MIAMI –The Ferrari Challenge, which has multiple racing series throughout Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, is set to return to Homestead-Miami Speedway the weekend of September 30 and October 1. Drivers in the Ferrari Challenge will take on the track’s 2.21-mile road course in the all-new 488 Challenge car, which is based on the 488 GTB street car.
A single-model championship series developed by Ferrari for clients who have a passion for racing, the Ferrari Challenge has thrilled drivers and fans alike since its inception in 1993. This season, Ferrari Challenge features four different classes to accommodate drivers of different abilities, including the 488 Trofeo Pirelli, Trofeo Pirelli AM, Coppa Shell and 458 EVO.
The Challenge runs on the most scenic and well-known circuits in the world to allow its clients to enjoy themselves and their cars in a competitive and safe environment. In 2017, those circuits included Laguna Seca, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Mosport, Road America and Circuit of the Americas, before returning to Homestead-Miami Speedway for the final round in North America.
The action is set to begin with qualifying on Saturday, September 30 at 11:30 a.m. Race 1 of the Trofeo Pirelli will start at 2:30 p.m. and Race 1 of the Coppa Shell is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. On Sunday, October 1, qualifying will be held beginning at 10:50 a.m., while Race 2 of the Coppa Shell is set to start at 2:00 p.m. and Race 2 of the Trofeo Pirelli will start at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets will be available for purchase at Gate 18 of the Speedway, which will open at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission tickets will be $20 for each day. Kids 12 and younger will be admitted for free.