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Jonathan Byrd's Racing, a long-time fixture at the Indianapolis 500 that has been absent since 2005, will return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 100th running of the legendary event in 2016. Click to read the full story…

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Dave Despain has spent his entire career interviewing racing folks. Now he is embarking on the latest chapter in his career, a new show on MAVTV. Here is part two of our exclusive Q&A with Despain.   Click to read the full story…

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Al Unser Jr., a two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, is the latest driver to confirm participation in the Sportscar Vintage Racing Ass'n Indy Legends Pro-Am at Indianapolis Motor Speedway June 6-8. Click to read the full story…

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TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL, the popular Baja-style off-road truck racing series, will return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte April 25-26 with the Husqvarna Showdown. Click to read the full story…

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IndyCar officials have placed Verizon IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves on probation through June 30, 2014, for an action following the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 13.  Click to read the full story…

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Austin Theriault will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this season, as JR Motorsports has signed him to drive three races in the No. 5 Chevrolet.  Click to read the full story…

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Daniel Suarez will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Richmond Int'l Raceway on Friday in the No. 20 Silent Circle/Telcel Toyota fielded by Joe Gibbs Racing.  Click to read the full story…

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Officials from Win-Tron Racing announced Tuesday that MadVapes, one of the web's largest and most popular electronic cigarette providers since 2009, will return as the primary marketing partner for Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate Mason Mingus in next month's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Click to read the full story…

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Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple announced Tuesday that it will serve as the exclusive oil and lubricants sponsor for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercar and Lites series through 2015.  Click to read the full story…

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Ferrari Challenge Returns to Sonoma Raceway This Weekend

Ferrari Challenge Returns to Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Calif. (April 23, 2014) – The incredible cars of the Ferrari Challenge North America Series return to Sonoma Raceway for the ninth consecutive year this weekend, April 25-27. The event marks the second of the nine races for the 2014 Ferrari Challenge Series, the ultimate one-make series of Ferrari 458 EVO owners. 

This highly-anticipated event, a long-standing highlight for Ferrari fans and clients, promises to deliver a weekend full of beautiful cars, exciting racing and entertainment.

Spectators are invited to attend the race and enjoy an open paddock area and the Ferrari-festival atmosphere.  The weekend will feature four practice sessions on Friday with qualifying and racing set for Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $20 each day or $50 for weekend pass and can be purchased at the gate.

A single-model championship series developed by Ferrari for clients who have a passion for racing, the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli has thrilled drivers and fans alike since its inception in 1993. The Challenge is run in three geographically diverse championships: Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. Bringing its professionalism and pedigree to the track, the Challenge runs on the most beautiful circuits in the world, providing gentlemen drivers blistering performance and driving pleasure in the spirit of a championship designed to allow clients to enjoy themselves and their cars in a competitive and safe environment.  

For the latest developments, follow Ferrari USA on Twitter @FerrariUSA or for the series schedule and information, visit

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