~Secures yet another podium finish after qualifying 2nd for the race~
Imola, ITALY / Mumbai, 19th September, 2015: – Gautam Hari Singhania, Chairman and Managing Director, Raymond Limited and Founder Chairman, Super Car Club, finished 2nd in the Race 1 at Imola, ITALY and secured yet another historic podium finish at the prestigious Ferrari event – Ferrari Challenge Europe Championship 2015. He finished 2nd in Race 1 in the Coppa Shell category and had also qualified 2nd earlier in the day. He was placed 3rd overall in the championship as of yesterday and surely aims to climb up the table with this win today. The Ferrari Challenge Europe Championship 2015 started in April 2015 at Monza, Italy where Singhania secured a double podium finish followed by another podium finish at Budapest, Hungary and Le Castellet, France in June and July respectively. He is representing India and is endorsed by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI).
Commenting on his historic win, Gautam Hari Singhania said “I am extremely thrilled to have finished 2nd in Race 1 and it is a yet another proud moment for me at the fifth round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe Championship at Imola, ITALY. It has been a great season for me at this prestigious Ferrari event as I am proud to see the India flag furl on this track and have set my sights on The World Finals 2015 in November.”
The entire season comprises in total of 15 races with two races a weekend, spread over six weekends mainly at Monza (ITALY), Imola (ITALY), Mugello (ITALY), Le Castellet (FRANCE), Valencia (SPAIN) and Budapest (HUNGARY). This culminates into to the world finals, consisting of three races in November 2015, where one race is together with the other two regions of Asia and North America. The grid will consist of about 40-50 cars like last year and there’s sure to be some competitive racing that promises to be a great experience.
Gautam Hari Singhania raced with the renowned Swiss Team named Kessel Racing that has registered numerous wins and an exhaustive experience under its belt. Former F1 driver and current GT driver Andrea Motermini is his coach for the entire season.