Between December 3 and 7, joining the Ferrari 458 cars taking to the track at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi for the Finali Mondiali will be Gautam Singhania, the first Indian to have qualified for the finale of this event.
This is also the first time the 21 year old racing event will be hosted outside Europe. Singhania recently tasted success at this circuit with a double win in the NGK series.
On qualifying for the finals of the Ferrari Challenge, the Super Car Club founder and Raymond Limited managing director Ā said, āThis is an exhilarating feeling to have two wins under your belt at Abu Dhabi recently. It is an immensely aggressive and competitive racing series with the top ten racers qualifying less than a second apart. I currently have my sights set on the World Finals and looking forward to a great racing weekend.ā
Originally organised for Ferrari 348 Berlinetta owners, the Ferrari Challenge has been around since 1993. The Finali Mondiali marks the end of the racing season for Ferrari.
Gautam Hari Singhania to become the first Indian to race at the Ferrari Finali Mondiali 2014
|A keen enthusiast of fast machines since his childhood, Mr. Gautam Hari Singhania, Chairman and Managing Director, Raymond Limited is the first Indian to reach the finale of the worldās biggest Ferrari event - Finali Mondiali, to be held from 3rd to 6th December 2014 at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina circuit. This extravagant racing event for the first time in the history will be hosted outside Europe.
2014 has been a great year for Mr. Singhania, as he participated in various prestigious tournaments across the world, most recently being the NGK Racing Series at the Yas Marina Circuit where he bagged a double win. In the upcoming racing tournament in the gulf city, he will aim to whistle past 458 challenger cars in one of the most prestigious and popular single-make championship events in the world.
Commenting on this forthcoming Ferrari Challenge, Gautam Hari Singhania, Chairman and Managing Director, Raymond Limited and Founder Chairman, Super Car Club said, āThis is an exhilarating feeling to have two wins under your belt at Abu Dhabi recently. It is an immensely aggressive and competitive racing series with the top ten racers qualifying less than a second apart. I currently have my sights set on the World Finals and looking forward to a great racing weekend.ā
Since 1993, Ferrari has been celebrating the end of its racing season with its now-legendary āFinali Mondialiā, and will see competitors from United States, Asia-Pacific, and Europe series coming together. This Ferrari Challenge is a single-marque autosport championship, and was created for owners of the Ferrari 348 Berlinetta, who wanted to be involved in racing. The Ferrari 348 (Type F119) is a mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive V8-powered 2-seat sports car .
This racing tournament is a real treat for Ferrari fans, as this occasion is all set to showcase over 250 exotic and limited series Ferrari cars, thus providing four extraordinary days of excitement and spectacle.