On Thursday 25 April 2019, twenty clients took delivery of their Ferrari Challenge UK 2019 race cars at the Prologue test event at Brands Hatch. Using the Indy circuit, the drivers had two, ninety minute sessions on the iconic track to familiarise themselves with their cars before they return to Brands Hatch for the opening rounds of the 2019 season on 18 and 19 May.
The new Ferrari Challenge UK Series is the only National Championship operated by Ferrari, and completes the impressive family of Ferrari Challenge Championships, which is made up of the European series, North American series, Asia Pacific series and now the UK series.
Francesco Balli – Regional Manager, Ferrari North Europe, said: “We are thrilled that the Prologue event was a success and we are really excited heading into the season. The UK is Ferrari’s second-largest market which is why the importance of a UK series cannot be understated. The UK also has a large amount of Ferrari clients who possess racing licenses, so we are delighted that Ferrari can now offer them such a unique and exciting opportunity.”
The calendar for the Ferrari Challenge UK Series is below:
18 – 19 May, Brands Hatch
22 – 23 June, Snetterton
20 – 21 July, Croft
21 – 22 September, Silverstone