Laguna Seca, 17 May – Starting in pole position in today’s race, Harry Cheung clenched the first victory of the weekend at the notable circuit of Laguna Seca. Cheung (Ferrari of Beverly Hills) has been a dominant force, leading every lap from start to finish. His battle against Ricardo Perez of Ferrari of Houston, was remarkable especially since Perez noted the fastest lap overall in today’s race. Ultimately, Henrik Hedman (Ferrari of Fort Lauderdale) would finish second behind Cheung and Ryan Ockey (Ferrari of Ontario) would close the Trofeo Pirelli podium winners’ circle.
As for the Coppa Shell drivers, Chris Ruud ultimately claimed his victory with a first place finish, improving his overall position to fourth. James Weiland of Ferrari of San Francisco equally showcased his talents as he finished with a second place finish. John Baker (Ferrari of Fort Lauderdale) finished third with his first podium of the season.
The drivers will race again tomorrow for part two of the Ferrari Challenge weekend at Laguna Seca. Qualifying will take place at 10:30 AM PST and Race 2 at 1:45 PM PST.