Ferrari Challenge – Cheung and Becker on pole at Daytona

Ferrari Challenge – Cheung and Becker on pole at Daytona

Daytona, 24 January –Harry Cheung and Jon Becker yesterday took pole positions in the first round of the European Ferrari Challenge championship, the former in the Trofeo Pirelli and the latter in the Coppa Shell.
In beautifully sunny conditions in Florida, Cheung (Ferrari of Beverley Hills) set the fastest time of the day in 1.47.649, just under three tenths quicker than Mexico’s Ricardo Perez (1.47.935,) with Ryan Ockey third, more than a second down in 1.48.654. The quickest of the Coppa Shell drivers was tenth overall in 1.49.402 and the next man in the same class was John Baker, twelfth in 1.49.734, who was followed by Ugo Colombo (thirteenth in 1.50.007.)
Today, at 10.50 local time, the first race takes place, with the second being run on Saturday morning at 9.45 as a curtain raiser to the 24 Hour race, the first round of the USC Championship.

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