TORONTO, Ont. Canada (Feb. 5, 2018) – Remo Ferri, team principal of R.Ferri Motorsport RACING WITH FERRARI officially announced today that his team will return to compete in the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge Series season with his Ferrari 488 GT3.
Accomplished sports car driver and Ferrari veteran Toni Vilander, a two-time 24 Hours of LeMans class champion, will pilot the team’s entry in the series beginning with the St. Petersburg Grand Prix on March 9 – 11, 2018. 2018 will mark the fourth season in the sprint category for R. Ferri Motorsport RACING WITH FERRARI. The team brings a deep roster of talent and experience to the program. Racing is in the DNA of the organization, starting with the passion and dedication of Remo Ferri.
The team has years of history in the sport including strong campaigns in GRAND-AM, IMSA as well as strong representation in Ferrari Challenge. “We are excited to be back again this year in the Pirelli World Challenge with a driver that has had a lot of success with the Ferrari. With the support from the factory coupled with the experience we gained from previous years, I feel confident that we can be a very strong team and compete for the championship “said Ferri.
The team also communicated that Vilander’s teammate for the SprintX rounds will be announced soon.
The 2018 Pirelli World Challenge GT season consists of nineteen rounds at ten prestigious venues across North America, starting next weekend in St. Petersburg, FL. Included in the schedule is the home race for R.Ferri Motorsport at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park race track in Bowmanville, Ontario on May 18th to 20th, 2018.
About R.Ferri Motorsport RACING WITH FERRARI: Led by Remo Ferri and founded in 1991, R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari is a professional Canadian racing team headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and races in partnership with the RFerri Automotive Group including Ferrari of Ontario, Toronto and Alberta. R.Ferri Motorsport also provides technical, racing, and logistical support for Ferraris that take part in the North American Ferrari Challenge along with other exclusive customer track events. Learn more at www.rferrimotorsport.com.