Toronto, ON – Remo Ferri, Team principal of R.Ferri Motorsport RACING WITH FERRARI officially announced that his team will return to compete in the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge Series season with his Ferrari 488 GT3. Accomplished sports car driver and Ferrari veteran Toni Vilander will pilot the team’s entry in the series beginning with the St. Petersburg Grand Prix on March 9 – 11, 2018.
2018 will mark the fourth full season in the sprint category for R. Ferri Motorsport RACING WITH FERRARI. The team brings a deep roster of talent and experience to the program. Racing is in the DNA of the organization, starting with the passion and dedication of Remo Ferri. The team has years of history in the sport including strong campaigns in GRAND-AM, IMSA as well as strong representation in Ferrari Challenge.
“We are excited to be back again this year in the Pirelli World Challenge with a driver that has had a lot of success with the Ferrari. With the support from the factory coupled with the experience we gained from previous years, I feel confident that we can be a very strong team
and compete for the championship “said Ferri. The team also communicated that Vilander’s teammate for the SprintX rounds will be announced soon.
The 2018 Pirelli World Challenge GT season consists of nineteen rounds at ten prestigious venues across North America, starting next weekend in St. Petersburgh, FL. Included in the schedule is the home race for R.Ferri Motorsport at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park race track in Bowmanville, Ontario on May 18th to 20th, 2018.