Ferrari Racing Days Debut In Brazil
Challenge Series Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 9, 2013
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ferrari North America is
taking the Ferrari Challenge Series to the iconic Circuit of Interlagos in Sao
Paolo, Brazil, on April 12-14.
For the first time, the series will travel to Brazil, one of the most dynamic
and growing business markets for Ferrari. "Much like the unique history of
Interlagos to both Scuderia Ferrari and motorsports overall, Brazil is a
vibrant epicenter where demand for Ferrari is strong, and the opportunities
for growth even stronger," says Marco Mattiacci, President and CEO, of the
Americas. "We look forward to joining our clients and welcoming the fans of
Ferrari at the circuit in Interlagos," Mattiacci concludes.
Adding to the weekend, the Ferrari Challenge will be joined by the Corse
Clienti Department's 599XX "evolution", FXX and F1 Clienti bringing all these
different series and drivers together to create a Brazilian edition of the
Ferrari Racing Days. Also making its debut in Brazil is the unveiling of the
F12berlinetta, the latest addition to the Ferrari product line-up.
After Interlagos the Ferrari Challenge will travel to Sonoma Raceway in
California on April 26-28. Ferrari will engage its Silicon Valley friends and
fans with exciting opportunities for fans to enjoy the Challenge Series
firsthand. For the latest developments, please follow Ferrari USA on twitter
The Ferrari Challenge is one of the numerous "exclusive" experiences that
Ferrari offers its customers -- whether owners are actually racing in the
series, or spectating from the luxurious VIP hospitality Suites. The race in
Brazil is also an occasion to join once again partner with Net Element
International, a global technology-driven group specializing in electronic
commerce and mobile payments (NASDAQ: NETE).
About the Ferrari Challenge Series
Regarded as the longest-running of its type, in 2013 the Ferrari Challenge
Series began its 20^th season in North America and enables owners of Ferrari
458 Challenge vehicles to compete against each other at world-class race
tracks throughout the Americas. Drivers compete for the trophies in two
categories – The Trofeo Pirelli and the Coppa Shell. The Ferrari Challenge
Series is organized by Ferrari North America, and sanctioned by the Grand
American Road Racing Association. www.ferrarichallenge.com.
About Corse Clienti
Through programs such as the Ferrari Challenge Series, Corse Clienti offers
Ferrari's "racing clients" the ultimate opportunity to explore their passion
for racing out on the track. As part of the non-competitive activity, there
are two technological collaboration programs involving a select group of
"owner-test drivers" who have acquired a Ferrari FXX or 599XX, produced
exclusively for track use. The F1 Clienti program makes it possible for
customers to acquire a Formula 1 car from Ferrari's racing history, and to be
coached for instruction and demonstration.
About Ferrari North America
Ferrari North America, Inc. is headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and is
the exclusive North, Central and South American importer of Ferrari vehicles
including the 458 Italia, 458 Spider, the California and FF Grand Tourers, and
the new Ferrari F12berlinetta. For more information please visit
www.ferrariusa.com and follow us on Twitter @FerrariUSA
SOURCE Ferrari North America
Contact: Karen Vonder Meulen, 201-816-2621
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