector as he launched to the lead early and constructed a niche earlier than managing his tempo to the checkered flag thirty minutes later.
Trofeo Pirelli AM1. Martin Burrowes (Ferrari of Ft. Lauderdale) returned to the highest step of the rostrum in Sunday’s motion after a difficult Saturday. The Ferrari of Ft. Lauderdale driver was off the entrance row to begin, however stormed previous exterior pole-sitter Brad Horstmann (International Automobiles Italia) however didn’t have the final word tempo to problem MacNeil. In reality his nearest competitors was from behind as Enzo Potolicchio (Ferrari of Central Florida) took second within the class, solely three seconds adrift of Burrowes. Neil Gehani (Continental Autosports) rounded out the AM1 podium with a 3rd place end.
Trofeo Pirelli AM2. Jason McCarthy (Huge World Ferrari) made his return to the highest step of the Trofeo Pirelli AM2 podium after a outstanding drive in Saturday’s races. Whereas it was actually a extra subdued efficiency on Sunday, McCarthy nonetheless managed to complete over 10 seconds forward of his nearest competitor, Brian Davis (Ferrari of Palm Seaside) who took second place. Class pole-sitter Brad Horstmann (International Automobiles Italia) nonetheless had a tougher afternoon after qualifying so properly, tumbling to 3rd within the class.
Coppa Shell. Dave Musial Jr. (Ferrari of Lake Forest) made a triumphant return to the highest step of the rostrum, taking the Coppa Shell win in Sunday’s motion at Sonoma Raceway. A wild 30-minute battle noticed a number of lead modifications amongst three totally different drivers as everybody tried to navigate the roller-coaster problem of the famed California circuit. Within the class, VIR maestro Todd Coleman (Ferrari of Denver) completed second whereas pole sitter Christopher Aitken (Ferrari of Houston) rounded out the rostrum with a robust third place end.
Coppa Shell AM. Benoit Bergeron (Ferrari of Quebec) continued to make his presence felt within the Coppa Shell AM class in his first racing weekend with the championship, finishing an ideal weekend in his very first try. Sunday’s win firmly established him as a drive to be reckoned with, not solely in Coppa Shell AM, however within the total rankings in addition to he completed second there. Additional again, Franck Ruimy (Ferrari of Beverly Hills) took the second step, whereas Brett Jacobson (Ferrari of Austin) additionally secured a podium end in solely his second ever racing weekend.
Schedule. The North American leg of Ferrari Problem Trofeo Pirelli will proceed at Watkins Glen Worldwide Raceway with official classes starting on Could 21.