Mont Tremblant, 29 June – The fifth round of the North American Ferrari Challenge came to end today at Circuit-Mont Tremblant. The last race was closely fought as Ricardo Perez (Ferrari of Houston) and Emmanuel Anassis (Ferrari of Quebec) contended for the ultimate victory. Perez, who started today’s race in pole position, was the winner and continues to lead the series with the overall drivers’ points. Anassis finished second and recorded the fastest lap time at 1.38.179. Ryan Ockey (Ferrari of Ontario) closed the set of Trofeo Pirelli winners with a third place finish, just ahead of Doug Peterson from Miller Motorcars.
In the Coppa Shell class, Chris Ruud brought home the victory and finished in sixth position overall. His teammate from Ferrari of Beverly Hills, Jon Becker, claimed his second place win with Carlos Conde (Miller Motorcars) finishing in third place.
In addition, Erich Cheung of Ferrari of Ft. Lauderdale received special recognition, as he the first and only driver to have participated in the worldwide series of the Ferrari Challenge in Italy, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
The next round of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli takes place from July 11-13 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI.