The 2011 Inaugural Ferrari Challenge at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma

Ferrari’s 2011 season kicked off at Sonoma, California’s Infineon Raceway. Six more events will follow, including such storied tracks as Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA, and Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT.  Scott Tucker of Kansas won the inaugural race of 2011. He looked poised to be a spoiler in Sunday’s race two as well, but an off in qualifying found him starting from last in the field. Remarkably, Tucker made it into the top ten in race two with a car his team had only three hours to rebuild. Enzo Potoliccio was the pole sitter for both days and the winner of Sunday’s race two.

Scott Tucker and Enzo Potoliccio’s 458s dominated the opening weekend of the series; while the Canadians dominated the 430 group

As for my assignment to bring a flip cam on a ride-along; it didn’t happen. It was opening weekend for the series, and there were many sponsors and silent heroes to thank. Perhaps at Laguna, I was reassured. That was all I needed to hear. Please watch for the next report from the second event in the series, and perhaps that video as well!