Drivers prepare for the Ferrari Challenge at Road America

August 7th, 2017 by

2017 Road America Ferrari Challenge

Drivers from all over the Midwest and the surrounding area are preparing this month to take part in the 2017 Road America Ferrari Challenge. The Ferrari Challenge is a one-make racing event, in which all participants drive the same Ferrari vehicle to show off the models incredible performance on racing prowess while exhibiting their own skills as drivers.

Road America will be hosting the Ferrari Challenge this coming weekend from August 11th to the 13th at its track near Elkhart Lake in the town of Plymouth, Wisconsin. The race will be showing off the amazing abilities of the Ferrari 458 Challenge and its powerful engine, as well as the skills and abilities of its drivers.

Drivers who own a Ferrari 458 Challenge, which is a special racing model derived from the Ferrari 458 road car, are able to participate in the 2017 Ferrari Challenge at Road America. The event will host multiple practice sessions on the 11th and 12th with a qualifying round and final race to take place on the 13th.

About the Track

Road America is highly accredited and considered one of the fastest race tracks in the world, offering a series of sharp turns and long stretches. It has been holding races since the 1950’s and today hosts more than 400 events a year.

In total, the Road America track stretches 6.515 meters for an extremely fast-paced racing experience. The average race time for this impressive course is 30 minutes, with a best lap time set at 2’11”182. It takes incredible skill for drivers to be able to handle all 14 curves found on the track both quickly and efficiently.

For more information about the Ferrari Challenge, or to see the results of the challenge at Road America, be sure to  check back with the rest of our blog here at Continental Ferrari.

If you’re interested in making the trip up to Wisconsin from Chicago for the race, feel free to contact us here at Continental Ferrari for more information. You can also visit the Ferrari racing website to purchase tickets.